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CTV News Kitchener

What the Region of Waterloo's 2020 budget will cost the average household

The Region of Waterloo finalized its 2020 budget on Wednesday evening, detailing how it will pay for everything from road sweepers to paramedics for the coming year.

CTV News Kitchener

Woman calls for change after plow pushes a metre of snow in front of her driveway

A high pile of snow at the end of her driveway has left a Kitchener homeowner feeling like she's been left out in the cold.

CTV News Kitchener

Thousands of students dealing with GRT strike as service disruption continues

As the strike wore on for its second day Wednesday, talks resumed in the morning but quickly broke down again with no word on when they could resume. The transit disruption is now affecting thousands of students around the region.

CTV News Kitchener

City official calls for demolition of former Preston Springs Hotel

The Chief Building Official in Cambridge is calling for the demolition of the former Preston Springs Hotel.

CTV News Kitchener

Landlord shocked to find 80 cats in his tenant's unit

The Guelph Humane Society says it needs the community's support after it took in 80 cats from a single household on Huron Street on Tuesday.

CTV News Kitchener

Buyer beware: Man loses $5,500 after inadvertently buying stolen car

Police are reminding used car purchasers to take extra steps to make sure they're making a legitimate purchase.

CTV News Kitchener

All Carlton Cards and Papyrus stores closing within weeks

The owner of greeting card retailers including Carlton Cards and Papyrus is closing all of its stores in North America, including 76 Canadian locations.

CTV News Kitchener

Rotating strikes to come to WRDSB elementary schools next week

The Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario has sent a five-day strike notice for Waterloo Region District School Board.

CTV News Kitchener

Art workshop owner pleads guilty to sexual exploitation

The owner of a Guelph art workshop has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual exploitation.

CTV News Kitchener

'The strike will continue until further notice': Talks fall apart again between region, GRT union

The Region of Waterloo and the union representing hundreds of Grand River Transit employees have agreed to resume discussions.

CTV News Kitchener

Police continue to investigate shooting in Waterloo home

Regional Police are continuing to search for suspects involved in a shooting in Waterloo’s Vista Hills neighborhood last week.

CTV News Kitchener

Waterloo-based company Dejero brings home second Emmy Award

Waterloo-based Dejero won its second Emmy trophy this week in the category of ‘Video over Bonded Cellular Internet’.

CTV News Kitchener

Remembering Paul, the Miller family returns to Joshua Tree National Park

This week the Miller family and their friends returned to Joshua Tree Park to say goodbye, and follow Paul’s final footsteps.

CTV News Kitchener

Police searching for suspects following home invasion

Regional Police are investigating a home invasion in Kitchener.

CTV News Kitchener

No new talks scheduled between GRT union, region as safety concerns persist

About 700 Grand River Transit employees went on strike on Tuesday amidst ongoing labour talks, shutting down bus service across Waterloo Region.

CTV News Kitchener

Kitchener store owner who offered shelter to those in need gets evicted

A Kitchener business owner who offered shelter to the homeless in her corner store was evicted by the sheriff on Tuesday morning.

CTV News Kitchener

Cat rescued from bottom of 10-foot window well during storm

An eight-month-old cat may have been seeking shelter from Saturday's storm in a 10-foot-deep window well and got stuck at the bottom, the Guelph Humane Society believes.

New Hamburg Independent

30 jobs affected by Ten Thousand Villages closure in Waterloo, New Hamburg:Products will still be available online and at other independently owned locations in Canada

Company stores will gradually liquidate inventory over the coming months, with the last store shuttered by May 29.


The Record

30 jobs affected by Ten Thousand Villages closure in Waterloo, New Hamburg:Products will still be available online and at other independently owned locations in Canada

Company stores will gradually liquidate inventory over the coming months, with the last store shuttered by May 29.


Waterloo Chronicle

30 jobs affected by Ten Thousand Villages closure in Waterloo, New Hamburg:Products will still be available online and at other independently owned locations in Canada

Company stores will gradually liquidate inventory over the coming months, with the last store shuttered by May 29.


New Hamburg Independent

The Beer Store in New Hamburg closed temporarily for maintenance

New Hamburg's main source for beer is closed temporarily. The Beer Store at 112 Burns St. will be closed for maintenance from Jan. 20 to Jan. 30. A sign on the store recommends customers to go to the Waterloo location at 659 Erb St. W for their


The Record

The Beer Store in New Hamburg closed temporarily for maintenance

New Hamburg's main source for beer is closed temporarily. The Beer Store at 112 Burns St. will be closed for maintenance from Jan. 20 to Jan. 30. A sign on the store recommends customers to go to the Waterloo location at 659 Erb St. W for their


Cambridge Times

Cambridge man arrested in Jan. 8 stabbing incident

A 46-year-old Cambridge man has been charged in relation to a stabbing incident on Jan. 8.


The Record

Cambridge man arrested in Jan. 8 stabbing incident

A 46-year-old Cambridge man has been charged in relation to a stabbing incident on Jan. 8.


CTV News Kitchener

Ten Thousand Villages to close operations in Canada, including in Waterloo and New Hamburg

After 74 years in business, Ten Thousand Villages Canada has announced it will close its corporate operations, including its distribution centre in New Hamburg and its store in Waterloo.

CTV News Kitchener

Ingersoll man killed in 'horrific' three-vehicle crash on Hwy. 401

A three-vehicle crash on Highway 401 eastbound near Newcastle, Ont. has left a 40-year-old man from Ingersoll dead.

