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Evan Loree
Local Journalism Initiative Reporter - Niagara Now

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St. Davids desperately seeking sidewalks

St. Davids is not a safe place for pedestrians, some residents say. Two representatives of the St. Davids Ratepayers Association, a membership club representing the interests of the village’s residents, urged council to

Your town tax bill is expected to jump 6.75%

Niagara-on-the-Lake residents can expect a municipal tax hike of about 6.75 per cent for 2024. The budget debate got heated when NOTL’s nine elected officials discussed ways to save money in the 2024

Nothing stops NOTL’s women firefighters

At Niagara-on-the-Lake’s fire station in Glendale, women stand shoulder to shoulder with men, and go toe to toe with fire. Rebecca Van der Zalm has been on the team of volunteer firefighters since

Snow plow namers get kudos from council

Three winners of the Niagara-on-the-Lake’s new snow plow naming contest got their grip and grins at town hall Tuesday night. Winners Jordana Hernder, Laura Hollemans and Carleen LeBlanc showed up for a quick

Town says no more Queen Street patios, for now

Councillors got a bit hot under the collar in a debate about temporary patios Tuesday night. The issue of seasonal patios for food establishments has become an ongoing one for Niagara-on-the-Lake’s nine elected

Town begins search for new chief administrator

The Town of NOTL is looking for a new Jack Sparrow to captain its ship. Right now, Bruce Zvaniga has the helm as Niagara-on-the-Lake’s chief administrative officer. However, his role is temporary, meant

History buffs gawk at notable Fort George hoard

The Navy Hall was a veritable dragon’s hoard of historical treasure Friday morning. Site supervisor Dan Laroche shared 27 historical artifacts with almost 30 visitors who attended the latest in a series of

389-home subdivision nears approval on Con. 7

A proposed subdivision on the outskirts of Glendale is one step closer to becoming a reality. Niagara-on-the-Lake council rubber-stamped Modero Estates, a development proposal for 389 housing units, at a meeting Feb. 13.

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