The demolished remains of a St. Andrew Street frame house that is believed to...
I would like to thank the members of the Port Dover Waterfront Preservation Association, Norfolk Council members, the good citizens of Port Dover and other elected officials and staff of municipal and provincial governments as well as Mr. John Vallee for attending the Town Hall Meeting held in Port Dover on May 9, 2013, [...]
Senator Doug Finley, who waged a courageous public battle with cancer, died in Ottawa on Saturday at age 66. The first of two memorial services to honour his life and public service will be held in Port Dover on Saturday, May 18 at 1:00 p.m. at the Port Dover Community Centre. A second service will [...]
The demolished remains of a St. Andrew Street frame house that is believed to have been built about 1870. It had been the law office of Lee Gaunt who has relocated to Chapman Street West. Dr. Michael Ostapchuk hired Chuck Thompson to demolish the two-storey frame building at 110 St. Andrew Street. The local dentist [...]
Published May 15th 2013 The Honourable Michael Douglas (Doug) Finley, Senator After a courageous public battle with cancer, the Honourable Michael Douglas (Doug) Finley died in Ottawa, Ontario, on May 11, 2013, age 66. He was married to the Honourable Diane Finley for over 30 years. Born in Exeter, UK on July 25, 1946, his [...]
BILL HETT CEO, Norfolk County Public Library As the news circulates, the first question is, “Why does the renovation cost so much?” The next is, “Are libraries even relevant any more in this electronic world we live in?” And finally, “Who uses the library anyway?” Over the next few weeks, we will attempt to answer [...]
When the Board of Education no longer needs Doverwood School, it could be a Senior Centre for our community. It is has so much to offer seniors such as, it is so accessible, there is good parking and the building is on one floor. There is a gymnasium and plenty of rooms for activities As [...]
Perch Derby volunteer Regan Karges and tagged perch winner Dennis Rocheleau with his $1,000 perch on Monday afternoon at the Perch Derby headquarters. At presstime on Monday three Perch Derby anglers had caught tagged perch worth a total of $2,600. A father and son were both Perch Derby winners Monday morning. Jeff Rocheleau, 24, of [...]
Plans are firming up for the Town Hall meeting to be held on Thursday, May 9 regarding Misner Dam. The event will take place in Port Dover Community Centre’s large auditorium at 7:00 p.m. The Friends of Silver Lake invite all interested citizens who have concerns about issues relating to Silver Lake and the repair [...]
It is late April now so that means just one thing in Port Dover … two full weeks of fishing will get underway on Saturday morning. The 16th annual Port Dover Perch Derby runs from April 20 until May 4. This year is the 16th anniversary of the annual perch derby. Anglers love to fish [...]
There is a sluiceway between the vacant Misner Fertilizer plant and Harry Gamble shipyard. It was used for feeding Silver Lake water to a water turbine wheel that originally ran the line shaft driving the woolen mill equipment. Misner’s mill utilized that power source to grind fertilizer and bag it for sale to farmers, later [...]
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Hydro One will pay $66-million plus assume debt of $27-million to make deal worth $93-million By DAVID JUDD Norfolk County is selling its municipal electricity system to Hydro One for $93 million. The sale will take effect in about four months, subject to approval of the Ontario Energy Board. Customers will notice little change, except [...]