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As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week, indicating the spread of the...

A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked Waterloo artist Stephanie Scott with...

GRCA, townships move to reopen outdoor rec facilities

With loosening of coronavirus-related restrictions, Ontarians now have more options for enjoying outdoor recreation activities at parks and beaches. Municipalities and agencies...

Small abattoirs see increase in demand due to food security concerns

Issues of food security have been high on the list of changes and adaptations demanded by the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, the...

Racing to resume at Grand River Raceway

And they’re off ... even if nobody’s there to see ‘em. When harness racing resumes next week at Grand...

Fourteen-year-old dies after tractor rolls over in on-farm accident

A 14-year-old boy was killed Tuesday night on a farm near Winterbourne when the tractor he was driving rolled over.

Martin’s Family Fruit Farm to hold off on reopening its retail store

While other businesses are taking tentative steps into reopening as coronavirus restrictions are eased, one St. Jacobs farm has decided to hold...

Number of coronavirus cases stabilizes in Waterloo Region

The spread of the novel coronavirus continues to slow in the region, with the number of cases now at 1,082, a slight...

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Uridil, Marie Zdenka

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Weber, Kaysen Gabriel

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Bowman, Lucinda

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Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

STRAUS, Larry Jacob

Larry Jacob Straus 1942 - 2020Passed away on Sunday May 24, 2020, at...

Kraemer, Angelica Faith

Passed away peacefully on the day she was born, Friday, May 29, 2020 at Mount Sinai Hospital,...

As spread of COVID-19 slows, health officials continue to urge caution

There have been just a couple of new cases each day, and no additional fatalities this week,...

A little pizzazz for the village

To help people rediscover St. Jacobs and aid in rebranding the village, the Business Improvement Association tasked...