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Friday, July 12, 2024
Penny Coles

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Annual Virgil Stampede draws crowds

It's been 52 years since a neighbourhood fireworks display for locals grew to become the Virgil Stampede, now a three-day event that draws thousands to one of the most successful family events in

NOTL council: Who’s in, who’s out so far?

Terry Flynn has never made a secret of wanting to one day be called Lord Mayor of Niagara-on-the-Lake. After 35 years working for the Niagara Region's EMS, he plans to retire as superintendent

Collard leaving council block

When the next Niagara-on-the-Lake town council is sworn in, Jim Collard might be fishing. Or playing golf.  Whatever he is doing at that moment, it won't be taking his seat at the council

DARTE: NOTL has “best hydro board going”

A decision made by Niagara-on-the-Lake town council in 2002 has resulted in continuing benefits to the town that are twofold — more efficient hydro service, and $1 million in annual revenue that doesn't have to

Town staff to do noise bylaw review

Despite a noise bylaw that was approved after extensive consultation and debate six years ago, Niagara-on-the-Lake still has difficulty handling the large number of complaints from neighbours of outdoor events, town councillors heard Monday evening.

No life jacket for indoor pool

Coun. Paolo Miele wasn't able to keep a report on the feasability of an indoor pool in Niagara-on-the-Lake afloat for the future, despite reassuring council that simply forwarding it to a consultant looking at the

DISERO: “You’ve bought another month.”

An attempt to have the Town move forward on a heritage designation for Randwood Estate failed at town council Monday, when Coun. Betty Disero tried unsuccessfully to amend the wording of a motion

Virgil Stampede returns Saturday

The three-day Virgil Stampede opens Saturday with something for everyone in the family, including the popular midway rides, lots of entertainment for kids and the smashing and crashing of a demolition derby. Marcia Penner, representing


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