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Pedalling for PKU
Bringing home a new baby can be an overwhelming experience. But for the parents of Avery Dent, that stressful time was compounded by a diagnosis, and the subsequent scramble of learning and adapting.
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Kitchener Votes Ward 4: Wayne Buchholtz
Wayne Buchholtz, a retired principal and former Waterloo Region Catholic District School Board trustee, believes his years of experience on boards has prepared him to represent Ward 4 as a city councillor.
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Property owners get their wish by avoiding heritage list "[...] property owners in Kitchener dodged the bullet and kept their properties off the heritage list last week. That’s [...]"
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Cycling advisory committee gets new name and new direction "Yes, it's also very important to discuss the walkability of our sidewalks. Snow clearing in winter, and more shade trees, would make it much easier for those who must walk everywhere - especially seniors but not only seniors. I hope the new advisor"
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Kitchener Votes Ward 4: Yvonne Fernandes
After four years representing Ward 4 at city hall, Yvonne Fernandes is hoping to continue her community building efforts.
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Promoting natural play
A new place for children to play is coming soon to the Huron Natural Area, but it won’t be the brightly coloured play space that can be found in many Kitchener neighbourhoods.
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Kitchener Votes Ward 4: Rolf Malthaner
Rolf Malthaner, a real estate agent, member of the Concordia Club Board and regular Oktoberfest volunteer, wants to help make Kitchener a city that attracts and retains residents.
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Fire destroys Kitchener townhouses
Police are appealing for information about a suspicious fire Tuesday morning at Victoria Commons.
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Seniors wait two years or more for affordable housing
A stack of paper lands on the desk as Chuck Rosart settles into a chair inside a small office at the Charles Street Men’s Hostel in Kitchener.
Grants allow increased legal services for low-income residents
With the help of two grants, Waterloo Region Community Legal Services has been able to broaden its mandate and expand its reach.
Have your say on city sponsorship
The City of Kitchener wants to know how residents feel about using corporate advertising and sponsorships to generate non-tax revenue.
Police seek input on taser use
Waterloo Regional Police Service is seeking public input about tasers until July 31.
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Swinging in the rain
On Tuesday, Lily Zula, 8, was enjoying the swing set in Victoria Park with her family when the rain began. Despite cooler temperatures and threatening skies, several families came out to play in the splash pad at the park, as well as on the playground equipment.
Big Music Fest gets mostly positive reviews from residents
Despite the rocky beginnings caused by a neighbourhood blindsided by a large event, Big Music Fest was a success, according to city staff.
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Kitchener Votes Ward 3: John Gazzola
Ward 3 incumbent John Gazzola says his focus as a councillor has been on ensuring the city lives within its means.
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Waterloo Regional Police Service gets new police chief
Although the timing wasn’t ideal to leave his post as Guelph’s chief of police, Bryan Larkin couldn’t deny his dream to lead the same police force where he began his career as a constable.
School boards reach out to parents for e-mail consent
Though not considered business organizations, local school boards aren’t taking any chances when it comes to complying with anti-spam e-mail laws that came into effect July 1.
KWAG seeks crowd funding
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is hoping a new fundraising campaign will help them hit the streets.
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Senior homelessness a growing concern
More of Waterloo Region’s seniors could end up on the streets as the municipality prepares for the arrival of thousands of new residents over the coming decades.
Jay Aissa will run for regional chair, Oberholtzer withdraws
Jay Aissa, owner of Jay Fencing in Waterloo and head of the Coalition Stop Waterloo LRT Inc., is considering a run for Waterloo Regional chair after Bob Oberholtzer, 79, withdrew his application last week, citing a medical problem.
 
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