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COVID-19 impact envelopes Niagara West

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Buckle up Niagara West, you are in for a bumpy ride. Municipalities have hunkered down closing facilities and cancelling all programming. Community groups have followed suit as pretty much every event & ...

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Heart attack claims former Grimsby mayor Nick Andreychuk

It is a rare quality in anyone to be unassuming, yet be able to command a room. Nick Andreychuk had that quality. Andreychuk died Monday, March 9, after suffering a major heart attack. He was 75. In a political career which started in 1973 ...

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Hot debate gets Grimsby budget reduced

Personality clashes, irate residents and some compromise at lengthy meeting By Mike Williscraft NewsNow In a rollercoaster of a budget debate, Grimsby council whittled its 2020 budget increase to 13.4 per cent on the Town portion ...

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Smithville Santa Claus Parade needs “elves” for committee

Santa needs a few more helpers for the Smithville parade in his honour. After the 2019 edition of the intensely popular event was complete, the organizing committee served notice to the municpality that was it was retiring en masse. There w ...

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West Lincoln: Fire reserve sparks debate

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Printers ran dry with motion after motion as West Lincoln council debated the 2020 capital and administrative budget at its Monday meeting, Feb. 24. After some raised voices and admitted confusion, council passed an ...

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Grimsby considers historic tax increase

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Grimsby council has recommended an historic budget – complete with a 16.7 per cent increase on the local portion of residents’ tax bills – last week which included many firsts. Included among the fi ...

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NRP detectives look to identify female following Monday collision

Detectives with the Collision Reconstruction Unit are attempting to identify a female following a collision in Grimsby on Monday night. Feb. 3, at approximately 10 pm, a female pedestrian was struck by a southbound car on Mountain Rd at Elm ...

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Grimsby grandfather hits the jackpot

Grimsby resident Douglas Smithson is set for life- $25,000 a year for life to be exact. Smithson matched all five main numbers to win a second prize of $25,000 a year for life with the OLG’s Daily Grand draw on the Jan. 13. The prize ...

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Male shot following altercation in Grimsby

At approximately 12:10 a.m. this morning (Thursday Jan. 9), 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers were called to the area of Dunrobin Lane and Winston Road following the reports of a male shot. Investigation has revealed that a male was inv ...

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Trio files defence in biodigester suit UPDATE

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The Town of Grimsby et al filed its reply to the defence submitted to the courts in the $18 million civil action regarding the Sobie Road biodigester project. In the suit filed in July in Ontario Superi ...

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