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Even those with jobs are increasingly reliant on food banks

An increasing number of full- and part-time workers across Ontario are accessing food bank services, a trend that can be seen in Woolwich Township...

Forler, Dr. Claude Elton Joseph

After a long and blessed life, Claude passed peacefully at Innisfree House on Sunday, December 1, 2019, surrounded by...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for its support programs.

WCS among recipients of United Way back-to-school denim drive

A new wardrobe may be a big part of back-to-school time, but your old blue jeans don’t have to stay at home: a United...

It’s a busy pack-to-school time

The countdown is on as the final days of summer approach those who are returning to school in September. During the month of August,...

Hot dog! Summer bring plenty of extra offerings from WCS

From free hot dog Thursdays to a community garden ripe for picking, Woolwich Community Services has plenty on offer for just about anyone in...

WCS drives for something new with golf tournament

Teeing things up for the 25th time, WCS has a few additions to its annual Jeanne Renault Golf Classic fundraiser, set this year for...

Elmira WW members donate lost weight

Members of the Elmira WW group (formerly Weight Watchers) celebrated their weight loss accomplishments by donating food to those who may need it more...
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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...