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Death Notices – December 2019

    Ruth Ramp RAMP, Ruth Jean (nee Duncan) of Port Dover passed away peacefully at Parkview Meadows, Townsend on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 in her 91st year. Predeceased by her husband William (December 2018). Cherished mother and mother-in-law of William of Lethbridge, Alberta; Rita (Gary) Johnston of Waterloo; Sheila Buck (Bob Wylie) of Niagara-on-the-Lake; […]

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  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4 MERCHANTS ON THE CORNER of Chapman and Main in Port Dover invite you to Savour the Season on the evening of Wednesday, December 4. See details in their display ad in this edition. ~ THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5 ROAST BEEF DINNER (or Spaghetti) will be served at the Royal Canadian Legion auditorium, […]

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Death Notices – November 2019

  Published November 27 2019 Lynda Anstee ANSTEE, Lynda Ann – At Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on November 23, 2019, Lynda Anstee of Vittoria in her 72nd year. Wife of the late Robert (Bob) Anstee (2016). Dear mother of Shannon Harris (Ryan) and cherished grandmother of Aislinn and Chloe. She is also survived by her […]

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Many local sponsors support annual Community Christmas Luncheon at Port Dover Community Centre Dec. 25

  SANTA’S Elves, Alabaster Snowball, Bushy Evergreen, Pepperminstix and Sugarplum Mary are all busy in the North Pole helping Santa. Here in Port Dover, some equally important elves are preparing for the seventh annual Community Christmas Luncheon to be held at the Port Dover Lions Community Centre, 801 St. George Street on Wed., December 25 […]

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Misner Dam repairs totalling $1,679,850 expected to be awarded

  WHEN the Norfolk County Council information package was released last Friday the long-awaited Misner Dam rehabilitation report and tender amounts were included. This project involves securing the dam to bedrock; repairing concrete; and removal of the unused steel bridge over the dam. The project is only able to proceed upon receipt of required approvals […]

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County offers kids camp in event of school closures

  Norfolk County Parks and Recreation will offer programming to Norfolk County students in the event of teacher job action this week. Should local facilities be closed, Norfolk will provide a day camp Dec. 4 at the Talbot Gardens multipurpose room from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 pm. Throughout the day, participants will enjoy games, time […]

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All Secondary Schools Closed to Students on December 4 Due to One-Day Strike by OSSTF

On November 28, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced that escalated job action in the form of a one-day, Province-wide strike will take place on Wednesday, December 4. As a result, all Grand Erie secondary schools will be closed to students on December 4. All secondary schools will re-open to students on December […]

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Norfolk County asking Port Dover residents to reduce water usage

Nov. 28, 2019    Norfolk County is asking residents in Port Dover to reduce their water usage while staff deal with an unscheduled repair of a water filtration unit at the Port Dover Water Treatment Plant. The damaged unit – which underwent repairs earlier this year – has been taken offline and there is no […]

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Port Dover Minor Hockey joins with Simcoe and Waterford in new Norfolk Minor Hockey Assn. for Rep team partnership

    By Jan Dean There was only one thing on the agenda for the Nov. 21 general meeting of the Port Dover Minor Hockey Association – a full membership vote on the proposed Rep Partnership Agreement. Earlier in the week, both the Simcoe Minor Hockey Association and the Waterford Minor Hockey Association voted to […]

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Water bill going up

    Water & sewage average increase $13.42 per month By David Judd YOU will pay an average $13.42 more per month for municipal water and sewer service next year. The average residential bill will total $93.41 a month in 2020, up 16.8 per cent from $79.99 this year and in 2018. It is by […]

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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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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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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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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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