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Creek freezes for first time in years and attracts neighbourhood skaters

It's the "first time in 24 years give or take" that One Mile Creek has frozen enough for skating, say longtime Chautauqua residents Stephanie Tribe and Shane Sherlock.

UPDATE: Damage estimated at $2.5 million for NOTL fire

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s crew of 60 firefighters used every fire apparatus the town has but were simply “outmatched” due to a lack of available water as they...

Grant helps keep Pumphouse classes going during lockdowns

Aimee MedinaSpecial to Niagara Now/The Lake Report The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre may have closed its doors due to the provincewide shut down, but it...

Exploring Photos with the NOTL Museum: Daniel Servos Waters

Daniel Servos Waters was one of the first successful Black businessmen in Niagara during the mid- to late-1800s. He first ran his carriage service...

Arch-i-text: State of affairs

As all my regular readers know, I believe the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake requires a comprehensive set of architectural guidelines that is both descriptive and...

Ross’ Ravings: Wallbangers missing the camaraderie

Ross RobinsonSpecial to The Lake Report During the global pandemic, Wallbanger hockey players have been sleeping in on Sunday mornings. Not dreaming about slick goals...

Editorial: Let’s stay home a bit longer

Our chief medical officer says if we are smart and keep COVID cases down, it’s possible we won’t see a third wave. That’s a reason...

‘Witness Trees Project’ documents folklore, history about NOTL

Snehal KatarukaSpecial to Niagara Now/The Lake Report Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Communities in Bloom committee is on a mission to document and protect trees that have “witnessed” history...

Back to school: Relief for some parents, concern for others

Brittney CutlerSpecial to Niagara Now/The Lake Report Although the number of COVID cases continues to drop in Niagara and schools have reopened, some parents are...

Dr. Brown: How important is the size of the brain?

  Dr. William Brown is a professor of neurology at McMaster University and co-founder of the Infohealth series at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library.   Dr. William...

Climate-change crossroads: A ceremonial journey across Lake Ontario

Kyra SimoneSpecial to The Lake Report On Feb. 4, some NOTL residents noticed a curious sight: two people canoeing on frigid Lake Ontario. From her backyard...

Letter: Reduce number of councillors to save money

Dear editor: I am writing further to The Lake Report's front-page story, "Town of NOTL needs to find additional revenue sources: Bisback," published on Feb....

Letter: Chautauqua needs speed bumps now

Dear editor: The Chautauqua neighbourhood needs speed bumps! There was a real traffic problem in this area last summer and it will be worse this coming...

Letter: Please wear reflective gear when walking at night

Dear editor: This dark photograph shows two unidentifiable, very hard-to-see NOTLers walk their dog on a cold, still, precious evening last week.  I I love my neighbours and...

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