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Comedy series launches to rave reviews

“It really could not have gone any better.” That was the view of Grimsby Downtown Improvement Area board president and organizer of Comedy Night in Grimsby, Mike Williscraft, after the five-night series kicked off in Coronatio ...

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Smithville Legion reopens with major facelift

By Tristan Marks NewsNow As of last July 16, the Smithville Branch 393 Legion is open, and now it’s bigger and better than ever before. Thanks to the Province moving to stage 3 of COVID re-opening, the Legion is now able to serve patrons ...

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Grimsby woman looks to U.S. doctors to get her life back

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Kayleigh Duggan wants her life back. Up until November of last year, that life was fulfilling – the 20-year-old Grimsby woman worked, hung out with friends, took online classes at Portland Bible College and ev ...

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Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre opens its doors

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The wait is finally over as the new Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre is now open. As of July 24, Lincoln History lovers can come explore the exhibits on display in the new space while also revisiting old favouri ...

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UPDATE #2: Fatal “fail to remain” Lincoln accident under investigation

Continued investigation by detectives with the Niagara Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit as well as 8 District (Grimsby) detectives into a fatal Sunday morning collision on Lincoln’s North Service Road ha ...

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Province commits to new high school theatre build

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After being touted as a feature of the new Niagara West Secondary School going back to the ARC (Accommodations Review Committee) process, inclusion of a theatre component was finally made official last Thursday. ...

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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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Grimsby council pulls plug at 11th hour

After five hours of committee of the whole discussions, Grimsby council cancelled it full council meeting. The move came while debating approval of a motion to extend hours beyond the 11 p.m. curfew in procedural bylaws. Coun. Dave Sharpe w ...

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Wednesdays to be Comedy Night In Grimsby

Coronation Park Grimsby will be the scene of Comedy Night in Grimsby’s rookie performance next Wednesday, July 28, starting at 7 p.m. The inaugural event is being staged by Grimsby’s Downtown Improvement Area Board as one of its initiat ...

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Province antes $16 million for Peach King expansion

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It may have come as a surprise to many, but last Thursday’s announcement of a $16 million grant for the expansion of Grimsby’s Peach King Centre was the result of many months of planning and effort. The total ...

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Ontario moves to Step 3 re-opening next Friday, July 16

Based on the province-wide vaccination rate and continuing improvements in key public health and health system indicators, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, Ontario will move into Step Three of its Roadmap ...

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Electrified creations go against the grain

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Colourful teal, blue and even red rivers flow like gems across a landscape dominated by dark lighting strikes. These aren’t abstract paintings or one-in-a-million photos. They are unique charcuterie boards, coaste ...

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One Team. One Dream. Magazine in this week’s edition

Residents across Niagara West will find a copy of One Team. One Dream. Magazine with this week’s NewsNow. The 64-Page glossy magazine represents about eight month of coordination and effort, timed to support the “Take It To The Finish ...

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BBBS searches for 30 in 30

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) is an organization all about transforming lives. Its mentorship programs help shape young boys and girls to flourish and thrive by matching them with adult volunteers who ac ...

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Former DSBN employees charged with defrauding $2.1 million

  Three people have been charged with various offences after the Niagara Regional Police Service Central Fraud Unit has concluded an 8-month long investigation into financial activities at the District School Board of Niagara ...

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Ontario to go Stage 2 re-opening next Wednedsay, June 30

Based on the province-wide vaccination rate and continuing improvements in key public health and health system indicators, Ontario will move into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen plan effective 12:01 a.m. next Wednesday, June 30. ...

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Region lifts Section 22 limitation, non-household dining now allowed

​With local COVID-19 case numbers and reproductive rate meeting designated thresholds, the restriction on dining with household members only as part of Section 22 orders in Niagara, is being lifted for parties dining outdoors as ...

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Grimsby Sings! shows off talent young and old

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The show must go on! Last Friday, the Grimsby Seniors Choir – with the help from more than 70 other members of the community – released its first virtual production, a choral rendition of the jazz hit ...

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Smithville Christian High student wins scholarship

A Smithville Christian High School (SCCH) graduate has received an $80,000 Schulich Leader Scholarship to study computing at Queen’s University. Nathan Gerryts, a member of SCCH’s graduating class of 2021 was nominated by the school’s ...

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