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Mike’s Column

Mike’s Rant: Anyone ready to get a little dirty?

Yes, I am a procrastinator, but I left this space for last this week on purpose. Really, I had to, if not wanted to, as virtually everyone in the door and person I spoke to on the phone said, “Hey, were you at the hospital meeti ...

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Thanks for all the support

Before I go any further, I have to give my hard-working staff a big thank you. Big week for us this week. With out little staff of four FT equivalents we put out 86 pages of fun this week. That’s the 32-page Lincoln Progress edi ...

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WLMH proposal worthy of time

I went into more detail last week, but just want to note next Thursday’s important meeting at the Grimsby Activity Centre (formerly Grimsby Seniors Centre). Hamilton Health Sciences’ team will unveil what they proposed future ...

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Seriously? Grimsby Grudge Match?

You’ve heard of the Punch up at Piestany? Well, we now have the Grimsby Grudge Match. Now this is not on the same scale as our Junior boys kicking some Ruskie butt at the World Juniors in 1987, but it was every bit as shocking f ...

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Mike’s rant: New info, new review makes sense

The danger about blathering on about Grimsby biodigester project is the whole thing will simply become background noise and nobody will care or pay attention. There is fine line between providing important, new researched ...

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Mike’s Rant — Door of communication just closed

I suck at drawing. And it’s too bad. If there are any aspiring editorial cartoonists out there, call me…seriously. So picture this: a black and white cartoon parked where the smiling Leafs tickets winner is. Picture the Wh ...

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Mike’s Rant: Clearly something was wrong

It seems as though Town of Grimsby officials will move relatively swiftly in dealing with a bizarre policy implemented seemingly overnight last week. With no notice to users, the Lake Street dog park was padlocked in the evening l ...

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Mike’s Rant: Surfing the red wave across Canada

The political door will not be hitting Mr. Harper as he exits to make room for Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau. Last week everyone was asking, “What do you think will happen?” This week, it’s, “Did you see that coming? ...

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Sale of Fifth Wheel just evolution

It really should not come as a shock to anyone that Fifth Wheel Truck Stop has been sold and is expected to be developed as residential. An expansive piece of lakefront real estate in a stretch that is red hot and knee deep in all ...

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Get out to those arena meetings

Never can it be said we were never happy to see a full page taken by someone in Niagara This Week after the Township of West Lincoln has finally attempted to communicate with its taxpayers regarding public meetings= regarding the ...

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