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Sunday, December 15, 2019

Music

Christmas is definitely a spectacle in this show

Requiring the efforts of several performing groups and a host of singers, dancers and musicians, the Yuletide Spectacular Christmas show offers up everything short...

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 the players....

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...

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...

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Jolly ol’ Saint Nick rolls into Elmira

The Elmira Kiwanis Santa Claus Parade saw people line Arthur Street Saturday morning...

Efforts to clear snow from roads sees fines rise

Already out ticketing cars parked on streets between 4 and 9 a.m., Woolwich will ban parking on roads...

Woolwich council moves to develop a vision for downtown Elmira

Intending to develop a planning framework that will encourage businesses to invest in the Elmira core, Woolwich will...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

The spirit of giving in full force

That Christmas is the season of giving was on ample display this week at Lions Hall in Elmira,...

Province boosts funding to police to increase RIDE programs

The Ontario government this week announced it will provide $2.4 million in funding through its Reduce Impaired Driving...

Woolwich looks to widen scope of on-farm business operations

Relaxed on-farm business policies adopted by the province have Woolwich looking to change its official plan and zoning...

Wellesley Lions honour late member

Members of the Wellesley & District Lions Club gathered Sunday to honour one of their own, dedicating a...