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grimsbyrocksbox.com takes flight

While the brand new To Your Doorstep restaurant delivery program gets off the ground, this week a new digital endeavour takes flight to help Grimsby retailers. Starting Thursday, April 2, a new website – grimsbyrocksbox.com ...

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Opinion: If you want to shop local, we can help

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Streamlined and me have not been in the same sentence very often in my life but, I’ve got to say, I have never moved in a more streamlined fashion than in the last 10 days. The reason for this is not ...

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NPCA closes Beamer, other sites

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow On the heels of inquiries by concerned citizens and a subsequent story in the March 26 edition of NewsNow, the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority took quick action closing Beamer Memorial Cons ...

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Grimsby Public Library physically closed, open online

Although the Grimsby Public Library (GPL) has closed its doors during the COVID-19 pandemic, it remains open in cyberspace. The GPL’s online content can be found by clicking the ‘online library’ tab on grimsby.ca ...

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St. Joseph livestreams Mass to parishioners

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow St. Joseph Catholic Church parishioners may not be sitting shoulder to shoulder but they are together in spirit celebrating the Mass during the COVID-19 pandemic. Fr. Rico Passero and staff at the Gr ...

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Community helping community, one dinner at a time

Anyone who lives in Niagara West knows it is an area with huge heart. Case in point, a group of area residents has quickly banded together, cooked up a concept, built a website and created an infrastructure which could help Grimsby restaura ...

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Opinion: Working together to stop COVID in our community

By: Dr. Joan Bellaire, MD For NewsNow My favourite African proverb comes to mind during this time, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”. As the world and our community struggle with the COV ...

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Opinion: Community starting to rise up

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Wow! I don’t know about you guys but I feel like I just went 15 rounds with Mike Tyson (in his prime). The community – residents and businesses – have sustained many body blows and a few c ...

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COVID-19: Prevention key to saving lives

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow Despite school closures, requests for social distancing and suggested 14-day self-quarantine for anyone returning to Canada, many are not adhering to these guidelines as the COVID-19 incidence rate ...

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