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New 128-bed Dover Cliffs Long Term Care Home to be built in Port Dover

Revera, the company that owns Dover Cliffs long-term care facility on St. George Street in Port Dover announced Monday that it will build a new, modern 128-bed home in Port Dover to replace the current facility. Last Friday, Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge announced the Ontario government would fund 58 new beds at Dover Cliffs […]

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Friday the 13th – Airspace Closed Over Port Dover

  The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment would like to remind everyone that will be attending Friday the 13th that the downtown core airspace will be closed. Pursuant to section 5.1 of the Aeronautics Act, air space is restricted during police operations, except for police, medevac and rescue aircraft. During the events of Friday […]

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Friday 13 road closures, April 2018

Port Dover Friday the 13th Road Closures

 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment would like to remind the public that Friday the 13th is quickly approaching and that this is a largely attended event in Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario. The OPP is asking for the public to be patient due to the possibility of increased motorcycle traffic. The motoring public are being […]

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Friday the 13th in Port Dover update

ORGANIZERS of this month’s Friday the 13th are treating the event as an “off-season” Biker Day with reduced arrangements and activities. However, there is still expected to be a large crowd of bikers in town. Main Street will be closed by the OPP at 6 a.m. with one-way south bound vehicle traffic on St. George […]

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Port Dover Harbour Marina getting more staff

Port Dover Harbour Marina is getting more staff. A new seasonal operations co-ordinator will work 40 hours a week from May 1 to Oct. 15 at a total cost of $36,000. The new position will join the marina’s manager and an existing operations co-ordinator to supervise the county-owned facility. A third supervisor will ensure the […]

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Death Notices April 2018

Published April 4th Barbara Eugenie (Jamieson) Luciani Barbara Eugenie (Jamieson) Luciani — At Cedarwood Village Nursing Home, Simcoe, on March 29, 2018 with her niece Carol Mummery at her side. Left to mourn are her husband of 52 years, Angelo, of Simcoe, brother, Chuck (Gail) Jamieson, and sister Pat Luton of Port Dover, brother-in-law, Alex […]

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Jim and Tagan Lombardo with their children Jamie and Jayden will host the third annual Fundraising Dinner for Sarcoidosis research on Sunday, April 8th at the Port Dover Fire Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Lombardo family hosts annual fundraiser for Sarcoidosis research

THE Lombardo family is hosting the third annual fundraising dinner on Sunday, April 8th to help raise funds for Sarcoidosis research. The cause of Sarcoidosis is unknown and there is no known cure. Sarcoidosis is an immune mediated disease that can affect any organ in the body, but most commonly affects the lungs. The body’s […]

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Three Norfolk councillors not seeking re-election

Council becomes “lame duck” for 4 months By David Judd HAROLD Sonnenberg is retiring from Norfolk County council. The veteran Waterford-area councillor won’t seek re-election to his Ward 7 seat this fall. Coun. Sonnenberg, 72, made the announcement at a county meeting last Tuesday. He is the third veteran councillor to announce his retirement. He […]

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Death Notices March 2018

Published March 7th Graydon Field FIELD, Graydon Gilbert – It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Graydon on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Cedarwood Village Nursing Home. Mr. Graydon Field of Simcoe in his 104th year. Graydon was the son of the late Freeman Field, late Grace Ponting and late […]

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Roads open into Port Dover on Friday 13th

After five years of use, the Friday the 13th Resident Pass expired at the October event and Norfolk County will not be issuing a new pass to residents for the April event. There will be no road blocks, outside parking lots or shuttle buses for the April event. While traffic is expected to be heavier […]

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Major improvements at the Port Dover Harbour Basin

Port Dover Inner Harbour Basin has been undergoing major rehabilitation work since October 2017. The cost of the repair and maintenance work is $2,092,650. The project includes rehabilitating all the jetties, which includes new pilings, fendering, and electrical system. Replacing the deteriorated concrete loading area on the east wall. Removing and reinstalling new storm sewers […]

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POLICE RECEIVE REPORT OF STOLEN PICKUP TRUCK

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment investigated an incident at a Richardson Drive, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Thursday, March 15, 2018 at approximately 5:53 a.m., police received a call from a resident reporting the theft of a vehicle. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that in the early […]

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