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Good comes from nasty Smithville incident

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Charges will be laid against two youths after a Smithville boy was swarmed, knocked to the ground and punched resulting in a fractured nose and cheek bone last  Tuesday, Aug. 3. The ordeal started with ...

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Detectives seek to identify man in West Lincoln

Grimsby detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) are investigating two incidents in West Lincoln. The investigation has recently determined that on July 10 at approximately 10:30 p.m., a female in her teens was walking home ...

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Police nab suspect from Sunday stabbing in Jordan

Police have arrested the lone suspect in a stabbing at Big Valley Camp Ground early Sunday morning, June 27. Just after 5 a.m., 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers attended the campground, located 2211 King St., responding to an ...

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Grimsby approves 2-year joint fire services pilot

Grimsby council approved the same joint fire services pilot merger on Monday as Lincoln approved last week to combine both fire departments. The project is a two-year pilot geared to preserving the volunteer firefighter system. ...

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Lincoln approves shared fire service with Grimsby

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A shared fire protection service between Grimsby and Lincoln took its first formal step Monday with Lincoln approving a report recommending a pilot program be implemented. The report was approved unanimously by L ...

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Town of Lincoln

Suspected Gateway shooter nabbed, faces multiple charges

For months, car dealers across form Grimsby Gateway were not sure what state they would find their properties when they arrived each morning since someone had been shooting at several properties. Niagara Regional Police, respondin ...

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NRPS Grimsby Officers Looking to Identify Suspicious Man and Truck

The 8 District – Grimsby office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) has received several complaints involving a suspicious male and his pickup truck. Since April of 2021 officers have be attempting to identify the male who is dr ...

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Detectives investigating West Lincoln fatality

A single-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on Concession Road 5 near Caistor Centre Road has resulted in the death of a 23-year-old man. On Monday, May 31, at about 2:50 p.m., 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers, emergency medic ...

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WLMH ORs shutdown to max COVID capacities

The pressure within Ontario and on our hospital due to COVID-19 is escalating rapidly and Hamilton Health Sciences is feeling it across its system – including West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. “HHS continues to create capacity for cri ...

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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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