Niagara 2021 Canadian Summer Games postponed due to COVID-19

The Canada Games Council (CGC) and the 2021 Canada Games Host Society, have announced their decision to postpone next year’s Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games after consulting with the Niagara Region, the Province of Ontario and ...

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Grimsby DIA offers shopping spree incentive

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Shoppers, restaurant goers and clients who frequent downtown Grimsby over the next two months may have an opportunity to leave with more money than they arrived. Grimsby’s Downtown Improvement Area Board has put t ...

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Firefighters, town staff to help GBF Feed Hope May 2

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Help feed hope this Saturday by leaving front porch donation for the Grimsby Benevolent Fund’s (GBF) food bank. As part of a community effort, volunteers from the Grimsby Firefighter Association and the Town of Gr ...

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Five individuals stand 2 metres apart in front of a fire truck and a food drive box bearing the logo of the Grimsby Benevolent Fund.

BBBS event continues Sat.

The Bowl for Kids Sake kicked off last Saturday with Big Brother Big Sisters (BBBS) of North & West Niagara running glow-in-the-dark bowling at Parkway Social in St. Catharines. The event is not over yet. There is still room f ...

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Fridays in February wraps this week

Last week’s Fridays in February event at the Forty Public House marks the second-to-last in the weekly charity concert series. The beneficiary for that week was the Rose Cottage Visiting Volunteers (RCVV), who came out en masse ...

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Kids get free gym night at WLCC thanks to Kiwanis

Smithville kids have a new way to have fun and stay active on Tuesdays thanks to the Kiwanis Club of West Lincoln. The service club will cover the charges for any kids ages 9-18 to play in the West Lincoln Community Centre’s gym ...

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Scouts ready to celebrate

First North Grimsby Scouts will be celebrating Scouts/Guide Week by sponsoring a free public skate at the Peach King Centre on Sunday, Feb. 23. The community is invited for a free skate 3:10-4:30 p.m. The Scouts will be on site pa ...

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Lincoln Museum hosts war trauma lecture Feb. 22

Canadian soldiers returning home have always been changed by war and peacekeeping missions, frequently in harmful but unseen ways. The Lincoln Museum and Cultural Centre has invited Dr. Adam Montgomery to give a lecture on the way ...

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LPAA workshops begin Feb. 14

The Grimsby Lakeside Pumphouse Artists’ Association presents its 2020 workshop series. Starting on Valentine’s Day special guest artists will instruct students on their artistic techniques and specialities. There will be somet ...

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Fridays in February moves on to second fundraiser

After Foundation of Resources for Teens (FORT) got the ball rolling last week, Gillian’s Place will be the charity of choice for the second of four fundraising concerts at this Friday. The Fridays In February concert series at The Forty P ...

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A man with close-cropped hair and a short beard plays and acoustic guitar ask he sings into a microphone.

Baha’i Faith talk series Wednesdays at the Livingston Activity Centre

The Livingston Activity Centre will play host to ‘Meaningful Conversations’, a talk series discussing spiritual concepts of the Baha’i Faith every Wednesday from 7:30-9 p.m. for the next two weeks. Each weekly co ...

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Lincoln bylaw review set for Jan. 15

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Citizens of Lincoln will have a chance to preview their town’s updated zoning bylaw as well as voice questions, suggestions and concerns next week. The municipality has scheduled a public information session (PIS) ...

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FORT appreciates support

Dear Editor, Thanks so much to Grimsby DIA for arranging the horse and buggy ride on Friday, Dec. 6! Our co-op Brianna was helping run it and she said everyone had an amazing time and she heard nothing but positive comments the wh ...

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Breakfast with Santa Dec. 14

Have breakfast with Santa at the Peach King Centre on Saturday, Dec. 14. The WLMH Auxiliary’s annual event runs from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be good food, Christmas music, Santa’s Closet and, of course, the jolly elf hims ...

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Volunteers help on Serve Saturday

Mountainview Christian Reformed Church members got in the giving spirit last month for their Serve Saturday. About 50 people gathered in the church gymnasium for breakfast before shifting focus to “serve sites” throughout the ...

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Stop by GBF for pre-parade event

Grimsby Benevolent Fund will host a free pre-parade event on-site before Grimsby’s Santa Claus parade this Saturday, Dec. 7. GBF will celebrate the community’s holiday spirit and give thanks for support by providing a place fo ...

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Christmas cheer abundant in downtown Grimsby

Downtown Grimsby will have a little bit of everything this week. Horse and wagon rides, strolling carollers, live music and great shopping deals are part of Grimsby Downtown Improvement Area’s Festive Fridays event, plus town ha ...

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Grimsby tree lighting Fri.

The lights go up on the Christmas tree at Grimsby Town Hall this Friday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. The ceremony will include carol singing by the Blessed Trinity choir. Guests are invited to warm up inside Town Hall after the ceremony, whe ...

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Celebration of Lights kicks off in Grimsby

Shed some light on a Grimsby resident’s Christmas light display by nominating them for this year’s Christmas Celebration of Lights. The Town of Grimsby will accept nominations for amazing light until Dec. 12. Judges will exami ...

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Calling all angels

Everytime a bell rings an angel gets its wings. The Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF) and Giant Tiger Grimsby have teamed up in hopes getting a lot of bells rung with the return of the annual angel tree, which will be running until Dec. 6. Cust ...

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The GBF angel tree in Giant Tiger Grimsby

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