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Grimsby council assesses: what’s in a name?

When Grimsby’s Happening at The Forty was snuffed out by its own organizing committee last year, the consensus seemed to be taking a year off and launching a new went for 2020 was the most likely outcome. In January, a working g ...

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Incentives key to Lincoln commercial growth: report

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Incentive packages to drive commercial/industrial growth in the Town of Lincoln are a key aspect to a report given to the Town’s General Business and Finance Committee. The Industrial Lands and Rural ...

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WL anxiety high over MURS costs

Draft budget calls for 4.68% increase on township portion   By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Taxpayers may have a new West Lincoln Community Centre (formerly MURS project) but they’ll be absorbing the shock felt by council Mo ...

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OPINION: Well, that didn’t take long

First day of weekend closures sees Beamsville mom rerouted to St. Catharines General for third birth Dear Editor, If Hamilton Health Sciences CEO Rob McIsaac believes the weekend closure of the OB ward is not a big deal and won’ ...

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North/South access top township priority

Photo information:  Members of the new West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce include: (L to R) Rob Wood, president; Wilma DeHaan; Lou Stranges, treasurer; Jennifer Ahlstedt, Chaundra Perkins, Alejandra Wichartz, Paul Robertson, vice- ...

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“Coldest Night” Grimsby raises $40K

By Tristan Marks For NewsNow The YWCA held their 4th annual Coldest Night of the Year event in Grimsby on Saturday Feb. 23, raising more than $40,000 to benefit West Niagara Affordable Housing. Participants went on 10km, 5km and 2 ...

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WL council reverses decision

Climate change assessment grant accessed by West Lincoln & Lincoln By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While Town of Lincoln announced last week it had received a $125,000 grant to assess possible adaptations for climate change, the T ...

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Ontario Health to replace LHINs

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A new super agency announced yesterday will, “gradually” replace the LHIN (Local Health Integration Network) organization, says Health Minister Christine Elliott. In an interview with NewsNow Tuesda ...

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UPDATED – Manhunt in Grimsby – Winston Road area – for two bank robbery suspects

UPDATED Wednesday’s manhunt for two suspects in the CIBC Grimsby bank robbery proved unsuccessful. About 1:15 p.m., Niagara Regional Police from 8 District (Grimsby) were called to CIBC in downtown Grimsby for a reported rob ...

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Lincoln chamber hears: Red tape, regulations hindrance to business

(L to R) MPP Dean Allison, Lincoln Mayor Sandra Easton, Reg. Coun. Rob Foster, MPP Sam Oosterhoff and emcee Dave Brown addressed the crowd. By Mike Williscraft NewsNow One of the largest crowds to take in a Niagara West chamber of ...

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