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Heritage blacklist
A longtime Heritage Kitchener member feels as though he was blacklisted from the committee after a disagreement with staff over the proposed “monster homes” for Doon.
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Schneiders task force talks closure
The city task force, dedicated to supporting former Schneider Foods employees, met for the last time Dec. 6, to discuss the progress and plans for the final stages of the shut down.

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Youths find new home at oneROOF Kiwanis
Four homeless youth found a new home this week.
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Size matters
Size really does matter, or at least that’s the message Upper Doon residents wanted to get across at Monday night’s council meeting.
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Now the work begins
Nine new councillors were sworn in at regional headquarters last week, including two from Kitchener.
Next municipal election day may also be a day off school
Schools serve as central neighbourhood locations for voting, so Coun. Yvonne Fernandes put forth a motion to make the next municipal election day, Oct. 29, 2018, a provincewide professional development or activity day for schools.
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Students embrace tech during Computer Science Education Week
Anyone can learn how to write code, they just need the opportunity to try it.
Kitchener's new fire chief revealed
Kitchener’s gain is Cambridge’s loss, after the Kitchener Fire Department hired its chief from within the Cambridge department.
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Nature taking a back seat
Residents of the Forwell and Lackner Road neighbourhood raised concerns about a proposal to modify an already-approved residential plan of the Sandra Springs subdivision, at a public meeting last week.
Welcome Home program adopted by Ray of Hope
An organization that provides refugees with a temporary place to stay was recently left without a home after the sale of its building.
Money raised will fund homelessness group into March 2016
A fundraiser has provided life-sustaining funds for a local homelessness networking, advocacy and education agency.
Carl Zehr Square official after special meeting
The controversy of Carl Zehr Square was discussed at a special council meeting, Monday, with public engagement at the centre of the debate.
Zone change for proposed school in limbo until 2015
Parents, whose children would be attending the future Chicopee Hills Public Elementary School, urged council last Monday night to proceed with a zone change to get the new school built as soon as possible.
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Region launches garbage collection survey
Changes to the region’s garbage collection is the topic of the latest Region of Waterloo survey.
Finding a home
A pilot housing project modeled after a similar program south of the border aims to get 40 homeless people off the streets of Waterloo Region by the end of this winter.
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The end of the line
When John Metz Schneider started making pork sausages and selling them door-to-door in the late 1800s, he probably didn’t realize he was on the verge of something big — for himself and the local economy.
Carl Zehr Square not yet official
Effective Dec. 1, Civic Square was to be renamed Carl Zehr Square. No questions asked — or that’s the way it was supposed to be.
City looking at ways to improve voters list for next election
We are four years from the next municipal election, but one citizen is asking for improvements to the voters list well in advance of 2018.
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