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Br&E study struggles to finish, report coming

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Little interest and weak survey response have been an ongoing challenge facing those conducting a business retention and expansion (BRE) study for the Town of Grimsby, says project lead Susan Manuel. The c ...

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Knights of Columbus bottle drive Oct. 16

The Grimsby Knights of Columbus will hold their fall drivethru bottle drive on Saturday. The event will take place in the St. Joseph Parish parking lot on 135 Livingston Ave. from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...

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Campaign to help Smithville mother of three fight cancer

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Friends and family of a Smithville woman are hoping to rally the community and help connect her with cancer treatment. Kristina Olinski suffers from an extremely rare, aggressive form of cancer called Acral Lentigin ...

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Car Wash Fundraiser on Saturday

The Grimsby & District Lions and Grimsby Secondary School will host a car wash & dine fundraising event this Saturday from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the rear GSS parking lot. Participants can get a carwash for $20 and a jumbo Lion ...

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Shop Grimsby campaign a success: CAO

With no measurables or program milestones attached, assessing any outcome for a Town of Grimsby/Grimsby Chamber of Commerce shop local campaign is impossible, says Richard Dunda. Dunda, a member of Grimsby Economic Development Advisory Comm ...

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West Lincoln working through key planning study

By Tristan Marks NewsNow West Lincoln residents had another chance to give their input into the ongoing Smithville Master Community Plan study at a second Public Information Centre (PIC) held virtually last Wednesday, Oct. 6. Township of We ...

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Charity pairs veterans with PTSD-fighting K9s

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Dogs can be more than just man’s best friend, sometimes they’re the very thing that keeps a person going. Service dogs that help the blind and physically disabled are a well known part of life for many, but for ...

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WLMH’s Take It To The Finish enters public fundraising phase

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow What certainly has been a marathon for many in Niagara West, the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital rebuild project may just be nearing the homestretch. With the construction of the new hospital out for ten ...

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Hat Trick 2021 off and running

For the 26th consecutive year – save for an NHL work stoppage – Hat Trick Hockey gets underway this week. “With all that is going on, it’s great to get back to something that is just for fun, and bragging rights,” said New ...

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Jordan cleared of 19 allegations by IC

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Grimsby Mayor Jeff Jordan was cleared of 19 allegations on Monday made in an Integrity Commissioner complaint. The complaint, filed by Councillors Kevin Ritchie, John Dunstall and Randy Vaine was summar ...

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West Lincoln eyes expansion

By Tristan Marks NewsNow West Lincoln’s review of expanding its urban boundaries is taking another big step this week with a virtual public meeting set for Wednesday (Oct. 6). That meeting comes on the heels of an update at the ...

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IC reports set off explosive council session

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow What is left of Grimsby council’s integrity got another black eye Monday when Coun. Randy Vaine erupted in a tirade as discussion regarding him being in breach of the Town’s Code of Conduct for harassment got ...

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No overtime for Grimsby council

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Crickets. That is all Mayor Jeff Jordan heard when he he asked for a mover and seconder on a motion to extend Grimsby council past the 11 p.m. hour. For the second time in recent months, council members ...

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Fantasy of Trees returns in November

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The Grimsby Rotary Club’s annual Fantasy of Trees will be returning in person for its 22nd year starting in November. From Nov. 26-Dec. 6, visitors can come marvel at the collection of trees, wreathes an ...

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Lincoln celebrates Konkle Creek rehab

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The Town of Lincoln celebrated the completion of its Konkle Creek rehabilitation project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday. This project addressed channel erosion issues of the creek, while restoring the water ...

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Beamsville Lions earn lifetime awards

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Because Doug Burton and Roger Judge have served their communities for much of their lives, Beamsville & District Lions Club has bestowed Life Member Awards to both of them. At a Sept. 14 ceremony at Lions Par ...

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Niagara’s first case of West Nile Virus

Niagara Region Public Health has received its first report of a laboratory-confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection for 2021. Although most people infected with West Nile Virus do not get sick, 20 per cent of people suffer flu- ...

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Grimsby man arrested for child porn

As a result of a six-month investigation, a Grimsby man was arrested by Niagara Regional Police on several child pornography related charges. In April of 2021, members of the Niagara Regional Police Service’s Sexual Assault Unit ...

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Lions food drive gathers 28k lbs

The 32nd annual Beamsville & District Lions Food Drive pulled in 28,000 lbs of food and other supplies for Community Care of West Niagara (CCWN) on Saturday. Volunteers from the Lions Club and wider community worked from 8 a.m ...

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Grimsby Legion Wingfest Saturday evening

  Grimsby’s Royal Canadian Legion Branch 127 will host a Wing Fest event this Saturday from 3-7 p.m. The event will be complete with all the fixin’s, including karaoke, which runs from 4-7 p.m. The Legion is located at 233 ...

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