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THE CAT IS BACK: Catnapped feline found in NOTL, police launch investigation

Zeus the cat is back. The three-year-old black and white male, missing from a St. Catharines home since March 4, was found on Thursday, April 18 in rural Niagara-on-the-Lake near...

NOTL library board remains tightlipped about firing of CEO Cathy Simpson, formally appoints new interim chief

Directors appoint Laura Tait to top role for the time being While the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public...

Speed limit on East and West Line will drop to 70 km/h

Drivers will need to slow down on a section of East and West Line...

Hands-on post-secondary education benefiting students and business in Niagara

Students at Niagara College’s Daniel J. Patterson campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake went from learners to...

Man admits to trapping and abandoning cat in NOTL

The mystery of a cat that's been missing from St. Catharines since March 4...

It’s a wait-and-see game for local growers now that blooms are out early

All eyes are on the short-term weather forecast for local stone fruit farmers thanks to Mother Nature’s unpredictable ways. In a strange twist that saw...

New NOTL health clinic set to open April 22

The long wait to see a nurse practitioner in Niagara-on-the-Lake will come to an end April 22, bringing with it a much-anticipated walk-in clinic. Its...

Play to resume on outdoor pickleball courts in Virgil

Mitigation efforts in place to reduce noise for nearby residents Pickleball is returning to the outdoor courts at Centennial Sports Park in Virgil in June. The...

Indigenous cultural exchange draws a crowd at BioBlitz

Nature lovers came together on Saturday during Niagara College’s ninth annual BioBlitz to learn more about the wildlife and vegetation that occupy the school's...

Roundabout rears its head in regional update to NOTL council

When the region’s director of transportation stood in front of council last Tuesday, it was inevitable that a controversial roundabout planned for St. Davids...

Some Rand heritage attributes up for debate, former town planner tells tribunal

While the Rand Estate has important cultural heritage attributes, just what the attributes are is a subject of debate, said a former member of...

Niagara College kicks off major $50 million fundraising campaign

Niagara College has launched a multi-year fundraising campaign aimed at helping the postsecondary institution with a number of initiatives. The college announced its campaign, called...

Just in time for spring, appreciate nature at upcoming Pumphouse exhibit

The beauty of the natural world evokes many feelings in different people: awe, serenity, excitement, curiousity, sometimes even humbleness. Contemporary artist Cheryl Bailey, whose works...

Popular historical Neighbourhood Walks return this May

Tickets are on sale now for this May's return of the Neighbourhood Walks series, a chance to learn more about the history of Niagara-on-the-Lake...

Death Cafe addresses important questions in comforting way

Denise Ascenzo Special to Niagara Now/The Lake Report It was a Friday evening, March 22 to be exact, when I attended a gathering at the community...

NOTL chamber president steps down and search is on for interim leader

After two years at the helm and being a major player in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s post-COVID business recovery, NOTL Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake president...

Proposed St. Davids subdivision moves forward with committee approval

A proposed subdivision for up to 28 homes in St. Davids has received the OK from the town's politicians. Councillors considered a recommendation report from...

April 22’s Learn & Live focuses on heritage trail’s history

Rick Meloen is a strong advocate for learning about the history of the town. He has a lifetime of knowledge and experience with the inner...

Scotsman Hotel owners seek permission to add sixth guest room

There will be more room at the inn if owners of the Scotsman Hotel get their way. Susan Wheler, who was representing Blair and Brenda...

Golf club staff support colleague fighting cancer

Brenda Breen has been working at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Golf Club for nearly 10 years and after a recent cancer diagnosis, her colleagues are banding...

Province begins RFP process for twinning of Garden City Skyway

The twinning of the Garden City Skyway has taken a step toward becoming reality after the province issued a request for proposals for the...

Virgil residents voice concern over next phase of Konik Estates

Some residents in Virgil are worried about the impact to their neighbourhood if phase 2 of the Konik Estates project goes ahead, town politicians...

Town moves 30 km/h speed limit signs put up on wrong streets

Oops. Chautauqua residents spent three years researching solutions to speeding on the community’s narrow streets and then lobbied the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake to implement them. After...

Subdivision proposal for Rand Estate nothing new, Solmar lawyer tells tribunal

There's nothing new about Solmar's plan to build a subdivision on the former Rand Estate property, a lawyer for the developer told the Ontario...

NOTL businesses happy with economic benefits created by the eclipse

Eclipses are good for business. That’s the word from the Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Chamber of Commerce following one of the busiest off-season weekends the community can remember. “April...

Learn about the man who burned down the town

History has laid the blame for the devastating fire in the town of Newark, now Niagara-on-the-Lake, in December 1813 on Joseph Willcocks, who led...

Bird watch: Northern flicker

Lily McKinley Special to Niagara Now/The Lake Report Northern flicker: The northern flicker is a year-round resident of Niagara-on-the-Lake, marked by its vibrant plumage and distinctive markings...

NOTL’s Peter Warrack earns Meritorious Service Cross

His work targeting human trafficking honoured by Governor General Michel Maisonneuve Special to The Lake Report Niagara-on-the-Lake's Peter Warrack has been formally presented with the Meritorious Service...

It was a total eclipse of the heart for awestruck watchers

NOTL experience captivates people from far and wide   With oohs and ahs, cheers and applause, Niagara-on-the-Lake’s total eclipse experience was one to remember for skywatchers...

Eclipse brings Toronto woman to tears at Konzelmann winery party

For the 100 or so people gathered at Konzelmann Estate Winery, it was almost a case of the solar eclipse that wasn’t. But an audible...

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