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Sassafras converts space to grocery/food retail

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Scott Brownlee is proof positive that necessity is the mother of invention. COVID-19 impacts bringing on the lockdown and ban of in-restaurant dining has necessitated some sort of invention to enable Brownlee’s ...

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Impatient Kellan makes hasty entrance

By Tristan Marks NewsNow He just couldn’t wait to come into the world. Kellan Long, born Sunday, Dec. 6, 8 lbs, shortly after 10 p.m., decided that he would not wait for his parents to make the long trip from their home in Smithville to S ...

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GBF expands with new wellness centre

By Tristan Marks NewsNow Wellness services are on their way to Grimsby. The Grimsby Benevolent Fund (GBF) unveiled its new ‘Wellness Hub’ located in the old Woolverton Church Building on 19 Elm St. with a press release event o ...

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Queen Juliana made an impression

By Dorothy Turcotte NewsNow Immediately after WW II, many from the Netherlands chose to immigrate to Canada to start new lives. Before the war, however, Queen Juliana came to Canada in 1940 after the German occupation of her homel ...

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West Lincoln launches new website

The Township of West Lincoln has launched a brand new website at westlincoln.ca, based on numerous sources of feedback. The new site design is “more accessible, mobile friendly and easier to navigate for users looking for information and ...

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NewsNow Niagara West Consumer Survey

Please take a few minutes to offer information which will be utilized to help you, good reader, have your needs met by shopping local. All personal information is confidential. Businesses, just like residents, are not sure of what the futur ...

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Grimsby considers historic tax increase

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Grimsby council has recommended an historic budget – complete with a 16.7 per cent increase on the local portion of residents’ tax bills – last week which included many firsts. Included among the fi ...

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‘Grimsby Five’ stick together

With the return of one councillor from vacation, Grimsby councillors show up at second special meeting to reinstate & issue apology to CAO. By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After five Grimsby councillors were no-shows at a special meeting o ...

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Ontario ombudsman: Niagara CAO hiring an “inside job”

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé called on Niagara Region last Friday to improve its practices after his investigation found its hiring of former chief administrative officer Carmen D’Angelo was “compromised” b ...

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Cannabis odour issue aired at Lincoln meeting

By Tristan Marks NewsNow The message from Town of Lincoln at last week’s open houses regarding cannabis production was clear: every weapon in the municipal armoury will used to resolve the grow-op problems. Lincoln CAO Mike Kirk ...

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Province antes up for WLMH

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow The provincial government announced another $2 million of support for West Lincoln Memorial Hospital Tuesday. The funds are to cover costs Hamilton Health Sciences officials say are needed to restore th ...

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