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Main Street hotel’s new owners plan renovations

  By Donna McMillan   “There is so much life in this building,” say new owners. Phase one of their revitalization plan is an exterior face-lift and focus on the hotel space, its rooms and main level lobby. ESTABLISHED in 1840, the historic hotel at the corner of Chapman and Main in Port Dover has […]

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Can that be recycled? … Ask the app

  A new app helps Norfolk residents sort out answers about recycling. RecycleCoach is a free download from Apple or Google for smartphones or tablets. Tell it your address and the app will provide a customized waste collection schedule, remind you when to set out garbage and blue boxes and notify you about changes in […]

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“Month of May Food Drive” seeks community support

  Organizers of this year’s “Month of May Food Drive” for the Port Dover & Area Lifeline Food Bank explain how you can help. Cash donations are being accepted at Mike’s No Frills and Port Dover Scotiabank.   THIS year’s 2020 ‘Month of May Food Drive’ will be just a little different than what we […]

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Lighthouse Theatre cancels 2020 main season

  Lighthouse Festival Theatre will not go ahead with its five main season shows this summer. In making the announcement public on Thursday morning, the Port Dover theatre said it “is faced with the reality that the live theatre environment, for the foreseeable future, cannot exist as it once did prior to COVID-19.” Sponsors, partners […]

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Port Dover Lions Club not organizing Canada Day festivities in 2020

  Port Dover Lions Club announced Wednesday morning (Apr 22) that the local Lions will not be organizing Canada Day festivities this year. For many years, the Lions members have organized the annual Calithumpian Parade, the Boat Parade, concert in Silver Lake Park and fireworks. In a press release, the Lions said “as a result […]

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Port Dover Foundation asking all residents who are able to consider a donation now

WITH necessary social isolation and the large number of job losses across our entire community, the needs of many local citizens for support services has increased dramatically. Port Dover Foundation has already started to provide help with its first $2000 gift to “Church Out Serving” to expand the group’s emergency food program to Port Dover […]

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“Extreme” flooding expected along lakeshore Monday

  Norfolk County is urging anyone who doesn’t have to be along the Lake Erie shoreline on Monday to leave lakefront areas. The County says strong winds could “cause extreme flooding.” A press release from Norfolk County late Saturday afternoon says flooding is expected to impact a number of communities, including Port Dover, Turkey Point, […]

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Anson Place & Norview Lodge COVID-19 updates – Sunday, April 5

  Anson Place Care Centre Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit confirms that 37 residents of Anson Place long-term care facility and retirement home in Hagersville have tested positive for COVID-19. Among five recent deaths, four are confirmed as being related to COVID-19. Additionally, 21 staff have tested positive. These individuals are not working at the facility. Thirty-five […]

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