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Posted Tuesday, October 21, 2014

ROTUNDA GALLERY – Unreal Estate by printmaker Michelle Purchase is a series that explores non-traditional ideas of what comprises a home or a community by challenging our fundamental notions of home and pushing the edges of our assumptions about houses, homes, and trees.
“There was a time when people lived much closer to nature, depending on it for survival and suffering when it didn't cooperate,” says the artist, adding homes were traditionally...
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Posted Monday, October 20, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash; Work to construct the new Margaret Avenue Bridge is set to begin Oct. 27, 2014. Access to all local businesses will be maintained throughout the construction which is estimated to be complete by July 2015. Alliance Verdi Civil Inc. has been awarded the tender.
“We are pleased that construction of a replacement bridge is going to start soon,” said Steve Allen, manager, engineering design and approvals. “We recognize how important this bridge is to the neighbourhood,...
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Posted Wednesday, October 08, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash; Outgoing Kitchener and Waterloo mayors Carl Zehr and Brenda Halloran are the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest parade marshals for 2014. The announcement was made on Tuesday night at the Concordia Club. The parade is Thanksgiving Monday.
Starting off Oktoberfest on Friday is Grillefest and the official opening ceremonies. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, join members of Kitchener City Council to celebrate the official opening ceremonies of the 46 th Oktoberfest...
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Posted Friday, September 19, 2014

Update: wap; water is back ON -
Water now OFF on Tuerr Dr between Rittenhouse and Countryside Cres
Discoloured Water
The discolouration is from iron and manganese that are naturally occurring in the groundwater. When the mains are flushed or there is a change in pressure from events such as a fire or a watermain break; the iron and manganese that has settled in the distribution system can be stirred up. To eliminate...
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Posted Thursday, September 18, 2014

KITCHENER -ndash; ROTUNDA GALLERY – The October exhibit of the Rotunda Gallery features a set of woodcut monoprints, entitled Core Sample Segments , which are an extension of work called Trembling Bog, begun in 2006. Artist Alison Judd investigated the life cycles of the Sifton Bog in London, Ontario, with the assistance of Dr. William W. Judd, her uncle and professor emeritus of zoology at the University of Western Ontario. In 1957, Dr. Judd led a movement... Read More...