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Park Lane Terrace (Expositor photo)

Nursing home cutbacks raise concern

A cutback in working hours for personal support workers and registered practical nurses at Park Lane Terrace has raised concerns about resident care, says a spokesperson for the workers.But the CEO of the company that operates the long-term care facility in Paris says resident care remains the top priority.“Providing proper care for our residents i

Julie Danen stands next to a snow-covered field on the dairy and cash-crop farm she owns along with husband Ed on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Shakespeare, Ont. (Terry Bridge/Stratford Beacon Herald)

Weather wreaking havoc on crop farmers

There’s a growing sense of frustration among Southwestern Ontario crop farmers as the planting season has been delayed by winter-like weather that won’t loosen its grip on the region.

The Oxford County Administration building in Woodstock.

Landfill amendment appeal settled

What was supposed to be a lengthy hearing about Oxford County’s efforts to take more control of landfill developments within its borders ended after only three days.

Activists send a message

A cutback in working hours for personal support workers and registered practical nurses at Park Lane Terrace has raised concerns about resident care, says a spokesperson for the workers.But the CEO of the company that operates the long-term care facility in Paris says resident care remains the top priority.“Providing proper care for our residents i

Interchange project good to go

Brant County council is being urged to move ahead with a long-held $14- million quest to build the Highway 403/Bishopsgate Road interchange and lobby Queen’s Park and Ottawa for funding now that an environmental assessment for the project has been approved.The public works committee has been informed in a staff report that a harmonized environmental

Brantford best place to buy home, says magazine

Walter Gretzky has long said Brantford is the centre of the universe, and now he has Maclean’s magazine and MoneySense to back him up, after the annual Where to Buy Real Estate Now ranking has declared the Telephone City the best place to buy real estate.“I had to shut up for two weeks,” Mayor Chris Friel chuckled in an Expositor interview as an ar