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Monday, January 20, 2020

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An egg-cellent way to keep things simple

When it comes to summertime meals, light, quick and simple are all good things. That’s certainly the case with these tasted couscous and egg...

Summer provides berry good reasons to keep things light

Summertime brings with it an evolving menu of fresh fruit. It’s also a perfect time for staying on the lighter side of things, not...

Mix things up when enjoying strawberry season

Berry season is here! You can’t go wrong with something like a strawberry pie – it’s a really yummy treat –but saving some berries...

Another good reason to fire up the BBQ

Barbecue sauce is a food group of its very own as far as some people are concerned. That’s doubly true in the midst of...

Chef’s Table – Grilling up some golden goodness

Pancakes are a fun option to make with the kids, who’ll enjoy eating them either way. Little chefs can help to mix up the...

Broccoli Niçoise salad

Salads need not be relegated to side-dish status: there are plenty of options to make them a meal unto themselves. That’s certainly true of...

Strawberries are in season … and super tasty

Last week the first batch of Ontario strawberries became available. The little red gems are ripe for the picking a little later in this...

This chicken recipe is really cherry

June marks the start of cherry season in Ontario. The little fruit is tasty all on its own – grab a handful and enjoy...

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Record rainfall in the region

Unusual winter weather walloped local areas as well as Waterloo Region this past weekend, with record levels of...

Woolwich looks to add green projects as part of climate action plan

Planting trees remains Woolwich’s priority in rolling out a 0.5 per cent greening levy on property taxes again...

Regional downloading adds new cost to township fire dept. budget

Regional downloading is expected to add $100,000 a year to the cost of operating the Woolwich Fire Department...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

One-day strike to close region’s Catholic schools on Tuesday

Catholic schools across the region will be closed Tuesday as the union representing their teachers looks to get...

Talk of affordable housing is just that while growth continues

Woolwich councillors aren’t wrong when they say there’s a lack of housing options, particularly affordable ones, in the...

Downed planes are collateral damage

One of the main causes of death for airline passengers in recent decades is being shot down by...

The View From Here: January 16, 2020

The region and the townships may have a different take on what's fair when it comes...