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Sunday, November 17, 2019

Business Ventures

Back-to-back accolades for Wellesley company

A Wellesley company is now a two-time winner of a business excellence award. T&T Power Group is one of this...

Entrepreneurship 101

High school students that are interested in creating solutions to local issues in their community now have an outlet to source their ideas through...

Things go to waste, but proper disposal is key

Area farmers who find themselves with potentially hazardous waste – the likes of unused pesticides and expired livestock medications – have a chance later...

A boost for female-led businesses

Women-led businesses in the area – start-ups and those looking to grow – got a boost last month in the form of some $1.4...

For now, the song remains the same

A season of change, notably in the colour of the leaves, autumn is certainly living up to its reputation at a St. Jacobs-area bakery,...

Agri-food businesses get financial boost from feds, province

Ten farm and agri-food businesses in the area are getting a collective $232,000 boost courtesy of the federal and provincial governments. Among the funding recipients...

Changing the financial equation

Changes proposed for Ontario’s Blue Box program could see municipalities get out of the recycling business, or paying for it, at any rate. A report...

When is too much monitoring?

In the age of helicopter parenting and invasive monitoring technology, is there such a thing as information overload for today’s parents? Apparently so, says a...

JUST POSTED

Hoffer, Donald (Donnie) Lavern

Passed away peacefully at his home in Elmira on Tuesday, November...

Coultes, Kenneth B.

Passed away suddenly at Grand River Hospital, Kitchener, on Monday, November...

Winfield, George Robert

Peacefully passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Freeport Campus...

Delve deep into Observer archives.

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

Maryhill Halloween

This year was the first time that the Maryhill Historical Society was giving out treats at...

A Visible Reminder

Remembrance Day ceremonies were held Nov. 10 at the Elmira cenotaph following a...

Winter weather hits the roads

Two people were sent to the hospital following a three-vehicle collision near 7142...

Snow-clearing crews put to an early test in the townships

Monday brought more than just Remembrance Day, as snow-clearing crews in Woolwich and Wellesley townships were pressed...