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Death Notices – June 2020

    Published June 30 2020 Bernice Borr BORR, Bernice – It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Bernice (Bunny) (Mark) Borr on June 20, 2020 at the Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe, Ontario at the age of 94, with her daughter, Janice at her side. Bunny was predeceased by her […]

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New Port Dover Seniors Group Community Garden

By Donna McMillan   THERE will soon be tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, herbs and more growing in the new Port Dover Seniors Group Community Garden. Located at the former Doverwood School property next to Kinsmen Park, there are 12 four-foot by eight-foot raised garden beds now set up, Project Coordinator Adam Veri told the Maple Leaf […]

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Port Dover celebrated birth of Canada on July 1st, 1867

  Port Dover Maple Leaf presents a two-part feature on the celebrations of Canada Day in Port Dover since 1867. Part one in the June 24th issue tells of the events from 1867 to 1940. Part two in the June 30th issue remembers the holiday celebrations from 1950 to the present. See the full issue […]

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‘Quietly Canadian in Port Dover’ program on July 1st, 2020

For full details on all plans, see “Quietly Canadian in Port Dover” Facebook page or email QuietlyCanadian2020@gmail.com Kids’ Colouring Contest Three age categories: 5 & under; 6 to 8 years old; 9 to 12 years old. Templates available in last week’s Maple Leaf, at Stoney’s Home Hardware or online through “Quietly Canadian in Port Dover” […]

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Rebekahs end mobility and medical equipment loan program

  By Donna McMillan FOR close to 100 years, the Rebekah Lodge in Port Dover has helped local residents with everything from wheelchairs and walkers to canes and raised toilet seats following hospitalization, injuries or long- term care admittance. The charitable organization, which was founded in Port Dover in 1914, will be ending this Mobility […]

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15-minute downtown parking spaces coming

  By David Judd COUNTY council plans to do something about Port Dover’s downtown parking problem. For years, people have complained about lack of parking, especially during the busy tourist months from May to September. Council is not adding parking spaces. But it wants existing spaces to turn over more quickly. This summer up to […]

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Port Dover Lions t-shirt & button fundraisers

  PORT Dover Lions Club has created a 2020 commemorative tee shirt featuring the lighthouse and a fishing tug with the words “Port Dover 2020”. The bright red shirt is a fundraiser for the local service club. The tee can be purchased on the Port Dover Lions Facebook page or during the Port Dover Market […]

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