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Sunday, February 16, 2020

Music

They know a thing or two about classic rock

The band may be relatively new, but the players themselves have decades of experience with local groups, and a following thanks to time with...

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...

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Bauman, Rebecca

Passed away at Victoria Hospital, London, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at the age of 10 months. Rebecca was...

Getting out for a walk, and raising money for WCS, on a cold February night

It may be billed as the Coldest Night of the Year, but February 22 will offer up plenty of...

Woolwich hires contractor to assess condition of its buildings

Some of the municipal buildings aren’t particularly old, but Woolwich is already planning for the eventual repairs and replacement...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Deputy chief to retire from Waterloo Regional Police

Waterloo Regional Police this week announced deputy chief Kevin Chalk will retire after 38 years of service.

EDSS student wins $5,000 scholarship to pursue his university education

Max Campbell’s dreams of perhaps one day making it to space got a down-to-Earth boost last week in the...

Townships look for more reliable grant funding

The province may be holding steady next year the overall funding it provides to rural and Northern municipalities,...

Every community deals with homelessness, social ills

That an event such as the Coldest Night of the Year has the potential to provide community-building benefits...