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Friday the 13th plans

    THE first of two “off season” Fridays the 13th in 2020 takes place this Friday. There are no road closures planned and the Resident Pass is not required to enter the community. The number of people on the street is expected to be larger than usual but the size of the crowd will […]

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Susan & Sheila Chambers 2020 Citizens of the Year

  Two sisters who opened their Port Dover daycare business in 1985 and have dedicated decades to the Girl Guiding movement in this community have been selected as Port Dover Citizens of the Year 2020. Shelia Chambers and Susan Chambers – who, they say, people often simply call “the Chambers’ girls” – have become synonymous […]

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Masonic Hall hosts Breakfast Bar third Sunday of every month

  BY SUE GRACI THE Port Dover Masonic Hall knows how to do breakfast! Shawn Snively, to be more specific, knows how to make a mean omelet. With choices including ham, onions, peppers and cheese, to name a few, diners can order an omelet made to their liking and Shawn will deliver. At left: Shawn […]

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Condo construction underway

  TONY Diec, manager of marketing and sales for the Dover Wharf condominium project on Harbour Street at the waterfront, says he is very pleased work on the development is proceeding this winter. At left: A large crane at the Dover Wharf condominium project lifts precast concrete walls into place. Inset at top right shows […]

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Marina dock damage repaired

  A heavy wind storm last Hallowe’en night saw lake waters rise onto low lying areas including Walker Street and River Drive. At Port Dover Harbour Marina two sailboats were blown off their cradles with heavy damage. At left: Port Dover Harbour Marina in Winter.                      […]

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“More than just water”

    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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