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Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more perception than reality, the topic is nonetheless...

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...

Municipalities calling for changes to liability insurance regime

A system that sees municipalities as money bags when it comes to awarding legal settlements is a longstanding sore spot for Ontario’s local governments....

Taking a trip back in time to founding of Mennonite links

The historical roots of Mennonite immigration to this area will be traced in a history-laden tour of Pennsylvania scheduled for later next month. Under...

Crack forces sudden closure of bridge

A crack in one of the beams on the underside of the West Montrose covered bridge, discovered on Wednesday morning, forced the Region of...

Woolwich signs on to plan that will see rural townships collaborate

With Woolwich signing on this week, the region’s four rural municipalities have now all agreed to look at ways they can work together to...

Cost of building a home in Woolwich to jump again

The privilege of building a new home in Woolwich will cost you an additional $1,800 next month, as the township plans to hike its...

Province signals funding support to rehab Glasgow St. bridge in Conestogo

Woolwich Township has nominated its first major infrastructure project under the recent joint municipal-provincial-federal funding: the Glasgow Street bridge in Conestogo. Back in March, Minister...
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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...