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Compost for GBF

From Oct. 21-26, West Niagara residents can take home compost for their gardening needs by supporting the Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF). The Niagara Region will be giving out up to three bags of compost per vehicle to West Niagara ...

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Street-side branch collection planned for Oct. 28 start

Fall branch collection starts next week on Oct. 28 and continues until Nov. 22. Curbside branch collection is available to all residents living in single family homes and apartments with six units or less. Those participating in b ...

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Region’s garbage pick-up reduced to alternate weeks

Niagara Regional Council approved alternate week garbage collection effective fall 2020. The change – which was approved Oct. 17 – will apply to garbage collection for all low-density residential properties (single hom ...

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Halloween Trivia Night at Lincoln Museum

The Lincoln Museum is asking people to sharpen up on their fangs and their Halloween knowledge for a Halloween Trivia Night event on Saturday, Oct. 26, starting at 7:30 p.m. Participants will test their knowledge of all things rel ...

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40 at the Forty event connects donors with charities

Eighteen Grimsby charities have been named recipients of more than $130,000 in grants and endowments from the Grimsby Fund. The fund is managed under the umbrella of the Niagara Community Foundation, the Niagara Community Foundati ...

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Explore Cave Springs in 360-degree video

A new 360-degree video about Cave Springs uncovers the lost legends associated with the area. The video, “Tall Tales – The Mostly True History of Cave Springs” will also compete in the Edmonton Short Film Festival. Stori ...

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Lincoln to host cannabis open houses

The Town of Lincoln is hosting a series of open houses to gather input on pending municipal cannabis production Official Plan and bylaw changes. The first meeting is set for Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 2-4 p.m. in town hall’s council ...

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WLMH obstetricians’ privileges extended at NHS

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow It was down to the 11th hour, but West Lincoln Memorial Hospital obstetricians (OBs) will have privileges extended to Niagara Health Systems’ St. Catharines General (SCG) site. The decision was unveil ...

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Odour a problem or not, go to meeting

There is no doubt, public meetings hosted by municipalities are normally pretty boring. Yes, they are important often times, but boring just the same. Next week, Town of Lincoln will host its first two of three open houses regardi ...

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GHS welcomes Ti-Cats historian

The Grimsby Historical Society (GHS) will welcome the CFL’s resident historian Larry Robertson to their monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Robertson will present on the “Hamilton Proud 150” project, which explores th ...

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