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Monday, February 24, 2020

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Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and taking care of business in...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again this year. How much more...

Woolwich considers borrowing for road maintenance work

Falling behind on road and bridge repairs, the township is looking at borrowing money for such projects, something it’s typically reserved for more tangible...

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...

Woolwich council moves to develop a vision for downtown Elmira

Intending to develop a planning framework that will encourage businesses to invest in the Elmira core, Woolwich will spend $40,000 to $50,000 to have...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning bylaws to bring them into conformity.

More staff in org. shuffle

Where organizational reviews in the private sector lead to reduced staffing complements, lower costs and improved efficiencies, the exercise undertaken by Woolwich calls for...

Shutdown of road hockey game prompts Elmira rally

Dozens of kids and their parents turned Elmira’s Porchlight Drive into a road hockey venue Sunday, making it the site of a protest in...
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U.S. edges out Canada in national para hockey battle

In the natural on-ice rivalry between Canada and the U.S., the American para hockey team has had the...

Federal funding to boost dementia research in Waterloo Region

An aging population and growing number of dementia cases have health researchers working on numerous fronts, from medical...

On a path to a new Ireland?

Bertie Ahern, who was the taoiseach (prime minister) of the Irish Republic from 1997 to 2008, was a...

The finance industry always extracts its ounce of flesh

More than half of Canadians won’t be contributing to an RRSP this year, apparently immune to the exhortations...

The View From Here: February 20, 2020

The sap may not be running, but there's plenty of syrup on hand in these parts...