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From the sublime to the ridiculous

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Trolls unite! Funny how just last week I was noting in this space what a waste of time and energy social media can be. Then, along comes our DIA Festive Fridays main event and – Poof! We have our ...

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Lincoln proactive on Prudhomme’s

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The Town of Lincoln has added community improvement grants to its Prudhomme’s Landing wishlist. The Town’s Planning & Economic Development committee heard a staff pitch for a community improvement ...

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Community Care thanks Christmas Hamper donors

With donations in, Community Care of West Niagara (CCWN) has turned its attention to preparing Christmas Hampers to go out to those in need next week. “We want to thank everyone who participated in this year’s Christmas hamper ...

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Lincoln poised to extend cannabis control bylaw

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Lincoln’s Planning & Economic Development committee has put its support behind extending the Town’s interim control bylaw regarding cannabis at its Monday meeting. If passed by council at the upcoming Dec. 1 ...

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Town of Lincoln

Results in: Food drive proceeds ready

Visitors to the Grimsby Santa Claus Parade on Saturdaywould have noticed the Town’s firefighters gathering donation bags for GBF. These items are for GBF’s Christmas hamper program, but the organization still needs help. Volun ...

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The Miracle arrives on King St. Dec. 14

The 15th annual Miracle on King Street arrives this year on Sat. Dec. 14. Once again the event, hosted by Scott Holmes of Extreme Technology, will be located in the parking lot of Providence Christian Reformed Church on King Stree ...

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Breakfast with Santa Dec. 14

Have breakfast with Santa at the Peach King Centre on Saturday, Dec. 14. The WLMH Auxiliary’s annual event runs from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be good food, Christmas music, Santa’s Closet and, of course, the jolly elf hims ...

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All aboard the politically correct bus…not

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow   I don’t want to whine too closely to the Christmas season, so I better get this off my chest now. Never in a million years did I think an ounce of ink would have to be exhausted in defence of J ...

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Free dental care to come for low-income seniors

The Province of Ontario has begun funding free, routine dental care for low-income seniors. Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff announced that the government is investing $90 million yearly into the Ontario Seniors Dental Care Program ...

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Volunteers help on Serve Saturday

Mountainview Christian Reformed Church members got in the giving spirit last month for their Serve Saturday. About 50 people gathered in the church gymnasium for breakfast before shifting focus to “serve sites” throughout the ...

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