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Local hockey player gets signed by American college

He has loved hockey since he was a young boy and always dreamt of playing professionally. Now Keanan Stewart is taking the next...

Widespread cancellations put an end to playoff runs of Sugar Kings, Applejacks

In the wake of major sports leagues suspending their seasons, fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have now reached local hockey teams.

EDSS boys win CWOSSA hockey title

The EDSS boys’ hockey team is heading back to the provincials, having emerged victorious this week at the regional level.

Jacks drop new series opener against Tavistock

It wasn’t the start the Wellesley Applejacks wanted to their third-round series against the Tavistock Braves, but it’s early yet.

Pair of artistic swimmers take part in the Ontario Winter Games

Joy Szabo and Audrey Hodgson both placed in the Ontario Winter Games for artistic swimming on March 1. Wellesley...

Kings advance after sweeping Brantford in four straight

The Elmira Sugar Kings advanced to the second round of the GOJHL playoffs, having swept the Brantford Bandits in four games. A 6-1...

Jacks up 3-2 in second round series against Ayr

The Wellesley Applejacks are in tight battle against the Ayr Centennials in the second round of the Provincial Junior Hockey League playoffs.

EDSS students join Canada-wide sock donation event

Their team scored, and so did many who are struggling with homelessness. Students from the Elmira District Secondary School (EDSS) took...

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Number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the region

There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 in Waterloo Region, the Public Health department reported this morning...

Shantz, William Bruce “Bill”

William Bruce "Bill" Shantz Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

April Fools prank hits school board social media

Normally the first day of April is devoted to good humoured pranks on friends and family. But,...

Floto, Kim Laverne

Kim Laverne Floto Passed away peacefully with family by his side on Wednesday,...

Region records second death due to COVID-19

A man in his 50s is Waterloo Region’s second coronavirus-related death, with Public Health officials announcing yesterday...

Rody, Kathryn Marie (nee Kelly)

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Grand River Hospital,...