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Death Notices – December 2018

Published December 19, 2018 Eugene Howden HOWDEN, Eugene of Port Dover, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018 in his 89th year, surrounded by the love of his family at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe. Loving partner of Fran Engell for 28 years. Cherished father and father-in-law of Donna and Dave (Scoop) Misener of Simcoe. Predeceased by […]

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New Norfolk County Council Takes Office

. Amy Martin named Deputy Mayor. Friends and family filled the gallery for Tuesday’s Inaugural Meeting. Norfolk County Mayor Kristal Chopp (of Port Dover) and eight ward councillors were sworn into office Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 4th, by The Hon. Mr. Justice R.J. Nightingale. The mayor and six of the eight council members are new to […]

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New Norfolk Council sworn in Tues., Dec. 4

  THE inauguration day for the recently elected members of Norfolk County Council will be Tuesday, December 4. That important first official meeting for Mayor-elect Kristal Chopp, Ward 6 Councillor Amy Martin and the other councillors will take place in the Council Chamber of Norfolk’s Administrative Building in Simcoe at 3 p.m. The Maple Leaf […]

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Christmasfest popular

  Santa & Mrs. Claus arrived in Port Dover for Christmasfest SANTA and Mrs. Claus attracted crowds wherever they went on Saturday, Nov. 17 in Port Dover as the town celebrated Christmasfest. As is the tradition, Santa Claus and his entourage arrived at the pier at 1:00 p.m. on board a tug — this year […]

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ChristmasFest coming to Port Dover November 17th

  ChristmasFest and Moonlight Madness coming with parade and day of fun events Saturday, Nov. 17th PORT Dover Board of Trade Manager Jan Overend reports that details of this year’s annual ChristmasFest program is finalized in readiness for Saturday, November 17. She reminds people that the day-long program is now only 11 days away. There […]

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Death Notices – November 2018

    Published November 7, 2018 Patricia Prouse PROUSE, Patricia – of Port Dover, passed away at Norfolk General Hospital, Simcoe on Monday, October 29, 2018 in her 88th year. Predeceased by her husband Harold. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Debby and Ed Long of Port Dover, Peggy Vince and Mike Juhasz of St. Thomas […]

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Lottery Winners

Port Dover residents win $1,000,000

  Congratulations to a group of three from Port Dover after winning a $1 million MAXMILLIONS prize in the October 26, 2018 LOTTO MAX draw. The group members are: Susan Kennedy of Port Dover Daniel Ivey of Port Dover Richard Grace of Port Dover   Since its launch in September 2009, Ontario LOTTO MAX players […]

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Sunrise Celebration “Water is Life” held on Port Dover beach

By Heather Walters NIIBII Biimaadzwin means Water Is Life according to Val King, a native of the Mississaugas of the Credit, who led a sunrise prayer ceremony Thursday morning on the shore of Lake Erie.  Several others joined her on the beach at the water’s edge to give thanks for water, and to pray that they […]

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Remembrance Day events

Pipers early morning program on November 11th     Ian McFadden, Murray McKnight, Kevin McNeilly prepare for special program Nov. 11 at 6:00 a.m.     FOUR Port Dover pipers will play and lead a special program at the cenotaph in Powell Park in the early morning hours on Sunday, November 11. Their 6:00 a.m. […]

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Election day is Monday; polls open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

VOTING Day for the Norfolk municipal election is Monday, October 22. There are seven candidates running for Ward 6 councillor. Eligible electors are required to vote at their predetermined voting place based on where they live or own property. Voting hours on Monday, Oct. 22 are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voting in Ward 6 […]

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Death Notices – October 2018

Published October 3, 2018 Jenny Alexander ALEXANDER, Janet (Jenny), passed away peacefully at Port Dover, Ontario, Canada on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Jenny, beloved wife of the late George Alexander, much loved mother of Donald and Duncan and will be so sadly missed by her five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. A private family service will […]

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Great fun at Norfolk County Fair

GREAT entertainment is ready again this year at the 178th annual Norfolk County Fair & Horse Show. Friday night, October 5th, the fair grandstand features the Canadian Country Smash Up featuring Emerson Drive, Aaron Pritchett and George Canyon. On Saturday, October 6th at 8:00 p.m., the skyrocketing Canadian country band The Hunter Brothers will perform […]

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