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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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FORT prepares to re-open doors July 6

Grimsby’s Foundation of Resources for Teens (FORT) will soon be ready to open its doors to local youth once more. The youth-support organization will reopen for physical programming on July 6, but things will operate a little differently ...

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Public Health continues to enhance data reporting on COVID-19 website with new monitoring indicators

As Niagara carefully proceeds through Stage 2 of the Province’s reopening framework, Public Health is carefully monitoring for signs of COVID-19 resurging. Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is making available the metric ...

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Friday events raise social consciousness

Friday’s Black Lives Matter Rally brought young and old together at Grimsby’s Centennial Park. The rally marked the second “social conscience” event of the day with West Lincoln raising the Pride flag at is town hall for the first t ...

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Two girls look on as a man speaks into a microphone.

NewsNow document request should proceed: MMAH

Joanne McDonald NewsNow The clock is ticking on NewsNow’s Freedom of Information Act (FOI) request, according to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. The request was submitted to town hall on Friday, June 12, seeking a copy of t ...

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Grimsby hires new planning director

(Editor’s Note: this story has been edited from the print version which incorrectly identified a former Town staff member. Sorry for any confusion). Antonietta Minichillo has been hired as the Town of Grimsby’s new director, planning, b ...

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Safety first as GBF doors re-open

By Tristan Marks NewsNow ’Safety’ is the watch word at the Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF) as the charity organization opens up with limited capacity. Although the thrift store, donation drop-off and food bank are open, GBF has implemente ...

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A man in red sqeezes hand sanitizer from a bottle into a woman's hands outside of the Grimsby Benevolent Fund.

Local youth organize Black Lives Matter rally in Grimsby

Local Grimsby youth have organized a rally to stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, which will take place at Centennial Park on Friday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. The rally aims to gather people together to stand agains ...

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WL Chamber “half way” through face shield order

The West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce began selling its first wave of protective face shields last weekend with help from the West Lincoln Township Council. On Friday and Saturday, volunteers from both organizations operated a face shield ...

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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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