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Region looking at mask-wearing policy as officials note a threat remains

The number of new cases may have tailed off, but the coronavirus remains a threat to residents here, Waterloo Region officials maintain.

Heavenly Eats Food Truck Fridays return to Elmira

With restaurants still not offering dine-in options for those who want to get out of the house for a meal, one local...

A fateful year for EDSS class of 2020

Naming a valedictorian is a normal part of each school year, but this one has been anything but normal at EDSS. Still,...

Woolwich looks at making it easier to keep chickens in residential areas

Why did the chicken cross the road? To escape the bureaucracy involved in keeping a few laying hens in the yard, apparently.

WCR trains sidetracked for summer

Cleared to reopen under provincial guidelines, the Waterloo Central Railway has opted to cancel its train service for the summer, citing safety...

Regional committee looks to speed post-COVID economic recovery

With the local economy starting to open up, Region of Waterloo council’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Committee met for the first time last...

Elmira’s Listowel Road may reopen by July 6

Having made it through last summer’s closure of Listowel Road in Elmira, Dub-L-E Auto Service owner Trent Robertson was hoping for a...

St. Jacobs to see plenty of road construction this summer, as region has three projects on the go

Road work is already having an impact on traffic around St. Jacobs. It’s likely to get worse before it gets better.

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Brown, John ‘Jack’

March 23, 1933 - July 7, 2020 Passed away peacefully at Columbia Forest,...

Four-way stop OK’d to improve safety at Wellesley intersection

A four-way stop is planned for the intersection of Queens Bush and Nafziger roads in Wellesley, township...

Brubacher, Paul B.

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 17, 2020 at his home, RR 3, Wallenstein, at the age...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Sikandar Shah

It is with profound sadness that the Shah Family announces the passing...

John Sanders

June 27, 2019 Love Lives OnThose we love remain with usfor love...

McGuire, John

July 2, 2019 In Memory of a...