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Sports: Derbyshire dominates WOOFs with steady play

Rain played havoc with the Thursday men’s league at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club again last week, but the Tuesday WOOFs competition escaped the downpour. And 30-time club champ Mark Derbyshire continued his steady

Editorial: Election is done and real work starts

And now, the real work begins. Despite being written off early in the COVID pandemic by some pollsters, pundits and political analysts, Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservatives roared back and were

Editorial: Wayne Gates has earned another term

Now, it’s time to decide. Looking at the big picture politically, for many this provincial election is a referendum on how Doug “Get It Done” Ford has navigated our province through two years

Sports: Ruth Dowsett leads 9-hole women

Ruth Dowsett was a big winner in the nine-hole women's league Tuesday at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club. Her 51 was good for a share of second place low gross honours and a net 39 tied

Sports: McMacken scores big in two men’s leagues

  Jim McMacken topped the Thursday men's league competition, taking low gross honours at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club on May 12. The whistling lefty also won net skins and gross skins on #1. Best score under the Stableford system was Martin Vagners. Other

Editorial: Make an informed choice

Has anyone noticed? There’s a provincial election campaign sleepwalking its way across Ontario now. In two weeks, Ontarians will have a chance to pass judgment on the past four years of governance by Doug Ford

Editorial: In a pickle over noise

In a little over a month, a court in Welland is expected to rule on a Niagara-on-the-Lake woman's complaint about noise from the town's outdoor pickleball courts. We understand the repeated “cloppity, clop”

Editorial: Please don’t feed the coyotes

It's coyote season in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Again. The canids are leaving their dens, looking for food and, in many cases, scaring the heck out of residents. People's fears are justified. Indeed, these are wild

Editorial: Another shot at defeating COVID

COVID-19 is a stubborn foe, as we all know from the turmoil we have endured over the past two years. Whenever we let down our collective guard during that time, the insidious virus

NOTL nursing home approved for major expansion

The Ontario government is expanding a Niagara-on-the-Lake nursing home as part of a program to modernize and expand six long-term care homes in Niagara and Hamilton. The Niagara Long Term Care Residence on Wellington Street

Niagara MP on Putin’s list of banned Canadians

Niagara Falls MP Tony Baldinelli and all his parliamentary colleagues have been banned from visiting Russia under a decree by President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader's announcement banning a total of 313 prominent Canadians came