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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Creative Arts

The music of Newfoundland helps tell its story

Taken together, some of the most memorable songs to come out of Newfoundland can tell the not-always-happy story of Canada’s most easterly, and newest,...

Young performers ready to take their place on stage

The Singer’s Theatre draws in talented young actors, both local and from outside the region, for its senior intensive program. This year, the theatre...

Decades later, Eva Peron’s story still resonates

More than 60 years after her death – and more than four decades since her story came to the stage – the saga of...

Beauty and the Beast gets a Drayton spin

­A tale perhaps as old as time, Beauty and the Beast has been told in many versions, with most of us being familiar with...

A little something to tickle every fancy … and funny bone

Jesse Grandmont picked up a violin at the age of three, and he’s been fiddling around ever since. The musical talent he’s honed over...

Extra, extra, read all about it!

Drayton Entertainment’s Newsies will be making headlines this week in Woolwich, telling the classic David-and-Goliath tale loosely based on the newspaper strike of 1899. The...

ECT takes The Merchant of Venice out of doors

Shakespeare is a classic of summertime theatre, often taken out of doors to delight audiences at this time of year. The Elora Community Theatre...

Revisiting the Glory days of the Rivulettes

An upcoming production will shine a light on the inspiring journey of a Waterloo Region hockey team whose efforts landed them in the Cambridge...

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Woolwich Healthy Communities presented speaker Doug Griffiths, author ‘13 Ways to Kill Your...

Catholic Women’s Meeting

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Maryhill residents seek heritage designation around village in fight to block gravel pit application

Maryhill residents are calling for a gravel pit application to be put on hold while the area...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Students kickstart WCS Christmas hamper program

With the weather perhaps prompting people to begin their Christmas shopping in earnest, many groups are...

Wellesley working on priorities ahead of budget process

A preliminary budget discussion was very much that Tuesday night as Wellesley councillors met Tuesday night, not...

Elementary teachers prepare for first phase of work-to-rule

Grade school teachers are set to begin a work-to-rule campaign as early as next week as the...

Woolwich will need millions to improve standards of its road network, says report

Woolwich should be setting aside millions of dollars to maintain its roads, according to a report released...