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Friday, January 17, 2020

EDSS Sports

EDSS track athletes head to OFSSA finals this weekend

The area was well represented at the OFSSA West regionals last week as several EDSS students headed south to compete at the University of...

Triple testing their mettle

The classic Tinman Triathlon was held this Tuesday in Elmira, bringing in hundreds of students from 18 different schools to participate in the longstanding...

EDSS athletes medal in slate of WCSSA events

It was a mad dash to the finish line for the EDSS track and field members as the team headed to the WCSSA competitions...

Elmira volleyball player accepts scholarship to U.S. college

It takes a heavy toll on any young athlete to excel at a sport. The hours spent training and toiling, the outings with friends...

EDSS puts up solid numbers at annual “Track Wars” event

The EDSS track and field team headed to Jacob Hespeler Secondary School in Cambridge last week for the annual Track Wars event. Competing against...

Former EDSS track star named All-American athlete at U of H

An Elmira District Secondary School alum has become the first multi-sport athlete in the history of the University of Houston’s track and field program...

High school curlers head off to face CWOSSA competition

Local teens have rocked their way straight to the CWOSSA curling championships this week. After an extremely successful season in both girls’ and boys’ competitions,...

Sr. girls team tied for first place

“The more they play, the better they get,” said Brian Carter, coach of the senior girls’ basketball team at Elmira District Secondary School. And that...

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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...