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Kevin MacLean

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Editorial: A missed opportunity for NOTL

More than a year ago – in mid-June 2021, to be precise – we were all in on a proposal to install a rainbow crosswalk in Niagara-on-the-Lake. As we noted in an editorial,

Editorial: Let the sunshine in

As we all know, “good fences make good neighbours.” At least, that’s how it is supposed to work. But sometimes it’s more complicated than that. This isn’t about a fence, but about a

Sports: Women compete in NOTL Golf Invitational

Betty Divok of Rockway Vineyards and Louise Robitaille of Niagara-on-the-Lake teamed up Tuesday to post the best score in the NOTL Golf Club’s Women’s Invitational  tournament. Golfers from across Niagara competed in the

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