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Port Dover Mosquito Reps reach finals

By Jessica Taylor Port Dover Sailors Mosquito Reps went to Harrow last weekend for the 20th Annual Mosquito/Peewee Tournament. They battled hard in the round robin series of games and were two and one going into the semi-finals. On Sunday morning in the semi-finals, the local team played Essex Yellow Jackets and won 18-14 to […]

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Norfolk Mayor Dennis Travale, centre, joined members of the Country Cruisers line dancing team Jenna Thompson, Wendy Young, Kim McNeilly, Lena Kovacs, Mary Kushneryk, Ellen Johnson on Main Street during Friday the 13th.

100,000 visit Friday the 13th in Port Dover

OPP report 100,000 visitors “were well-behaved” Port Dover’s 57th Friday the 13th has come and gone. OPP Constable Ed Sanchuk reported to The Maple Leaf on Monday that the police are putting the attendance figure at 100,000. During the day as the numbers increased more than anticipated, additional officers were called in. A number of […]

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Harley-Davidson Canada raises the bar at Friday the 13th in Port Dover!

This Friday the 13th the pier in Port Dover is Harley-Davidson headquarters. An extravagant 65-foot mobile showcase of Harley-Davidson motorcycles on a barge along Port Dover’s pier promises excitement and celebrations all day long on Friday the 13th. Spokesperson for Harley-Davidson Canada, Shannon Ballard, told the Maple Leaf that Harley wanted to do something different […]

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Live webcam for Port Dover Friday the 13th 2014

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Entertainment lineup for Port Dover’s Friday the 13th

There are a number of lively entertainment beer garden stages in Port Dover on Thursday evening and again on Friday from 11 a.m. until after midnight on the 13th … and lots of music you won’t want to miss. An increasing tradition is for local people to go out Thursday night and party while visitors […]

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Port Dover’s July 1st program finalized

A meeting attended by 25 interested people headed by Port Dover Lions Club included local business people, Norfolk County reps, OPP member and various Lions Club committee members. Walt Long chaired the meeting, saying at the outset, “the annual July 1st celebration is not a fundraiser for the Lions Club but we do it for […]

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Bike helmet safety event at Trail Saturday

The Lynn Valley Trail Association has paired up with Bachmann Law to coordinate a Bike Helmet Safety event which will be held at Silver Lake Park, at the Port Dover entrance of the trail on Saturday, June 7 at 2 p.m. Bicycle enthusiasts will share information about how to properly wear a helmet. Bachmann Law […]

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Natalie, Maeve, Shawn and Becky Suprun at their backyard slide. Natalie and Maeve attend Lakewood Elementary.

Lakewood School needs playground equipment; ‘Blood, Sweat & Cheers’ fundraiser planned

By Donna McMillan Lakewood Elementary School needs playground equipment. Principal Kim Cottington told the Maple Leaf they would like to see the installation of slides, climbers, swings and more before the first of September. The school’s Parent Group is fundraising. Also, the Port Dover Health and Fitness Centre and Port Dover Chiropractic is planning a […]

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Changes to Port Dover’s Friday 13th traffic flow; vendors

In a few days Port Dover’s Friday the 13th number 57 will roar into town for the only Biker Day this year. For the first time, vendors will be allowed to set up business in their designated areas on Thursday, June 12 and officially open for business from 6 p.m. Vendor sales will continue all […]

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Death Notices June 2014

Published June 25th Michael Acton-Bond ACTON-BOND, Michael George – passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 22, 2014 in the presence of his only daughter, Susan. He was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario. He was the son of the late Charles and Minnie (Gamble) Acton-Bond. Having spent most of his life in the Ottawa area, he […]

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Welland man arrested in Port Dover after pet left in hot vehicle

Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment charged a 77-year-old man after police responded to an incident at a Market Street West, Port Dover address. On Sunday, May 25 at 4:43 p.m., police received a call from a concerned citizen after observing an animal in a vehicle for an extended period of time. Through investigation the […]

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Five names on local ballot for Ontario election

Norfolk County voters will join others across Ontario to cast their ballots to elect MPPs for the provincial government. Election day is Thursday, June 12. There will be five names on the ballot for voters in the riding comprising Norfolk County and Haldimand County. Each of those nominated candidates seeking to represent residents in the […]

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