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“Hip” in downtown Grimsby

As Gord sang in “Boots or Hearts” , “Now you’ve blocked off most of Main Street”. It was packed west to mid-Giant Tiger. Tom Elgersma Photo

Grimsby does a hydro share shuffle

Grimsby’s biodigester on Sobie Road

225th celebration rolls on

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Mike’s rant: Fundamental hydro questions abound

Yikes! I had thought of many smart butt leads for this week’s offering as I sat at Grimsby’s Finance and Administration Committee meeting on Monday evening. But I don’t want the straight up facts of what is materializing to get mixed in with hyperbole, so let’s just stick with yikes! Where do I start? The […]

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Grimsby does a hydro share shuffle

Grimsby’s biodigester on Sobie Road

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Rain or shine, it is all systems go for Get Hip this Saturday

Eighteen-foot giant screen? Check. Sound? Check. Food? Check. Kids activities? Check. Great weather? The jury is out on that one, but it won’t matter for Saturday’s (Aug. 20) Get Hip 4 Cancer on Grimsby’s Main Street. “The weather has been iffy all week, but not us. We’re ready,” said Mark Woods, co-owner of 40 Public […]

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Proposed hydro re-alignment gives taxpayer short end of stick: reader

Dear Editor, On Monday, during the dog days of summer, Grimsby’s finance committee quietly convened to take care of some issues that have been plaguing the Town. First order of business is to further stack the deck of having more councillors on the six hydro boards. This is the same council that allows a direct […]

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Questions remain for Finance attendee

Dear Editor, I sent a draft of this note to Finance and Administration Chair Carolyn Mullins also. Last evening I attended the A&F meeting and left with a thousand unanswered questions. The concerns I have are the following: Why was the date of the letter from Borden Ladner Gervais blanked out? How can you legally […]

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Police seek assistance in Grimsby Road rage incident

Saturday, Aug. 12 at approximately 9:30 pm the victim was travelling westbound on Lake Street in the Town of Grimsby near Baker Road. The suspect vehicle began to follow the victim and was tailgating him as he continued westbound. After turning south onto Nelles Road North, the victim stopped his vehicle, got out and questioned […]

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St Catharines Contractor Charged With Fraud

A St. Catharines contractor has been charged with multiple counts of fraud after months of investigation. In February 2016, Niagara Regional Police Central Fraud Unit began a lengthy investigation into complaints regarding a St Catharines contractor operating as WILSON CONTRACTING. As a result of that investigation, on July 26, a 54-year-old St Catharines man turned […]

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Sunset Series every Tuesday in July-Aug

Charles Daley Park is the place to be on Tuesday evenings throughout July and August. Now in its seventh season, the Sunset Music Series once again promises great music and the many amenities that compel fans of all ages to head to this weekly community event every summer. Sunset Music Series gets underway on July […]

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Beamsville LCBO robbed at gunpoint

Beamsville’s LCBO outlet was robbed at gunpoint Monday, June 27. Just after 7 pm, a male suspect entered the LCBO store. The suspect approached the cash register pretending to make a purchase and brandished a firearm while demanding cash. The suspect removed the entire cash till which contained a quantity of money and stuffed it […]

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All aboard! GO to hit Grimsby in 2021

Weekday GO rail service will come to Grimsby in 2021, extending to Niagara Falls in 2023, Ontario MInister of Transportation Steven Del Duca announced Monday in St. Catharines. Subject to a final agreement with CN Rail, Metrolinx will start the consultations, planning and design work required to implement the service including: • Track improvements; • […]

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