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Interest in establishing a Seniors’ Centre runs high

By Heather Walters ABOUT 75 seniors took time Thursday afternoon to attend a session at Lighthouse Theatre’s upstairs lounge to hear what Adam Veri was proposing for a local seniors’ centre. Mr. Veri, project director for Barber and Veri Marketing and Development, called the meeting to see if there was interest in the community to […]

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New Norfolk County Council Takes Office

. Amy Martin named Deputy Mayor. Friends and family filled the gallery for Tuesday’s Inaugural Meeting. Norfolk County Mayor Kristal Chopp (of Port Dover) and eight ward councillors were sworn into office Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 4th, by The Hon. Mr. Justice R.J. Nightingale. The mayor and six of the eight council members are new to […]

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New Norfolk Council sworn in Tues., Dec. 4

  THE inauguration day for the recently elected members of Norfolk County Council will be Tuesday, December 4. That important first official meeting for Mayor-elect Kristal Chopp, Ward 6 Councillor Amy Martin and the other councillors will take place in the Council Chamber of Norfolk’s Administrative Building in Simcoe at 3 p.m. The Maple Leaf […]

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Christmasfest popular

  Santa & Mrs. Claus arrived in Port Dover for Christmasfest SANTA and Mrs. Claus attracted crowds wherever they went on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Port Dover as the town celebrated Christmasfest. As is the tradition, Santa Claus and his entourage arrived at the pier at 1:00 p.m. on board a tug — this year […]

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ChristmasFest coming to Port Dover November 17th

  ChristmasFest and Moonlight Madness coming with parade and day of fun events Saturday, Nov. 17th PORT Dover Board of Trade Manager Jan Overend reports that details of this year’s annual ChristmasFest program is finalized in readiness for Saturday, November 17. She reminds people that the day-long program is now only 11 days away. There […]

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Port Dover residents win $1,000,000

  Congratulations to a group of three from Port Dover after winning a $1 million MAXMILLIONS prize in the October 26, 2018 LOTTO MAX draw. The group members are: Susan Kennedy of Port Dover Daniel Ivey of Port Dover Richard Grace of Port Dover   Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players […]

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Sunrise Celebration “Water is Life” held on Port Dover beach

By Heather Walters NIIBII Biimaadzwin means Water Is Life according to Val King, a native of the Mississaugas of the Credit, who led a sunrise prayer ceremony Thursday morning on the shore of Lake Erie.  Several others joined her on the beach at the water’s edge to give thanks for water, and to pray that they […]

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Remembrance Day events

Pipers early morning program on November 11th     Ian McFadden, Murray McKnight, Kevin McNeilly prepare for special program Nov. 11 at 6:00 a.m.     FOUR Port Dover pipers will play and lead a special program at the cenotaph in Powell Park in the early morning hours on Sunday, November 11. Their 6:00 a.m. […]

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Election day is Monday; polls open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

VOTING Day for the Norfolk municipal election is Monday, October 22. There are seven candidates running for Ward 6 councillor. Eligible electors are required to vote at their predetermined voting place based on where they live or own property. Voting hours on Monday, Oct. 22 are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voting in Ward 6 […]

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Great fun at Norfolk County Fair

GREAT entertainment is ready again this year at the 178th annual Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show. Friday night, October 5th, the fair grandstand features the Canadian Country Smash Up featuring Emerson Drive, Aaron Pritchett and George Canyon. On Saturday, October 6th at 8:00 p.m., the skyrocketing Canadian country band The Hunter Brothers will perform […]

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‘Meet the Candidates Night’ is October 3rd

MEET The Candidates night for Ward 6 of Norfolk County will be held next Wednesday, (Oct. 3) at Lighthouse Festival Theatre in Port Dover. The seven candidates vying for the single Ward 6 seat on council along with the three candidates seeking to be Norfolk County mayor for the next four-year term have all confirmed […]

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Beerstock in Powell Park supports local micro breweries

By Heather Walters Penny Nunn and Jim Loshaw, owners of the Crepe House, are getting ready for this year’s end-of-summer Beerstock celebrating the micro brewery industry in Norfolk. Sample craft beer, local wines and vendor food while enjoying live music in Powell Park on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are […]

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