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Thursday, December 5, 2019

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The man in the big red suit is coming to town

We’ve had snow on and off, but nothing says Christmas is coming like the arrival of jolly ol’ Saint Nick. The man...

Candidates make pitch to voters in Woolwich

Largely sticking to their respective party lines, the five candidates running in the Kitchener-Conestoga riding made their one all-candidates stop in Elmira on October...

Two plans for redevelopment of Maple Street property emerge

Currently part of a township parking lot, a half-acre plot of land fronting on Maple Street in Elmira could be home to a...

Effective budgeting calls for council to see the big picture

Last week’s special budget meeting must have been disheartening to Woolwich councillors, especially if any of them was interested in actual talk of budgeting....

Woolwich girls’ hockey team mixes it up with the pros

A local girls’ hockey team went on the trip of a lifetime to the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) “Dream Gap” tour...

A simple crossing is more complex than it should be

Though something as simple as a crosswalk has taken Woolwich and the region years to work out, pedestrian signals should be in place this...

Getting a taste of Woolwich

Despite some light drizzle over the weekend, the annual Taste of Woolwich event was well attended on Saturday. Held at the Elmira Farmers’ Market,...

Township, region back Kiwanis Transit shuttle service

A small shuttle service that will move people around Elmira and connect with the Grand River Transit bus will be launched in September for...
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Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

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...

Young robotics competitors earn a spot in provincial championships

Several local FIRST Lego League teams walked away with more than just hardware after a strong showing...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...

Proposed residential development raises questions for Wellesley neighbourhood

Residents of a Wellesley neighbourhood aren’t happy about a proposed medium-density development, bringing that message to township councillors...