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Elmira residents find way to embrace the best of winter
While the last few weeks have caused most people to
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Sugar Kings prepare for playoffs after first-place finish
Victory was in the air on Sunday, Feb. 22 in
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Lancer girls hockey winners at WCSSAA
The Elmira Lancer girls pulled out a terrific win against
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Local actor to perform on St. Jacobs stage
When Drayton Entertainment's production of The Last Resort opens in
Residents cautioned to make fire safety a priority
The Woolwich fire department is reminding residents to make fire
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Thursday, November, 06, 2014 - 7:07:52 AM
Understanding of OPP's new 'transparent' billing is still pending "To add insult to injury wait until you start receiving overtime bills from the OPP. Wait until there is yet another force-wide hike in their salaries and benefits. I encourage you to Google the 'Ontario Provincial Police Block' and examine the conten"
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New OPP billing model brings savings to county "Wait until you start receiving overtime bills from the OPP. Wait until there is yet another force-wide hike in their salaries and benefits. Then you will see how much Wellington County will actually save with the OPP's new billing model. Moreover, th"
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News
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Digitization project brings 1900s Wellesley Township to life
This past Monday, the Wellesley Township Heritage and Historical Society (WTHHS), invited visitors to tour its historical room to mark the start of Heritage Week and to also celebrate the digitization of the Wellesley Maple Leaf newspaper.
Wellesley approves new subdivision, avoids OMB appeal
A contentious subdivision in Wellesley has been approved by township council before the case could go to an Ontario Municipal Board hearing.
Sports
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Sugar Kings win back-to-back weekend games
A green mist descended over Elmira this weekend with the Elmira Sugar Kings securing two important victories as the regular season draws to a close. Facing off against the Kitchener Dutchmen on Sunday night, the Kings eked out a 4-3 win and they continued their streak with a 3-2 victory over the Listowel Cyclones on Monday afternoon.
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Kings split games in weekend matches against Siskins
The crowd was on the edge of their seats for the Elmira Sugar Kings game on Saturday, Feb. 7 as they faced off against the Waterloo Siskins, eventually taking the overtime win 4-3.
What's On
The Last Resort set to open in St. Jacobs
It's not every day that you get to see a murder mystery musical, but local theatre patrons will soon get the chance, as Drayton Entertainment prepares to bring The Last Resort to the stage.
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Elmira Theatre Company to debut local playwright’s work
Elmira Theatre Company (ETC) has been known to be a vibrant part of the community, promoting a diversity of theatrical plays that satisfies a variety of tastes. Medium Rare is an upcoming production opening on Feb.6 by local playwright and ETC member Tracy Biggar.
Opinion
Pedestrians matter
If there is one thing that we can conclude from the ongoing discussion regarding the need for a walkway on Barnswallow Drive in Elmira, it is this — pedestrians matter.
“Tough enough”
During the fall municipal election campaign, now-mayor Sandy Shantz noted that some residents had questioned whether she was "tough enough" for the job.
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