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Opinion: Grandma’s lesson lives on

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Everybody is so kabobbled these days. Up is down. Left is right – capricious at best. There are precious few people who will miss 2020 when the world sees it in its collective rear view mirror. So ...

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Lincoln drive thru tree lighting ceremony Nov. 28

The Town of Lincoln, with sponsorship from Tim Hortons, hopes to brighten up this Christmas season with a Drive Thru Tree Lighting event at the Fleming Centre this Saturday. The event takes place from 6 – 8 p.m. and allows t ...

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History lives at Grimsby Museum gift shop

Shop Local this holiday season and find unique gift-giving ideas at the Grimsby Museum Gift Shop. They carry a large variety of stocking stuffers, hand-made jewellery, books, modern and retro toys & games and more. For the sea ...

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West Niagara poppy funds still in need of donors

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Royal Canadian Legion branches in West Niagara are unanimous: even though Remembrance Day has come and gone, community generosity is still needed to help local veterans. Poppy campaigns in Grimsby, Lincoln ...

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Food drive tradition continues

A lot of events have been shelved for 2020 but Grimsby’s Santa Claus Parade and firefighers food drive won’t be on that list. Saturday, Dec. 5, the traditional day for these activities will again see them take place in town &# ...

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Region suffers communication breakdown

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow At a time when all government officials know communications efforts must be maximized, Niagara Region continues to suffer a major disconnect between elected officials and the Department of Health. This ...

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GBF expands with new wellness centre

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Wellness services are on their way to Grimsby. The Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF) unveiled its new ‘Wellness Hub’ located in the old Woolverton Church Building on 19 Elm St. with a press release event o ...

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Busy, safe time in downtown Grimsby

The tradition of Grimsby’s Santa Claus Parade will continue this year – albeit in a very different format. A “reverse” parade entitled “Holiday of Hope” is set for the traditional day, Dec. 5, the first Saturday in ...

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WL introduces flag policy

West Lincoln council hopes the municipality’s new corporate flag policy will now be clear for future requests to fly flags for special interests. A request form will be accessible at westlincoln.ca. Applications will be handled ...

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Phillips to WN Chambers: Prepare for recovery

By Tristan Marks NewsNow West Niagara business owners have received news about upcoming provincial supports straight from the source. The province has to prepare for recovery, Finance Minister of Ontario, Rod Phillips told an elec ...

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