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Start warming up your voice, as Wellesley Idol set to begin again

It’s that time of year again: youth living in, or attending school in Wellesley, Woolwich and surrounding townships are invited to take a stab...

Some 450 animals perish in fire

It was all hands on deck when all three Wellesley fire stations, Waterloo Regional Police and a Woolwich Fire Department tanker were called to...

Ontario announces joint $30-billion infrastructure program

The region’s townships have a shot at new infrastructure funding under a joint municipal-provincial-federal program announced this week. Road and bridge projects in rural...

Jacks in the driver’s seat in playoff series against Braves

The Applejacks took a 3-1 lead in their second-round PJHL playoff series with a 4-2 win Tuesday night in Wellesley over the Tavistock Braves. The...

Grant enables local agencies to step up youth services in the four townships

Identifying a gap between a growing youth population in the region’s townships and the services available to them, local agencies will be turning a...

Wellesley township expands community improvement grants to Linwood core

Wellesley is expanding its community improvement grant program to a third community in the township. Wellesley councillors recently gave the go ahead for the township’s...

Observer 2018: Year In Review

JANUARY Cold weather, holiday schedules wreak havoc with garbage collection Extremely cold weather to start the year wreaked havoc on waste collection in the townships, leaving...

Wellesley considers second units as a way to boost affordable housing

Affordable housing, namely the lack of it in the township, was perhaps one of the biggest concerns to emerge from this year’s municipal election...
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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...

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...