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The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes to splitting the bill on...

Woolwich needs to make smarter budget choices

There’s little to justify borrowing money to carry out maintenance work such as paving roads, especially when the municipality has been raising taxes dramatically,...

Water bills join death and taxes as inevitable

Death, taxes and ever-increasing water bills. Woolwich wants to link the latter two, with the first not a good enough...

View From Here – August 15, 2019

Proposed changes to the Blue Box program may get municipalities out of your recycling bin ... and wallet.

Woolwich looks to boost dog-tag numbers

Sure it’s missing out on thousands of dollars, Woolwich is getting more aggressive about ensuring dog owners purchase tags for their pets. A new process...

Cuts are all well and good, as long as they’re the right kind and in context

It’s no surprise Ontario’s deficit is much larger than Kathleen Wynne let on, nor that she lied about balancing the budget – the auditor...

Elmira core businesses face higher taxes as council approves BIA request to boost levy

Elmira BIA members will start paying higher taxes this year, as Woolwich council approved plans to increase the special levy assessed on commercial properties...
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Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few...

Catholic teachers join public board on the picket lines

Local Catholic elementary and high school teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday, marching up and down Arthur Street...

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...

Labour unrest shows spending at odds with the public good

In a week where transit workers are on strike and teachers walked the picket lines in the region,...

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there's little in the way of feeding...