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King Street opens to traffic in Waterloo

King Street, in uptown Waterloo, was opened up to two-way traffic last Wednesday night after almost a year of LRT construction caused the road to be closed from Union St. to Erb St. GrandLinq announced early in November that it was their intent to open the street and finish the main portion of LRT construction on Nov. 30—a goal which […]

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Grand River Hospital working to get more emergency physicians

Kitchener’s Grand River Hospital has launched a fundraising initiative in order to recruit more emergency department physicians to help reduce long wait times. The goal of the campaign is to accumulate $365,000 from donations given by Waterloo Region community members. The sum will be split into three years. Each year, a third of the money, approximately $120,000, will be put […]

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Bingemans hosts drive thru light display

This year, Bingemans is hosting a two kilometre drive-thru light display in partnership with the Gift of Lights. Located just off of Bingemans Centre Drive, the light show includes 30 animated and static light displays that consist of over one million twinkling lights. The Gift of Lights has arranged similar displays in throughout the states, however this is the first […]

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Another chance for Harmony Lunch building in Waterloo Region

Harmony Lunch in Waterloo is set to reopen after its recent closure a few weeks ago. The historic restaurant has been owned by the Marks family for the past 86 years. The restaurant brought numerous regular customers to the building on Oct. 29 for their last meal before shutting down. Community members valued Harmony Lunch before they closed and the […]

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Costco opening disrupts garbage collection

Garbage collection in the Waterloo Region was recently delayed as a result of the grand opening of the new Costco store in Waterloo. Costco’s grand opening took place on the same day that many residents in Waterloo were to have their garbage collected. The high volume of people coming into the Costco parking lot, which happens to be right across […]

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