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Sunday, December 8, 2019

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Telling the story of Christmas

Christmas has spawned many tales, but there is one that started it all – the origin story, if you will – and...

Region seeking public input on report that will shape the next two decades

Charting a course for growth over the next 20 years, the Region of Waterloo is looking for public input as it drafts...

Making it look like Christmas

It’s a sure-fire sign that the holidays are fast approaching: the 1st Elmira Scouts are selling Christmas trees in Gore Park, continuing a...

Region seeks public input in shaping its 2020 budget priorities

Working on its 2020 budget, Waterloo Region is looking to community input to shape its spending priorities, from library services to public transit.

Woolwich to automate meter reading for water bill

The meter-reader is on the endangered species list in Woolwich, as the township is moving ahead with automating collection of water-billing information.

Region makes it official, with flu season now underway

Seems like it’s been the holiday season for a while, but it’s certainly flu season now, as the Region of Waterloo Public...

She doesn’t have to be told twice to take a hike

We may not be heading into prime hiking time, but the winter months are certainly fine for making plans, whether you’re the...

The man in the big red suit is coming to town

We’ve had snow on and off, but nothing says Christmas is coming like the arrival of jolly ol’ Saint Nick. The man...

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Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more...

Young robotics competitors earn a spot in provincial championships

Several local FIRST Lego League teams walked away with more than just hardware after a strong showing...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

A-carolling we go, as covered bridge hosts annual sing-along on Monday night

Recently repaired and opened to traffic, the West Montrose covered bridge will be pedestrian’s only for a...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...

Proposed residential development raises questions for Wellesley neighbourhood

Residents of a Wellesley neighbourhood aren’t happy about a proposed medium-density development, bringing that message to township councillors...