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Elmira boy’s haircut raises money for three local families dealing with cancer

What started out as a simple haircut has become an ongoing way to raise money to support families dealing with cancer.

Wellesley Idol returns via video to accommodate social distancing

Since 2005 Wellesley has held an annual singing competition to showcase the talent of young residents throughout the area. It has been...

Elmira Stove Works provides “Ambassador” donations to hospitals in Windsor and Detroit

Call it support for cross-border nursing. In what’s been dubbed the Goodwill Ambassador program, Elmira Stove Works has made a donation to...

Conestoga Meat Packers institutes new coronavirus measures, increases pay premium, upon reopening

In operation as of  May 4 after a week’s hiatus, the Conestoga Meat Packers plant in Breslau is working its way back...

University students offer home schooling help for free

Kids have been home from school for almost two months and questions regarding if and when they may return to class are...

Where getting “board” is one solution for all the family time that’s now an option

Family time long ago became a victim to the hectic pace of life, from work schedules and myriad activities for the kids...

Long-term care facilities continue to drive coronavirus numbers in the region

Long-term care and retirement homes continues to lead the way in new cases of the novel coronavirus in Waterloo Region, with two...

Conestoga Meat Packers institutes new coronavirus measures

In operation as of Monday after a week’s hiatus, the Conestoga Meat Packers plant in Breslau is working its way back to...

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Uridil, Marie Zdenka

1941 – 2020Peacefully at Hospice Wellington on Sunday May 31, 2020 at the age of 78 years....

Weber, Kaysen Gabriel

April 28, 2020 – May 30, 2020Passed away peacefully after a strong and courageous fight at McMaster...

Bowman, Lucinda

Passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at her residence, RR 1, Linwood, at the age of...

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...