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Opinion: Face shields a small but important step

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It’s been a very tough go for many during this COVID-19 mess. Personal tragedies, mental anguish and a cryogenic business community only scratch the surface of ongoing conditions our community has exp ...

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Niagara West municipalities allow limited use of parks

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Residents of Niagara West are finally able to enjoy their municipal parks again- with some restrictions. As of last Tuesday, May 19, the following activities are now permissable in parks and outdoor sports ...

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Lincoln’s shoplincoln.ca supports businesses

With more than 100 listings at its launch, shoplincoln.ca is ready to roll. The new website – coordinated by the Town of Lincoln – will act as an online directory to help consumers find what they need. “It is a response to COV ...

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Grimsby open – and ready – for business

What started out as a simple goodwill gesture blossomed into a very positive business promotion last week as protective face shields were distributed to downtown businesses. The shields were manufactured by Wood Workers United – a gro ...

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A woman smiles towards a video camera, her face proected with a transparent face shield.

Grimsby Proud!

Grimsby Mayor Jeff Jordan and Grimsby DIA president Mike Williscraft made deliveries of initial face shields to downtown businesses last Thursday. The response was immediate and appreciative as one can tell from this video provide ...

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Health and safety Top Priority as Schools Remain Closed

The Ontario government has announced that all schools will remain schools closed for the rest of this school year. This decision was made after consulting with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, health experts on the COVID-19 Co ...

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Grimsby Farmers’ Market goes digital

By Tristan Marks NewsNow There is a new safe and convenient way to support the Grimsby Farmers’ Market this year. While folks wait for the market to open officially in June, they can get their hands on fresh produce today by usi ...

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Opinion: Any tool a good tool to help re-open

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow If there is one thing I appreciate it is creativity. That trait is at the cornerstone of any entrepreneur’s foundation because they have to think quick, make strong, calculated decisions and be able t ...

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Lincoln readies for post-COVID 19 recovery

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The Town of Lincoln is gearing up to hit the ground running as Ontario’s economy slowly reopens. To that end, the town has pulled together a Rapid Recovery Team (RRT) within its Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) to ...

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Fraud scams being seen in Niagara

Over the past few weeks, Niagara Regional Police have seen a rise in online fraud taking place, partly due to the fact more people have additional time to access the internet due to COVID-19. As more people move toward e-commerce ...

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