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WL street turns from Silver to Sterling

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow A sterling solution has been found to alleviate the problem of duplicate street names for 911 emergency responders. There are two Silver Streets in Smithville and the shorter of the two, which runs b ...

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Compromise driving Lincoln: mayor

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Valentine’s Day morning’s weather was no match for the warm atmosphere of gratitude and appreciation at the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Breakfast with Politicians at the Ramada Jordan Beacon Harbou ...

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Coldest Night set for Saturday

Take time to wear the shoes of those who live without stable housing at the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year event on Feb. 22. The fundraising walk for West Niagara will start and finish at Mountainview Christian Reformed Church in ...

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Opinion: Save Woodburn Cottage

Dear Editor, Regrettably, I was unable to attend the information meeting regarding Woodburn Cottage. I was rather disturbed that the Town Council did not support its Heritage Committee more forcefully in denying this development a ...

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West Lincoln: Planner shares concept for downtown core

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow West Lincoln planners have assured residents that assessing the impact of increased traffic will take a front seat as urban land use planning takes shape for two major residential developments in dow ...

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Kids get free gym night at WLCC thanks to Kiwanis

Smithville kids have a new way to have fun and stay active on Tuesdays thanks to the Kiwanis Club of West Lincoln. The service club will cover the charges for any kids ages 9-18 to play in the West Lincoln Community Centre’s gym ...

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Scouts ready to celebrate

First North Grimsby Scouts will be celebrating Scouts/Guide Week by sponsoring a free public skate at the Peach King Centre on Sunday, Feb. 23. The community is invited for a free skate 3:10-4:30 p.m. The Scouts will be on site pa ...

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Garbage tag price increased by Region

Niagara Region has bumped up the price of garbage tags from $2 per tag to $2.50. effective Feb. 1, 2020. This is to move towards full cost recovery of garbage collection and part of a continued effort to increase the diversion of ...

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Town of Lincoln considers banning single-use plastic in its departments

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Its time for the Town of Lincoln to chuck single-use plastics for good, after a vote by council on Monday. Council passed a motion to examine how the Town and its various departments can phase out the use ...

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Lincoln Museum hosts war trauma lecture Feb. 22

Canadian soldiers returning home have always been changed by war and peacekeeping missions, frequently in harmful but unseen ways. The Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre has invited Dr. Adam Montgomery to give a lecture on the way ...

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