New Hamburg Independent

Dog park, Constitution Park additions among components of proposed Wilmot budget

With the third of four Wilmot budget meetings coming on Tuesday Jan. 21, the Independent looked at highlights of the recommendations.


The Record

Dog park, Constitution Park additions among components of proposed Wilmot budget

With the third of four Wilmot budget meetings coming on Tuesday Jan. 21, the Independent looked at highlights of the recommendations.


CTV News Kitchener

Region gives details on tentative agreement that was voted down

The Region of Waterloo is shedding some light on the terms that it offered to Grand River Transit union members.

Cambridge Times

Waterloo Region police release description of hit-and-run transport driver

Waterloo Region police have released a description of the driver of a transport truck that struck a woman crossing the intersection of Sportsworld and Gateway Park drives in Kitchener and left the scene.


The Record

Waterloo Region police release description of hit-and-run transport driver

Waterloo Region police have released a description of the driver of a transport truck that struck a woman crossing the intersection of Sportsworld and Gateway Park drives in Kitchener and left the scene.


Observer Extra

New Horizons

Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at 10 a.m. at the Maryhill Heritage Park Community Centre. Guest speaker was Tony Dowling who is co-chair of “The Bridge Keepers” and spoke on the West Montrose Bridge. The West Montrose Bridge is the only “Historical covered bridge” in […]

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New Hamburg Independent

Waterloo tax bills could increase $200 by 2022:'Tough choices' need to be made to reduce budget levy: Coun. Diane Freeman

The presentation of departmental business plans commenced Monday afternoon, starting with the office of the CAO.


The Record

Waterloo tax bills could increase $200 by 2022:'Tough choices' need to be made to reduce budget levy: Coun. Diane Freeman

The presentation of departmental business plans commenced Monday afternoon, starting with the office of the CAO.


Waterloo Chronicle

Waterloo tax bills could increase $200 by 2022:'Tough choices' need to be made to reduce budget levy: Coun. Diane Freeman

The presentation of departmental business plans commenced Monday afternoon, starting with the office of the CAO.


Cambridge Times

DINE SAFE WATERLOO REGION: Pizza joints, cafés didn't quite make the grade

This week, more than 202 food service establishments had a visit from a Region of Waterloo health inspector. Here is the worst of what they found from Jan. 13 to Jan. 17.


New Hamburg Independent

DINE SAFE WATERLOO REGION: Pizza joints, cafés didn't quite make the grade

This week, more than 202 food service establishments had a visit from a Region of Waterloo health inspector. Here is the worst of what they found from Jan. 13 to Jan. 17.


The Record

DINE SAFE WATERLOO REGION: Pizza joints, cafés didn't quite make the grade

This week, more than 202 food service establishments had a visit from a Region of Waterloo health inspector. Here is the worst of what they found from Jan. 13 to Jan. 17.


Waterloo Chronicle

DINE SAFE WATERLOO REGION: Pizza joints, cafés didn't quite make the grade

This week, more than 202 food service establishments had a visit from a Region of Waterloo health inspector. Here is the worst of what they found from Jan. 13 to Jan. 17.


CTV News Kitchener

Kitchener elementary school looking to change boundaries

The Waterloo Catholic District School board is looking to change the boundaries around a Kitchener elementary school to alleviate some congestion.

CTV News Kitchener

Kitchener passes 'responsible' budget that invests in infrastructure, climate

Kitchener council has approved its budget for the year with extra investments in infrastructure and climate action.

CTV News Kitchener

It's official: No buses Tuesday as GRT strike goes ahead

Talks have broken off between the Region of Waterloo and the union that represents hundreds of GRT workers.

CTV News Kitchener

'I was in disbelief': Kitchener man cashes in $250,000 on lotto game

A 32-year-old Kitchener man is a quarter-million dollars richer after playing an instant scratch lottery game.

CTV News Kitchener

What you need to know about the GRT strike

A strike is back on the horizon after Grand River Transit union members voted against a tentative agreement negotiated by their union.

Cambridge Times

Cambridge council looking at expense for long-term chimney stabilization:Short-term bracing will keep 124-year-old chimneys from toppling

Historical significance comes at a price.


The Record

Cambridge council looking at expense for long-term chimney stabilization:Short-term bracing will keep 124-year-old chimneys from toppling

Historical significance comes at a price.


Kitchener Post

Spicy P snow sculpture in Waterloo gets 'dope' reaction online:Sculpture aims to give Raptors' forward a boost in all-star voting

Just about every car that passed by Matt Morris’ home on William Street in Waterloo Monday morning slowed down or stopped.


New Hamburg Independent

Spicy P snow sculpture in Waterloo gets 'dope' reaction online:Sculpture aims to give Raptors' forward a boost in all-star voting

Just about every car that passed by Matt Morris’ home on William Street in Waterloo Monday morning slowed down or stopped.


The Record

Spicy P snow sculpture in Waterloo gets 'dope' reaction online:Sculpture aims to give Raptors' forward a boost in all-star voting

Just about every car that passed by Matt Morris’ home on William Street in Waterloo Monday morning slowed down or stopped.


Waterloo Chronicle

Spicy P snow sculpture in Waterloo gets 'dope' reaction online:Sculpture aims to give Raptors' forward a boost in all-star voting

Just about every car that passed by Matt Morris’ home on William Street in Waterloo Monday morning slowed down or stopped.