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Top Gun NOTL: Dreams of a high-flying career

NOTL cadet program lauded for inspiring love of aviation   Air cadet Shay Vidal has some high-flying dreams. Being a member of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s 809 Newark Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron has shaped...

Virgil Stampede sees ‘record revenue,’ business association donates $1,000 to pickleball club

The Virgil Stampede saw one of its best years ever, says Virgil Business Association...

Ladies Auxiliary returns with Junk in the Trunk

One person’s junk in a trunk is another person’s treasure in a trunk. Or,...

‘Time to smell the roses,’ Arsenault drops out of council race

After briefly entering his name in the running, Coun. Norm Arsenault has decided to...

Motorcycle ride raises funds for residential school justice

A long line of motorcycles descended on the Niagara Regional Native Centre on Sunday...

Top Gun NOTL: Dreams of a high-flying career

NOTL cadet program lauded for inspiring love of aviation   Air cadet Shay Vidal has some high-flying dreams. Being a member of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s 809 Newark Royal Canadian...

Virgil Stampede sees ‘record revenue,’ business association donates $1,000 to pickleball club

The Virgil Stampede saw one of its best years ever, says Virgil Business Association president Richard Wall. “Overall, it was a resounding success. Our top...

Ladies Auxiliary returns with Junk in the Trunk

One person’s junk in a trunk is another person’s treasure in a trunk. Or, something like that. The Ladies Auxiliary Junk in the Trunk sale...

‘Time to smell the roses,’ Arsenault drops out of council race

After briefly entering his name in the running, Coun. Norm Arsenault has decided to withdraw from the upcoming municipal election. “I found myself working on...

Motorcycle ride raises funds for residential school justice

A long line of motorcycles descended on the Niagara Regional Native Centre on Sunday for the second annual Residential School Children's Ride for Justice. “It's...

Obituary: Dr. Victorine Beddage

Dr. Victorine Beddage 1943 – 2022 Dr. Victorine Yogalosani Beddage (Vicki, Loshani) passed away peacefully on June 22, 2022, in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, with her...

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...

Signs of trouble: Town keeps removing farmer’s roadside ads

A small sign along an empty road shoulder can make a big difference. For years, White Orchard Farms' owner David White has seen a big...

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...

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