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We can expect more flooding of the kind in new study

Water levels in the Great Lakes continue to climb, giving rise to concerns about flooding even as we head into the frozen-over time...

The practicalities of going green

Conestogo’s Paul Parker sets a good example for green living – he was an early adopter of solar panels, long before the technology was...

Sunshine list jumps to 16 in Woolwich and Wellesley townships

Woolwich and Wellesley townships contributed 16 members to a list of people on the public dime who earned more than $100,000 in 2018, up...

Homeowners adrift assessing flood insurance

Many of us don’t know the extent of our flood insurance coverage until after a claim’s in progress. But even for those interested in...

Region looks to become green-tech hub with evolvGREEN

In and of itself, the evolv1 office building is an impressive feat of engineering. Aptly situated in the “Idea Quarter” of the City of...

Region seeking public input in bid to win $50-million Smart Cities Challenge

The Region of Waterloo is considered by some a central hub in the world of technology and innovation, and perhaps with good reason. From...

St. Jacobs among the stops in pitch to young doctors

Having visitors in from out of town? Chances are one of the stops on any tour of the area will include the St. Jacobs...

Making the right wardrobe choice should be part of getting your flu shot

We’ve rolled into November. It’s colder, damper and darker. It’s also the start of flu season. Experts would recommend getting a flu shot. Much...
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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...