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City aiming for less than two per cent tax increase
Council has set a tentative completion date of Feb. 23.
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Facilitator chosen to oversee Market Square consultation
The city has taken a small step closer towards the eventual redevelopment of Market Square by selecting a facilitator to oversee the highly anticipated process.
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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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Staff wants roof on GTR shops removed
Subcommittee defers decision until after report from Riversedge Developments.
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Making Christmas better for local families
It was looking a lot like Christmas at Lions Hall on Monday, as dozens of volunteers worked on getting gift hampers ready for that special day.
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Local youth helps design financial literacy program
Coleton Benham’s name may sound familiar as it was only a few months ago that he was working away on his campaign to provide books, toothbrushes and pyjamas to less fortunate children in the community through his fundraising campaign called Brush, Book, Bed.
Region's survey highlights problem of homelessness
Imagine being homeless for over 20 years. Imagine being 16 and home is trying to find a place to sleep at night. Though Waterloo Region is a relatively rich area, homelessness is still an issue to be addressed.
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Avon Maitland students visit far northwestern Ontario Native communities
Stratford Northwestern's Paul Finkelstein arranged the trip, which also included local experts in yoga, team-building and leadership training
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City approves two per cent building permit fee increase
With the increase, Stratford remains the second most expensive amongst municipalities in Perth County to build a home of that size. St. Marys tops the 2014 list with permit fees of $1,760.
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Murder trial to be held in Stratford
The Superior Court on Huron Street was confirmed this week as the site for the criminal proceedings by Justice Thomas Heeney.
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Cooper site proposal not until Jan. 20
The restorative development company exploring possible uses for the Cooper site has been granted an additional six weeks to prepare its proposal to the city.
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More than 800 served holiday meal
Ruth said she hoped the dinner shined a light on the true meaning of Christmas and the importance of fellowship and not being materialistic at this time of the year.
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Paul Gowing elected Huron County warden
Saying he has a real passion for the area in which he lives, Morris-Turnberry Mayor Paul Gowing is the new Huron County warden.
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Minto mayor takes county warden’s seat
Bridge was elected Wellington County Warden by members of county council at Friday’s inaugural meeting, defeating Centre Wellington Ward Coun. Shawn Watters and Puslinch Ward Coun. Don McKay.
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International award presented to Fergus magician
Retired Fergus magician-comedian Peter Marucci was awarded the prestigious Howard Bamman trophy last month by the International Brotherhood of Magicians in recognition of his 28 years of contributions to their monthly magazine The Linking Ring.
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Merry Christmas from your MPP, Ted Arnott
Once again this year, we’re all dreaming of a “White Christmas”... but without last year’s ice storm!
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Local author works to promote literacy in Caribbean
Local children’s author Lisa Dalrymple was one of a group of writers who helped boost literacy for children in Grenada and St. Lucia.
Steve Kerr complex plans meet council’s approval
LISTOWEL – The prospect of having shovels in the ground for the new Steve Kerr Memorial Complex draws nearer with the approval of a submission from Ball Construction Ltd. for construction management services.
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A visit with St. Nick
LUCAN — Santa Claus has been busy lately, but not too busy to take the time to visit with local children.
 
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