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  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21 HAM & SCALLOPED POTATOES (or Spaghetti) will be served at the Royal Canadian Legion auditorium, 208 Market Street. Serving 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. $9.00 per person ($6.50 for spaghetti). Children half price. Dessert $2. Take-out and delivery available. Everyone welcome. One person will win their dinner for free. H-N CONCERT BAND […]

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Web 2 Nov 20

Join in Port Dover Holiday House Tour

  Rotary Fundraiser November 30th and December 1st By Donna McMillan IN 1862, Irish gentleman farmer Arthur Battersby commissioned the building of a grand Gothic Revival home on land he purchased from Thomas and Georgianna Waters located on Prospect Street in Port Dover. Today, the stunning home at 93 Prospect Street is owned by Andrew […]

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Web 1 Nov 20

House being converted into “boutique accommodations”

  IN BRIEF Councillors at last Tuesday’s planning meeting voted to approve zoning for a four-bedroom rooming house aka a luxury inn on St. George Street near downtown but deferred decision on allowing turning a garage into a retail store. By David Judd A luxury inn is coming to downtown St. George Street. The Dover […]

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Web 2 Nov 13

Christmas Fest is this Saturday

  All plans are ready for the annual Christmas Fest and Moonlight Madness day in Port Dover this Saturday. Santa’s arrival at the pier by fish tug and escorted by Canada Coast Guard at 1:00 p.m. is a highlight of the day and begins the parade through town. Christmas Fest is held the third weekend […]

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Web 1 Nov 13

Roulston’s new medical centre is open

  THE new medical centre in downtown Port Dover at Roulston’s Pharmacy on Main Street opened for its first patients last Thursday. The medical centre is currently open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Dr. Alison Malo, Dr. Rejean Duwyn and Dr. Wahid Pabani moved their practices from the medical building owned by […]

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Web 1 Nov 6

Christmas project sends 82 shoeboxes to Canadian service men and women

  BY JOCELYNN BLACKER WHEN she started her project a few weeks ago, Linda Butler estimated that her Christmas shoeboxes for servicemen and women would number around 10 boxes. Thanks to donations from businesses and caring individuals, the number of shoeboxes blossomed and 82 completed boxes are heading to their destinations via Canada Post and […]

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Web 2 Nov 6

Veterans remembered at Port Dover Cemetery

  By Susan Graci WITH Remembrance Day approaching and the public ceremonies, it is also important to remember those quiet spots in local cemeteries where grave markers name those individuals who served. Veterans Affairs Canada ensures that grave markers, all across Canada, represent those lives with dignity and honour. J&M Memorials, on Highway 6, just […]

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Death Notices – November 2019

  Published November 20 2019 John Dennis DENNIS, John Mark – Died peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital on November 15, 2019 at the age of 85. He was treasured by his devoted wife of 63 years, Muriel, and dear daughter, The Honourable Diane Finley. Also survived by sisters Colleen Stirling and Sharlene Poulsen (Peter), nephews […]

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Web 2 Oct 30

Sailors end October with 6-2 win over Shamrocks and 2-8 loss to RiverHawks

  By Jan Dean SATURDAY night (Oct. 26) was so cold and wet outside that it made Port Dover Arena feel cozy in comparison. Although winning that Saturday night game against the Hespeler Shamrocks by a decisive 6-2 score gave fans a warm feeling too. The Sailors came on the ice fired up and ready […]

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Web 1 Oct 30

Kinsmen draw bike winner; announce research underway to build Splash Pad

ON October 14, Port Dover Kinsmen Club held its Indian Scout Bobber bike raffle at the Port Dover Kinsmen Park pavilion. Councillor Amy Martin drew the winning tickets. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit Port Dover and surrounding area in many ways. The Port Dover Kinsmen Club has been a long-time donor to local charities, […]

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Web 1 Oct 23

Lucas Wilson’s “Skeletons on Leslie” back October 26, 27, 31

PORT Dover illusionist and multiple Guinness World Record holder Lucas Wilson is known for his tricks, but this Halloween, he’ll be known for his tricks and treats. This coming weekend, Mr Wilson will be hosting a free, family-friendly Hallowe’en event, right here in Port Dover. On October 26, 27 and 31 at 22 Leslie Ave […]

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Web 2 Oct 23

ALL Norfolk Community Centre has location; now seeks funding

NORFOLK County council has decided what it wants in a new $52.7-million community hub — a seniors centre, a regulation-size indoor swimming pool, two NHL-size arenas, a community kitchen and an innovation centre. And last week council secured a 24-acre site at the corner of Ireland Road and Decou Road in Simcoe. The next step […]

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