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Summer Street Party takes over Grimsby Saturday – JULY 17!!!

Music, food and a great time are on the menu this Saturday evening – Aug. 17 – in downtown Grimsby as the 2nd Annual Summer Street Party takes over downtown. With great results, the event stepped into a void created ye ...

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Month-long Christie/Main intersection work starts

The Main/Christie intersection in Grimsby will be the site of an ongoing renovation for the next month, according to Niagara Region workers. The project is an upgrade to the traffic lights and will affect all connecting sidewalks ...

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Grimsby, Lincoln shine in national survey

By Mike Williscraft For NewsNow Grimsby and Lincoln mayors have been all smiles over the last week after hearing their communities are among the nation’s elite, according to Maclean’s Magazine. Grimsby came in at #2 while Linc ...

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Lincoln Rotary donates $100,000 to Cave Springs Camp

The Rotary Club of Lincoln made its largest, one-time donation to date Saturday – A $100,000 contribution to Cave Springs Camp  and its Legacy Hall Project Lincoln Rotarians, their executive and members of the Lamplighters ...

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UPDATE – Missing Grimsby man found dead

Thursday, Aug. 1, at approximately 4:30 p.m. uniform officers from the 8 District Grimsby office of the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) responded to Sandy Cove Drive in Lincoln for a report of a found body in Lake Ontario, ...

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Distraction Thefts – “You Dropped This Money”

Over the past several weeks, incidents have been occurring at retail stores that result in the theft and fraudulent use of credit and debit cards. Citizens have been reporting the following: After leaving a checkout and paying for ...

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Pending design change at WLMH could be just what the doctor ordered

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow On the heels of an 11th hour delay to a lengthy operating room closure and after news Niagara Health System was balking at what was believed to be an agreed-upon service agreement, West Lincoln Memorial ...

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Grimsby files $18 million civil suit

  By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The Town of Grimsby et al have filed an $18 million civil suit against three former members of its energy companies’ boards of directors. In the suit filed last week in Ontario Superior Court b ...

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Grimsby hires new CAO

After five months of searching, researching, whittling to a short list and interviewing, the Town of Grimsby has its new chief administrative officer, Harry Schlange. Mayor Jeff Jordan made the announcement via a press release Fri ...

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OPINION: It will get worse before it gets better

Major decisions, although it can be frustrating, take time. Grimsby Council has been under the gun from the outset due to a grocery list of reasons which will not be relived here. The electorate was hopeful this new bunch to creat ...

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