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Thursday, September 19, 2019

St. Jacobs retailers hope to be making merry this Christmas

Retailers in St. Jacobs had it tough this past summer, with moving road closures and less-than-helpful signage for detours, but now the village’s business...

Vendors returning to Peddler’s Village locations at the market

Two months after fire broke out on the roof of Peddler’s Village, about half of the vendors have returned to the flea market building...

Renovations prompt a change in plans

The Village Shoppes are looking pretty bare these days.All but one of the tenants have moved out of the Church Street West location in...

Seasonal workers program celebrates a half decade

Ken Forth has gladly hired workers from other countries to work on his farm for more than 30 years through Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers...

The Internet is increasingly part of essential infrastructure

As access to Internet and fair rates for consumers become increasingly important for residents and businesses alike, local and national groups are examining how...

There are changes in store for the Village Shoppes in Elmira

Increasing building maintenance costs and a struggle to attract businesses has inspired the property owners of the Village Shoppes in Elmira to begin discussions...

Momentum building towards establishing a BIA in St. Jacobs

St. Jacobs business owners in the downtown core are hopeful approval from Woolwich council next week will give them the go ahead to create...

Crunching the numbers on compensation for teachers

The notion that paying teachers more equates to better student outcomes, turns out to be less than accurate in a recent report by Wilfrid...

Election sees seniors flex their economic, political muscles

The economic clout of seniors is readily apparent. At election time, their political influence is in full force.On September 3, the Waterloo Region chapter...

ROP deal could open up Breslau development

Stalled residential development in Breslau may be back on the table in 2016 as the Region of Waterloo and a group of developers that...