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The Monuments Men – Part 4: Three Houghton boys went off to war. Only one returned

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 historian Ron Dale has been...

Dear diary: Trials and tests on 4,400-km ride in honour of brother

NOTL native Kaleb Schriefer is riding the Tour Divide from Alberta to New Mexico...

NOTL man swimming to highlight mental health crisis

A Niagara-on-the-Lake man is preparing to swim from the Queenston boat launch to the...

Strawberry Festival brings life, tradition back to NOTL

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Strawberry Festival returned on Saturday, after a two-year COVID hiatus. Across the grounds...

NOTL’s 2% hotel room tax begins July 1

It's been simmering a long time on the back burner, but NOTL is finally...

The Monuments Men – Part 4: Three Houghton boys went off to war. Only one returned

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...

Dear diary: Trials and tests on 4,400-km ride in honour of brother

NOTL native Kaleb Schriefer is riding the Tour Divide from Alberta to New Mexico in honour of his brother Noah, who died of an...

NOTL man swimming to highlight mental health crisis

A Niagara-on-the-Lake man is preparing to swim from the Queenston boat launch to the gazebo in Queen's Royal Park to raise awareness and money...

Strawberry Festival brings life, tradition back to NOTL

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Strawberry Festival returned on Saturday, after a two-year COVID hiatus. Across the grounds at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, people of all ages were...

NOTL’s 2% hotel room tax begins July 1

It's been simmering a long time on the back burner, but NOTL is finally ready to serve up its municipal accommodation tax. Niagara-on-the-Lake's long-awaited and...

Heritage experts say NOTL is a leader on conservation

Preserving the character of Niagara-on-the-Lake may be a tough battle for some councillors and residents but it seems the town is getting widespread recognition...

Navy’s oldest ship makes harbour in NOTL

Grand sailing vessel HMCS Oriole is part of mission to recruit 1,000 sailors Perhaps one of the greatest old sailing vessels in the world called...

Butterfly release honours loved ones lost during pandemic

About 250 new residents moved in Saturday afternoon and each one of them represents someone who was deeply loved and lost. They weren’t people, they...

Disero focused on helping pickleball club find a new venue

The sport must go on. It has been a little more than a week since a justice of the peace placed a probation on the...

Town gives carriage operators extra space away from protesters

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake has moved to improve safety and security for horse-drawn carriage operators. Council has unanimously approved licences to occupy land outside of...

Heritage trail announces fun run, unveils Canopy plaque

It’s time to put your money where your shoes are. The Upper Canada Heritage Trail committee is organizing a fun run and dog walking fundraiser...

Police launch #StopHateNiagara campaign

The Niagara Regional Police Service has launched a #StopHateNiagara campaign which  it  hopes will eliminate barriers to reporting hate incidents and hate crimes. Police have...

Changes to official plan were anticipated, Disero says

Town remains confident region will approve NOTL's blueprint for growth   Tweaks and alterations to Niagara-on-the-Lake’s proposed official plan to bring it into conformity with regional...

LemonAid Day raised money for kids and brought neighbours together

'I don’t think we realized just how much the community needed it as a whole'   The inaugural Mountainview LemonAid Day was a sweet celebration of...

Museum lecture examines NOTL’s waterfront, with ‘worry and wonder’

Niagara-on-the-Lake has had a long and powerful relationship with its waterfront and on Thursday, June 16, environmentalist Owen Bjorgan hosts an in-person lecture examining...

NOTL tulip sale Friday will support town’s tree fund

The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake's annual spring tulip sale returns Friday, June 17. Hundreds of tulip bulbs that bloomed in town parks and on Queen Street...

Ryerson Park celebrates summer by Piping Down the Sun

The Chautauqua Residents Association is celebrating the first day of summer by Piping Down the Sun on Wednesday, June 22, at Ryerson Park in...

Sunshine and flowers: Hundreds flock – and walk – to Shaw Garden Tour

If you stopped one of the droves of people walking about Old Town on Saturday and asked them what they were doing, chances are...

NOTL still grapples with loss of high school

The pain of losing Niagara District High School was a focal point of a discussion about support for rural education during a committee of...

‘They’re invisible’: Group aims to launch youth campus for NOTL high schoolers

Caroline Polgrabia has been working for eight years to bring some form of secondary school education back to Niagara-on-the-Lake. And, finally, things are looking up. Polgrabia...

One Lake, Three Beaches solstice celebration cancelled in NOTL

The One Lake, Three Beaches celebration "Drumming Down the Sun" on the summer solstice won't be held in Niagara-on-the-Lake this June 21. COVID restrictions cancelled...

SORE rolls out experts to combat revised Randwood proposal

Should context, character and history be considered when creating a new subdivision? Experts on behalf of Save Our Randwood Estate (SORE) argued an enthusiastic yes during a...

Irish Harp scavenger hunt an extra-large pint of community spirit

The Irish Harp is no longer just one of the best spots in town to get a pint of Guinness and share your deep...

NOTL Clippers claim victory in annual farmworkers cricket match

Elisha Prophet Steele may have one of the best sporting records in Niagara-on-the-Lake – or anywhere. He just led the NOTL Clippers to their 25th...

Reclaimed from ashes after devastating fire

NOTL woodworker revives business following blaze and his father's disappearance   A lot of people in Mike Werner’s shoes might have thrown in the towel. But...

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