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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...

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...

Wellesley working on priorities ahead of budget process

A preliminary budget discussion was very much that Tuesday night as Wellesley councillors met Tuesday night, not even coming up with a tax-rate target...

Wellesley lifts moratorium on kennel licenses, revises bylaw

A 16-month moratorium imposed on new dog kennel licenses in Wellesley Township was lifted Tuesday night, as council also look to revise its kennel...

Wellesley looks to extend ticketing powers to tackle illegal parking

Drivers parking illegally on private property in Wellesley Township now face new fines and higher likelihood of being ticketed. Reacting...

Council approves plan to convert laneway

Nobody’s going to mistake it for captivating outdoor spaces of European cities, but the idea of a public place to enjoy a coffee or...

Township mayors fear prospect of amalgamation

When the Ford government took a knife to Toronto council last year, slashing in half the number of municipal seats just prior to the...

Historic bridges are caught in a numbers game that’s been badly played

The debate about Woolwich’s old steel bridges is a perfect storm of crumbling infrastructure, poor financial management, neglect of our heritage and a losing...
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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...