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    Winnie Murphy creates documentary featuring her fisherman father   By Donna McMillan PATRICK Murphy fishes on the boat BB Miller and was at one-time manager at the Port Dover Fish Co. His father, Les Murphy, was also a fisherman and manager of the Port Dover Fish Co. Patrick, father of Winnie Murphy, 21, […]

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Not getting enough bread from province, mayor shares a sandwich photo with Minister

  By David Judd IT’S the sandwich that hit the fan. A drawing of a “shit sandwich” was included in Mayor Kristal Chopp’s presentation to an Ontario cabinet minister last month. The drawing, shown to Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Steve Clark, aimed to draw attention to Norfolk’s need for provincial help on several issues. […]

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web 1-2 feb 12

Three Port Dover residents quarantined for 14 days on cruise ship in Japan

    THE Diamond Princess Cruise Ship is in quarantine in Yokohama, Japan due to the novel coronavirus which originated in Wuhan, China and is making international headlines. The ship carried 3700 passengers and crew. Kate Bedding and Greg and Rose Yerex, Port Dover residents, are on board the ship. As of Monday, 135 passengers […]

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Firefighters need our support for new memorial

    PORT Dover firefighters have embarked on a campaign to plan, build and maintain a permanent memorial to honour all past local firefighters, and those in the future. It will record the names of those who served as volunteers since the brigade was established 100 years ago – a remarkable community service. The project […]

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web 1 jan 15

Southside Louie’s patio gets new lease from County after bylaw officers closed it down

  By David Judd Southside Louie’s will soon have its outdoor patio again. Owner Louis Debono recently removed the patio from the side of his downtown restaurant in response to an order from Norfolk County. But the patio will soon return after county council approved a new lease agreement with Mr. Debono at a special […]

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web 2 jan 15

Sailors lost game to Hagersville

but scored big with Minor Hockey’s youngest players By Jan Dean THE Port Dover Junior C hockey team played two games last Sunday afternoon (Jan. 12) at the Port Dover Arena. The Sailors lost the 2 p.m. game against the Hagersville Hawks with a score of 2-4. They seemed a bit flat through the first […]

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web 1 jan 8

New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge

  By Jocelynn Blacker It was a frigid and blustery day for the Polar Bears participating in this year’s New Year’s Day dip. A strong wind blew off Lake Erie as huddled spectators watched the swimmers line up and take instruction from Lead Polar Bear Scotty MacDonald. “The water is warm! The water is warm! […]

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Norfolk County appoints interim CAO

    General Manager of Community Services Bill Cridland was named Norfolk County’s interim CAO at a special meeting of Council Jan. 7. Cridland has held a number of senior positions with Norfolk County, and has worked in municipalities – including the City of London and the Township of Delhi – for 25 years. “Bill […]

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Web 1 Nov 20

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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Friday 13th Port Dover Webcam

CLICK HERE TO LINK TO WEBCAM It’s Friday the 13th in Port Dover! The Maple Leaf’s webcam of Main Street is live streaming at www.PortDoverMapleLeaf.com   For this event, two blocks of Main Street are set aside for vendors… so the stream this year doesn’t show bikes on the street but still shows the action on […]

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Death Notices March 2018

Published March 7th Graydon Field FIELD, Graydon Gilbert – It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Graydon on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the Cedarwood Village Nursing Home. Mr. Graydon Field of Simcoe in his 104th year. Graydon was the son of the late Freeman Field, late Grace Ponting and late […]

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