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Salon celebrates 24 years with 24-hour haircut marathon for charity

If you needed a haircut last weekend, Bliss Aveda Salon was squeezing its clients in at any time of the day — from midnight to midnight.  To celebrate 24 years...

It’s time to consider national VQA standard, Ziraldo says

Two members involved in Niagara's wine industry feel that creating a national standard will...

Town says no more Queen Street patios, for now

Councillors got a bit hot under the collar in a debate about temporary patios...

St. Davids residents appeal Tawny Ridge decision to land tribunal

A group of St. Davids residents has appealed a controversial town planning decision to...

Legion bringing home flag that flew at Normandy’s Juno Beach

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Legion will be flying a flag with a special origin to honour...

Protections for Rand Estate won’t affect Solmar proposal, town says

The results of a study conducted last year could be used to change town policy on development in the Rand Estate. But that same study...

NOTL Pickleball Club teams up to fight Crohn’s and colitis

Pickleball is a fast-growing sport in Niagara-on-the-Lake: within a few short months, the town's club has grown to 600 members from 400 members. Using this...

Tickets go on sale March 1 for popular Red Roof pasta dinner

They’ll be dishing out the pasta for a good cause at John Michael’s Banquet & Event Centre in Thorold on Sunday, April 28. That is...

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...

Pet Valu teams up with cat rescue group for adoption weekend

Furry friends in search of a forever home were plenty to be found at Pet Valus across Canada last Saturday and Sunday – and...

Niagara College brewmasters hop to it for Pink Boots Society

Students in Niagara College's program for future brewmasters are hard at work on unique batches of beer they're brewing this winter – all to...

Willowbank unveils $200,000 bursary from Humeniuk Foundation

Niagara's Humeniuk Foundation is donating $200,000 to Queenston's Willowbank School of Restoration Arts as part of a five-year program to help students spend a...

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...

And the beat goes on: Foot patrols bring ‘nostalgic aspect’ back to policing in NOTL

There’s a saying that everything old is new again. While it’s most commonly used to describe things such as fashion, music and even home decor,...

Restrictions on tree cuttings are unfair, councillors say

Tree protections in Niagara-on-the-Lake don’t cut it. That was the sentiment of councillors at a meeting Feb. 13 regardless of which side of the fence...

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...

THE LOVE REPORT: Four decades of the time of our lives

Sharon and Bob Woodley We began as coworkers, became friends, dated (long-distance), fell in love and 45 years of married life later, we think Bill...

NOTL kids try tai chi for Chinese New Year

Lunar New Year was a big draw for the NOTL Youth Collective on Monday night. Almost 20 kids came out to the old Cornerstone Church...

THE LOVE REPORT: On and off the stage, this connection is real

Terry and Donna Belleville The year was 1972, at Playhouse 66, a small theatre in Scarborough. The play was "Tiger at the Gates" by Jean Giraudoux. In...

THE LOVE REPORT: He asked me to move across the country – I said yes

Leah DeFaria and Alessandro Barreca We met working at Target together (when it was in Canada). One night we went out for our first/last hangout before...

Legends and myths loom large in Sir Isaac Brock’s story

A fabled horse and a mysterious love interest were the spotlight of a fireside talk Friday afternoon at Navy Hall. Amanda Gamble, the executive director...

NOTL pushes priority problems at municipal conference

Town leaders had an audience with the Ministry of Housing in late January and used the opportunity to ask the government to change a...

Police warn of increase in ‘driveway scammers’ across Niagara

Niagara Regional Police are alerting residents across the region to the rising incidents of scammers bilking consumers out of payments for driveway repairs or...

One-woman show will bring country divas to the Legion

If you’re at the Royal Canadian Legion branch 124 on March 9, you’ll have the chance to see Patsy Cline, Reba McEntire and Dolly...

Harlequin John MacBeth brings smiles to Pancake Day dinner

If you stopped by St. Mark’s Anglican Church for Shrove Tuesday, chances are you ran into resident harlequin, John MacBeth. Dressed in a patterned costume...

Town prepping for once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse this spring

While Niagara-on-the-Lake won't be promoting visits to the town to view the solar eclipse on April 8, work is still going on behind the...

Football fans come out to Sandtrap for Super Bowl mania

Super Bowl Sunday started slow for Ginny and Guy Robins, who made the trek from Port Dalhousie to Sandtrap Pub & Grill to watch...

NOTL’s couples share meet-cute moments

Love is everywhere you go in Niagara-on-the-Lake, and Valentine’s Day is certainly no exception. For the year's most romantic holiday, The Lake Report reached out...

UPDATE: WestJet changes course, agrees to rebook flights for family of murder victim Ashley Simpson

This story has been updated from the original article, which appears in the Feb. 15 edition of The Lake Report.   The family of Ashley Simpson...

The Lake Report honoured with 27 more awards for journalism

The Lake Report has again been honoured for its journalism excellence, earning a “phenomenal” 27 awards from the Ontario Community Newspapers Association. The association on...

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