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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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Three kids jump into an outdoor pool.

Oakville man drowns at Balls Falls

A 19-year-old Oakville man drowned at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area in Vineland Tuesday afternoon. At about 2:20 p.m., 8 District (Grimsby) Officers, Grimsby Fire, and Emergency Medical Services attended the Balls Falls Conservation ...

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Lincoln opens Beach & Splash Pads

Town of Lincoln splash pads and the beach at Charles Daley park will open for the season today (June 19) as part of Ontario’s Phase 2 of COVID-19’s re-opening. Physical distancing and all other public health measures m ...

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Lincoln man dead in single-vehicle accident

A 20-year-old Lincoln man was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle accident in the early morning hours today. At approximately 1 a.m., emergency personal responded to the area of North Service Road near Sann Road in Lincoln, for ...

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Niagara Region issues heat alert

Things are really heating up outside today. The Niagara Region issued a heat alert on Wednesday, June 10. Both Lincoln and Grimsby have temporarily reopened certain municipal facilities for use as cooling centres. The Fleming Cent ...

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One dead after single-vehicle West Lincoln accident

About 1:30 a.m. this morning, June 3, emergency personal responded to the area of Sixteen Road near Shaw Road in West Lincoln for a report of a single-vehicle  roll-over. Initial investigation revealed that a male driver along with two mal ...

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Niagara West municipalities allow limited use of parks

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Residents of Niagara West are finally able to enjoy their municipal parks again- with some restrictions. As of last Tuesday, May 19, the following activities are now permissable in parks and outdoor sports ...

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Grimsby open – and ready – for business

What started out as a simple goodwill gesture blossomed into a very positive business promotion last week as protective face shields were distributed to downtown businesses. The shields were manufactured by Wood Workers United – a gro ...

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A woman smiles towards a video camera, her face proected with a transparent face shield.

Grimsby Proud!

Grimsby Mayor Jeff Jordan and Grimsby DIA president Mike Williscraft made deliveries of initial face shields to downtown businesses last Thursday. The response was immediate and appreciative as one can tell from this video provide ...

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Health and safety Top Priority as Schools Remain Closed

The Ontario government has announced that all schools will remain schools closed for the rest of this school year. This decision was made after consulting with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, health experts on the COVID-19 Co ...

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West Niagara Fair 2020 cancelled

Due to COVID-19 uncertainty, this Fall’s West Niagara Fair has been cancelled. “With heavy hearts, the West Niagara Agricultural Society announces today that due to the Covid-19 pandemic situation, we have cancelled the annual W ...

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COVID-19 sets back WLMH’s rebuild timeline

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While a glimmer of light may have appeared at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel, West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s rebuild light is a little less bright, says Ontario Minister of Health Christine Elliott. ...

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Health experts say COVID-19 outbreak may have peaked in Ontario: Premier Ford

In a press conference this afternoon, Premier Doug Ford released updated COVID-19 modelling, which shows that the enhanced public health measures, including staying home and physically distancing from each other, are working to contain the ...

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Niagara’s municipalities declare State of Emergency in response to COVID-19

Today (Friday) in anticipation of a surge of COVID-19 activity in Niagara in the coming weeks, Niagara Region and Niagara’s 12 local area municipalities have jointly declared a State of Emergency. Declaring an emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) ...

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Allison, Oosterhoff to host online roundtable Friday

Niagara West MP Dean Allison and Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff will team-up for a virtual roundtable covering government resources for businesses impacted by COVID-19 tomorrow, Friday April 3 at 10 a.m. Allison and Oosterhoff wi ...

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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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