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Lincoln’s Outdoor Pools Open July 11

The Allan F. Gretsinger Pool (Beamsville) and Jordan Lions Pool (Jordan) will open July 11 for the summer season. Capacity at both of Lincoln’s outdoor pools will be reduced to help ensure physical distancing guidelines are maintained in ...

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Three kids jump into an outdoor pool.

Oakville man drowns at Balls Falls

A 19-year-old Oakville man drowned at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area in Vineland Tuesday afternoon. At about 2:20 p.m., 8 District (Grimsby) Officers, Grimsby Fire, and Emergency Medical Services attended the Balls Falls Conservation ...

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Lincoln Chamber announces winners of 2020 Outstanding Business Awards

The Lincoln Chamber of Commerce honoured the recipients of its 2020 Oustanding Business Achievment Awards with a virtual gala on Wednesday, June 24. The awards list included the categories of small, medium and large Business of th ...

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FORT prepares to re-open doors July 6

Grimsby’s Foundation of Resources for Teens (FORT) will soon be ready to open its doors to local youth once more. The youth-support organization will reopen for physical programming on July 6, but things will operate a little differently ...

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West Lincoln council clear on Pride support

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow For a single topic meeting, West Lincoln’s June 16 special meeting called to deal with fallout from a request for the municipality to raise the Pride flag covered a lot of ground. Part of the conversa ...

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Creating Our Way Forward: Niagara Region’s recommendations for improving Indigenous engagement

Pride Month celebrates the diverse LGBTQ2S+ community, and advocates for equality and inclusivity. Passionate voices from mass anti-racism protests have filled the globe as the Black Lives Matter movement fights for freedom and ju ...

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Public Health continues to enhance data reporting on COVID-19 website with new monitoring indicators

As Niagara carefully proceeds through Stage 2 of the Province’s reopening framework, Public Health is carefully monitoring for signs of COVID-19 resurging. Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is making available the metric ...

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Opinion: Small things add up

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow There have been lots of “big” things as Grimsby council has disintegrated before our eyes, but the “little” things continue to pile up as well. This week there were several little things and, no ...

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Tourism minister visits Lincoln businesses

By Tristan Marks NewsNow As of last Friday, Niagara has officially entered into stage two of the Provincial government’s plan to reopen Ontario. Ontario Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Lisa MacLeod toured parts ...

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Friday events raise social consciousness

Friday’s Black Lives Matter Rally brought young and old together at Grimsby’s Centennial Park. The rally marked the second “social conscience” event of the day with West Lincoln raising the Pride flag at is town hall for the first t ...

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Two girls look on as a man speaks into a microphone.

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