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COVID-19 affects Trees for Woolwich planting and care events

There may be fewer trees than originally planned by the end of the year, as the coronavirus pandemic has halted planting events...

We’re not on the move, realtors feeling it

Being asked to stay at home has put a real damper on moving to a new one. While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t...

Townships look for more reliable grant funding

The province may be holding steady next year the overall funding it provides to rural and Northern municipalities, but Woolwich is planning to see...

Cutting red tape to create more housing options

A provincial push to increase housing stocks means Woolwich will be loosening its own rules to allow the likes of duplexing single-family homes, adding...

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 investing $90 million annually for the new...

Marijuana plans paint Wynne as opportunistic

Telling it like it is, the Ontario government’s plans for dealing with legalized marijuana are nothing short of a cash grab, coupled with some...
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As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week,...

A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...

GRCA, townships move to reopen outdoor rec facilities

With loosening of coronavirus-related restrictions, Ontarians now have more options for enjoying outdoor recreation activities at parks...

Racing to resume at Grand River Raceway

And they’re off ... even if nobody’s there to see ‘em. When harness racing...

Fourteen-year-old dies after tractor rolls over in on-farm accident

A 14-year-old boy was killed Tuesday night on a farm near Winterbourne when the tractor he was...

Police ask residents to refrain from gathering in larger groups

Over the past two weekends, Waterloo Regional Police have received several reports of people gathering contrary to...