Opinion: Round 1 in books for The Woolverton

A major downtown development was the subject of an initial public meeting for Official Plan and zoning bylaw amendments Monday night. The proposal – at the corner of Elm and Mountain – is for a seven-storey apartment b ...

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Parking, height key concern on The Woolverton

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The Woolverton – a proposed seven-storey, 74-unit apartment building at the corner of Elm and Mountain in downtown Grimsby – took an initial step Monday with a public meeting dealing with Of ...

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Opinion: Important process started Friday

It was a relatively simple part of the planning appeal process, but it marked the start of something which will, essentially, determine whether or not Grimsby’s east end gets significantly overdeveloped or if, somehow, common se ...

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Losani project takes first step in appeal process

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Grimsby has seen many “firsts” of late when it comes to planning matters and another materialized Friday with an Ontario Land Tribunal Case Management Conference dealing with 141-149 Main St E., the ...

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Vardy, Kadwell field development questions

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow “Good” development was the underlying theme of all the questions served up at a meeting hosted by Save Main Street at Grimsby’s Centennial Park last Thursday, Aug. 19. About 100 residents turned o ...

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Opinion: Get your hipwaders, the wave is coming

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow People in Lincoln who think they are seeing development pressure now have not seen anything yet. The tidal wave of building has come around the lake from Burlington, crushed Stoney Creek and completely ...

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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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Concessions defrost some of development’s chill

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Somewhat of a white flag soothed some, but not all, at last week’s public meeting regarding a proposed development at 133 Main St. E. in Grimsby. A crowd at the public meeting which filled town hall to capacity ...

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Town of Grimsby

Listen to Hospital Corridor Secondary Plan discussion at Grimsby Council

(Editor’s Note: This is the consultant’s report and follow up questions from Grimsby council regarding the Town’s Hospital Corridor Secondary Plan study which is currently underway.)   ...

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DeSantis condo to be redesigned at 4 storeys

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Gabe DeSantis said he was listening to the citizens of Grimsby and now he is set to deliver on that declaration by delivering a downtown condo design with Official Plan guidelines. During an open house on DeSanti ...

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Developer acquires two key downtown sites

Project will be “in keeping with our long-time, historic streetscape,” Dave Jarvis By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Two historic downtown Grimsby properties have been sold to a developer planning to build a new residential site in ...

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Raucous crowd greets DeSantis proposal

An overflow crowd packed the Carnegie Building last Thursday to hear details on a proposed eight-storey condo in downtown Grimsby ...

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Sky’s the limit for Prudhomme’s

Two days of meetings paints great possibilities By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Those on hand for a series of meetings at the Fleming Centre in Beamsville last week all seem to be of the same mind: Lincoln is on the precipice of somet ...

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All call for Prudhomme’s developers

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Prudhomme’s Landing should be a showcase, a pinnacle property exhibiting all the things which make Niagara one of the most desirable places to live in Canada, if not North America. This is the belief ...

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