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Monday, December 9, 2019

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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...

Keeping things local and fresh really pays off

It’s busy, busy, busy in the shop these days. While preparing for the Mayor’s Breakfast, I thought how lucky we are to have so...

Forget the bread, it’s beer and circuses that work for Ford

Following last year’s election, Doug Ford moved quickly on one of his major talking points: his buck-a-beer pledge. Two months after taking office, his...

Going green and local in topping your pizza

With local asparagus, simply steaming it and enjoying the unadulterated taste of its freshness is often enough. That said, there are a variety of options...

Keeping it fresh and simple from the garden

The sun was shining and it finally felt like spring the other day. Strangely, I giggle every time I walk past our little vegetable garden....

Some cake to go with mom’s coffee

This year Mother’s Day is a little sweeter, as we celebrate with our little Adelynn, and my mother is home from the mountains. Our...

Asparagus makes a fine pairing with grilled salmon

It’s asparagus season, so a fine time to enjoy the sweet hint of honey and fresh thyme in this easy salmon grill that takes...

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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...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

A-carolling we go, as covered bridge hosts annual sing-along on Monday night

Recently repaired and opened to traffic, the West Montrose covered bridge will be pedestrian’s only for a...

Province rolls out new dental program for low-income seniors

As part of a plan to keep seniors healthy and end hallway healthcare, the Ontario government is...

Police out in force with RIDE programs through the holidays

With the holidays just weeks away, police have their festive RIDE program in full swing. Police services...

Proposed residential development raises questions for Wellesley neighbourhood

Residents of a Wellesley neighbourhood aren’t happy about a proposed medium-density development, bringing that message to township councillors...