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Monthly Archives: August, 2022

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Queen’s Royal Beach shows minor water quality improvement

Queen’s Royal Beach is open for swimming, though that hasn’t always been the case this summer. Since water sampling began in May, the Region of...

Election 2022: NOTL group plans series of candidate debates

A grassroots political group in Niagara-on-the-Lake has organized a series of all-candidates meetings in advance of the Oct. 24 municipal election. FocusNOTL, started in 2017...

Cleaning up mysterious ‘organic’ pollution spill costs town $650,000 so far

The first few days of a two-week cleanup of a mysterious "organic pollutant" spill in rural Niagara-on-the-Lake has cost the town more than $653,000...

New COVID outbreak on second floor of NOTL nursing home

Niagara Long Term Care Residence is in the middle of another COVID-19 outbreak. The outbreak was declared on Aug. 22 and is contained to the...

‘They just died’: Niagara beekeepers losing honeybees at an alarming rate

Somer Slobodian and Maddy Gordon After all his honeybees mysteriously died, farmer Dave White has had to completely reinvent his bee business. “We started our hives with...

Town making progress on water loss but leaks prove costly

The cost of leaky water pipes adds up over time and the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake was again reminded of that when council was presented...

Redesigned Glendale interchange will soon be open to traffic

Steve Hardaker Community Correspondent After two and a half years of construction to completely redesign the QEW/Glendale Avenue  interchange, drivers can expect to soon start using the...

Eye for Art: ‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’

  EYE FOR ART #44 – Pierre-Auguste Renoir, "Luncheon of the Boating Party," 1881, oil on canvas, the Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.   Has there ever been...

Letter: Big and overwhelming development isn’t appropriate

Dear editor: I am sitting on my front porch, after working on my garden, just relaxing, trying to enjoy a break. Opposite is a new structure,...

Letter: A ward system is an absurd proposal for NOTL

Dear editor: I am writing regarding Samuel Young’s Aug. 25 letter promoting a ward system for Niagara-on-the-Lake, "Yes, NOTL really needs to adopt a ward system." This...

The Monuments Men: Part 14: Defiant warrior Jack Dietsch died in German counterattack

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Niagara-on-the-Lake's iconic clock tower cenotaph. In recognition of the cenotaph's century of service through two world wars and beyond, NOTL...

Letter: Mayor and would-be mayor both failed to deliver

Dear editor: It's not very often that members of Niagara-on-the-Lake council give us a twofer, that is, two items that present examples of their quality...

Opinion: Crossing the finish line, a tale of passion, sweat and tears

Running on no sleep, I push back my covers and head out to the Royal Henley rowing course before the sun has even broken...

Letter: U13/14 soccer team had an exceptional season

Dear editor: I am writing on behalf of the parents of the U13/14 NOTL soccer team. Our team played its final game of the season...

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