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Lincoln Chamber hosts politicians

    By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After a COVID-induced hiatus, the popular Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Politicians’ Breakfast returned last week to a full house. About 100 attendees turned out at the Ramada Beacon Harbo ...

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OPINION: GO may pull into Beamsville station

  Sometimes, one just has to accept a gift, say thanks, and move along, even when there is no realization as to how such a gift found its way to the door. For my money, that is what Town of Lincoln should be thinking after it ...

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Lincoln officially in the GO game with approval

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After years of talk, speculation and lobbying, Town of Lincoln is officially in the game…the GO Transit game that is. Lincoln officials have been working for years to get on the map when it comes ...

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Lincoln celebrates Konkle Creek rehab

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The Town of Lincoln celebrated the completion of its Konkle Creek rehabilitation project with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday. This project addressed channel erosion issues of the creek, while restoring the water ...

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Stobbe earns provincial honour

Dr. Karl Stobbe, medical director of Regional Essential Access to Connected Healthcare (REACH) Niagara, has earned the Community Leader Award for the Ontario region as part of the Canada Volunteer Awards program. Niagara Region Community Se ...

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Cancer survivor is fab over 40

Melissa Littler is a survivor. She has overcome a cascade of tremendous trials: the death of her father, divorce, a severe car accident, cancer and more. Despite life sending wave after wave of trials her way, Littler has stood tall and pro ...

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More projects set for Ontario St. corridor

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Beamsville’s core is set to intensify with two major residential developments currently working their way through the municipality’s planning process. An 18-unit townhouse development at the south end ...

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Cyclists pay respects to fallen

By Tristan Marks NewsNow More than 50 cyclists took to the lake front trail in Grimsby last Wednesday to pay respects to a fellow rider who was struck and killed in Beamsville last week, and to show solidarity with his family. The ...

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Devastation for Lincoln family

By Tristan Marks NewsNow It began just as any other Sunday would for the Janssen family of Beamsville. Diana Janssen quickly popped out to the store around 4 p.m. while her husband, Mark, took a nap after a long day of yard work. Their son ...

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Car parade May 30 to celebrate St. Helen pastor’s silver jubilee

All roads will lead to St. Helen Church Sunday May 30 for a drive by car parade to celebrate the 25th silver jubilee anniversary of parish pastor Rev. Krzysztof Szczepanik. “While we can’t have a proper celebration due to the ...

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Letter: Appreciative resident thanks Lincoln staffer, EMS workers, WLMH team

(Editor’s Note: Last week’s edition included a rare opinion piece on the front page. This week, another rarity, a Letter to the Editor on the front, from a very appreciative reader. Mr. Goldhang was the subject of a story last week afte ...

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NRPS investigating shooting in Beamsville

In the early morning hours today (Sunday, Nov. 1), just after midnight, 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) were called to the area of Fracchioni Drive and Cachet Court in Beamsvil ...

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Young offender faces series of charges after abduction hoax

NRPS investigating shooting in Beamsville In the early morning hours today (Sunday, Nov. 1), just after midnight, 8 District (Grimsby) uniform officers with the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) were called to the area of Fra ...

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Tips for teaching kids at home during COVID-19

Homeschool parent creates Facebook site to help with the transition By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Monica La Vella would definitely be on every child’s favourite teacher list. A Beamsville entrepreneur, La Vella has a class of t ...

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Dillon’s Distillers: the heart of Ontario spirit

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Response to a local distiller’s production of lifesaving hand sanitizer has been 100 percent proof of community spirit in the fight against COVID-19. Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers in Beamsville ...

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Calm, kind, responsible community response urged for COVID-19

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Beamsville resident Jacqueline Swart has been calm and pragmatic in her response to the rapidly changing landscape around COVID 19. But she is also realistic and responsible for the health of her fam ...

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Opinion: Save Woodburn Cottage

Dear Editor, Regrettably, I was unable to attend the information meeting regarding Woodburn Cottage. I was rather disturbed that the Town Council did not support its Heritage Committee more forcefully in denying this development a ...

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Nancy’s Fibre Art Shop gives back

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Gillian’s Place in Beamsville will be able to operate a little cozier thanks to a donation from Nancy’s Fibre Art Shop in Beamsville. The knitting craft shop donated $685 along with free knitwear to th ...

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From the Legion to the sea and back again

By Tristan Marks For NewsNow Navy veteran Barry Stark’s warm demeanor contrasts against the brisk and overcast Nov. 2 afternoon. He stands in his full Royal Canadian Legion uniform; from his naval beret to four medals across his ...

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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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