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Update: Unscheduled repairs continue at Port Dover Water Treatment Plant

  Norfolk County is asking residents in Port Dover to continue their reduced water usage while staff deal with an unscheduled repair of a water filtration unit at the Port Dover Water Treatment Plant. The damaged unit was taken offline in mid-July, and staff expect repairs to be complete around August 19. In order to ensure adequate […]

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Tom Lavin and Powder Blues Band play at South Coast Jazz Festival on Sat., Aug. 17th in Port Dover

  Presented by the South Coast Cultural Society, this year’s South Coast Jazz and Blues festival on August 17 at Port Dover Community Centre and extending to August 18 at Brant Hill Inn promises to be another premier festival. In its sixth year, tickets are selling quickly and can be purchased at southcoastjazz.com. Organizers say […]

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$500,000 fire in downtown building

Last Tuesday afternoon’s fire in the building at 217 Main Street caused devastating property damage. First arriving crews confirmed that smoke was visible from a second storey window as well as the eaves and soffit above the second floor. Investigators from Norfolk County Fire Department say “the fire was caused by carelessly discarded smoker’s materials.” […]

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Canada Day program on Monday in Port Dover

    With Canada Day celebrations on July 1st only days away, Port Dover is preparing for the annual celebration. The day-long program features something of interest for everyone.   Soap Box Derby The program gets underway with the Port Dover Kinsmen Club’s traditional Soap Box Derby beginning at 9 a.m. for racers between the […]

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Gary Spragg returns this week as Port Dover firefighter

By David Judd GARY Spragg will be back this week as a Port Dover firefighter. He will be a captain with the Norfolk County Fire Department’s Station 2 in Port Dover. Mr. Spragg was district fire chief for 22 years before he was abruptly fired in September. His return as captain “by mutual agreement” with […]

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Interest in establishing a Seniors’ Centre runs high

By Heather Walters ABOUT 75 seniors took time Thursday afternoon to attend a session at Lighthouse Theatre’s upstairs lounge to hear what Adam Veri was proposing for a local seniors’ centre. Mr. Veri, project director for Barber and Veri Marketing and Development, called the meeting to see if there was interest in the community to […]

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