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Opinion: Clear as mud

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow In the end, it took about 20 emails to get to the point of no point, really, other than to be referred on to seek a legal opinion for any business operator who wants to know what they can or should do r ...

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Mask bylaw raising anger, confusion

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Some may have heard of issues, others may have seen a confrontation first-hand, but incidents and tension regarding mandatory mask use in enclosed public-access spaces seems to be on the rise. “Many busi ...

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Vagaries of time and vandalism

Caistor Baptist Church to be torn down By Joanne McDonald NewsNow It’s been some time since an Alleluia rang out from the sanctuary of the Caistor Baptist Church. A once integral part of the community since it was built in 1864, ...

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New, incomplete details sink condo project again

Parking proposal, restaurant space, temporary shift for right-of-way leave questions, say councillors By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A variety of new details at the 11th hour proved too much for Grimsby council last week, leading to ...

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WLMH ORs ready Sept. 14

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The long-awaited re-opening of West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s operating rooms will roll out Sept. 14. A Hamilton Health Sciences memo last Friday, Aug. 28 outlined what the reboot will look like, wi ...

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Retiree helps Lincoln cover up for COVID

Lincoln resident Barb Chamberlain just wanted something to do in her retirement. Thanks to COVID, she ended up making over a thousand facemasks, raising $500 for Village of Hope in Lincoln. “Honestly, I was just looking to get into some k ...

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Jordan Station pot bust brings relief for area residents

$42 million in drugs, guns, cash and jewelry confiscated during Operation Woolwich By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The major pot bust at a Jordan Station grow operation last week has brought a sigh of relief for area residents and confirmed a s ...

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Beach crowds complicating social distancing

The recent spate of heat has pushed many to attend area beaches, leading Niagara Regional Police to heighten their presence there. Of late, Grimsby’s District 8 has boosted its beach patrols to monitor social distancing guidelin ...

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Grimsby council gets “sales pitch” for Century Condos

Project deferred to allow for one more round of negotiation, decision to come Aug. 27 By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Despite ongoing concerns among councillors and residents regarding density, mass and parking shortages, Grimsby’s ...

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Grimsby posts $1.1 million 2019 surplus

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Higher than expected revenues and frugal spending by department heads culminated in a $1.1 million budget surplus for the Town of Grimsby in 2019. Steve Gruninger, Grimsby’s director of finance, infor ...

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