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Sunday, October 13, 2019

Woolwich Township Council

Condos not seen as a good fit by residents of Elmira neighbourhood

Neighbours want no part of a four-storey apartment building proposed for the former municipal pool property in Elmira, turning out in force Tuesday night...

Neighbours want no part of Elmira apartment complex

On the heels of opposition to an Ernst Street condominium proposal, another group of Elmira residents were equally unwelcoming to plans for a four-storey,...

Woolwich puts province on hold for Maryhill pit

Woolwich’s objection to a Maryhill-area gravel pit is effectively a holding provision on the provincial review of an application by Capital Paving related to...

St. Jacobs Village Manor appeals to township for help

A St. Jacobs retirement home finding itself under water financially in trying to get water to its new sprinkler system is looking to the...

Cost of building a home in Woolwich to jump again

The privilege of building a new home in Woolwich will cost you an additional $1,800 next month, as the township plans to hike its...

Legal battle latest twist to gravel pit

The latest twist in the years-long saga involving a gravel pit proposed for the Winterbourne valley will see the matter dragged before a provincial...

Woolwich looks to boost dog-tag numbers

Sure it’s missing out on thousands of dollars, Woolwich is getting more aggressive about ensuring dog owners purchase tags for their pets.A new process...

Province signals funding support to rehab Glasgow St. bridge in Conestogo

Woolwich Township has nominated its first major infrastructure project under the recent joint municipal-provincial-federal funding: the Glasgow Street bridge in Conestogo.Back in March, Minister...

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Illuminating thoughts to lighten things

If you happen to notice more people walking around these days with white canes, seeing eye dogs and dark...

Chinese likely to use violence against Hong Kong

After the 17th consecutive weekend of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong, the first protester was wounded by a...

New Face

Helping residents at Maryhill Twin Oaks Nursing Home with their bowlingSince...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Putting the green in the initiative

The woodlot in Elmira's South Parkwood subdivision attracted 35 volunteers who planted 150 trees Oct. 5....

Kitchener-Conestoga too close to call

With less than five percentage points separating the Conservatives and Liberals in the riding, Kitchener-Conestoga has become too close...

WCS expands eligibility for low-income programs

With a new financial benchmark in place, Woolwich Community Services has increased the number of households eligible for...

Police looking for Elmira vandals

A business owner is seeking out those responsible for vandalizing her property, acts that have cost her some...