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Saturday, January 25, 2020

EDSS Sports

EDSS student wins U.S. baseball scholarship

It’s January and nowhere near Florida, but St. Jacobs’ Blake Jacklin is in a baseball frame of mind. That’s not a passing fancy,...

Junior girls’ capture EDSS’ first WCSSAA basketball title

In a season that already saw the team rack up win after win, the EDSS junior girls’ basketball team reached new heights Tuesday...

EDSS Lancers Football

The EDSS Lancers senior football team took on the WCI Vikings, but fell short 17-1 during a Tuesday evening game in Cambridge....

Season comes to an end for EDSS slo-pitch

The EDSS Lancers struck out at the Waterloo County Secondary School Athletics Association (WCSSAA) slo-pitch playoffs this week, bringing to an end Elmira’s hopes...

EDSS track & field athletes learn a few things during first trip to provincials

It’s a long way to the top in the world of track and field, and yet no less crowded as the trek to get...

EDSS contingent whittled down to three at OFSAA

From well over a dozen runners, jumpers and throwers to come out of Elmira District Secondary School this year, just three remain active. Abbygail...

Applejacks have much to celebrate at awards ceremony

The Applejacks had much to celebrate at its end-of-year awards banquet last week, as the Wellesley Junior C team looked to close the chapter...

EDSS athletes head to OFSAA West track & field

Coming straight off the ski slopes from training camps in Europe to the recent U16 Eastern Finals at Calabogie Resort, Team Ontario skier Abbygail...

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Taking the plunge on condos

Necessity may be the mother of invention, but it’s also a prime reason Woolwich councillors this week approved...

Woolwich whittles down tax hike somewhat to 3.9%

Woolwich taxpayers are looking at a 3.9 per cent tax hike as councillors last week made a few...

Catholic teachers join public board on the picket lines

Local Catholic elementary and high school teachers hit the picket lines Tuesday, marching up and down Arthur Street...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Some Maryhill residents among those still dealing with impact of Jan. 11 record downpour

The rain may have let up, replaced by snow, but the large downpour earlier this month continues to...

Water and sewer rates to rise again this year, as Woolwich approves budget

Flush with cash or otherwise, you’ll be paying more again this year for turning on the taps and...

Labour unrest shows spending at odds with the public good

In a week where transit workers are on strike and teachers walked the picket lines in the region,...

The View From Here: January 23, 2020

With the GRT buses parked due to the strike, there's little in the way of feeding...