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Thursday, February 27, 2020

Theatre

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...

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...

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Shrove Tuesday

The Maryhill Knights of Columbus held their annual pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday, February 25th. This was held...

St. Jacobs retirement home appeals loss of its license to operate

A St. Jacobs retirement home remains open pending an appeal of a regulatory body’s decision to revoke its...

Woolwich looks to residents to step up sidewalk snow-clearing effort

Woolwich residents will need to keep their shovels handy and stock up on some salt, as the township...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

New Woolwich bylaw takes aim at items such as basketball nets left on boulevards

Shooting some hoops at the end of the driveway and a bit of ball hockey are all well...

GRCA issues flood risk assessment for coming spring

The Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) is warning of a moderate to high risk of flooding for spring...

A regional roundtable puts focus on rural women’s issues

Rural and farm communities face a number of challenges. That applies even more so to women living in...

Sidewalk issue a chance to reflect on governance

Woolwich isn’t just asking you to do your civic duty, it’s demanding it, at least where sidewalk snow-clearing...