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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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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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Waste water plant upgrades will result in cleaner effluent

  THE planned Port Dover and Simcoe waste water treatment plant upgrades will take three years to complete. Port Dover’s plant will slightly expand capacity and lay the foundation for future expansion. Simcoe’s plant will undergo a major rebuild to modernize technology. The upgrades will result in cleaner effluent. Port Dover’s effluent flows into Lake […]

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