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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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The spirit of giving in full force

That Christmas is the season of giving was on ample display this week at Lions Hall in Elmira, where volunteers were busy sorting,...

A new approach to tackle issues like downtown revitalization

Getting more people involved is just the start of community-building efforts. We also need better ideas, the people to enact them and governments that...

New watering system is powered by the sun

Many hands may make light work, but automating the process really lessens the load. That’s especially helpful when the work involves relying on volunteers...

Appreciation luncheon for volunteers

On Friday, August 23rd the volunteers at Twin Oaks Nursing Home were treated to an appreciation luncheon at Crossroads Restaurant in Elmira, Katie Kemp,...

Building more than just a roof over people’s heads

It takes more than just bricks and mortar to make a home, according to conventional wisdom, and more than a few homes to make...

EDSS carpentry students put their Skills to good use in support of MCC

Taking part in last week’s Skills Canada regional competition, the carpentry team from EDSS wasn’t just taking part in an academic exercise, adding a...

Most of the action happens off the ice

Attend a local junior hockey game and your attention will be focused on the action out on the ice, naturally. But look around and...

Volunteers on thin ice just now

The vagaries of the weather have made outdoor rinks increasingly difficult to maintain. Determined to keep up with a quintessentially Canadian wintertime experience, however,...
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New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at...

Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

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...

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...