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Port Dover Maple Leaf cast photo Drowsy

The Drowsy Chaperone’ stars local cast

Lighthouse Festival Theatre’s community production of the musical-comedy “The Drowsy Chaperone” kicked off the start of theatre season in Port Dover last week. Theatregoers described the production as “professional from beginning to end” and “uproariously funny” with “great singing”. The Drowsy Chaperone is staged by the theatre’s Artistic Director Derek Ritschel, with Assistant Director Jan […]

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Port Dover Perch Derby

Port Dover Perch Derby opens Saturday

The 17th annual Port Dover Perch Derby gets underway Friday evening with the popular Cast-Off Party, followed on Saturday by 15 days of fishing for 40 tagged perch fish. The 40-tagged fish will be dropped into the water starting at 6:30 on Friday evening and people are able to watch as a tug moves along […]

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Port Dover Perch Derby prizes total $23,500; Cast-Off Party April 25

In just a few short days the 17th annual Port Dover Perch Derby begins, running from April 26 until May 10 this year. Anglers love to fish but with $23,500.00 being offered in prize money for catching perch with a tag is an added incentive few can resist. Event Chair Katrina Ferguson says she is […]

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Port Dover Maple Leaf Medical Centre coming Oct.

Plans call for new medical centre in Port Dover underway by fall

New medical centre for Port Dover … “I guarantee it” said Mayor Dennis Travale There is no doubt in Norfolk Mayor Dennis Travale’s mind that a new medical centre will be underway in Port Dover this year. At Thursday’s public meeting of Port Dover Community Health Centre Board of Directors meeting, the mayor expressed appreciation […]

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OPP logo for Port Dover Maple Leaf

Alert neighbour calls police, arrests made

(NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment responded to a Break and Enter after being contacted by an alert neighbour at a Dixon Drive, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Wednesday, April 9, at 2:34 p.m., police were contacted by an alert neighbour after observing two unknown females removing […]

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Port Dover Maple Leaf Friday the 13th Centre line removed for June 2014

Thursday night sales for Port Dover’s Friday the 13th vendors

By David Judd Vendors at Friday the 13th events will have six more hours to make money. Until now, the scores of vendors on public property downtown have had to wait until Friday the 13th to sell their T-shirts, motorcycle gear and bottles of water. But starting June 13, they also may open on Thursday […]

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Port Dover Doverwood School being sold to Norfolk County. Port Dover Maple Leaf, Port Dover, Ontario.

Norfolk County to buy Doverwood School

By David Judd Norfolk County wants to buy the former Doverwood School. The county has not decided what it would do with the school building on Highway 6 on the east side of Port Dover. Its immediate interest is in the property’s 14 acres, which will help serve as a buffer when the town’s sewage […]

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Today is PB&J Day

  MARY ETTA McGRAW What a Dish! Today is National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! Now that’s something I like to celebrate. Mind you, I prefer PB& Jam, not jelly, but I expect that’s an OK riff on the rite. For as long as I can remember I have enjoyed, nay loved, PB&J. As a […]

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Death Notices April 2014

Published April 23rd Nancy Clark CLARK, Nancy Mae – At her residence on Monday, April 14, 2014. Survived by husband Neil of Peterborough, daughter Lianne (Kyle) of Kelowna, B.C, son Chris (Leone) of Peterborough, predeceased by Victoria and Michael infant twins. Parents Verna and the late James Lindsay of Nanticoke, brother Leonard (predeceased), sisters Susan […]

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Serious motor collision closes Highway 3

SERIOUS MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION CLOSES HIGHWAY 3 (NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – Norfolk County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), officers were dispatched to a serious two vehicle collision on Highway 3 west of the Town of Simcoe. Today Friday March 28th, 2014 at approximately 9:30 a.m. an Acura and a Toyota were involved in a collision on […]

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Port Dover Midget Pirates team win silver

Midgets get Silver in OMHA finals

Port Dover Midget Pirates hockey team was in a hard-played Ontario Midget Hockey Assn. provincial finals against Norwood. Port Dover lost game one in Norwood on March 15th by a score of 4-0. Playing before a full crowd at the local arena, Game 2 was in Port Dover on Saturday (Mar. 22) and went to […]

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40 years ago, 60 local teens travelled to Europe for March Break

40 Years Ago March 22, 1974 The mid-winter break of 1974 was exciting for 60 teenagers who left for Europe. Travelling to London were: Fred Belisle, Patricia Belisle, Audrey Blake, Sue Chambers, Bruce Dale, Pat Dell, Diane Dennis, Kathy Doherty, Cindi Follington, John Gaston, Walter Gibbons, Debbie Holmes, Tammy Jackson, Kathy Kitchen, Ray Kitchen, Mary […]

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