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Monday, May 25, 2020

Wellesley Township Council

Safety concerns prompt Wellesley to close village skate park

Granted a reprieve earlier this summer, the makeshift skate park in Wellesley has run its course, done in by safety concerns. Councillors meeting August 27...

Donations get the ball rolling for a new rec. complex in Wellesley

Plans for a new Wellesley recreation complex got a boost last weekend, with the township receiving two separate donations for a combined total of...

Wellesley arena to remain open thanks to temporary solution

First it’ll get a new roof system, then some ice. After that, the Wellesley arena will be open for the upcoming season, as Wellesley...

Arena user groups band together to discuss options

Invigorated by the possibility of a new arena, community groups have taken the initiative to form the Wellesley Township Recreation Centre Committee. User groups...

Delving into roof woes that have closed the Wellesley arena

For 42 years, the Wellesley arena has stood, but last month’s decision to close its doors for the 2019-20 season may mean the end...

Wellesley to focus on west-side growth

Future growth in the Village of Wellesley will be to the west under a redrawing of the settlement boundaries approved last week by township...

Council approves zone change to permit sawmill

A contentious issue last time it was discussed, a Linwood sawmill won quick approval from Wellesley councillors meeting July 9. Where neighbours were abuzz when...

Wellesley seeking public input on its new strategic plan

Wellesley officials are looking for feedback as to how to improve the township’s strategic plan, which will guide the municipality for the next four...

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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...