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Virgil Stampede marks a happy spring of post-COVID life for NOTL kids

It went from blistering hot to pouring rain throughout the course of the long weekend. But there was one constant – people were having a blast at the Virgil Stampede. “It is so nice to be back here after COVID,” Niagara-on-the-Lake resident Lisa Alfarano said after playing a fishing game with her two children.

Editorial: Virgil Stampede was the medicine we needed

The Virgil Stampede was a blast this weekend. All around, kids and parents alike were enjoying time out in the open air and sun....

Early provincial voting is open now

Advance polls are open until Saturday and the votes are already pouring in as the June 2 Ontario provincial election campaign draws to a close.The...

Reif icewine wins gold at international competition

A Niagara-on-the-Lake winery has been honoured with mulitple awards at one of the world's top wine competitions. The 2019 vintage of Reif Estate's Grand Reserve Vidal Icewine won...

Yellow Door hosts Bavarian-themed fundraiser May 30

Get ready for beer, pretzels and live music, as the Yellow Door Theatre Project gears up for its first annual "GartenParty" fundraiser on Monday, May 30. The...

Rand Estate subdivision public meeting set for June 9

A virtual public meeting on June 9 will be the next forum for residents to voice their opinions about Solmar (Niagara 2) Inc.’s planned subdivision on...

NOTL Ambassadors embrace rain and visitors

Sunday's rain and grey skies did nothing to dampen the spirits of the many people out on Queen Street. It was the perfect day for...

Sports: Thunderhawks triumph 12-1 as lacrosse returns to NOTL

For a while, it looked like there might be no minor lacrosse season in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

An army of NOTL volunteers ensures the success of the Stampede

The Virgil Stampede went off without a hitch on Victoria Day weekend and many Niagara-on-the-Lake residents volunteered their time to ensure that happened.

SPONSORED: Yoka Fashions opens new NOTL location in Virgil

Yoka Fashions is thrilled to be open at its new location at 1627 Niagara Stone Rd. in Virgil. While somewhat new to NOTL, Yoka has...

After a century of weather, cenotaph needs donations for repairs

The Queen Street clocktower cenotaph is ubiquitous when it comes to Niagara-on-the-Lake and the iconic structure is in need of repairs as it reaches its centennial. “This...

28 graves, 19 headstones located in historic Black cemetery

Work that started in April to locate the burial plots in the historic Niagara Baptist Church Burial Ground in Old Town has already yielded some...

Arch-i-text: Not what it looked like

In the past few days, I had occasion to take a fairly long walk along the streets of Old Town. As is my wont, this...

Dr. Brown: The brain is a learning machine ofunrivalled excellence

In last week’s column I suggested humans were most capable of learning novel cognitive and motor skills, and were most creative, between the teenage...

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