Opinion

ARC meetings should start later and be complete: reader

Dear Editor, I note that the ARC meetings for West Niagara have been scheduled. I also note that the ISR, senior staff recommendations and rationale, and School Information Profile Reports will only be reviewed in detail at the fi ...

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Mike’s Rant — Consider yourself slapped, Grimsby!

I am going to reach out – please picture this, good reader – and collectively slap every resident of Grimsby right now. Did you feel it? I certainly hope so because you people need to wake the heck up before you find a ...

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Proposed hydro re-alignment gives taxpayer short end of stick: reader

Dear Editor, On Monday, during the dog days of summer, Grimsby’s finance committee quietly convened to take care of some issues that have been plaguing the Town. First order of business is to further stack the deck of having mor ...

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Questions remain for Finance attendee

Dear Editor, I sent a draft of this note to Finance and Administration Chair Carolyn Mullins also. Last evening I attended the A&F meeting and left with a thousand unanswered questions. The concerns I have are the following: W ...

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Seriously? Grimsby Grudge Match?

You’ve heard of the Punch up at Piestany? Well, we now have the Grimsby Grudge Match. Now this is not on the same scale as our Junior boys kicking some Ruskie butt at the World Juniors in 1987, but it was every bit as shocking f ...

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Former alderman raises biodigester concerns

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, As a former long-term alderman and chair of Finance, I have become troubled by the bio-digester fiasco that has erupted. While this $4.5 million project has not garnered near the public scrutiny i ...

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Resident says GBF stairway leads to neighbourhood unrest

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor, I should thank the GBF for bringing our neighbourhood closer together. It is surprising how much can be accomplished when people work together towards the same goal. Then again, you are masters of ...

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Writer: Town doesn’t start at John Street, Beamsville

Dear Editor, Why is the Town of Lincoln still supporting a developer wanting to build a Tim Hortons drive-thru at the southwest corner of Ontario and John streets intersection in Beamsville? The Town’s own Committee of Adjustmen ...

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Writer: NPE needs to do the right thing

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor, For every action there is a reaction. This is my reaction to what Niagara Peninsula Energy did to Rex Ge. The first part of the story, which was News Now’s second front page story this past week ...

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Reader praises local business for being helpful and honest

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor, Grimsby is lucky to have great local service providers. Hello Mike, I had an experience this week that I wanted to share with you. I recently moved from the Grimsby area to St. Catharines where I ...

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