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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Music

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...

Playing to a local beat

Much has changed in the past year for Elmira native Adam Bowman. Between turning 40, being nominated for Juno Awards and becoming a father...

It was Testing 1-2-3 to start, but now she’s got the sound down pat

Saturday’s performance at the Commercial Tavern will be something of a homecoming for Joyce Seamone. The Nova Scotia native spent 20 years in southwestern...

A world of music is a hometown affair

You don’t have to travel far to take in a world of music. And this year, neither will the performers, as the 14th annual...

Exploring the country side of Neil Young

Whether it’s a concert of original tunes, some classics at a neighbourhood pub or teaching guitar students a thing or two, Jay Carraro is...

It may not feel like summer, but it’s music season

If there’s music in the park, it must be summer ... even if Mother Nature isn’t cooperating.While we can’t count on the weather, we...

Choral group marks 50 years with a special performance

The Waterloo County Teachers’ Choir is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a special performance called Thank You for the Music, with a portion of...

Stringing together a new take on Don Thompson’s music

A professional musician for the better part of 60 years, Don Thompson still loves to get up on stage an perform, especially when he’s...

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Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark...

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a...

New Face

Helping residents at Maryhill Twin Oaks Nursing Home with their bowlingSince...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Putting the green in the initiative

The woodlot in Elmira's South Parkwood subdivision attracted 35 volunteers who planted 150 trees Oct. 5....

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for...

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some...