Downtown

Planning’s expansion of HCD boundaries not based on history: Mullins

Re your Dec. 9 column on the scope expansion the Planning Department has undertaken with the Main Street East study we would agree, the direction taken by Planning is totally unwarranted for a number of reasons. When Save Main Str ...

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OPINION: Surprise downtown Grimsby, you’re in

Nobody was happier than I when the plug got pulled on Grimsby’s council session Monday night. This was not due to the cause – a major power outage which affected most of Grimsby east of Christie Street after a wind-blown t ...

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Hometown Hockey coming to Grimsby Nov. 27-29

Rogers’ Hometown Hockey is coming to Grimsby Nov. 27-29. The announcement was made Monday night during Rogers broadcast of the Leafs-Hurricanes game with Town of Grimsby releasing details immediately after. Grimsby’s Peach Kin ...

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Br&E study struggles to finish, report coming

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Little interest and weak survey response have been an ongoing challenge facing those conducting a business retention and expansion (BRE) study for the Town of Grimsby, says project lead Susan Manuel. The c ...

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NewsNow Podcast: Episode 6

This week’s guest is a man who wants to hear Downtown Grimsby come alive with the sound of music. Harley Valentine is a Grimsby-born artist, real estate investor and philanthropist who has teamed up with the Grimsby Music St ...

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If downtown Grimsby was a blank canvas…

Grimsby DIA offers possibilities with creative visioning exercise By Joanne McDonald NewsNow When life hands you lemons, re-envision your downtown. That was the view Grimsby’s Downtown Improvement Area board of directors took over the las ...

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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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