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Construction is rampant in Waterloo during the summer.

Construction is rampant in Waterloo during the summer. Roadwork is being done on University Avenue, several new apartment buildings are shooting up near the universities and uptown Waterloo is also seeing the development of condominiums. Alongside this has been population…

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WRPS appoints interim chief

The Waterloo Regional Police Service has appointed Stephen Beckett, a police officer with over 35 years of policing experience, as interim chief following the retirement of former chief Matt Torigian. “It is a great honour to be named the acting…

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Ish & Chips food truck hits the road

Nearly two years after a fire devastated Ish & Chips, the restaurant is back in Waterloo – this time on wheels. On Friday, June 27, the Ish & Chips food truck had its grand reopening, and was set up near…

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Construction accidents increasing in region

On May 6, a construction worker fell from a balcony on a work site in Kitchener, suffering non-life threatening injuries to his back and legs. This incident closely resembled the fatal fall of another construction worker from an apartment being…


Celebrating local bike culture

With the summer months approaching, people are starting to get out of their cars and onto their bikes. This month, the townships have come together to promote National Bike Month in the region. National Bike Month is dedicated to promoting…

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McMullan’s Pub ready to reopen

It’s been almost a year since Chuck McMullan has been allowed to step inside his pub — and he’s frustrated with the delay. “Check your insurance policy,” McMullan warns the public as he reflects on a challenging year. McMullan’s Pub…

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