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Monday, January 20, 2020

Theatre

Answering some of life’s mysteries, and posing one

Is there life after death? Is it better to prepare for that eventuality now, or just grab onto life and enjoy the ride?...

Young performers stage Disney’s Frozen Junior this weekend

Waterloo-based drama workshop actOUT! will put on an enchanting modern classic fitting for the winter season: Disney’s Frozen Junior. The show...

Buddy’s trek from the North Pole brings him to the stage in Cambridge

They’ll be no rest for Santa after his big day December 25, as he’ll be on stage into the new year due to...

Sleeping Beauty wakens to the panto treatment

The classic story of Sleeping Beauty takes on a twist – as well as a boo and hiss – as it gets the...

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 childhood...

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 their...

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...

Making the Most of their Art work

These are indeed Happy Days at Drayton Entertainment, which has recruited Don Most to star in the upcoming production at the St. Jacobs Country...

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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...