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Photo Gallery: Greening initiative launched in Woolwich

Trees for Woolwich launched its greening initiative on May 4 at Bolender Park in Elmira, where residents learned to plant trees and purchased tree...

Groups across the region coordinate Emergency Preparedness Week

You may not have marked it off in your calendar, but we are in the midst of Emergency Preparedness Week. Local municipalities, emergency services and...

Stop tinkering and make real changes to poor spending habits

Some tinkering at the margins aside, there’s been very little talk of saving money, and even less about value for taxpayers and doing right...

Observer 2018: Year In Review

JANUARY Cold weather, holiday schedules wreak havoc with garbage collection Extremely cold weather to start the year wreaked havoc on waste collection in the townships, leaving...

Woolwich to see election races in just two wards

There will be a race in Woolwich; two, in fact, as the addition of a final newcomer into upcoming municipal election will see three...

‘Tis the season for another roadside attraction

Craving something cool and sweet or something savoury for a snack this summer, then a visit to the local chip wagons of Woolwich might...

Maryhill residents ask council to push back against proposed cell phone tower

Maryhill residents opposed to the prospect of a large communications tower looming over their village found a sympathetic ear at Woolwich council Tuesday night. Shared...

West Montrose residents’ association calls for improvements to the covered bridge experience

An ever-growing influx of tourists and sightseers are putting a strain on the area surrounding West Montrose’s covered bridge, say residents who live nearby....
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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...