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Welland Armed Person Incident Ends in Grimsby

Yesterday, Niagara Regional Police (NRP) officers from district 3 (Welland) arrested to male suspects in Grimsby in connection to a domestic violence investigation in the City of Welland. On April 14 2021 at approximately 6:20 p.m ...

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Saturday Bottle Drive events cancelled

Two West Niagara bottle drives have been following the Province’s new COVID lockdown restrictions. Both the Beamsville Knights of Columbus (KofC) bottle drive and the Grimsby Lions bottle drive, which were set to happen Satu ...

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CAO moves create a “Now-toxic environment” – Former Mayor Bob Bentley

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The fallout and reaction from another four staff members being dismissed from the Town of Grimsby last week was magnified by a disturbing pattern which goes back to early 2020, says Grimsby’s former m ...

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Town hall purge devastates Grimsby staff

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow “If you work for the Town of Grimsby, no matter who you are, your job is not safe. You could be the Pope and in charge of a daily prayer and you could be gone tomorrow.” That comment came last week from a Tow ...

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FORT featured on March 7 reno show

CTV’s new show Holmes Family Effect featuring FORT will finally air this Sunday, March 7. Popular TV personality MIke Holmes, his daughter Sherry and son Michael, were all in Smithville last summer to tape the episode. COVID-19 caused a s ...

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NRP warns of gift card scam

The Niagara Regional Police Service has warned members of the public about frauds involving the purchasing of gift cards. The scam works by the victims receiving emails or texts from scammers pretending to be someone they know and ...

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Niagara’s Community Coordination Task Force for Covid-19 Vaccination comes together for first meeting

Niagara’s new Community Coordination Task Force for COVID-19 Vaccination held its first virtual meeting on Jan. 28, setting the stage for an collaborative effort to input into the extended rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in Niagara ...

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COVID-19 outbreak at WLMH

In consultation with Niagara Public Health Services, an outbreak has been declared on C Ward of WLMH after two patients and two staff have tested positive. The two patients have been transferred to COVID-19 units at the Hamilton General Hos ...

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Ontario students won’t be going back to class as planned

  UPDATED – The provincial government has altered its post-holiday plans and students will not be returning to classes as planned on Jan. 11. Online teacher-led learning will be extended to Jan. 25. Premier Doug Ford said the dec ...

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NRP investigating Grimsby robbery

This morning ( Wednesday, Jan. 6) at approximately 9:15 a.m., 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers responded to a robbery call at The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy in the Village Inn Plaza. Initial investigation revealed two male suspects had e ...

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Main Street East document refutes delegate claims

This document, submitted by Adam Mottershead to Grimsby Council, puts in context and largely rejects virtually all claims made Monday in written submissions to council. Adam Motterhead’s Delegation Responses ...

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NRPS investigating shooting in Beamsville

In the early morning hours today (Sunday, Nov. 1), just after midnight, 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) were called to the area of Fracchioni Drive and Cachet Court in Beamsvil ...

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Niagara 2021 Canadian Summer Games postponed due to COVID-19

The Canada Games Council (CGC) and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society, have announced their decision to postpone next year’s Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games after consulting with the Niagara Region, the Province of Ontario and ...

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NRP investigating stabbing Lincoln

  Saturday, Aug. 8, at about 11:30 p.m., 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers attended the Bled Hall, in the Town of Lincoln, in regards to a reported stabbing. Officers attended the area of South Service Road and Sann Road, ...

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West Lincoln re-opens community centre walking track

For the health and well-being of residents, customers, and staff, the West Lincoln Community Centre is expected to re-open for community use starting Aug. 10 and will be implementing a phased approach for facility hours, amenities ...

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Niagara Regional Council adopts mandatory mask by-law to combat spread of COVID-19

Last night, July 23, as part of their efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, Niagara Regional Council approved a by-law making it mandatory to wear a face covering or non-medical mask in enclosed public places.     The by-law comes into ...

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UPDATED: Grimsby councillor roasted by Integrity Commish

Coun. Kevin Ritchie recommended for censure for “premeditated action…designed to malign and insult” By Mike Williscraft NewsNow ***** UPDATED: August 6, 2020 (Editor’s Note: Due to repeated and ongoing requests, this story h ...

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Niagara gets Stage 3 green light for this Friday

Niagara Region is among the seven regions which the Ontario government will allow to enter Stage 3 of COVID-19 recovery this Friday, July 26. This decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and is based on p ...

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Niagara Health recognizes being COVID-free for first time since March

The team at Niagara Health is recognizing an important milestone – as of Wednesday morning, there are no hospitalized patients being treated for COVID-19. The final two cases of COVID-19 were declared resolved earlier today. This marks th ...

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Lincoln’s Outdoor Pools Open July 11

The Allan F. Gretsinger Pool (Beamsville) and Jordan Lions Pool (Jordan) will open July 11 for the summer season. Capacity at both of Lincoln’s outdoor pools will be reduced to help ensure physical distancing guidelines are maintained in ...

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