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Renegotiations give Century Condo green light

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow In the words of the Grateful Dead, “What a long strange trip it’s been.” For many, it does not matter how Grimsby council and developer Gabe DeSantis arrived at their destination last Tuesday in a ...

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Young offender faces series of charges after abduction hoax

This morning (Sept. 22) at 10:40 am, 8 District (Grimsby) Niagara Regional Police officers attended the area of King Street and Nineteenth Street in Jordan for a report of an attempted abduction of a 16-year-old male by an armed s ...

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CCWN to open Vineland office for COVID relief

To help bring their Lincoln-wide services closer to some clients, Community Care of West Niagara (CCWN) is opening a new satellite office on 3831 Victoria Avenue in Vineland. This office will officially open September 22 and will ...

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West Lincoln barn rebuilt, with help

What started as a concerned neighbour making a few inquiries quickly turned into in a barn raising in West Lincoln last week. Andy and Amanda Pilot have lived at their Caistor Gainsborough Townline home for 10 years. Andy had begu ...

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Truck safety progress update “not good enough”: Mayor Sandra Easton

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Lincoln’s mayor and council were disappointed by the “lightweight solutions” offered by a report regarding the amount of truck traffic “laying siege” to downtown Beamsville. “My tolerance for a ...

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Lincoln fires up new cannabis grow controls

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Town of Lincoln officials were not just blowing smoke with their promise to rein in cannabis growers in the municipality. Lincoln Council passed a motion to amend the Town’s Official Plan and zoning byla ...

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Hike for Hospice happening Oct. 4

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Be it alone or all together, members of the community can support McNally House Hospice through the 14th annual Hike for Hospice on Oct. 4. Hikers can participate either virtually or in person at Coronatio ...

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OPINION: Personality clashes hinder council

In the words of Kermit The Frog, “It ain’t easy being green”. Apparently, it is not easy being an elected official in Grimsby, either. For those of you who have not been playing along, Grimsby’s council playlist has gone f ...

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Grimsby: is your councillor working for you?

  (Editor’s note: This exchange speaks for itself. An on-point letter from a constituent who has concerns about the  closed manner in which the Town if being run of late; a simple response noting that concern would be con ...

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Niagara 2021 Canadian Summer Games postponed due to COVID-19

The Canada Games Council (CGC) and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society, have announced their decision to postpone next year’s Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games after consulting with the Niagara Region, the Province of Ontario and ...

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