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Fatality west of Elmira

Emergency crews responded to a fiery three-vehicle collision west of Elmira Nov. 1 that claimed the life of Heidelberg’s Brittney Martin,...

From Flanders to Breslau, local producer films dramatic reading of McCrae poem

Perhaps the most iconic words of sacrifice and remembrance, “In Flanders Fields” is the subject of a dramatic recitation captured on film last...

End of an era for MP

Two weeks having passed since the federal election, Harold Albrecht has had time to reflect on his nearly 14 years as the...

Wellesley lifts moratorium on kennel licenses, revises bylaw

A 16-month moratorium imposed on new dog kennel licenses in Wellesley Township was lifted Tuesday night, as council also look to revise...

Legion to host Remembrance Day parade, ceremonies on Sunday

With Remembrance Day fast approaching, the Elmira Legion’s annual poppy campaign remains in full swing. The organization is also busy planning services set...

Taking a PASS on our anxieties

Woolwich Community Services newest endeavour will help both children and parents in the community deal with anxiety.

“Somebody should do something” … and that somebody could be you

The changing nature of volunteerism and, indeed, the very nature of communities themselves means there’s often less response to “someone should do something”...

Bringing more sunshine to newcomers to the community

The weather just now is not the only thing that can feel colder to newcomers, especially as they settle in to smaller...

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Walter, Francis Joseph (Frank)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener, at the...

Bloomingdale Women’s Institute

Thirteen ladies of the Bloomingdale Women’s Institute enjoyed a night out Saturday November 9th to enjoy...

Remembrance Day

On Monday, November 11th at 10:35 a.m. St. Boniface school held their Remembrance Day para-liturgy in the...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Park clean up day in Maryhill

Many hands make light work!  This was the case on Saturday,...

EDSS Lancers Football

The EDSS Lancers senior football team took on the WCI Vikings, but fell short 17-1 during...

Fatality west of Elmira

Emergency crews responded to a fiery three-vehicle collision west of Elmira Nov. 1 that claimed the...

From Flanders to Breslau, local producer films dramatic reading of McCrae poem

Perhaps the most iconic words of sacrifice and remembrance, “In Flanders Fields” is the subject of a...