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ChristmasFest coming to Port Dover November 17th

  ChristmasFest and Moonlight Madness coming with parade and day of fun events Saturday, Nov. 17th PORT Dover Board of Trade Manager Jan Overend reports that details of this year’s annual ChristmasFest program is finalized in readiness for Saturday, November 17. She reminds people that the day-long program is now only 11 days away. There […]

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Death Notices – November 2018

    Published November 7, 2018 Patricia Prouse PROUSE, Patricia – of Port Dover, passed away at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Monday, October 29, 2018 in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Harold. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Debby and Ed Long of Port Dover, Peggy Vince and Mike Juhasz of St. Thomas […]

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Lottery Winners

Port Dover residents win $1,000,000

  Congratulations to a group of three from Port Dover after winning a $1 million MAXMILLIONS prize in the October 26, 2018 LOTTO MAX draw. The group members are: Susan Kennedy of Port Dover Daniel Ivey of Port Dover Richard Grace of Port Dover   Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players […]

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Sunrise Celebration “Water is Life” held on Port Dover beach

By Heather Walters NIIBII Biimaadzwin means Water Is Life according to Val King, a native of the Mississaugas of the Credit, who led a sunrise prayer ceremony Thursday morning on the shore of Lake Erie.  Several others joined her on the beach at the water’s edge to give thanks for water, and to pray that they […]

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Remembrance Day events

Pipers early morning program on November 11th     Ian McFadden, Murray McKnight, Kevin McNeilly prepare for special program Nov. 11 at 6:00 a.m.     FOUR Port Dover pipers will play and lead a special program at the cenotaph in Powell Park in the early morning hours on Sunday, November 11. Their 6:00 a.m. […]

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Election day is Monday; polls open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

VOTING Day for the Norfolk municipal election is Monday, October 22. There are seven candidates running for Ward 6 councillor. Eligible electors are required to vote at their predetermined voting place based on where they live or own property. Voting hours on Monday, Oct. 22 are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voting in Ward 6 […]

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Death Notices – October 2018

Published October 3, 2018 Jenny Alexander ALEXANDER, Janet (Jenny), passed away peacefully at Port Dover, Ontario, Canada on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Jenny, beloved wife of the late George Alexander, much loved mother of Donald and Duncan and will be so sadly missed by her five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A private family service will […]

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Great fun at Norfolk County Fair

GREAT entertainment is ready again this year at the 178th annual Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show. Friday night, October 5th, the fair grandstand features the Canadian Country Smash Up featuring Emerson Drive, Aaron Pritchett and George Canyon. On Saturday, October 6th at 8:00 p.m., the skyrocketing Canadian country band The Hunter Brothers will perform […]

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‘Meet the Candidates Night’ is October 3rd

MEET The Candidates night for Ward 6 of Norfolk County will be held next Wednesday, (Oct. 3) at Lighthouse Festival Theatre in Port Dover. The seven candidates vying for the single Ward 6 seat on council along with the three candidates seeking to be Norfolk County mayor for the next four-year term have all confirmed […]

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Beerstock in Powell Park supports local micro breweries

By Heather Walters Penny Nunn and Jim Loshaw, owners of the Crepe House, are getting ready for this year’s end-of-summer Beerstock celebrating the micro brewery industry in Norfolk. Sample craft beer, local wines and vendor food while enjoying live music in Powell Park on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are […]

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Ontario’s Privacy Commission looking into leak of confidential email detailing Fire Chief firing

By David Judd ONTARIO’S Information and Privacy Commission is looking into the accidental leak of a confidential Norfolk County e-mail that detailed the firing of Port Dover Fire Chief Gary Spragg. County CAO David Cribbs wrote the e-mail, which was intended for the eyes of senior administrators only. But Mr. Cribbs accidentally mailed it to […]

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Councillors can’t discuss Fire Chief’s dismissal

By David Judd PROVINCIAL law prevents Mayor Charlie Luke and Coun. John Wells from talking about the firing of former Port Dover Fire Chief Gary Spragg. The two veteran politicians were totally frustrated last week as they came under pressure to explain — and perhaps do something about — the chief’s sudden firing at a […]

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