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Waterloo Regional Government

Extra funding to see three new infant spaces open at Elmira Children’s Centre

Three new infant spaces will open up at the Elmira Children’s Centre in the fall courtesy of increased daycare funding from the Region of...

Buses to stop rolling as GRT workers opt to go on strike

Transit users in the region, including GRT route 21 to Elmira, will have to find alternatives starting Monday, as unionized workers plan to walk...

Talks between region and nurses at an impasse, with strike action a possibility

Without a contract since last summer, the Region of Waterloo’s 131 Public Health nurses are on the verge of taking strike action. The nurses work...

Region to hike taxes 2.95%; township mayors find little to take issue with in 2017 budget

Waterloo Region, which scoops up more than half of your property taxes, plans to dig a little deeper this year, with council last week...

No extra transit charges for township developments

Those buying new homes in the township won’t be hit with thousands of dollars in extra costs to pay for transit, regional council’s administration...

Regional report calls for higher fees for each new home

The cost of buying a new home everywhere in Waterloo Region will rise substantially under a plan to be recommended next week to a...

Breslau GO station plan receives formal backing from region as Metrolinx moves forward

Breslau is one step closer to housing a new GO Transit station, after Waterloo Region council last week endorsed the recommendation by Metrolinx to...

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COVID-19 cases trending down in region

The spread of COVID-19 has slowed in Waterloo Region, with the daily number of new cases at...

Neighbours see bigger as better when it comes to free “library”

At the corner of High and Charles streets in Elmira, three neighbours have come together to launch...

Province announces cancellation of the rest of the school year

Home since mid-March, students will not be returning to school this spring. The province this week announced...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Region coronavirus cases top 1,000, fatalities reach 112

The increase in testing and wider processing of results has contributed to a higher number of confirmed...

Looking for love in the time of COVID-19

Everyone wants to have that Hallmark movie ending and find the person with whom they are meant...

Extensive consultation ahead of reconstruction of Elmira’s Industrial Drive

Given the disruption, extensive public consultation is expected as Woolwich Township gears up to reconstruct Industrial Drive...

Police warn of health care-related scams

As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues, members of the OPP Anti-Rackets Branch, Health Fraud Investigation Unit...