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View From Here – September 22, 2016

Construction delays and detours, many of them self-inflicted, can prove to be more of a long-term issue for public transit as ridership numbers drop.

View From Here – September 15, 2016

InWoolwich, it just wouldn’t be the end of summer holidays without another foray into the gravel pit debate.

View From Here – September 8, 2016

The new math may be good for trying to dodge returning to school, but that may be all it’s good for, as mathematics scores...

View From Here – September 1, 2016

As fun and relaxing as the Labour Day weekend may be, pretty much everyone has the same reaction to the unofficial end of summer.

View From Here – August 25, 2016

Those using roads like Elmira’s Barnswallow Dr. might not share township’s priorities when it comes to spending money, particularly at the expense of infrastructure.

View From Here – August 18, 2016

As some area residents are discovering in this reassessment year, MPAC decisions can have little to do with what everyone else would deem common...

View from Here – August 11, 2016

In the midst of another heatwave, Woolwich’s discussion about future splash pads seem to have a few people hot under the collar.

View from here – August 4, 2016

Faced with the prospect of an end to a very summery break, some kids may be a little more philanthropic just now.


COVID-19 cases trending down in region

The spread of COVID-19 has slowed in Waterloo Region, with the daily number of new cases at...

Neighbours see bigger as better when it comes to free “library”

At the corner of High and Charles streets in Elmira, three neighbours have come together to launch...

Province announces cancellation of the rest of the school year

Home since mid-March, students will not be returning to school this spring. The province this week announced...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Region coronavirus cases top 1,000, fatalities reach 112

The increase in testing and wider processing of results has contributed to a higher number of confirmed...

Looking for love in the time of COVID-19

Everyone wants to have that Hallmark movie ending and find the person with whom they are meant...

Extensive consultation ahead of reconstruction of Elmira’s Industrial Drive

Given the disruption, extensive public consultation is expected as Woolwich Township gears up to reconstruct Industrial Drive...

Police warn of health care-related scams

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, members of the OPP Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit...