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Death Notices – October 2020

  Published October 28, 2020 Karen Mary Shaver KAREN MARY SHAVER, LLB. February 28, 1951 – October 20, 2020 “Karen was a very special person,” said one of Karen’s dear friends on the voicemail. Oh how our hearts ache. Karen, our sister, our cousin, our niece and our friend passed away peacefully on the afternoon […]

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Death Notices – July 2020

      Published July 29 2020 Murray Stewart STEWART, Murray Howard. At Norview Lodge, Simcoe on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Murray Stewart formerly of Jarvis, in his 72nd year. Dear father of Jennifer and Brent Whitton of Port Ryerse and Nathan Stewart and Rachael Treadgold of Waterdown. Loving grandfather of Noah and Adam Whitton […]

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Death Notices – September 2020

  Published September 30, 2020 Allan Mason MASON, Allan – With great sadness, we announce that Allan Mason passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 24, 2020 after a long illness. Allan was in his eighties. Cherished husband of Beth Mason for over 60 years. Allan was a licenced pilot and travelled extensively. A carpenter by […]

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Death Notices – August 2020

  Published August 26, 2020 Barbara Schram SCHRAM, Barbara – Peacefully, at the Brantford General Hospital on Monday, August 18th, 2020 in her 84th year. Loving wife of the late Ernie Hollingsworth. Beloved mother of Leslie Morris (nee Schram) and son-in-law Wayne Morris. Fondly remembered by her most adored grandson Evan Morris. Survived by brother […]

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Library seeks ideas from public to reduce operating budget

  NORFOLK County Public Library Board of Directors is asking the public to weigh in on its efforts to reduce the 2021 operating budget. Norfolk County Council asked the Library Board to look for a 10% reduction in spending. The 10% reduction will cost the library $289,000, to be spread out over its six branches. […]

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‘Quietly Canadian in Port Dover’ Youth Writing Contest winners

  THE “Quietly Canadian in Port Dover” Youth Writing Contest was on the theme “Why I Love Canada Day in Port Dover.” An anonymous local sponsor donated prizes. Winners in the age 8 to 12 years group were: 1st Solon S, 2nd Maeve S, 3rd Jack P. Here is the winning submission in the ages […]

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Norfolk offers limited recreation programs for summer 2020

  By David Judd NORFOLK County will cautiously offer some recreation programs this summer. In a normal year, the county operates swimming pools, splash pads, arenas, museums, sports fields, seniors centres and community halls to keep kids and adults active. But 2020 is far from a normal year. Norfolk County is struggling to rein in […]

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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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