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Death Notices – August 2020

  Published August 26, 2020 Barbara Schram SCHRAM, Barbara – Peacefully, at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, August 18th, 2020 in her 84th year. Loving wife of the late Ernie Hollingsworth. Beloved mother of Leslie Morris (nee Schram) and son-in-law Wayne Morris. Fondly remembered by her most adored grandson Evan Morris. Survived by brother […]

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Death Notices – July 2020

      Published July 29 2020 Murray Stewart STEWART, Murray Howard. At Norview Lodge, Simcoe on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Murray Stewart formerly of Jarvis, in his 72nd year. Dear father of Jennifer and Brent Whitton of Port Ryerse and Nathan Stewart and Rachael Treadgold of Waterdown. Loving grandfather of Noah and Adam Whitton […]

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Death Notices – September 2020

  Published September 16, 2020 James “Jamie” Nunn Nunn, James Stewart “Jamie” July 25, 1925 – September 2, 2020 In his 96th year. Married to Jean Gilmour, who predeceased him on July 29, 2020. Survived by daughter Shelley Nunn and son John (Adrienne). Predeceased by brothers John (Bettie and family Penne); Mac (Marg and family […]

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Library seeks ideas from public to reduce operating budget

  NORFOLK County Public Library Board of Directors is asking the public to weigh in on its efforts to reduce the 2021 operating budget. Norfolk County Council asked the Library Board to look for a 10% reduction in spending. The 10% reduction will cost the library $289,000, to be spread out over its six branches. […]

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‘Quietly Canadian in Port Dover’ Youth Writing Contest winners

  THE “Quietly Canadian in Port Dover” Youth Writing Contest was on the theme “Why I Love Canada Day in Port Dover.” An anonymous local sponsor donated prizes. Winners in the age 8 to 12 years group were: 1st Solon S, 2nd Maeve S, 3rd Jack P. Here is the winning submission in the ages […]

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Norfolk offers limited recreation programs for summer 2020

  By David Judd NORFOLK County will cautiously offer some recreation programs this summer. In a normal year, the county operates swimming pools, splash pads, arenas, museums, sports fields, seniors centres and community halls to keep kids and adults active. But 2020 is far from a normal year. Norfolk County is struggling to rein in […]

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New Port Dover Seniors Group Community Garden

By Donna McMillan   THERE will soon be tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, herbs and more growing in the new Port Dover Seniors Group Community Garden. Located at the former Doverwood School property next to Kinsmen Park, there are 12 four-foot by eight-foot raised garden beds now set up, Project Coordinator Adam Veri told the Maple Leaf […]

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Port Dover celebrated birth of Canada on July 1st, 1867

  Port Dover Maple Leaf presents a two-part feature on the celebrations of Canada Day in Port Dover since 1867. Part one in the June 24th issue tells of the events from 1867 to 1940. Part two in the June 30th issue remembers the holiday celebrations from 1950 to the present. See the full issue […]

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