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Creative Arts

This bluegrass show comes with some laughs for good measure

Bluegrass band Granite Hill is making its first-ever stop at the Commercial Tavern November 10, but it's familiar ground for some of...

Getting caught up in a web of family fun

The unlikely friendship between a pig and a spider, not to mention a whole barnyard full of characters, is the stuff of...

Plenty of laughs figuring out retirement

The newest offering from the Elmira Theatre Company follows the comedic journey of two couples that step into a new chapter of...

Spinning a good yarn

In coining the phrase “the medium is the message,” Marshall McLuhan probably didn’t have knitting in mind. But yarn is precisely the...

The songs are standards, the show is anything but

Performing together for what they thought was a one-off show, Micah Barnes and Jackie Richardson found there was more than a little chemistry. That...

Music that’s designed to give you a lift

Audiences can expect an authentic atmosphere, soul-stirring ballads, and plenty of interaction with the cast in Drayton Entertainment’s latest offering. Now...

Maryhill just the place for that honky tonk sound

Sean Burns comes by his love of country music the traditional way. “My old man was a picker. He’s a...

Drayton Entertainment already making plans

As summer comes to an end, Drayton Entertainment is wasting no time preparing for the upcoming 2020 season. The group...

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Walter, Francis Joseph (Frank)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener, at the...

Bloomingdale Women’s Institute

Thirteen ladies of the Bloomingdale Women’s Institute enjoyed a night out Saturday November 9th to enjoy...

Remembrance Day

On Monday, November 11th at 10:35 a.m. St. Boniface school held their Remembrance Day para-liturgy in the...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

Looking for a previous edition of The Observer? Our online archives extend back to 2008.

Park clean up day in Maryhill

Many hands make light work!  This was the case on Saturday,...

EDSS Lancers Football

The EDSS Lancers senior football team took on the WCI Vikings, but fell short 17-1 during...

Fatality west of Elmira

Emergency crews responded to a fiery three-vehicle collision west of Elmira Nov. 1 that claimed the...

From Flanders to Breslau, local producer films dramatic reading of McCrae poem

Perhaps the most iconic words of sacrifice and remembrance, “In Flanders Fields” is the subject of a...