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The latest stories from Grimsby, Lincoln, West Lincoln & Winona.

ULinc continues its Lincoln evolution

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow The uLinc bus has become a familiar sight across Lincoln and at $1 a ride, residents and visitors can’t beat the price. Even better, they can purchase a transit pass which is valid for 11 rides and ...

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Lacrosse builds body and soul

Brock U’s Blair Pachereva credits youthful years on the playing fields By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Blair Pachereva knows how to think on the fly and he owes much of his skill to a lifetime of playing lacrosse. It’s an e ...

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Grimsby’s NRB sold to Calgary based company

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After 40 years of building not only modular units but their family run company, the McNeils have sold the the Canadian portion of their business. The new owner of NRB Canada Inc. is Calgary based Horizo ...

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Peach King alum, Steve Mason, returns

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Memories, former teammates and a commemorative banner all awaited Grimsby Peach King alumni goaltender Steve Mason on Sunday afternoon. Mason, who played goal for the Jr. C organization in 2004-05 ̵ ...

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WLMH gets provincial budget support

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While no specific dollar amounts for West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s rebuild  announced in today’s provincial budget, Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff said the budget is still great news. & ...

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Subpoenas, legal letters, a “bullet” dodged

Just another week in the fallout of Grimsby Energy’s biodigester By Mike Williscraft NewsNow As has been the rule rather than the exception, bad news reigned supreme during the latest council update into Grimsby Energy’s faili ...

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Third times a charm – hopefully – for Sydney

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Sydney Gill is just like other 19-year-olds – she has goals, ambitions and drive. The key difference is Sydney has a condition which keeps her in a constant state of major pain, rendering even the mos ...

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Grimsby whittles budget hit to 8.97%

Unexpected capital projects, bad investments impact 2019 tax levy By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A budget process which has included dealing with additional biodigester investments and a $1 million Peach King Centre floor repair, Gri ...

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5.63% tax hike a “great” budget, says Mayor Bylsma

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow West Lincoln Twp. council approved a 5.63 per cent tax increase to ratepayers Monday night. The impact is $67 for each home with an average assessed value of $364,000. The move, according to Mayor Dave ...

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Grimsby council assesses: what’s in a name?

When Grimsby’s Happening at The Forty was snuffed out by its own organizing committee last year, the consensus seemed to be taking a year off and launching a new went for 2020 was the most likely outcome. In January, a working g ...

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