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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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Grimsby council greenlights bio civil suit

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After a closed session debate Monday night, Grimsby council has opted to proceed with a civil action against some of those involved Grimsby Energy’s biodigester project. The project, which went massiv ...

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New museum to preserve Lincoln’s legacy

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow It’s been 30 years of volunteers selling homemade fudge and jams made from original pioneer recipes that have added a sweet $1 million contribution to the long awaited redevelopment of the Jordan H ...

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GBF funds mental health project for youth

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow The Grimsby Benevolent Fund has launched the largest mental health project in the Town’s history to provide local youth with the care they need – right when they need it. GBF has committed $100, ...

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Shouts bring halt to Oosterhoff coffee chat

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Attendees to Niagara West MPP Sam Oosterhoff’s “Community Coffee” session on Saturday went in with questions and departed with others. Oosterhoff said the 9 a.m. the meeting was to be an opportuni ...

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Q&A with HHS clears up some misinformation

(Editor’s Note): Below is the full set of responses to written questions posed to Hamilton Health Sciences president and CAO Rob MacIsaac and vice-president communications Aaron Levo. Although phone interviews were requested ...

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HHS to OR nurses: more closures coming

By Mike Wiliscraft NewsNow While weekend closures of West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s operating rooms (OR) have taken root, OR nurses were told last week a six-week closure could be coming as early as this Fall. The announcemen ...

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Regional Governance Review: Efficiency in Municipal Service Delivery – Position Paper

Information Report (SMT 19-01) Wednesday May 17, 2019 Preface The senior management team (SMT) has prepared this position paper on the Province of Ontario Governance Review as a starting point for Council that by their resolution ...

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Regional review: a roll of the governance dice

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Change is coming and no one, let alone Grimsby Council can guess how the Town, or Niagara, will weather the province’s regional government review. Friday, during a special meeting three days ahead ...

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