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Saturday Bottle Drive events cancelled

Two West Niagara bottle drives have been following the Province’s new COVID lockdown restrictions. Both the Beamsville Knights of Columbus (KofC) bottle drive and the Grimsby Lions bottle drive, which were set to happen Satu ...

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Rockway Vineyards set to host Niagara’s first senior tour final

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow What started out as chatter over a beverage or two in the summer of 2020 has now blossomed into Niagara Region’s first seniors golf tour. “Our tour will be called The Niagara Senior Men’s Golf Tou ...

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Firefighters get massive food drive contributions

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The volunteers from the Grimsby Firefighters Association knew it was going to be a good day when they already doubled their best donation year before Saturday night’s main event – the reverse Sa ...

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WL Fire drive-thru food drive this Saturday

The West Lincoln Firefighters Association is holding a ‘Fill-a-Truck’ food drive this Saturday at the Leisureplex from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Firefighters will be on hand to accept donations for West Lincoln Community Care. Firefighte ...

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Santa to arrive in Grimsby right on time Saturday

The road leading to the man in red will start at Peach King Arena this Saturday as Grimsby’s Santa Claus Parade takes a 2020 twist. With a theme of “Holiday of Hope”, this year’s event will include 10 different display are ...

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Lincoln drive thru tree lighting ceremony Nov. 28

The Town of Lincoln, with sponsorship from Tim Hortons, hopes to brighten up this Christmas season with a Drive Thru Tree Lighting event at the Fleming Centre this Saturday. The event takes place from 6 – 8 p.m. and allows t ...

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Santa Claus committee to light up WL with contest in lieu of parade

By Tristan Marks NewsNow West Lincoln residents will get a chance to show off their famous Christmas cheer after all. Although the Township’s annual Santa Claus Parade was cancelled months ago out of caution for Covid, the Parad ...

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Grimsby readies for ‘reverse’ Santa parade

One way or the other, Santa Claus will be finding downtown Grimsby on Saturday, Dec. 5 – the traditional first Saturday of the month in which the parade in his honour is held. This year’s event will be a ‘reverse’ para ...

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Grimsby DIA hosts pair of events

With businesses in all corners of the globe facing serious challenges due to impacts of COVID-19, Grimsby DIA is doubling up – and adding a twist – to try draw Niagara West shoppers. DIA’s annual Ladies Shopping Nigh ...

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Grimsby DIA Ladies Shopping Night event returns Nov. 26

Despite the uncertainty of 2020, one thing is certain: the annual Grimsby DIA Ladies Shopping Night.‎ The DIA event is set to kick things off on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 26, 6 p.m. to close. Many merchants will be offering ...

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DIA promo in home stretch

If you were hoping to win a $500 shopping spree in downtown Grimsby, you have one more week to take your shot. Grimsby Downtown Improvement Area‘s (DIA) seven-week shopping spree promotion wraps up this week. “Anyone spending ...

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‘Secret Lives of Collections’ opens at Gr. Museum Oct. 6

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery (GPAG) and Grimsby Museum are teaming up for a new exhibit that tells the ‘hidden’ tales of Grimsby. The organizations are running a joint exhibition called ‘The Secret Lives of Collections’, made up o ...

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BBBS heads online to adapt to COVID

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS) of North and West Niagara have had to adapt to the new world created by COVID-19. While still committed to offering their famous one-on-one mentorships for local youth, ...

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Lincoln’s Pioneer week starts this Saturday

Lincoln’s Pioneer Day is going to look a little different this year. For starters, it is going to be Pioneer Week. The Lincoln Museum has planned a mix of virtual and in-person activities for Pioneer week, which runs from Octobe ...

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Hike for Hospice happening Oct. 4

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Be it alone or all together, members of the community can support McNally House Hospice through the 14th annual Hike for Hospice on Oct. 4. Hikers can participate either virtually or in person at Coronatio ...

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ReStore charity discount event Thurs.-Sat.

Help Grimsby’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore “ReStore” the community by participating in a food donation drive for a nice discount on purchases. This Thursday, Friday and Saturday bring a non-perishable food or supply item to ...

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Silverdale Hall dinner drive-through Sept. 11

Silverdale Community Hall invites all to enjoy a chili/soup & corn roast drive-through Friday, Sept. 11 from 5 to 7 p.m. Participants get a choice of chili or soup with corn, fresh buns, butter and a homemade fudge brownie for ...

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Grimsby Garden Club Plant sale June 18-20

The Grimsby Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale is back on for 2020. The club will host its annual sale from June 18-20, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. This year, the Plant Sale will be held outdoors at 472 Woolverton Rd. The club will ...

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Grimsby Farmers’ Market goes digital

By Tristan Marks NewsNow There is a new safe and convenient way to support the Grimsby Farmers’ Market this year. While folks wait for the market to open officially in June, they can get their hands on fresh produce today by usi ...

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Grimsby businesses launch gift card drive

Help the merchants of downtown Grimsby give the gift of support to the West Lincoln Memorial Hospital’s frontline workers. From May 8 to June 24, Grimsby residents can support both local business and their hospital by buying a downtown Gr ...

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