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West Lincoln barn rebuilt, with help

What started as a concerned neighbour making a few inquiries quickly turned into in a barn raising in West Lincoln last week. Andy and Amanda Pilot have lived at their Caistor Gainsborough Townline home for 10 years. Andy had begu ...

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Caring worker comforts dying COVID victim

Maintenance man steps into role of caregiver for woman’s final moments By Tristan Marks NewsNow The pandemic has been a dark time for many. As dark as it was for Grimsby resident Margaret Roper, who lost her mother Iris Roper to COVID-19 ...

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A woman stands with her arm around her elderly mother who is sitting in a wheelchair.

Tips for teaching kids at home during COVID-19

Homeschool parent creates Facebook site to help with the transition By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Monica La Vella would definitely be on every child’s favourite teacher list. A Beamsville entrepreneur, La Vella has a class of t ...

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Brock prof says back-to-basics approach can promote sustainability, curb boredom

As physical distancing measures continue and more people are forced to stay home, now is a great time to go back to basics, says Brock University Professor Liette Vasseur. “Many people are living simpler lives and focusing more on necessi ...

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Dillon’s Distillers: the heart of Ontario spirit

By Joanne McDonald For NewsNow Response to a local distiller’s production of lifesaving hand sanitizer has been 100 percent proof of community spirit in the fight against COVID-19. Dillon’s Small Batch Distillers in Beamsville ...

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West Lincoln firefighters provide grocery delivery service

By Tristan Marks NewsNow West Lincoln Fire and Emergency Services has expanded its community service repertoire with a new program. The firefighters have teamed up with Foodland Smithville and Stanpac to deliver grocery orders to folks in s ...

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Opinion: If you want to shop local, we can help

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Streamlined and me have not been in the same sentence very often in my life but, I’ve got to say, I have never moved in a more streamlined fashion than in the last 10 days. The reason for this is not ...

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