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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of rainfall across the Grand River watershed.

Region seeking public input on report that will shape the next two decades

Charting a course for growth over the next 20 years, the Region of Waterloo is looking for public input as it drafts a...

Region’s youth job-training program wins innovation award; now set to expand

An employment program in Waterloo Region that “aims to break the cycle of poverty” has been officially recognized at the provincial level in the...

Province nixes idea of forced amalgamations

The latest threat of amalgamation in Waterloo Region has been removed, as the province says it will not force a “top down approach”...

Runners on a gruelling trek of endurance

The ENDURrun series that kicked off in Conestogo last weekend and runs through the end of this week looks to be the ultimate runner’s...

A berry good season?

With strawberry season in full swing, it seems that the local market sure is taking notice. Ken and Joy Hoffman of Hoffman’s Strawberries said that...

Good Foundation supports Region Arts Fund

Looking to streamline its granting support for arts groups in Waterloo Region, the London-based Good Foundation has partnered with the Region of Waterloo Arts...

Woolwich nixes amalgamation, backs two tiers

Feedback from the public decidedly opposed to any hint of amalgamation in Waterloo Region, Woolwich councillors quickly moved this week to register their own...
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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...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

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...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

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