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Death Notices – June 2018

Published June 6, 2018 Michael Mitchell MITCHELL, Michael of Port Dover passed away at Juravinski Cancer Hospital surrounded by the love of his family, on Monday, June 4, 2018 in his 47th year. Cherished husband of Nadia Waiton. Loving step-father of Charlie Hollander. Dearly loved son of Darcy and Wendy Mitchell. Dear brother of Brad […]

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Break and Enter- Rolex watch stolen, May 29, 2018

Rolex watch stolen during break and enter

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment investigated an incident at a Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at approximately 10:08 p.m., police received a report of a break and enter. Through the course of the investigation, it was determined that on Saturday, May 19, 2018 between 7:30 p.m. and 10:00 […]

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Youths drop stink bomb inside store – OPP investigating

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment investigated an incident at a Main Street, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at approximately 11:59 p.m., police received a report of a mischief. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that three (3) unknown youths attended the address and ignited […]

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Port Dover Lioness giving a new “leash” on life

Calling all dogs on Sunday, May 27th Port Dover Lioness Club and friends prepare for the Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides. Front Sharon Gordon with Carley, Sheila Greene with Lucero, Elizabeth Hickman with Mac and Back Lenore McKeen, Kathie Vysick, Ruth Dietrich and Cathy Forma.   By Donna McMillan FOR the fifth year in […]

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New Residents’ Pass coming this month

RESIDENTS’ passes for Friday the 13th events will soon be in the mail. They will be good for five years, starting with the huge celebration planned for this July. County council expects to spend up to $8,000 on the passes, which permit entry into Port Dover on Friday the 13th. The Board of Trade will […]

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New 128-bed Dover Cliffs Long Term Care Home to be built in Port Dover

Revera, the company that owns Dover Cliffs long-term care facility on St. George Street in Port Dover announced Monday that it will build a new, modern 128-bed home in Port Dover to replace the current facility. Last Friday, Kathryn McGarry, MPP for Cambridge announced the Ontario government would fund 58 new beds at Dover Cliffs […]

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Friday the 13th – Airspace Closed Over Port Dover

  The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment would like to remind everyone that will be attending Friday the 13th that the downtown core airspace will be closed. Pursuant to section 5.1 of the Aeronautics Act, air space is restricted during police operations, except for police, medevac and rescue aircraft. During the events of Friday […]

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Friday 13 road closures, April 2018

Port Dover Friday the 13th Road Closures

 The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment would like to remind the public that Friday the 13th is quickly approaching and that this is a largely attended event in Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario. The OPP is asking for the public to be patient due to the possibility of increased motorcycle traffic. The motoring public are being […]

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Friday the 13th in Port Dover update

ORGANIZERS of this month’s Friday the 13th are treating the event as an “off-season” Biker Day with reduced arrangements and activities. However, there is still expected to be a large crowd of bikers in town. Main Street will be closed by the OPP at 6 a.m. with one-way south bound vehicle traffic on St. George […]

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Port Dover Harbour Marina getting more staff

Port Dover Harbour Marina is getting more staff. A new seasonal operations co-ordinator will work 40 hours a week from May 1 to Oct. 15 at a total cost of $36,000. The new position will join the marina’s manager and an existing operations co-ordinator to supervise the county-owned facility. A third supervisor will ensure the […]

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Jim and Tagan Lombardo with their children Jamie and Jayden will host the third annual Fundraising Dinner for Sarcoidosis research on Sunday, April 8th at the Port Dover Fire Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Lombardo family hosts annual fundraiser for Sarcoidosis research

THE Lombardo family is hosting the third annual fundraising dinner on Sunday, April 8th to help raise funds for Sarcoidosis research. The cause of Sarcoidosis is unknown and there is no known cure. Sarcoidosis is an immune mediated disease that can affect any organ in the body, but most commonly affects the lungs. The body’s […]

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Three Norfolk councillors not seeking re-election

Council becomes “lame duck” for 4 months By David Judd HAROLD Sonnenberg is retiring from Norfolk County council. The veteran Waterford-area councillor won’t seek re-election to his Ward 7 seat this fall. Coun. Sonnenberg, 72, made the announcement at a county meeting last Tuesday. He is the third veteran councillor to announce his retirement. He […]

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