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Monday, November 18, 2019

Business Ventures

Brewing up something special in Elmira

For Elmira’s Roger Lichti, beer is more than just a refreshing beverage: it’s the catalyst for socializing with people. That was the case when he’d...

Investments have consequences

Investment dollars can beget more than financial returns: there’s a societal benefit to be had if enough people put their money where their values...

Pork a pawn in battle with China

Canadian producers are hoping for a swift resolution to the country’s latest trade dispute with China after a ban was imposed on all pork...

Feds provide training funds for new recruits

Apprenticeship and training programs run by the Breslau-based local of the electrical workers’ union got a $5.5-million boost last week courtesy of the federal...

Elmira BIA closer to a community improvement plan

The Elmira Business Improvement Area (BIA) is putting the finishing touches on a new plan that aims to spruce up the downtown area. Its...

“The Soviets called. They want their retail store back”

In the market for a two-four? Chances are your first and only stop would be at any of the 450 privately-run Beer Store locations...

Elmira salon gets makeover

A cozy salon in Elmira had its grand opening earlier in the month, rebranding as the Rustic Roots Hair Studio. Formerly known as Destiny’s Hair...

Boosting broadband access

A non-profit group looking to enhance open-access, high-speed internet services to underserviced municipalities has chosen three counties for its latest round of fibre optic...

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...