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Bikes for Farmworkers founders riding off into retirement. Again

They'll still help out or advise, but it's time for Terry Weiner and Mark Gaudet to pass the torch   What started out as a fluke encounter for Terry Weiner and Mark...

Tennis Singles Champions Crowned

SONJA SCHINDELER   Winners were crowned Saturday in the men’s and women’s singles tournament at the Niagara-on-the-Lake...

Harvest Country Fair spotlights small businesses

Cutline: Jessica Simms, left, and Krist-Ann Watsonof Butter and Crème Desserts and Regen Designs...

Election ’22: Traffic, development, tourism highlight chamber election debate

Traffic congestion, affordable housing, short-term rentals, heritage protection and tourism management were the hot...

VIDEO: Driving the new diverging diamond interchange: It’s simple

The long-awaited diverging diamond interchange is finally open and it’s not nearly as complicated...

Bikes for Farmworkers founders riding off into retirement. Again

They'll still help out or advise, but it's time for Terry Weiner and Mark Gaudet to pass the torch   What started out as a fluke encounter...

Tennis Singles Champions Crowned

SONJA SCHINDELER   Winners were crowned Saturday in the men’s and women’s singles tournament at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Tennis Club. Mark Waier defeated Sebastian Miele to win the men’s...

Harvest Country Fair spotlights small businesses

Cutline: Jessica Simms, left, and Krist-Ann Watsonof Butter and Crème Desserts and Regen Designs run their collective booth together at Saturday’s Harvest Country Fair....

Election ’22: Traffic, development, tourism highlight chamber election debate

Traffic congestion, affordable housing, short-term rentals, heritage protection and tourism management were the hot topics at a Chamber of Commerce-sponsored candidates debate last week. With...

VIDEO: Driving the new diverging diamond interchange: It’s simple

The long-awaited diverging diamond interchange is finally open and it’s not nearly as complicated as many people feared.  The third diamond interchange built in Canada,...

Sign snafu on Promenade fixed quickly

Oops. New town street signs on The Promenade popped up with the wrong spelling Monday before quickly being taken down and corrected. Pictures of the signs...

Campaign Walkabout: Incumbent mayor goes door-to-door in Virgil

Journalists from The Lake Report are accompanying Niagara-on-the-Lake's mayoral candidates as they spend a day campaigning and knocking on doors. The stories will be...

Ex-councillor, agriculture advocate, Austin Kirkby was ‘a force’ for NOTL

Former town councillor Austin Kirkby was a tireless advocate for Niagara's agriculture community and a hard-working farmer and public servant. Kirkby died of cancer Monday...

Every Child Matters flag at half-mast for Truth and Reconciliation

Community and schools take time to reflect on legacy of residential schools   The Every Child Matters flag was raised to half-mast in Niagara-on-the-Lake Friday morning.  Each...

‘Canada’s best-kept secret’: NOTL air cadets launch recruiting drive

From Daniel Couroux's perspective, "Cadets Canada is Canada's best-kept secret." Couroux, a lieutenant in the 809 Newark Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron in Niagara-on-the-Lake, is...

$60,000 grant helps phase two of heritage trail rebuilding effort

Just days after members of the Upper Canada Heritage Trail committee held a successful fundraising run and dog walk, they received more good news:...

Native centre hosts founder of Orange Shirt Day at annual powwow

The Niagara Regional Native Centre hosted Phyllis Webstad, the founder of Orange Shirt Day, at its eighth annual Nurturing Our Roots powwow last Saturday.  “When...

NOTL Rotarians walk, bike to raise $13K for polio

A group of Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotarians pedalled and walked their way to raising $13,000 last week to help eradicate polio worldwide. NOTL Rotarians, including Martin Quick,...

NOTL Rotary Club’s annual Holiday House Tour returns

Tickets are now on sale for the Niagara-on-the-Lake Rotary Club's 23rd annual Holiday House Tour. On the popular tour, patrons can see “six beautiful seasonally...

Repair Café brings new life to household items

Niagara-on-the-Lake resident Esther Battista stopped by the library last week in hopes of getting some advice on where to find a repair person to...

$3.5M NOTL home implicated in massive international drug bust

A $3.5-million, 5,000-square-foot home on the Niagara Parkway in Niagara-on-the-Lake has been "placed under criminal restraint" as part of a massive seizure of methamphetamine...

One tree at a time: Free saplings support climate fight

Roland Adams wants everyone to have a free tree – until he runs out, at least. The Gage Street resident is one of a few...

Indigenous motorcycle club’s Unity Ride ends in Niagara-on-the-Lake

The Sovereign Motorcycle Club was at Queenston Memorial Park Saturday afternoon at the end of a long ride from Ohsweken on the Six Nations...

‘I think it could be a record year:’ Some NOTL beekeepers are thriving, despite rough start to season

It’s not all doom and gloom for beekeepers.  Many beekeepers had a difficult start to the season. Some lost most, if not all, of their...

NOTL champion fastball team reunites 50 years later

The boys are back in town. A team of fastball players from Niagara-on-the-Lake made it to the Ontario Juvenile Championship game 50 years ago and...

Hovercraft service is one part of a larger picture

Plan is to build its own crafts and expand around the world, founder says A new hovercraft service proposed to connect Toronto and Niagara can...

Mayoral candidates discuss top issues

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s incumbent lord mayor was critical of her two opponents during their first head-to-head encounter Tuesday night at the Royal Canadian Legion, a meeting...

NOTL wears orange for survivors and victims of residential schools

Niagara-on-the-Lake will be a touch more orange this Friday for National Truth and Reconcilliation Day as groups across town show their colours to raise...

St. Davids teacher faces discipline for using offensive handout

The District School Board of Niagara is in the hot seat after a kindergarten teacher from St. Davids Public School shared a racist handout...

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