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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Woolwich Township Council

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...

Woolwich nixes amalgamation, backs two tiers

Feedback from the public decidedly opposed to any hint of amalgamation in Waterloo Region, Woolwich councillors quickly moved this week to register their own...

Developer makes another pitch for subdivision near industrial area

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. It’s a saying taken to heart by a developer eager to build homes on a...

Council approves plan to convert laneway

Nobody’s going to mistake it for captivating outdoor spaces of European cities, but the idea of a public place to enjoy a coffee or...

Greening goes on in Woolwich despite provincial cuts

Engaged in a greening blitz of its own, Trees for Woolwich isn’t directly affected by the province’s cut to its tree-planting program, but sees...

More staff in org. shuffle

Where organizational reviews in the private sector lead to reduced staffing complements, lower costs and improved efficiencies, the exercise undertaken by Woolwich calls for...

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Walter, Francis Joseph (Frank)

Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener, at the...

Bloomingdale Women’s Institute

Thirteen ladies of the Bloomingdale Women’s Institute enjoyed a night out Saturday November 9th to enjoy...

Remembrance Day

On Monday, November 11th at 10:35 a.m. St. Boniface school held their Remembrance Day para-liturgy in the...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Park clean up day in Maryhill

Many hands make light work!  This was the case on Saturday,...

EDSS Lancers Football

The EDSS Lancers senior football team took on the WCI Vikings, but fell short 17-1 during...

Fatality west of Elmira

Emergency crews responded to a fiery three-vehicle collision west of Elmira Nov. 1 that claimed the...

From Flanders to Breslau, local producer films dramatic reading of McCrae poem

Perhaps the most iconic words of sacrifice and remembrance, “In Flanders Fields” is the subject of a...