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Opinion: Snake oil continues to be sold…

There were zero surprises at Monday’s special council meeting – called to deal with findings submitted in two letters from the office of Ombudsman Ontario which were tabled at the April 18 regular Grimsby council meeting. ...

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Opinion ~ Clear the way for the S.S. Titanic, er, Grimsby

  Over the last year, I have been trying to step back and assess how many years it will take the Town of Grimsby to recover from the antics of The Grimsby Five and the administration they protect. Generally, I would have said ...

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OPINION: Show before the show as Dunstall wants to send home resident, marbles and all

  Ya know, good reader, it really is no fun to cover Grimsby council. It used to be something to which I would look forward. It was an event; to sit back and just wait for something truly silly or outlandish to unfold. Now it ...

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OPINION: Personality clashes hinder council

In the words of Kermit The Frog, “It ain’t easy being green”. Apparently, it is not easy being an elected official in Grimsby, either. For those of you who have not been playing along, Grimsby’s council playlist has gone f ...

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Mike’s Column: No joy in Mudville today

No, no room for jokes, attempted jokes or frivolity. The stakes are too high, sentiment is too hot and nerves are too frayed. There is also absolutely no joy in writing about a topic I have covered intensely for three years, all t ...

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