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Community raises $4289 for six tenants of downtown fire

  By Elizabeth Schuyler THE Port Dover community showed its generosity towards the six tenants who lost all their possessions in the July 16 fire at 217 Main Street. A fundraiser at the Norfolk Tavern on Friday, August 2 raised $3189.85 from the penny table, silent auction, television raffle, door prizes and buffet. Norfolk Tavern […]

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Port Dover’s Busiest Weekend

    Summer Festival Art in the Park in Powell Park Saturday and Sunday Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Powell Park, Port Dover Free admission THE 47th annual Port Dover Summer Festival Art in the Park is this Saturday and Sunday in Powell Park. Over 100 […]

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Update: Unscheduled repairs continue at Port Dover Water Treatment Plant

  Norfolk County is asking residents in Port Dover to continue their reduced water usage while staff deal with an unscheduled repair of a water filtration unit at the Port Dover Water Treatment Plant. The damaged unit was taken offline in mid-July, and staff expect repairs to be complete around August 19. In order to ensure adequate […]

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Death Notices – August 2019

    Published August 21, 2019 Billie Frances Farmer FARMER, Billie Frances – Billie peacefully slipped her earthly bonds to be with her Lord in the early hours of August 14, 2019. Billie packed a lot of life into her 96 years. Whether she was playing a piano for sing-alongs for seniors or veterans; playing […]

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Fundraising for Todd Eaton Track at Lakewood

  Todd Eaton Memorial Track located at Lakewood Elementary School in Port Dover has been well used by the school and the wider community since it was installed in 1996. The track now needs resurfacing to extend its life and remain a valuable community asset. Fundraising and pledges are already at the 60% mark of […]

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Alex Jacobs, rising track star, now a provincial champion

  Provincial Champion at Ontario Tetrathon U14 By Donna McMillan Thirteen-year-old Alex Jacobs, a Lakewood Elementary School student and a member of the Brantford Track & Field Club, came home from the Ontario Tetrathon U14 at York University July 14 a provincial champion. A rising Port Dover track star, Alex earned 1903 points at the […]

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Tom Lavin and Powder Blues Band play at South Coast Jazz Festival on Sat., Aug. 17th in Port Dover

  Presented by the South Coast Cultural Society, this year’s South Coast Jazz and Blues festival on August 17 at Port Dover Community Centre and extending to August 18 at Brant Hill Inn promises to be another premier festival. In its sixth year, tickets are selling quickly and can be purchased at Organizers say […]

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Dogs Nest Day fundraising for new sign

  By Donna McMillan It was a dog gone hot day Saturday in the hamlet of Dogs Nest where hundreds came together to celebrate Dogs Nest Day, help fundraise for a new Dogs Nest historic sign and unveil a refurbished former Ministry of Transportation sign. A group of dedicated volunteers are doggedly determined to get […]

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$500,000 fire in downtown building

Last Tuesday afternoon’s fire in the building at 217 Main Street caused devastating property damage. First arriving crews confirmed that smoke was visible from a second storey window as well as the eaves and soffit above the second floor. Investigators from Norfolk County Fire Department say “the fire was caused by carelessly discarded smoker’s materials.” […]

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Fire downtown Port Dover

Firefighters from Port Dover and several other Norfolk fire stations battle a serious and stubborn fire at 217 Main Street on Tuesday afternoon. The building is occupied by Coldwell Banker Coastline Realty and Darbishire Cabinets. There are apartments on the upper floor. The fire appeared to be under the roof. At times shooting flames were […]

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MAJOR FIRE on Tues afternoon in downtown Port Dover

Firefighters are still at the scene of a major fire in downtown Port Dover. The fire broke out shortly after noon on Tuesday (July 16). It is in the building occupied by Coldwell Banker Coastline Realty and Darbishire Cabinets. Firefighters and equipment from Port Dover, Simcoe, Delhi were seen at the fire. OPP, EMS, Ontario […]

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Death Notices – July 2019

  Published July 31, 2019 Bill Bartlett BARTLETT, Paul William (Bill) – Peacefully at Norfolk General Hospital on Friday, July 26, 2019 in his 85th year. Loving husband of Maureen. Dear father of Lisa (Pat Egan) Bartlett and Paul Bartlett. Cherished grandfather of John (Denisse) Dalrymple, Lauren Bartlett and Lainey (Ryan) Jaspers-Fayer. Also survived by […]

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