Monthly Archives: July 2019

‘A Feast of British Folk’ brings taste of music and dance to Cambridge Aug. 3

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July 19, 2019

CAMBRIDGE – The Mill Race Festival of Traditional Folk Music may be no more, but the organization that created it remains active. Mill Race Folk Society volunteers continue to organize small-scale musical events throughout, after this year cancelling the popular – but overwhelming to organize – annual Mill Race festival held annually on the August […]


ARE OUR MUNICIPAL COUNCILLORS A LITTLE TOO FULL OF THEMSELVES?

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July 6, 2019

In The Alternative Are They a Little Too Willing To Impose Sanctions That They Do Not Have The Authority To Do? Today`s Waterloo Region Record carries the following article tiled `Fake snake gets Cambridge man banned`. Allan Dettweiler, a man in his 70s using a walker has been banned from Cambridge city hall and all […]


GROUNDWATER, SURFACE WATER, AND INDOOR AIR ALL IMPACTED BY TCE DISCHARGES TO THE GROUND IN CAMBRIDGE

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July 3, 2019

Trichloroethylene (TCE) stalked its victims in the Bishop St. community of Cambridge for decades. The TCE as well as other solvents including trichloroethane (TCA) were discharged improperly and most likely illegally at two industrial operations (Northstar Aerospace & Rozell) on Bishop St. TCE is a liquid however it does not fully dissolve in groundwater. Rather […]


THE HISTORY OF MANUFACTURING ON SHANLEY ST. IN KITCHENER

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July 1, 2019

Frankly I was shocked. While not a large industrial site by any means, the length, variety, and duration of manufacturing in the midst of a residential area was very surprising to me. Rych Mills, historian, wrote an article titled “100 years of manufacturing on Shanley Street”. It was published in the Waterloo Region Record two […]


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