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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Feds provide training funds for new recruits

Apprenticeship and training programs run by the Breslau-based local of the electrical workers’ union got a $5.5-million boost last week courtesy of the federal...

Elmira BIA closer to a community improvement plan

The Elmira Business Improvement Area (BIA) is putting the finishing touches on a new plan that aims to spruce up the downtown area. Its...

“The Soviets called. They want their retail store back”

In the market for a two-four? Chances are your first and only stop would be at any of the 450 privately-run Beer Store locations...

Elmira salon gets makeover

A cozy salon in Elmira had its grand opening earlier in the month, rebranding as the Rustic Roots Hair Studio. Formerly known as Destiny’s Hair...

Boosting broadband access

A non-profit group looking to enhance open-access, high-speed internet services to underserviced municipalities has chosen three counties for its latest round of fibre optic...

A new partnership goes to market

The Wellesley Farmers’ Market is returning for another season to the open-air pavilion outside the Wellesley arena. As of Saturday, organizers will once again...

Passing the baton … and bottle

Beer prices and availability top the agenda at Queen’s Park just now, so much so that those looking for something else to tipple might...

Floods are becoming more costly

The recent flooding of the Ottawa-Gatineau region made it clear to Canadians the risks and dangers when rivers spill their banks. Locally, it’s a...

When Life Hands You Lemons, make a lemonade business of ’em

When life hands you lemons, what are you supposed to do? Make a lemonade business, of course. That may not be the traditional expression, but...

The place where it’s all about going local

The Elmira Farmers' Market is open for business in downtown, once again bringing the option of locally grown, fresh produce that is a staple...