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Grimsby transit pilot nudged to 2019

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow After a lengthy presentation regarding a proposed transit program for the Town of Grimsby, its Finance and Administration Committee opted Monday to recommend shelving any start up until 2019. Uncertaint ...

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Council stays on extension fence, waits for EA

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow In a 5-3 recorded vote, Grimsby council refused to take a stand on whether or not it supports a Livingston Road extension. After a Public Works Committee meeting last Wednesday, Aug. 16, which had more ...

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All aboard! GO to hit Grimsby in 2021

Weekday GO rail service will come to Grimsby in 2021, extending to Niagara Falls in 2023, Ontario MInister of Transportation Steven Del Duca announced Monday in St. Catharines. Subject to a final agreement with CN Rail, Metrolinx ...

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Provincial budget commits to Niagara GO

Niagara GO Extension highlighted in Budget ... ...

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Politicians say they’re ready to GO

The fate of GTA GO link for Niagara now rests in province’s hands: Caslin By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Niagara’s politicians banded together Tuesday to show their solidarity on the drive to bring GO Transit to the Region. The v ...

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Wheels start to turn on Grimsby transportation

Transit committee to meet Feb. 8: needs, cost & partnerships research key By Mike Williscraft NewsNow There are several hot button issues in Grimsby these days, butwhat the community believes is apressing need for enhanced mun ...

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UPDATED — Sink hole closes Hwy. 20

A “breached pipe” which connected to culverts caused enough erosion under Hwy. 20 to cause a sink hole, necessitating closing the road for two days. Shawn McCauley of Niagara Region’s Transportation Operations department sai ...

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Sink hole closes Hwy 20

At approximately 4 a.m. this morning (Wednesday September 2), Niagara Regional Police attended the area of Hwy 20 at South Grimsby Road 5 for a report of a missing manhole cover causing a traffic hazard. Police discovered a part o ...

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Transit gets GO-ing with push east

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow A $1 billion commitment to a Hamilton transit project is huge news for a GO Transit connection to Grimsby and Niagara. The announcement came Tuesday by Premier Kathleen Wynne of a Light Rail Line as wel ...

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Program launched to welcome cyclists peddling through town

Supporters of Grimsby’s “bike friendly” initiative gathered Saturday morning for the program’s launch ...

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