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Port Dover Perch Derby fishing starts Saturday

Perch Derby prizes total $23,500; 40 tagged fish; Cast-Off Party on April 22 ANGLERS are counting down the last few days until the 2016 Port Dover Perch Derby begins. The 19th annual perch fishing derby begins on Saturday (April 23), running daily until May 7. Event chair Katrina Ferguson says she is looking forward to […]

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OPP report mischief on Clinton Street Port Dover

On Thursday, April 14, 2016 at approximately 4:39 p.m., police received a report of a mischief at a construction site. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that between Wednesday, April 6, 2016 and Thursday, April 14, 2016, unknowns attended the address and proceeded to drill holes into new water main pipes prior to […]

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Two sets of new stop signs planned to slow traffic on Prospect Street Port Dover

By David Judd TWO new sets of stop signs are proposed to slow traffic on Prospect Street in Port Dover. County staff are reviewing Coun. John Wells’ suggestion of installing all-way stops on Prospect Street at Dover Mills Road and at Tisdale Road. Residents have complained about motorists speeding. The street’s speed limit is 50 […]

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Hilarious community play ‘Lend Me A Tenor’ opens April 21 at Lighthouse

By Donna McMillan IN theatre, a farce is “a comedy that keeps the audience laughing through situations that are “highly exaggerated, extravagant, and thus improbable.” So, be prepared to enjoy a great entertainment event as Lighthouse Festival Theatre presents its annual community play “Lend Me A Tenor” from April 21 to May 1. Port Doverite […]

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Death Notices April 2016

Published April 13th Karen Anne Hawkins (nee Minty) Peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital on Tue 5 Apr 2016 at the age of 70. Beloved husband of John Hawkins and loving mother to Shawn, Sheri, Charlene and Jody. Cherished nana to Ryan, Cohen, Teigan, Pippa, James, Sarah, Michael, Cassandra, Ethan, Ayden and Aubree. Friends & family […]

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Norfolk Council voted 6-2 to repair the Dam

With the Council Chambers filled with residents of Port Dover, Norfolk County Council voted 6-2 Tuesday night to move ahead with repairs to Misner Dam.Councillors heard a delegation from Ron Keating, Judy Malpass and Marion Gadsby on behalf of the Friends of Silver Lake before discussing a staff report outlining two options.The staff report, presented […]

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Tony Schneider Sr. was a lifelong community builder

Generous supporter of his hometown who gave quietly to many people and causes Tony Schneider was laid to rest in Port Dover Cemetery on Thursday, March 31. Grace United Church was filled to capacity for the 11 a.m. funeral service with some people also sitting in the choir pews and some standing. The service was […]

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Blues legend Rita Chiarelli at Lighthouse April 6th

Rita Chiarelli, a Juno award winning blues and roots musician is kicking off her nine city tour in Port Dover at Lighthouse Festival Theatre on Wednesday April 6 at 8 p.m. Known as the “Goddess of Canadian Blues” Ms. Chiarelli has recorded an award winning Italian folk music CD, recorded with a symphony and travelled […]

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Port Dover Road work ahead of schedule

WHILE heavy equipment was working on Clinton Street east, Navacon Construction of Brantford’s Sewer Foreman Sergio Gomes told The Maple Leaf that the new line being installed will carry more load than the two lines they removed. That particular undertaking will be completed by Thursday this week. Next installation on Clinton east will be the […]

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Council to consider Port Dover’s Misner Dam options on April 5th

By David Judd The next instalment in the long-running story of Misner Dam will be presented at a county meeting on April 5. That’s the night county councillors will receive a consultant’s report on the dam’s future. County staff will offer options for county council to consider. Port Dover Coun. John Wells has his fingers […]

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“$100 for Dover” raises $3000 for Port Dover Food Bank in one hour

THE gathering of 30 people attending the second ‘$100 for a worthy Port Dover cause’ fundraiser heard three short presentations, asked some questions and then voted for one group to receive all the 30 cheques for $100. Chair John Wells of Port Dover and Woodhouse Community Foundation welcomed those in attendance. Foundation director Andrew Schneider […]

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Death Notices March 2016

Published March 30th Tony Schneider Sr. SCHNEIDER, Anthony Douglas “Tony” — passed away at the Dover Cliffs Long Term Care Home on Saturday, March 26, 2016 in his 77th year. Beloved husband of Betty Schneider (nee Cline) of Port Dover. Loving father of Tony Schneider and Andrew Schneider (Pam), all of Port Dover. Cherished grandfather […]

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