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Basil best for busting mental blahs

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Basil isn’t just for seasoning, it has stress-beating properties that are perfect for aiding mental wellness this Mental Health Awareness Month. GBF has been handing out the helpful herb as part of the organizatio ...

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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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Rockway Vineyards set to host Niagara’s first senior tour final

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow What started out as chatter over a beverage or two in the summer of 2020 has now blossomed into Niagara Region’s first seniors golf tour. “Our tour will be called The Niagara Senior Men’s Golf Tou ...

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Good Friday fish & chips at the Beamsville Legion

Celebrate Good Friday this year and support the activities at the Beamsville Legion when they host their fish & chips dinner. event. Tomorrow, April 2, from 4-6:30 p.m. you can enjoy a meal of authentic beer-battered fish and chips with ...

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An advertisment for the Beamsville Legion's upcoming Good Friday Fiah & Chips dinner.

Grimsby Srs Choir back in the swing

After a year-long hiatus, the Grimsby Seniors Choir is back and looking for Grimsby residents of all ages who want to let their voices be heard as part of a new project. ‘Grimsby Sings’ is a new virtual project that looks to g ...

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Toonies for Toys 2020 “very successful” despite Covid, says WL Chamber exec

By Tristan Marks NewsNow This year’s Toonies for Toys campaign was a great success, despite the cancellation of the Smithville Santa Claus Parade. Businesses and community organizations raised more than $5,000 from late Nov. to ...

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Firefighters get massive food drive contributions

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The volunteers from the Grimsby Firefighters Association knew it was going to be a good day when they already doubled their best donation year before Saturday night’s main event – the reverse Sa ...

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WL Fire drive-thru food drive this Saturday

The West Lincoln Firefighters Association is holding a ‘Fill-a-Truck’ food drive this Saturday at the Leisureplex from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Firefighters will be on hand to accept donations for West Lincoln Community Care. Firefighte ...

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Santa to arrive in Grimsby right on time Saturday

The road leading to the man in red will start at Peach King Arena this Saturday as Grimsby’s Santa Claus Parade takes a 2020 twist. With a theme of “Holiday of Hope”, this year’s event will include 10 different display are ...

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Lincoln drive thru tree lighting ceremony Nov. 28

The Town of Lincoln, with sponsorship from Tim Hortons, hopes to brighten up this Christmas season with a Drive Thru Tree Lighting event at the Fleming Centre this Saturday. The event takes place from 6 – 8 p.m. and allows t ...

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Food drive tradition continues

A lot of events have been shelved for 2020 but Grimsby’s Santa Claus Parade and firefighers food drive won’t be on that list. Saturday, Dec. 5, the traditional day for these activities will again see them take place in town &# ...

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Busy, safe time in downtown Grimsby

The tradition of Grimsby’s Santa Claus Parade will continue this year – albeit in a very different format. A “reverse” parade entitled “Holiday of Hope” is set for the traditional day, Dec. 5, the first Saturday in ...

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Santa Claus committee to light up WL with contest in lieu of parade

By Tristan Marks NewsNow West Lincoln residents will get a chance to show off their famous Christmas cheer after all. Although the Township’s annual Santa Claus Parade was cancelled months ago out of caution for Covid, the Parad ...

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Grimsby readies for ‘reverse’ Santa parade

One way or the other, Santa Claus will be finding downtown Grimsby on Saturday, Dec. 5 – the traditional first Saturday of the month in which the parade in his honour is held. This year’s event will be a ‘reverse’ para ...

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Grimsby DIA hosts pair of events

With businesses in all corners of the globe facing serious challenges due to impacts of COVID-19, Grimsby DIA is doubling up – and adding a twist – to try draw Niagara West shoppers. DIA’s annual Ladies Shopping Nigh ...

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Grimsby DIA Ladies Shopping Night event returns Nov. 26

Despite the uncertainty of 2020, one thing is certain: the annual Grimsby DIA Ladies Shopping Night.‎ The DIA event is set to kick things off on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 26, 6 p.m. to close. Many merchants will be offering ...

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Salverda’s anniversary supports Community Care

Since Nov. 1, 1974 the smell of fresh baked goods emanating from Beamsville Bakery’s ovens has filled downtown Beamsville. This Saturday, marking the occasion, owner Klaas Salverda, his son Ben, and Ben’s son Nathan will continue the tr ...

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1K walk a profile in Grimsby three-year-old’s courage

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow “I remember saying to Dave, both of us in tears, Cooper still heavy in my arms… this is going to change our entire lives. I meant for the worse. But almost two years later and we’re starting to re ...

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DIA promo in home stretch

If you were hoping to win a $500 shopping spree in downtown Grimsby, you have one more week to take your shot. Grimsby Downtown Improvement Area‘s (DIA) seven-week shopping spree promotion wraps up this week. “Anyone spending ...

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‘Secret Lives of Collections’ opens at Gr. Museum Oct. 6

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery (GPAG) and Grimsby Museum are teaming up for a new exhibit that tells the ‘hidden’ tales of Grimsby. The organizations are running a joint exhibition called ‘The Secret Lives of Collections’, made up o ...

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