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Farming in Zambia: 40 years after land reform

Uniondale-area farmers Allan and Beverley Slater return to the community in which they worked with returning black Zambians

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Wildwood Conservation Area opening this weekend

Wildwood Conservation Area near St. Marys, along with its counterparts within the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority (UTRCA) in Woodstock (Pittock) and London (Fanshawe), officially opens for the 2014 outdoor recreation season on Friday, April 25 at 8 a.m. “The UTRCA employs over 70 full-time and seasonal staff to provide quality outdoor recreational opportunities in [...]


Couple crack open debate on live lobster sales

Approaching city about possible bylaw as food retailers show no signs of wanting to change policy

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Elmira environmentalist to be inducted into Hall of Fame

When Elmira’s Susan Bryant found out that she will soon be inducted into the Waterloo Region Hall of Fame, her first reaction was surprise.

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Crime Stoppers hosts community event at the Woolwich Memorial Centre

The Woolwich Memorial Centre was packed on Sunday, April 13 as guests took part in the Putting Crime in the Penalty Box Crime Stoppers event.

Sidewalks pulled from Mill Street reconstruction project

Woolwich councillors have deferred to the wishes of residents along Mill Street, turning down a staff proposal to add a sidewalk to the northern portion of the street.

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EDSS adorned in blue; school supports student battling cancer

The entire Elmira District Secondary School came together as a community last week to support a fellow Lancer who was set to have surgery to remove the tumour in his tibia bone on Thursday, April 10.

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Tree-planting projects focus on improving water quality

It all started out of a visioning process for the future of the township that took place in 1991.

Gravel Watch Ontario sounds alarm on updated Provincial Policy Statement

Gravel Watch Ontario, a coalition of Ontario community and environmental groups, has raised concerns about changes to the Provincial Policy Statement that it believes will make it easier for recycling of asphalt to take place in rural areas.

Morris-Turnberry Council – Council outlines trail concerns in letter

Deputy Mayor Jason Breckenridge questioned why the discussion of the draft letter regarding the G2G Rail Trail was to be considered in closed session.

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