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Port Dover Junior Clippers beat Hamilton in first round of baseball playoffs

Port Dover Clippers Junior Baseball team has beat the Hamilton Cardinals in a best-of-three series. The first game of the Junior Inter-County Baseball League was played on Friday in Hamilton. That game ended with a 9 – 6 score in favour of Port Dover. Game two was played on Sunday evening (July 26) at Lions’ […]

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Port Dover Firefighters respond to Dover Cliffs early Wednesday morning

Dover Cliffs Nursing Home on St. George Street, Port Dover, evacuated all first floor residents Wednesday morning after smoke was detected in the laundry room area. Firefighters from Port Dover and Simcoe responded to the 7:58 a.m. Wednesday morning call with over 30 firefighters rushing to the scene. No flames were discovered but all residents […]

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OPP called after youths spotted jumping off pier

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment were called by a concerned member of the public after they observed several youths engaging in dangerous behaviour at a Harbour Street, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Thursday, July 23, 2015 at approximately 3:37 p.m., twelve (12) youths were observed on the Port Dover Pier […]

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OPG decides Nanticoke G.S. has no future use

Ontario Power Generation announced last week that it will completely close the plant at Nanticoke. In a release, Jeff Hansen, Vice President Strategic Operations, said “the company will no longer preserve and staff the Nanticoke Generating Station.” “Over the next few months, we will work on the details to ensure we decommission the Nanticoke station […]

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“One Moment” injected with lots of humour, pathos, great music

Review by Donna McMillan NORM Foster, the most produced Canadian playwright in the history of our country, has done it again. With plenty of witty, laugh-out-loud moments and an injection of pathos, the Port Dover Lighthouse Festival Theatre production of “One Moment” was a roaring success with the opening night audience last week. Partnered with […]

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OPP presence and enforcement will be high at Pottahawk this weekend

Members of the West Region Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Traffic and Marine Unit are warning all boating enthusiasts’ who are intent on attending the Pottahawk Boating Event this Sunday that OPP presence and enforcement will be high.  There will be zero tolerance for anyone breaking the law. “There is no margin for error when someone […]

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Stop logs coming out from Port Dover’s Misner Dam

The unauthorized stop logs which had been placed in the sluiceway at Misner Dam are being removed this week by Norfolk County. Tuesday morning, July 7th, at about 9:30 am two workers under the direction of a Norfolk County Public Works Dept. foreman used a hoist to remove the first stop log. Other stop logs […]

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Silver Lake level up after unauthorized return of stop logs

The water level in Silver Lake has risen since the unauthorized installation of stop logs in recent weeks at the sluiceway. Norfolk County General Manager Eric D’Hondt of Public Works & Environmental Services confirmed to The Maple Leaf Tuesday afternoon, that “someone unknown to us has put stop blocks at Misner Dam,” adding the “water […]

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Death Notices July 2015

Published July 22nd Jean Chambers CHAMBERS, Mary “Jean” (nee Beickler) passed away on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at Norfolk Hospital Nursing home in her 99th year. Dear mother of Marie (Fred) Wilhelm of Sarnia and Suzanne (Paul) Greenslade of Port Dover. Fondly remembered by daughter-in-law Alice. Loving grandmother of Sharon (Ray) Labonte-Jaques, Susan, Sheila, Shelley […]

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“Stag and Doe” keeps audience in stitches

By Donna McMillan On stage now at Lighthouse Theatre until July 4th IT’S a rural phenomenon known to most as a “Stag and Doe”, “Jack and Jill” or “Buck and Doe”. In 2004, playwright Mark Crawford attended one for his brother and sister-in-law in the Glencoe Agricultural Hall (also known as “The Cow Palace”) and […]

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South Coast Marathon Road Closures this Saturday

MEDIA RELEASE SOUTH COAST MARATHON ROAD CLOSURES NORFOLK COUNTY, Ont., June 25, 2015 – On Saturday, June 27, 2015, South Coast Race Series will be hosting the 2015 South Coast Marathon in Norfolk County. The Norfolk County Special Events Committee has been working diligently with event organizer, Madison Puddy to limit traffic disruptions and ensure […]

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OPP report break and enter on Market Street East

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment investigated a Break and Enter at a Market Street East, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at approximately 3:09 a.m., unknowns attended the LCBO and proceeded to back a pick-up truck through the window of the business. Two males were then observed […]

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