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May Food Drive underway for Port Dover and Area Life Line Food Bank

  A musical kick-off event for “The Month of May Food Drive” was held last Wednesday at Elmer Lewis Parkette in downtown Port Dover. Co-chairs Bruce (House) Milner and Harry Smith were joined by representatives from Port Dover Board of Trade, Scotiabank, Mike’s No Frills, Port Dover Lions Club and the Port Dover and Area […]

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Residents across Norfolk County mourning the loss of “Red” Kelly

  ONE of the most decorated hockey players of all time, Leonard Patrick “Red” Kelly, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2 at Toronto’s Sunnybrook-Holland Rehabilitation Centre in his 92nd year. “Mr. Kelly was best known for what he did on the ice, but he was much more than a Stanley Cup champion and Hockey […]

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Developer says Dover Wharf condo construction to begin by summer

    DESPITE the lack of any visible progress in many months at the Dover Wharf waterfront condominium project on Harbour Street, there are arrangements being made by the principals involved. “It (the building) will definitely be started late this spring or by summer,” was the word from Tony Diec in a Friday phone interview. […]

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Death Notices – May 2019

  Published May 22, 2019 Jacqueline Clark CLARK, Jacqueline Scovil nee Yerex, formerly of Port Dover and Delhi, passed away peacefully on February 28 in her 86th year at the Kensington Hospice in Toronto, surrounded by her three children. Friends are invited to share their memories of Jacqueline at Thompson Waters Funeral Home, 102 First […]

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Perch Derby opens Saturday, Cast-Off Party is Friday night

  &nbsp THE Port Dover Perch Derby opens Saturday morning when fishing lines can be dropped into Port Dover harbour in attempts to catch the 40 tagged perch. Saturday’s opening day marks the 22nd annual derby that offers a total of $23,500 in prize money. Port Dover Board of Trade Manager Jan Overend reported to […]

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OPP investigating abduction and assault of female in Port Dover

. Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County detachment says in a news release that on Monday, April 22 at 3:54 p.m., they were contacted by a Port Dover resident reporting an abduction. Police say that between 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 and 12:11 a.m. on Monday, April 22, “a female from Norfolk County was operating […]

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Paddle challenge Saturday supports local families impacted by cancer

  ‘Monster & Sea’ 24-hour paddle challenge starts at 8 a.m. THE ‘Monster & Sea’ 24-hour paddle challenge is coming to Port Dover this Saturday (April 13) starting at 8 a.m. at the Walker Street beach. Six local paddlers — Tyler Backus of Turkey Point, Doug Gatward of Waterford, Julie Postill of Norfolk, Jessica Rando […]

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Death Notices – April 2019

    Published April 3, 2019 Jean Wood WOOD, Jean – It is with great sadness the family announces the passing of Jean Wood in her 88th year on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Predeceased by her beloved husband Bryan and her daughter Susan. Jean will be sadly missed by her son Stephen (Debbie) of Beamsville, […]

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The Wizard of Oz at Lighthouse

Another spectacular Community Show opens April 19   By Donna McMillan THE effort is amazing by all cast and production crew for the community production of The Wizard of Oz, Director George Araujo told the Maple Leaf at rehearsal Sunday. “It’s really coming together. It’s a triple threat. Great singing. Great acting. Great choreography,” he […]

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Fishing tugs start 2019 season

PORT Dover’s fleet of commercial fishing tugs has begun its 2019 operations. Despite some ice still along the shoreline, at least five tugs were smelt fishing on Monday including BB Miller, Donna F, Omsteader, Brian D, R&G. The Lake Erie Committee is not expected to determine the 2019 quotas until April 15, as set by […]

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Execulink installing underground fibre lines across Port Dover; opens new retail store

  By Jessica Tulpin EXECULINK Telecom held the grand opening of its new store at 697 Highway #6 in Port Dover last Wednesday. The new store is open six days a week to provide service to Execulink customers and discuss the new fibre services the company is installing throughout Port Dover. “We are delighted to […]

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Death Notices – March 2019

  Published March 27, 2019 Allen McMann McMANN, Allen – March 22, 2019 at the Norfolk General Hospital, with his wife Jackie at his side. David Allen Lewis McMann was born in 1937 and grew up on a farm on the outskirts of Port Dover, moving to town with his family in 1949. As a […]

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