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Death Notices – December 2019

  Published December 24 2019 The Right Reverend Clarence Mitchell MITCHELL, The Right Reverend Clarence Malcolm, formerly of Port Dover, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at Norfolk Hospital Nursing Home, Simcoe on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 in his 95th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Joyce (2014). Cherished and loving […]

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All Secondary Schools Closed to Students on December 4 Due to One-Day Strike by OSSTF

On November 28, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) announced that escalated job action in the form of a one-day, Province-wide strike will take place on Wednesday, December 4. As a result, all Grand Erie secondary schools will be closed to students on December 4. All secondary schools will re-open to students on December […]

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Norfolk County asking Port Dover residents to reduce water usage

Nov. 28, 2019    Norfolk County is asking residents in Port Dover to reduce their water usage while staff deal with an unscheduled repair of a water filtration unit at the Port Dover Water Treatment Plant. The damaged unit – which underwent repairs earlier this year – has been taken offline and there is no […]

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Port Dover Minor Hockey joins with Simcoe and Waterford in new Norfolk Minor Hockey Assn. for Rep team partnership

    By Jan Dean There was only one thing on the agenda for the Nov. 21 general meeting of the Port Dover Minor Hockey Association – a full membership vote on the proposed Rep Partnership Agreement. Earlier in the week, both the Simcoe Minor Hockey Association and the Waterford Minor Hockey Association voted to […]

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Water bill going up

    Water & sewage average increase $13.42 per month By David Judd YOU will pay an average $13.42 more per month for municipal water and sewer service next year. The average residential bill will total $93.41 a month in 2020, up 16.8 per cent from $79.99 this year and in 2018. It is by […]

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Join in Port Dover Holiday House Tour

  Rotary Fundraiser November 30th and December 1st By Donna McMillan IN 1862, Irish gentleman farmer Arthur Battersby commissioned the building of a grand Gothic Revival home on land he purchased from Thomas and Georgianna Waters located on Prospect Street in Port Dover. Today, the stunning home at 93 Prospect Street is owned by Andrew […]

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House being converted into “boutique accommodations”

  IN BRIEF Councillors at last Tuesday’s planning meeting voted to approve zoning for a four-bedroom rooming house aka a luxury inn on St. George Street near downtown but deferred decision on allowing turning a garage into a retail store. By David Judd A luxury inn is coming to downtown St. George Street. The Dover […]

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Christmas Fest is this Saturday

  All plans are ready for the annual Christmas Fest and Moonlight Madness day in Port Dover this Saturday. Santa’s arrival at the pier by fish tug and escorted by Canada Coast Guard at 1:00 p.m. is a highlight of the day and begins the parade through town. Christmas Fest is held the third weekend […]

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Roulston’s new medical centre is open

  THE new medical centre in downtown Port Dover at Roulston’s Pharmacy on Main Street opened for its first patients last Thursday. The medical centre is currently open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Dr. Alison Malo, Dr. Rejean Duwyn and Dr. Wahid Pabani moved their practices from the medical building owned by […]

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What’s Happening?

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29 FEATHERSTONE TRAVEL information evening on Classical Greece with Aegean Cruise on Wednesday, January 29. See details in their display ad in this edition. ~ THURSDAY, JANUARY 30 ROAST CHICKEN DINNER (or Spaghetti) will be served at the Royal Canadian Legion auditorium, 208 Market Street. Serving 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. $9.00 per person […]

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Christmas project sends 82 shoeboxes to Canadian service men and women

  BY JOCELYNN BLACKER WHEN she started her project a few weeks ago, Linda Butler estimated that her Christmas shoeboxes for servicemen and women would number around 10 boxes. Thanks to donations from businesses and caring individuals, the number of shoeboxes blossomed and 82 completed boxes are heading to their destinations via Canada Post and […]

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Veterans remembered at Port Dover Cemetery

  By Susan Graci WITH Remembrance Day approaching and the public ceremonies, it is also important to remember those quiet spots in local cemeteries where grave markers name those individuals who served. Veterans Affairs Canada ensures that grave markers, all across Canada, represent those lives with dignity and honour. J&M Memorials, on Highway 6, just […]

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