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Port Dover prepares for Canada Day

  THE oldest of Port Dover’s many celebrations will take place on Monday, July 1st. The day-long program to mark Canada Day 2019 has many organizations, businesses and individuals planning to celebrate this community’s 152nd Canada Day … something Port Dover has done each year since Confederation in 1867. Soap Box Derby This year’s program […]

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Totes races, tug pulls & more this Saturday at harbourfront

  A harbourfront event that in just a few years has become a Port Dover tradition remembering some former stalwards of the marine industry. The events take place Friday and Saturday this weekend. Scruton Marine Inc. founded the event to honour the late Peggy Scruton but now has expanded to pay tribute to the local […]

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Port Dover Open Studio on weekend

By Donna McMillan Kelly Bell of Port Dover has been a beachcomber and a crocheter all her life. She has put the two together to create through her “Funky Finds Design” business beautiful macramé hanging pieces of art. Yes, the art of knotting strings in patterns to make decorative articles, so popular in its heyday […]

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Water problem “must be solved fast” says developer

  By David Judd A proposed moratorium on new development has created a dilemma for one of Port Dover’s largest developers. The town’s need for more municipal drinking water must be solved fast, John Lennox of Dover Coast told county councillors last Tuesday. The moratorium, tentatively approved unanimously by councillors last Tuesday, puts into limbo […]

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Death Notices – June 2019

    Published June 26, 2019 Georgina Morris MORRIS, Georgina Elizabeth (nee Madgett), of Port Dover passed away peacefully at Cedarwood Village, Simcoe, on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in her 96th year. Predeceased by her husband Archie (September 2010). Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of George and Donna of Port Dover, David of Brantford and […]

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May Food Drive underway for Port Dover and Area Life Line Food Bank

  A musical kick-off event for “The Month of May Food Drive” was held last Wednesday at Elmer Lewis Parkette in downtown Port Dover. Co-chairs Bruce (House) Milner and Harry Smith were joined by representatives from Port Dover Board of Trade, Scotiabank, Mike’s No Frills, Port Dover Lions Club and the Port Dover and Area […]

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Residents across Norfolk County mourning the loss of “Red” Kelly

  ONE of the most decorated hockey players of all time, Leonard Patrick “Red” Kelly, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2 at Toronto’s Sunnybrook-Holland Rehabilitation Centre in his 92nd year. “Mr. Kelly was best known for what he did on the ice, but he was much more than a Stanley Cup champion and Hockey […]

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Developer says Dover Wharf condo construction to begin by summer

    DESPITE the lack of any visible progress in many months at the Dover Wharf waterfront condominium project on Harbour Street, there are arrangements being made by the principals involved. “It (the building) will definitely be started late this spring or by summer,” was the word from Tony Diec in a Friday phone interview. […]

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Death Notices – May 2019

  Published May 22, 2019 Jacqueline Clark CLARK, Jacqueline Scovil nee Yerex, formerly of Port Dover and Delhi, passed away peacefully on February 28 in her 86th year at the Kensington Hospice in Toronto, surrounded by her three children. Friends are invited to share their memories of Jacqueline at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First […]

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Perch Derby opens Saturday, Cast-Off Party is Friday night

  &nbsp THE Port Dover Perch Derby opens Saturday morning when fishing lines can be dropped into Port Dover harbour in attempts to catch the 40 tagged perch. Saturday’s opening day marks the 22nd annual derby that offers a total of $23,500 in prize money. Port Dover Board of Trade Manager Jan Overend reported to […]

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OPP investigating abduction and assault of female in Port Dover

. Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County detachment says in a news release that on Monday, April 22 at 3:54 p.m., they were contacted by a Port Dover resident reporting an abduction. Police say that between 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 and 12:11 a.m. on Monday, April 22, “a female from Norfolk County was operating […]

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Paddle challenge Saturday supports local families impacted by cancer

  ‘Monster & Sea’ 24-hour paddle challenge starts at 8 a.m. THE ‘Monster & Sea’ 24-hour paddle challenge is coming to Port Dover this Saturday (April 13) starting at 8 a.m. at the Walker Street beach. Six local paddlers — Tyler Backus of Turkey Point, Doug Gatward of Waterford, Julie Postill of Norfolk, Jessica Rando […]

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