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Teaching the teachers to empower street kids

Nearly 10 years ago, Elmira resident John Coffey packed his bags and moved to Manila, Philippines where he decided to dedicate his...

Things go to waste, but proper disposal is key

Area farmers who find themselves with potentially hazardous waste – the likes of unused pesticides and expired livestock medications – have a chance later...

Kindred Credit Union seeking new CEO as incumbent to retire

Peace, justice and shared prosperity are not ideas one would typically associate with any banking organization, but for Kindred Credit Union, it’s precisely at...

United Way looking to provide grant support to Wellesley residents’ community projects

The United Way Waterloo Region Communities group is looking to support small, community-driven projects in the Wellesley Township through its community matching grant program. Whether...

Passing the torch in keeping local waterways clean

For years, Barb Taylor has been a good steward of the environment. As a member of the Woolwich Clean Waterways group, Taylor’s been helping...
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Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more...

Young robotics competitors earn a spot in provincial championships

Several local FIRST Lego League teams walked away with more than just hardware after a strong showing...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...

Proposed residential development raises questions for Wellesley neighbourhood

Residents of a Wellesley neighbourhood aren’t happy about a proposed medium-density development, bringing that message to township councillors...