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Death Notices – September 2018

    Published September 5, 2018 Bob Smythe SMYTHE, Robert Walker of Simcoe, passed away at Dover Cliffs LTC, Port Dover on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in his 73rd year. Born in Simcoe on July 2, 1946, son of the late Frederick Joseph and Berniece Hilliard Smythe. Survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Mary and […]

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Light Up Boat Parade at pier Sunday

FOR boaters, it’s time to dig out the Christmas lights in preparation for the 9th annual Light-Up Boat Parade in Port Dover harbour. Described by participants as “impromptu” and “under-organized,” this end-to-summer ritual will be held this Sunday (September 2) at 8 p.m. (ish). This is a fun and largely unorganized, come-if-you-can local tradition. Light […]

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Let there be ice!

After 38 years on the job, Brad Wilson of Port Dover knows all about good arena ice-making. By Jan Dean BEFORE figure skaters and hockey players lace up, staff at the Port Dover Arena have to lay down the ice. That started last Friday under the direction of Brad Wilson, who is set to retire […]

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Aug 22 - LFT Young Company

Young Company brings ‘The Little Mermaid’ to stage

  By Heather Walters DIRECTOR Marcus Lundgren and Stage Manager Nikki Campbell-Schram have been working with the 19 members of this year’s Young Company in preparation for their live on-stage production of “The Little Mermaid.” Ariel and her heroic friends will entertain the audience as she searches for a life above the sea. The popular […]

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Bollards to protect beach-goers

WOODEN bollards will prevent vehicles from entering Port Dover beach from Walker Street. Norfolk County plans to install the bollards this week at a cost of $12,000 to $15,000, Mayor Charlie Luke told The Maple Leaf. They will replace temporary barriers that were erected after a van drove onto the busy beach on Aug. 4. […]

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Art in the Park

Summer Festival & sidewalk sales this weekend

ONE of the most anticipated summertime events in Port Dover is Summer Festival. Often called Art in the Park, it is held the third weekend in August. The 2018 organizing committee is ready for the 46th annual event in Powell Park this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19. It will be complimented by […]

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OPP Report – Recent Thefts in Port Dover

Police urging all Residents to Lock Vehicles and Garage Doors to Prevent Thefts GOLF CLUBS AND LEAF BLOWER TAKEN DURING BREAK AND ENTER Norfolk County OPP investigated a theft from a garage on Avon Court, Port Dover. Residents reported the break and enter on Monday, August 6th. Sometime in the early morning hours of August […]

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Death Notices – August 2018

  Published August 8, 2018 Grace (Whittam) Waldschmidt (1928 – 2018) Grace Ellen Waldschmidt (nee Whittam) of Port Dover, passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at Caressant Care Nursing Home in Courtland, in her 90th year. Dear mother of Bill Waldschmidt, Jim Waldschmidt, Pat Curtis (Barry), and Bob Waldschmidt (Jan). Predeceased by her husband […]

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Adam Veri enters race to represent Ward 6 on Norfolk County council

ADAM Veri is asking Ward 6 residents to elect him to Norfolk County council this October. The hopeful candidate said his experience working with organizations and businesses throughout Norfolk County, his extensive volunteer service, and demonstrated commitment to community improvement make him the right candidate to represent the interests of his ward. Veri manages community […]

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Boat and trailer stolen in Port Dover

Norfolk County OPP investigated an incident at a Nelson Street West, Port Dover, Norfolk County address. On Monday, July 30, 2018, at approximately 8:08 a.m., police received a call from a resident reporting the theft a trailer and boat. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that in the early morning hours of […]

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Stolen Truck, Pic1, July 31, 2018

Have you seen this truck?

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS STOLEN TRUCK – PICKUP TRUCK CONTAINING TOOLS TAKEN FROM RESIDENCE (NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment investigated an incident at a Denby Road, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Monday, July 30, 2018, at approximately 7:34 a.m., police received a call from a vehicle […]

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Nails located at Port Dover Beach, July 24, 2018

Nails placed along the shoreline at Port Dover beach

OPP Investigating after 100 Nails Located in Sand (NORFOLK COUNTY, ON) – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment investigated an act of mischief at a Port Dover, Norfolk County address. On Monday, July 23, 2018 at approximately 3:03 p.m., police received a call from concerned members of the public reporting a mischief. Through the […]

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