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Biodigester buyer doubles down to make facility hum

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow When Miller Waste purchased the Sobye Road biodigester from the Town of Grimsby in October 2019, company officials knew they had some work ahead of them not just to get the facility up to basic safety a ...

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Grimsby 100 party starts taking shape

By Joanne McDonald NewsNow Grimsby 100 Celebration is sure to be a magical event. The day-long centennial festivities are set for Saturday, Sept. 24 and will include a performance by noted magician and Grimsby native Nick Wallace ...

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Grimsby youth off to prestigious music college

To achieve one’s goals in life, one has to keep a collective “eye on the prize” and 17-year-old Kalam Elgersma is doing just that. The Grimsby teen will take an important step toward achieving his dream of being ...

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Charles Daley Park scene of Canada Summer Games soiree

Canada Summer Games 2022 celebrations kick off with Town of Lincoln hosting Havin’ a Time in the Niagara Benchlands” at Charles Daley Park this Sunday, Aug. 7. The event is the first of 13 municipally led events across Niagara ...

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NRP identify suspects in Grimsby armed Robbery – Update

Two suspects have been named by Niagara Regional Police in connection with the early morning armed robbery at the Grimsby Gateway Petro Canada Gas Station in Grimsby. Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) detectives assigned to 8 ...

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IC recommends pay suspension for Sharpe

  By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A scathing Integrity Commissioner report tabled at Monday’s Grimsby Committee of the Whole meeting concludes Coun. Dave Sharpe breached the Town’s code of conduct on many fronts. Several inci ...

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DiFlavio to be called for vacant council seat

Grimsby Council voted Monday to contact next-runner-up Nick DiFlavio for the council seat vacated by Dorothy Bothwell as of June 9. While Coun. Randy Vaine said the Town had been told he would accept, DiFlavio said Monday night no ...

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Oosterhoff reclaims Niagara West, PCs power to provincial majority

By Sarah Williscraft NewsNow Residents of Niagara West gathered at the Smithville branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Tuesday night in support of re-elected MPP Sam Oosterhoff. The Progressive Conservative candidate won 44.9 pe ...

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“We woke up and it was war” – Ukrainian refugee family attempts to start anew in Niagara

  By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Ontario has a provincial election campaign underway and municipal elections pending this fall. Anyone who has flipped through social media or pages of a newspaper will have come across a lot of c ...

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Grimsby council: Ombudsman-raised issue goes back to IC

  By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Deuces were wild at Monday night’s Grimsby council meeting called to review Ombudsman Ontario office reports deferred from April 18’s meeting. There were two reports on the table. There were ...

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Five complaints to Ombudsman: Recommendations but no “further review” needed

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé did not have enough concern with complaints escalated to his office by five members of Grimsby council to merit a “formal investigation” regarding some council members ...

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Grimsby Fire reboots Boot Drive April 16

After a two-year hiatus, Grimsby firefighters are rebooting their annual Boot Drive. On Saturday, April 16, firefighters will be set up at Canadian Tire, McDonald’s, Food Basics, RONA, Real Canadian SuperStore, Shoppers Drug Mar ...

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OPINION: That’s gonna hurt…

Well, we know one person who won’t be running for election or re-election in Town of Grimsby’s municipal election extravaganza this fall – Dorothy Bothwell. If you ask 100 people – of the two councillors who sold their ...

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Dorothy Bothwell resigns from Grimsby council

  By Mike Williscraft NewsNow During a term of council which has been filled with curve balls, unpredictable behaviour and unprecedented upset, another unexpected item was dropped Monday night by Coun. Dorothy Bothwell. “It ...

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Highland Packers’ 20K sq ft Smithville plant gets started

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow New jobs are precious to any community but when they also come with a highly respected business and a significant new build, it’s even better. Highland Packers’ new 20,000 sq ft manufacturing plant ...

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Lincoln Chamber hosts politicians

    By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After a COVID-induced hiatus, the popular Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Politicians’ Breakfast returned last week to a full house. About 100 attendees turned out at the Ramada Beacon Harbo ...

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Advertorial – Precious moments captured in Village Studio portraits

Advertising Feature As the Easter season approaches ever closer, Village Studio is once again gearing up for it’s annual bunny portrait promotion. Studio owner Bryan Macaulay has been booking photos of children with live bunnies ...

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Lincoln officially in the GO game with approval

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After years of talk, speculation and lobbying, Town of Lincoln is officially in the game…the GO Transit game that is. Lincoln officials have been working for years to get on the map when it comes ...

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Thompson earns Lt. Governor’s heritage award

Long-time heritage advocate and volunteer Bill Thompson has been honoured with the Lieutenant Governor’s Ontario Heritage Award for Lifetime Achievement. Thompson received the award at the virtual presentation on Thursday, Feb. ...

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