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Return to shopping beyond the essentials

Add ‘bargain hunting’ to the list of shopping options in the restarting economy, as thrift stores have gradually been opening their doors.

Community gardens to open in the region after province loosens rules

Heading into planting season, Ontarians can now make use of community garden spaces, as the provincial government loosened coronavirus-related measures, amending the...

Fueling the frontlines

Local health-care workers will be getting a “thanks a bunch” message next week – well, make that “lunch” – courtesy of the...

A stitch in time saves lives

Facing an unseen enemy and advised simply to stay home, we might be feeling somewhat helpless during the COVID-19 crisis. But from...

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,...
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Walden, James “Jim”

James "Jim" Walden Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at St....

Health officials see reason for optimism in coronavirus situation

As the economy reopens and more of us emerge from the coronavirus-lockdown, the numbers add to the...

It happens here too

Not an issue typically associated with the region, human trafficking is a problem here nonetheless, and one...

Relocated bird nest adds to cost overages on road project

Relocating a family home contributed to the cost overruns of rehabilitating a small span on Middlebrook Road,...

Hometown sketches compiled

Della vanDokkumburg started sketching pictures of the town almost three months ago, when encouragement came from her...

Police warn of caller ID spoofing scams

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has issued a warning after receiving reports of fraudulent telephone calls that...