Firefighters, town staff to help GBF Feed Hope May 2

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Help feed hope this Saturday by leaving front porch donation for the Grimsby Benevolent Fund’s (GBF) food bank. As part of a community effort, volunteers from the Grimsby Firefighter Association and the Town of Gr ...

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Five individuals stand 2 metres apart in front of a fire truck and a food drive box bearing the logo of the Grimsby Benevolent Fund.

Being a leader in a time of COVID

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Organizations need leaders, not heroes. That is the advice Sean Reid, president and head coach of Arrowhead Coaching and Facilitation Services, has for companies, charities and more weathering the COVID-19 storm. †...

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Sean Reid, head coach and president of Arrowhead Coaching

Caring worker comforts dying COVID victim

Maintenance man steps into role of caregiver for woman’s final moments By Tristan Marks NewsNow The pandemic has been a dark time for many. As dark as it was for Grimsby resident Margaret Roper, who lost her mother Iris Roper to COVID-19 ...

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A woman stands with her arm around her elderly mother who is sitting in a wheelchair.

NewsNow Niagara West Consumer Survey

Please take a few minutes to offer information which will be utilized to help you, good reader, have your needs met by shopping local. All personal information is confidential. Businesses, just like residents, are not sure of what the futur ...

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Premier, ministers commit to new phased approach for Ontario’s restart

The Ontario government released A Framework for Reopening our Province, which outlines the criteria Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health and health experts will use to advise the government on the loosening of emergency measures ...

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Ontario extends school and child care closures to fight spread of COVID-19

Province announces second phase of Learn at Home to support continuity of learning Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, the Ontario government announced that schools and child care centres will remain closed to protect the health ...

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Biodigester losses force $1.5 million 2018 deficit

The municipal election of 2018 brought about many things – a key one being a new council with agenda to investigate accurate numbers related to the biodigester project. Much of the financial impact was explained Monday night at Grimsb ...

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Grimsby biodigester

Grimsby businesses suffer four break-ins during the month of April

Four break and enters targetting businesses occured in Grimsby since April 1, say Niagara Regional Police (NRP). Three break-ins targetting restaurants in downtown Grimsby occured on April 10, 13, and 14. The fourth break and enter took pla ...

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Spread some LOVE

It’s time for West Niagara residents to show who they love. Residents can try to make their favourite West Niagara business a part of the LOVE-19. To enter, one just needs to email the name of their favourite Niagara West business to love ...

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NewsNow’s Business Boost launched

(Editor’s Note: Countless businesses in very tough against COVID-19 and residents who are housebound are not sure who is open, closed or just what level of service is being provided. This feature, launched this week is a FREE listing for ...

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