Letter to the Editor

Opinion: SLHS good enough for elementary students, renovating current sites worthwhile

Dear Editor, Much has already been written about the proposed new High School to be built on the border between Grimsby and Beamsville. As a former student of GDSS and retired teacher of BDSS I would like to make a few additional ...

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Opinion: Grimsby: Is your councillor working for you? Part Two

Dear Editor, Having given permission to NewsNow to publish my private email of last week to the mayor and council, regarding planning staff’s proposal to hold a PUBLIC Zoom meeting with regards to a submission for the redevelopm ...

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Letter: Writer’s plea for fiscal restraint before council held wage increase

Dear Editor, Covid-19 has posed a challenge like none other to Canada and Canadians have risen in kind to meet it. We have met it with strength, determination and compassion. But most of all, we have met it with deep sacrifices ac ...

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Letter to the Editor: Show up at town hall March 2

Dear Editor: Thanks to our Grimsby council’s budget deliberations on Feb. 18, we can get a sense of the way democracy is going to fare in the new Committee of the Whole system. In two words: not well. Grimsby’s 2020 budget was ...

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Opinion: Save Woodburn Cottage

Dear Editor, Regrettably, I was unable to attend the information meeting regarding Woodburn Cottage. I was rather disturbed that the Town Council did not support its Heritage Committee more forcefully in denying this development a ...

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Letter: Christina’s lights will shine on

Dear editor, Words are not enough to express our thanks and gratitude to our Maplewood estate neighbours, friends, family, Christina’s friends, complete strangers and our community for supporting us in raising funds for two char ...

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Grimsby council, less twiddling please

Dear Editor, Two takeaways from Monday night’s Grimsby Town Council meeting: First, the director and the program manager of GO implementation for the Niagara Region made a presentation in favour of “On Demand Transit.” Fortu ...

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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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Letter: MPAC part of equation

Dear Editor, Read your column of Nov. 21 and specifically the comments relating to MPAC and, yes, you are right about the impact it will have on many if not all municipal taxes. The impact of MPAC re-assessments is the right thing ...

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Is PKC expansion needed?: reader

Dear Editor, As reported in last week’s edition, expanding the current facilities at the Peach King Centre seems to be a no brainer. I urge council to take a breath and think this through thoroughly. The described “defined nee ...

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Attention urged for cannabis issue

Dear Editor, I live on Green lane between Beamsville and Vineland. My neighbor who delivered water the other day asked if I was attending the open house that afternoon at town hall regarding land use of cannabis in our township. T ...

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West Lincoln MURS — Letters to the Editor (3)

The following 3 Letters to the Editor appeared in newsnow: West Lincoln MURS needs “breathing room” in budget: reader Dear Editor, Controversy has been swirling around Mayor Joyner’s MURS since NewsNow’s recent coverage of ...

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ARC meetings should start later and be complete: reader

Dear Editor, I note that the ARC meetings for West Niagara have been scheduled. I also note that the ISR, senior staff recommendations and rationale, and School Information Profile Reports will only be reviewed in detail at the fi ...

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Proposed hydro re-alignment gives taxpayer short end of stick: reader

Dear Editor, On Monday, during the dog days of summer, Grimsby’s finance committee quietly convened to take care of some issues that have been plaguing the Town. First order of business is to further stack the deck of having mor ...

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Questions remain for Finance attendee

Dear Editor, I sent a draft of this note to Finance and Administration Chair Carolyn Mullins also. Last evening I attended the A&F meeting and left with a thousand unanswered questions. The concerns I have are the following: W ...

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Writer: Town doesn’t start at John Street, Beamsville

Dear Editor, Why is the Town of Lincoln still supporting a developer wanting to build a Tim Hortons drive-thru at the southwest corner of Ontario and John streets intersection in Beamsville? The Town’s own Committee of Adjustmen ...

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Writer: NPE needs to do the right thing

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor, For every action there is a reaction. This is my reaction to what Niagara Peninsula Energy did to Rex Ge. The first part of the story, which was News Now’s second front page story this past week ...

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Reader praises local business for being helpful and honest

LETTER TO THE EDITOR Dear Editor, Grimsby is lucky to have great local service providers. Hello Mike, I had an experience this week that I wanted to share with you. I recently moved from the Grimsby area to St. Catharines where I ...

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