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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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Expanded access to COVID-19 testing in Haldimand and Norfolk

  TESTING for COVID-19 in Haldimand and Norfolk has been expanded to include anyone concerned that they may have been exposed to the virus, even if they don’t have symptoms. Appointments for testing will be required in order to minimize delays at the testing sites and reduce the chance of attendees infecting each other. To […]

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Lynn Valley Trail Assn. reminds users of new regulations for safety

  DAVE Challen, President of the Lynn Valley Trail Association recently issued an update on the popular local trail. The Medical Officer of Health directed the reopening of trails in Norfolk County on May 2nd for use by local residents. Social or physical distancing protocols are to be observed. At that time parking lots remained […]

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How high schools teens manage #CovidLife

  By Logan Smout SCS Student Reporter ALMOST as abundant as non-stop health-related warnings and updates, people’s daily #CovidLife updates are flooding the media, especially online. Many tend to be from celebrities, politicians, and other privileged personalities who aren’t likely as affected as most of the rest of us by you-know-what. So, how IS life […]

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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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164 now positive for COVID-19 at area farm

  (Update Monday evening, June 1, 2020)   As of Monday evening, a total of 164 individuals have now tested positive in the outbreak of COVID-19 at Scotlynn Group farm near Vittoria.  Approximately 210 test results received so far. As well, 46 workers have tested negative.  A total of seven workers have been admitted to […]

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Many Finding Joy in Baking Bread…

  By Donna McMillan SUZANNE Andrews of Port Ryerse has been making bread for the past 52 years. All of her family’s needs for loaves of bread, hot cross buns, bagels, pie crust, cakes and more have come out of her oven since she was first married. For the retired mixed media artist, who now […]

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