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Jim and Tagan Lombardo with their children Jamie and Jayden will host the third annual Fundraising Dinner for Sarcoidosis research on Sunday, April 8th at the Port Dover Fire Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Lombardo family hosts annual fundraiser for Sarcoidosis research

THE Lombardo family is hosting the third annual fundraising dinner on Sunday, April 8th to help raise funds for Sarcoidosis research. The cause of Sarcoidosis is unknown and there is no known cure. Sarcoidosis is an immune mediated disease that can affect any organ in the body, but most commonly affects the lungs. The body’s […]

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Three Norfolk councillors not seeking re-election

Council becomes “lame duck” for 4 months By David Judd HAROLD Sonnenberg is retiring from Norfolk County council. The veteran Waterford-area councillor won’t seek re-election to his Ward 7 seat this fall. Coun. Sonnenberg, 72, made the announcement at a county meeting last Tuesday. He is the third veteran councillor to announce his retirement. He […]

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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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Roads open into Port Dover on Friday 13th

After five years of use, the Friday the 13th Resident Pass expired at the October event and Norfolk County will not be issuing a new pass to residents for the April event. There will be no road blocks, outside parking lots or shuttle buses for the April event. While traffic is expected to be heavier […]

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Major improvements at the Port Dover Harbour Basin

Port Dover Inner Harbour Basin has been undergoing major rehabilitation work since October 2017. The cost of the repair and maintenance work is $2,092,650. The project includes rehabilitating all the jetties, which includes new pilings, fendering, and electrical system. Replacing the deteriorated concrete loading area on the east wall. Removing and reinstalling new storm sewers […]

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POLICE RECEIVE REPORT OF STOLEN PICKUP TRUCK

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment investigated an incident at a Richardson Drive, Port Dover, Norfolk County, Ontario address. On Thursday, March 15, 2018 at approximately 5:53 a.m., police received a call from a resident reporting the theft of a vehicle. Through the course of investigation, it was determined that in the early […]

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John Wells named the 2018 Port Dover Citizen of the Year

JOHN Wells has been named Port Dover 2018 Citizen of the Year. The choice will be met with wide approval in every segment of the citizenry. His record of devotion to community service has had no bounds, dating almost since John and Betty’s arrival here in 1975 with sons John and Dean. Both John and […]

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March Break magic shows at Lighthouse

  Illusionist Lucas Wilson brings magic to children at McMaster Hospital This March Break, he hopes to do it again with help of proceeds from his show on Monday, March 12th at Lighthouse Theatre. Canada’s only four time Guinness World Record holding illusionist, he started visiting McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton a couple times a […]

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Councillor Columbus looks to re-open community hub project

By David Judd A Delhi councillor wants county council to look again at pursuing a community hub project. Mike Columbus has tabled a motion to reconsider council’s Jan. 30 decision that put the brakes on exploring Simcoe sites to build a swimming pool, arena, seniors centre and other facilities together on one site. The motion […]

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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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Port Dover Sailors next home game Thursday night 8:30 p.m. start

By Jan Dean IT’S the first time in 26 years the Port Dover Junior C hockey team has made it to the second series in the playoffs and every game draws more than 200 fans. The problem is that they’re now facing the Grimsby Peach Kings — a team that won 37 of their 42 […]

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Board of Trade asks County to buy downtown Port Dover land for parking

By David Judd COUNTY councillors are interested in maybe buying land for a municipal parking lot on Main Street. Norfolk staff are checking out the former Burcham’s property at Main and Chapman streets. They want to know what the property is worth and how many parking spaces it might have. And they want to know […]

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