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Daily Archives: May 11, 2020

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COVID-19: Letter: Old Town parking ban was unfair

Dear editor: When we moved to the Old Town area of Niagara-on-the-Lake last December, we were so pleased to find a friendly town. The COVID-19 crisis unveiled...

COVID-19: Letter–Closing washrooms was short-sighted

Dear editor: While I am in favour of social distancing completely, I think the actions taken in our town to close all public washrooms were very...

COVID-19: Letter: Pandemic will mean major changes for us all

Dear editor: Trying to sort through all the details about COVID-19 is a challenge for all of us when there is so much information and misinformation...

COVID-19: Letter: Not following reopening rules could lead to unmitigated disaster

Dear editor: The recently reported incidences of visitors to Old Town during the pandemic shutdown is a precursor or harbinger of what's to come as...

COVID-19: Letter: Town’s tactics hurt small businesses

Dear editor: I write to say I wholeheartedly support the sentiments of Earle Vance re: gestapo tactics, ("Pandemic Gestapo tactics are unnecessary," letter, May 7). In my opinion,...

NOTL fire recruits train at old nurses’ residence

Niagara-on-the-Lake firefighter recruits spent Saturday training at the old nurse’s quarters on Byron Street. Fire chief Nick Ruller said the training, which is the first...

COVID-19: Mayor’s opinion: NOTL is easing restrictions, but let’s keep our guards up

Lord Mayor Betty Disero Special to The Lake Report From the outset of this crisis, my focus has been to protect the health and safety of...

Innovation in Wine Country: Part 4: Ravine’s new event centre ready and waiting

Editor’s note:  We launched our series on Innovation in Wine Country in the days before COVID-19 changed the landscape and life as we know...

Innovation in Wine Country: Part 4 continued: Sunnybrook’s dream is delayed

This May long weekend was supposed to be an auspicious date for Sunnybrook Winery on Lakeshore Road in NOTL. It was the target date to...

COVID-19: Pandemic led to NOTL’s first proper hospital

Sarah Kaufman Special to The Lake Report Prior to the 1920s, Niagara-on-the-Lake did not have a proper hospital. During the Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918, an...

COVID-19: Letter: Bring back NOTL’s old hospital

Dear editor: In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, I feel the NOTL hospital should be recertified. It could be used for COVID-19 patient beds now and the hospital...

NOTL dock area was once marshland

Sarah Kaufman  Special to The Lake Report There has been a lot of discussion about the Niagara River waterfront area flooding annually and creating several water issues...

COVID-19: Town of NOTL lifts parking ban

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake has lifted the parking ban in Old Town. The town said the decision is “keeping in line with recovery measures taken...

In memoriam: Blanche Quinn did it her way

Blanche Quinn will be remembered as a Niagara-on-the-Lake legend. You could write a book about her life — if there wasn’t already one. Among her numerous...

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