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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Woolwich Township Council

Woolwich prepares input to province on gravel pit policy

Woolwich is preparing its two cents as the province looks to overhaul the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA). The township plans to submit comments during...

Councillors declare climate emergency in Woolwich

Climate change is not only real, emergency measures are warranted to help stave off the worst of its impacts, say Woolwich councillors.

Maryhill gravel pit proposal meets with widespread pushback

A new gravel pit near Maryhill? Not if residents have anything to say about. They in fact had plenty to say, giving Woolwich councillors an...

Woolwich posts a surplus for 2018

Postponed projects such as road paving left Woolwich with a large enough surplus to offset significant overspending on its operating budget in 2018. The...

Council approves changes to boundaries, development map of Breslau

If the Region of Waterloo needs more land for a prospective expansion of the airport in Breslau, it’ll have to do the work itself,...

Exemption for fence nixed

Faced with a less-than-ideal situation, Woolwich council is sticking with its good-fences-make-good-neighbours policy. Though admitting plans to erect a chain-link fence along a township walkway...

Woolwich signs on to plan that will see rural townships collaborate

With Woolwich signing on this week, the region’s four rural municipalities have now all agreed to look at ways they can work together to...

Township makes hire to head planning dept

The players may be different, but the song remains the same for Mark Pomponi, who this month became Woolwich’s first director of development services. An...

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Bloomingdale Women’s Institute

The ladies of the Bloomingdale Women’s Institute were invited to the home of Brenda Hallman for...

K. of C. Christmas Party

The Maryhill Knights of Columbus hosted a children’s Christmas Party on Sunday afternoon, December 8th from...

Historical Society Christmas Open House

The Maryhill Historical Society thought this year they would like to invite the community to an...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

FRANKLIN BLVD, CAMBRIDGE, ON Canada

Crime of the Week: December 9, 2019 Case#: 1704 Offence:...

Teachers hit the picket lines

High school teachers and support staff at schools across the Waterloo Region District School...

Getting drivers to slow down a slow process in Woolwich Township

Traffic issues, particularly speeding, are a frequent source of public complaints received by Woolwich officials. Often more...

Young robotics competitors earn a spot in provincial championships

Several local FIRST Lego League teams walked away with more than just hardware after a strong showing...