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Meet Kitchener's councillors
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Mayor Vrbanovic
After 19 years on council, Berry Vrbanovic was voted Kitchener’s new mayor on Monday night.
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School board trustee: the forgotten vote "It's totally true. I'm running for School Board Trustee and yesterday I received an email from another candidate and I stopped and went, "wait, who?" I think it goes without saying that as a candidate I have been paying attention to the race! Weird"
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Hand over your weapons
Guns, knives and ninja-like weapons, whether legally owned or not, pose a safety risk if they fall into the hands of criminals, say local police.
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Ken Seiling wins race for regional chair
After a campaign filled with robocalls and attack ads, Ken Seiling has been re-elected as chair of the Region of Waterloo and will be inaugurated on Dec. 10.
Emerald ash borer to cost GRCA up to $8 million
The emerald ash borer may be about an inch in size, but its infestation throughout the Grand River watershed could cost the Grand River Conservation Authority as much as $900,000 this year alone.
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Work on Margaret Ave. bridge started this week
Work on the Margaret Avenue bridge officially got underway this week.
Two new Kitchener faces for region horseshoe
There will be just two new faces for regional council from Kitchener after voters chose to stick with the incumbents.
Seiling claims regional chair
Incumbent Ken Seiling will keep his chair in Region of Waterloo headquarters for the next term.
Kitchener Votes: the final countdown
To make your election research a little easier, here are links to the Kitchener Post profiles of each candidate, grouped by ward.
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Return of the dead
The dead returned to walk the Earth — and to collect non-perishable food items for the less fortunate — during the sixth annual Kitchener Zombie Walk last Saturday afternoon. Charlie Beazely, 3, was one of the youngest participants in the walk and was joined by his father, Mike.
$1-million solution
Temporary plans following Out of the Cold closures will cost the region about a million dollars this year.
New plan for dementia at Sunnyside
A dementia diagnosis in someone under 65 can be confusing and isolating, but a new program at Sunnyside Seniors’ Services aims to help.
Region prepared for Ebola virus
Although the risks of the potentially deadly Ebola virus remain low in Canada, local health officials continue to work to ensure medical teams — as well as the general public — are armed with information on how to identify and contain the virus.
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Kitchener Votes Ward 6: Steve Bongelli
Steve Bongelli wants to represent Ward 6 on city council, and says he has a detailed knowledge of the issues facing the ward.
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Ceremonial march
Kitchener firefighters commemorated their 10th annual Firefighter Memorial Day with a parade and ceremony on Saturday at Civic Park. Along with the parade, a family fun event was held, which included live fire and rescue demonstrations, food trucks, a youth firefighter challenge, obstacle course and more. Kitchener firefighters were also celebrating their 160th anniversary.
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Scoring one against homelessness
As a former employee of both House of Friendship and the YWCA, Michael Parkinson knows just how important non-profit social service agencies are.
City hall locked down Tuesday
Kitchener City Hall was locked down after a man entered the building and made threats to staff on Tuesday around 2:45 p.m., police say.
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Making the cut
Kitchener’s Victoria Park neighbourhood made the shortlist of nominees in the Canadian Institute of Planners’ Great Places in Canada contest.
 
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