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Retirement prompts sale of St. Clements farm

Nauman’s Farm near St. Clements has been synonymous with pumpkins for two decades. Now, while the Nauman family retires from the business,...

Elmira Golf Club reopens over weekend as province lifts some restrictions

It seems like most of the world has been sitting indoors forever, waiting for the chance to see some semblance of normalcy...

More businesses can reopen as province eases restrictions

Some retail businesses with a street entrance were able to reopen last week, subject to guidelines to ensure the continued safety of...

Restaurant donating money from every meal to mask-making efforts

Takeout and delivery are currently the main ways people are continuing to get their favourite meals and support local restaurants during the...

Jobs available for those looking despite pandemic

Much of the world is mired in a recession not seen since the Great Depression. Canada is no exception, with jobless numbers...

Elmira Bowl closes its doors for good

Already closed due to the pandemic and its owners looking for new opportunies, a longstanding business has wound down.

Giving businesses a hand during troubling times

Businesses large and small are struggling to get by during the COVID-19 lockdown. Government mandates on social distancing, along with the likes...

Conestoga Meat Packers institutes new coronavirus measures

In operation as of Monday after a week’s hiatus, the Conestoga Meat Packers plant in Breslau is working its way back to...

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Martin, Hannah

Passed away peacefully at her residence in Carthage on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, at the age of...

Number of coronavirus cases stabilizes in Waterloo Region

The spread of the novel coronavirus continues to slow in the region, with the number of cases...

COVID-19 cases trending down in region

The spread of COVID-19 has slowed in Waterloo Region, with the daily number of new cases at...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Neighbours see bigger as better when it comes to free “library”

At the corner of High and Charles streets in Elmira, three neighbours have come together to launch...

Province announces cancellation of the rest of the school year

Home since mid-March, students will not be returning to school this spring. The province this week announced...

Region coronavirus cases top 1,000, fatalities reach 112

The increase in testing and wider processing of results has contributed to a higher number of confirmed...

Looking for love in the time of COVID-19

Everyone wants to have that Hallmark movie ending and find the person with whom they are meant...