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Monday, February 17, 2020

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Woolwich proposes 5% tax hike for 2020

Budget talks underway this week, Woolwich council is looking at five per cent hike in property taxes, a move that would add $43.82...

Snow-clearing crews put to an early test in the townships

Monday brought more than just Remembrance Day, as snow-clearing crews in Woolwich and Wellesley townships were pressed into service in no small way.

Heavy snowfalls this season have put pressure on Woolwich’s budget

Heavier snowfalls over the course of 2018 have put some strain on the township’s snow clearing budget as it heads into the final month...

Woolwich pledges to do better when clearing snow

The snow has gone, but the complaints linger as Woolwich carries out a post-mortem on the snow-clearing job done by township road crews and,...

Issues with snow clearing have Woolwich officials looking to do better

Inexperienced plow operators are at the root of an upswing in complaints about snow clearing in Woolwich Township in the past couple of years,...

View From Here – January 11, 2018

Though still early in the season, winter is already testing more than our patience — an example of damned if you do and damned...

Woolwich’s snow-clearing budget expected to see surplus at year’s end

A mild end to last winter offset a sometimes-snowy start to this one, meaning Woolwich’s snow-clearing budget is likely to have a surplus when...

Wellesley to look at sidewalk snow-clearing as part of 2018 budget talks

Wellesley Township residents may be relieved of sidewalk-shovelling duty, as council is looking at providing the service as part of its 2018 budget deliberations. The...
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Passed away at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the age of 10 months. Rebecca was...

Getting out for a walk, and raising money for WCS, on a cold February night

It may be billed as the Coldest Night of the Year, but February 22 will offer up plenty of...

Woolwich hires contractor to assess condition of its buildings

Some of the municipal buildings aren’t particularly old, but Woolwich is already planning for the eventual repairs and replacement...

EDSS student wins $5,000 scholarship to pursue his university education

Max Campbell’s dreams of perhaps one day making it to space got a down-to-Earth boost last week in the...

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,...

Every community deals with homelessness, social ills

That an event such as the Coldest Night of the Year has the potential to provide community-building benefits...