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Smithville plant sale Saturday

Smithville Garden Club’s annual plant sale is set to take over the train station this Saturday. Starting at 8:30 a.m., a wide variety of plants and shrubs will be available, including: • Perennials • Pollinator Plants ...

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Late flurry lifts boy to hockey pool win

He did it all himself. His mom said so. Benjamin Roller became the youngest winner of NewsNow’s Hat Trick Hockey Pool with a late flurry in the last week to give him a two-point win – with 1.537 points – over second plac ...

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Coffee on at Domenic’s one last time Saturday

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow One haircut at a time, Domenic Barbatano has been taking good care of the people in Beamsville, inside and out, for almost half a century. The well loved barber retired Saturday, April 27, his final ...

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Enough is enough for Beamsville truck traffic

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Another close call with trucks popping up on downtown Beamsville curbs has pushed Lincoln Council to immediately move to take on the  worsening truck traffic issue. Council passed an extensive motion M ...

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Grimsby gets tough on truck traffic

  By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After the issue of dumping in Grimsby’s rural areas went largely ignored by Grimsby town council, that inaction was reversed Monday night when a comprehensive bylaw was approved. A lengthy seri ...

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Provincial budget positive step for WLMH: Oosterhoff

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow With an end goal of a balanced budget in five years, Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff says his Progressive Conservative government is on its way with last week’s budget announcement.   Locally, many w ...

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Don’t look back… Municipal reform might be gaining on you

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow With about 50 in Beamsville and 35 in Fonthill, the only two public meetings scheduled of any kind regarding regional government reform drew lack lustre attention last week. Niagara West MPP Sam Oo ...

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ULinc continues its Lincoln evolution

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow The uLinc bus has become a familiar sight across Lincoln and at $1 a ride, residents and visitors can’t beat the price. Even better, they can purchase a transit pass which is valid for 11 rides and ...

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Lacrosse builds body and soul

Brock U’s Blair Pachereva credits youthful years on the playing fields By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Blair Pachereva knows how to think on the fly and he owes much of his skill to a lifetime of playing lacrosse. It’s an e ...

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Grimsby’s NRB sold to Calgary based company

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After 40 years of building not only modular units but their family run company, the McNeils have sold the the Canadian portion of their business. The new owner of NRB Canada Inc. is Calgary based Horizo ...

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