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Thursday, December 5, 2019

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A seamless transition for Paul Kalbfleisch

Twenty-two years after retiring, Paul Kalbfleisch is actually going through with it. After 32 years of teaching, Kalbfleisch putting away...

The only thing better than cruising is more cruising

A local couple recently returned from a trip that took them far beyond their Elmira home: Kurt and Leanne Penfold just finished their second...

Mary Bell is going on her Mary Way

For 43 years, Mary Bell sold shoes at Brubacher Shoes in Elmira. With her patient smile and calming demeanor, Bell would help shoppers navigate...

Time to say goodbye at Linwood PS

The school year is winding down as it does every June at this time, but this year is significant for many teachers and staff...

Our love for tax refunds indicates we’re fine with forced savings

Tax season is now upon us, and millions of Canadians are looking forward to refunds. Experts –  particularly those that want commissions from investing...

The key to being folk royalty is to maintain the common touch

Tom Paxton is enjoying life on the road again. The folk icon thought about hanging up his touring shoes a few years ago, but...

School’s out for more than students, as nine EDSS teachers retire

There will be 239 years of EDSS teaching experience leaving the building Friday, as nine staff members wrap up their careers and head into...

On a quest for a substitute for a day filled with students

Ted Frey is a multitalented music, drama and math teacher at Park Manor Public School in Elmira. He will be retiring this month with...
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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...