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Police partner with Special Olympics as region to host Games

The Waterloo Regional Police Service and Special Olympics Ontario have launched the Draft an Athlete program in support of the 2020 Spring Games.

Time to be more mindful of kids on the road

With the last long-weekend of summer gone, the roads get busier with students returning to a new school year. Whether you travel by bus,...

New fines, more enforcement in store for distracted drivers

If your New Year’s resolutions didn’t include spending less time fussing with your smart phone, at least while driving, you may want to consider...

Townships see an uptick in the number of parking tickets issued

Though it probably won’t rank amongst residents’ top concerns this Christmas, those with visitors joining them over the season will want to be mindful...

A reminder to lock it or lose it, and other holiday tips

Police and emergency services responded to rollover Dec. 1 on Listowel Road in Wellesley Township. The driver, a 16-year-old Woolwich girl, lost control of...

Elmira woman quick to spot potential phone scam

Rita Weber had a funny feeling. The Elmira resident was eating breakfast on her back deck Tuesday morning when a call came in from...

Floradale PS welcomes region’s latest police recruits

Addressing a packed auditorium at Floradale Public School where the latest crop of cops was sworn into the Waterloo Regional Police, chief Bryan Larkin...

Citizens’ academy provides a behind-the-scenes look at policing

For 16 years, the Waterloo Regional Police Service has opened its doors to the community with the citizens’ police academy. The 12-week program runs twice...
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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...