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Minister of Health says HHS talks ‘fluid’

Minister of Health Christine Elliott with Premier Doug Ford, Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff and Minister of Infrastructure Monte McNaughton when they announced the fast-track plan for a WLMH rebuild in late November. Williscraft ...

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WLMH OR weekend closures to start next week

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The operating room nursing shortage which has been at a crisis state for months has now necessitated weekend closures of the ORs at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Hamilton Health Sciences president an ...

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Support for senior falls short

MPP’s office, LHIN promise immediate response to investigate complaint   By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Anne Roberts’ request was pretty straightforward. The 81-year old Grimsby woman fell last month, shattered her hand a ...

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WL Chamber launches business survey

If you own or operate a business in West Lincoln, the West Lincoln Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you. The chamber is launching a survey of local businesses and organizations in the hopes of finding out how best to support ...

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Grimsby’s CAO fired

Grimsby Council made the decision Monday night to add the search for a new CAO to its “to do” list. CAO Derik Brandt was terminated Tuesday morning after council’s decision Monday night in closed session. The move is part of ...

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Lincoln acquires strategic Mountain Street site

The Town of Lincoln has acquired the property at 4288 Mountain St. in Beamsville. The move will allow the Town to further its plans to recreate the Beamsville core. “We have been looking at this site as far back as  several Ter ...

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Lack of planning evident at biodigester site: Davoli

A moat surrounds the biodigester office on Sobie Road. By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The sudden onset of warm weather brought with it flood conditions at Grimsby Energy’s biodigester site on Sobie Road. During an update to council ...

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Grimsby council quashes WLMH corridor study

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Grimsby Council quashed the Hospital Corridor Secondary Plan Study potentially leaving the area open to planning pressure. The study was initiated under the previous council and just over $50,000 has b ...

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Details scarce on Friday murder

30-year-old woman dead By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Police are releasing little information after the murder of a 30-year-old woman at Lincoln Park Retirement Residence in Grimsby Friday, Feb. 1. About 4:30 a.m. Niagara Regional Po ...

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Hat Trick Hockey Standings – Week 12

NewsNow Hat Trick Hockey Standings as of January 27, 2019 Week Twelve 1 Visentin, Jeff 982 2 TRUFR8 973 3 Albrethsen, Jens 964 4 Lecinksi, Doug 963 5 Team NBA #2 960 6 Dunder, J. 959 7 Scobie, Brett 957 8 Bos, Diane 955 9 Pettigre ...

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