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The UN Climate Action Summit and the youth-led Climate Strike has me thinking about Township initiatives to improve our carbon footprint. First, you should know that the Township Strategic Plan (which was developed with community input, to guide our priorities) has a keen focus on environmental stewardship,

All kids deserve healthy food every day in school. And in Waterloo Region, over 23,000 students in 141 schools will again have access to healthy food while they learn this year. With the support of a local charity, Nutrition for Learning, a great number of volunteers and

The term ‘sense of community’ relates to the idea that community is experienced. When people relate to being members of a community, they feel a strong psychological connection to that group. According to Statistics Canada, “A feeling of belonging to a country, region and local community

The annual Family Fun Day in Heidelberg on Sept.7th was another huge success. The Heidelberg Recreation Association hosted the event, which included an afternoon filled with games, bouncy castles, mini train rides, face painting, live music by Rob Witherspoon and a visit from the St. Jacob’s

It was May 1974 and the two Elmira teens were charged with public mischief. Their rampage included 24 slashed tires, a damaged flashing traffic signal, smashed car windows and slashed car seats. A church and private residence were also vandalized as well as a boat trailer

A colourful display of art filled Gore Park in Elmira on Sept. 7. The 3rd Annual Art in the Park brought out over 12 local artists who showcased their one-of-a-kind pieces. “All of the artists are from Woolwich Township except for a couple who are from nearby