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Port Dover Open Studio on weekend

By Donna McMillan Kelly Bell of Port Dover has been a beachcomber and a crocheter all her life. She has put the two together to create through her “Funky Finds Design” business beautiful macramé hanging pieces of art. Yes, the art of knotting strings in patterns to make decorative articles, so popular in its heyday […]

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Water problem “must be solved fast” says developer

  By David Judd A proposed moratorium on new development has created a dilemma for one of Port Dover’s largest developers. The town’s need for more municipal drinking water must be solved fast, John Lennox of Dover Coast told county councillors last Tuesday. The moratorium, tentatively approved unanimously by councillors last Tuesday, puts into limbo […]

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May Food Drive underway for Port Dover and Area Life Line Food Bank

  A musical kick-off event for “The Month of May Food Drive” was held last Wednesday at Elmer Lewis Parkette in downtown Port Dover. Co-chairs Bruce (House) Milner and Harry Smith were joined by representatives from Port Dover Board of Trade, Scotiabank, Mike’s No Frills, Port Dover Lions Club and the Port Dover and Area […]

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Residents across Norfolk County mourning the loss of “Red” Kelly

  ONE of the most decorated hockey players of all time, Leonard Patrick “Red” Kelly, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2 at Toronto’s Sunnybrook-Holland Rehabilitation Centre in his 92nd year. “Mr. Kelly was best known for what he did on the ice, but he was much more than a Stanley Cup champion and Hockey […]

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Developer says Dover Wharf condo construction to begin by summer

    DESPITE the lack of any visible progress in many months at the Dover Wharf waterfront condominium project on Harbour Street, there are arrangements being made by the principals involved. “It (the building) will definitely be started late this spring or by summer,” was the word from Tony Diec in a Friday phone interview. […]

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Perch Derby opens Saturday, Cast-Off Party is Friday night

  &nbsp THE Port Dover Perch Derby opens Saturday morning when fishing lines can be dropped into Port Dover harbour in attempts to catch the 40 tagged perch. Saturday’s opening day marks the 22nd annual derby that offers a total of $23,500 in prize money. Port Dover Board of Trade Manager Jan Overend reported to […]

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OPP investigating abduction and assault of female in Port Dover

. Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County detachment says in a news release that on Monday, April 22 at 3:54 p.m., they were contacted by a Port Dover resident reporting an abduction. Police say that between 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 and 12:11 a.m. on Monday, April 22, “a female from Norfolk County was operating […]

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Paddle challenge Saturday supports local families impacted by cancer

  ‘Monster & Sea’ 24-hour paddle challenge starts at 8 a.m. THE ‘Monster & Sea’ 24-hour paddle challenge is coming to Port Dover this Saturday (April 13) starting at 8 a.m. at the Walker Street beach. Six local paddlers — Tyler Backus of Turkey Point, Doug Gatward of Waterford, Julie Postill of Norfolk, Jessica Rando […]

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The Wizard of Oz at Lighthouse

Another spectacular Community Show opens April 19   By Donna McMillan THE effort is amazing by all cast and production crew for the community production of The Wizard of Oz, Director George Araujo told the Maple Leaf at rehearsal Sunday. “It’s really coming together. It’s a triple threat. Great singing. Great acting. Great choreography,” he […]

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Fishing tugs start 2019 season

PORT Dover’s fleet of commercial fishing tugs has begun its 2019 operations. Despite some ice still along the shoreline, at least five tugs were smelt fishing on Monday including BB Miller, Donna F, Omsteader, Brian D, R&G. The Lake Erie Committee is not expected to determine the 2019 quotas until April 15, as set by […]

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Execulink installing underground fibre lines across Port Dover; opens new retail store

  By Jessica Tulpin EXECULINK Telecom held the grand opening of its new store at 697 Highway #6 in Port Dover last Wednesday. The new store is open six days a week to provide service to Execulink customers and discuss the new fibre services the company is installing throughout Port Dover. “We are delighted to […]

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Misner Dam ‘task force’ to “create a road map”

    By David Judd A task force will chart the future of Silver Lake and Misner Dam. Six community members and two county councillors will “engage with stakeholders” to revitalize the lake and repair the dam. County councillors last night were expected to confirm the group’s creation, which was tentatively approved at a county […]

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