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Judy Tipping rescues Potcakes from Bahamas

BY DONNA McMILLAN JESSIE, Gigi, Mango, Cedar, Albe and Charley are just some of the Potcake dogs that Port Dover dog lady, Judy Tipping, has rescued from the Bahamas, fostered and found forever homes. Judy, the mother of three and foster mother of two, owned Jack, a pug, when she first saw a picture of […]

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Fatal accident update

  Update on two-vehicle collision Sept 30 west of Port Dover On Monday, September 30, 2019, at approximately 3:19 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment investigated a fatal motor vehicle collision on Highway 6, just west of Port Dover. Police say that a vehicle being driven by a 16-year-old of Norfolk County […]

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Death Notices – October 2019

    Published October 30, 2019 Betty Biddle BIDDLE, Betty Joan (nee Lamb) passed away on October 22, 2019 in her 78th year at Stedman Community Hospice Hankinson House. Loving and cherished mother of Vicki Sitko, Darren Smith and wife Lynn. Grandmother of Raelyn and Reid Smith. Survived by her brother Larry Lamb and his […]

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Roulston’s new medical centre opens first week of November

  ROULSTON’S Pharmacy in Port Dover is in the final stages of building a 4500 square foot medical centre to house six doctors, modernizing their Main Street store on the inside and the outside, adding a new parking lot for 50 vehicles and in the process transforming downtown Port Dover. Roulston’s owners Mark Stephens, Steve […]

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Fred Eaglesmith on stage at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry Saturday, October 19th

  By Elizabeth Schuyler A milestone in the career of local musician turned international performer Fred Eaglesmith will take place on Saturday, October 19 when he will perform live at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Eaglesmith says he is “thrilled to be performing on the same stage that Hank Williams has performed.” Originally from […]

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Sailors hockey underway

  By Jan Dean HAGERSVILLE Hawks caught the Port Dover Sailors unprepared on Sunday afternoon (Sept. 15) at the Port Dover Arena and it cost the Sailors their first game of the season – an 8-4 loss. Despite the score, Sailors Head Coach Mike Tobin wasn’t terribly upset with his team’s effort. “Out of seven […]

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75,000 attend Friday the 13th

    FRIDAY the 13th was Port Dover’s 66th motorcycle rally. There were some changes to the organization of this event and some returning favourites. Paul Nurmi of Hamilton, the ever-present “Thong Man”, made his recovery debut sporting several outfits throughout the day. Last year he was injured in a collision on his motorcycle and […]

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Friday 13th Port Dover Webcam

CLICK HERE TO LINK TO WEBCAM It’s Friday the 13th in Port Dover! The Maple Leaf’s webcam of Main Street is live streaming at www.PortDoverMapleLeaf.com   For this event, two blocks of Main Street are set aside for vendors… so the stream this year doesn’t show bikes on the street but still shows the action on […]

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LARGE AMOUNT OF VISITORS EXPECTED FOR FRIDAY 13TH – EXPECT DELAYS

  The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment is working with our community partners to recognize there will be a large influx of visitors to the area on Friday, September 13, 2019. There will be a highly visible Police presence to ensure the safety of those in attendance and assist with traffic related issues. […]

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Friday 13th – Airspace closed in Port Dover

  The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Norfolk County Detachment would like to remind everyone that will be attending Friday the 13th that the downtown core airspace will be closed. Pursuant to section 5.1 of the Aeronautics Act, air space is restricted during police operations, except for police, medevac and rescue aircraft. During the events of Friday […]

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OPP CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE DEATH OF CHAD EVERETS

  The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Norfolk County Detachment Crime Unit continues to investigate a fail to remain, fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Cockshutt Rd. (former Woodhouse Township) in Norfolk County. On Saturday, May 14, 2011 at approximately 5:17 a.m., 20-year-old Chad EVERETS, of Port Hope, Ontario, was struck by an unknown vehicle […]

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Changes for this Friday the 13th

  The first of two Friday the 13th biker days in Port Dover this year is just over a week away (the second one is in December) and local groups are putting plans into place following the new guidelines from Norfolk County. Merchandise vendors, which used to be located in Powell Park and Elmer Lewis […]

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