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POSTPONED: Learn & Live session featuring veterans’ lessons from service to be rescheduled

The Monday, May 27 Learn & Live session featuring Peter Warrack, Lt.-Gen. Michel Maisonneuve and his wife, Maj. Barbara Maisonneuve, discussing their experiences in various military and police careers...

Dedicated volunteers make the Stampede go ’round again

Pleasant weather graced the Niagara Peninsula last weekend, making for three days of sunshine...

NOTL quilters give warmth to palliative care

Every Tuesday morning, 15 of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s generous quilters meet at Cornerstone Community Church on...

Workplace injury pay now applies to foreign workers even if they return to their home country

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board’s new measures to help foreign agricultural workers recover...

Teen charged after BB gun seized at Stampede

Thanks to heightened security measures at the Virgil Stampede this year, organizers were able...

Rand Estate hearing won’t resume until July 29

A provincial hearing that could decide the fate of development on the Rand Estate is on hiatus until later this summer. The Ontario Land Tribunal...

Reif donation will combat violence against women and children

A $2,000 donation from Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Reif Estate Winery will be a lifeline for women and children affected by domestic abuse, says a representative of...

Farmers market season has arrived in NOTL

One of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s summer mainstays will open this weekend with "Market at the Village," the town's annual farmers market, beginning its 18th season on...

Exploring History: Queen’s Royal Hotel

This photograph shows the Queen's Royal Hotel from a location near the end of King Street. Opening in 1869, the Royal Niagara, as it...

80 years later, songs of the D-Day era will ring out in NOTL

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s St. Mark’s Anglican Church will be the setting for a commemorative event produced by local amateur historians who will recount the horrors and...

The sun shines on Virgil Stampede

There has been no rain, just sunshine and warm temperatures for the Virgil Stampede this holiday weekend. Large crowds turned out Sunday to take in...

A true gentleman: Memories of ‘The Doc,’ respected NOTL physician Ranjit Ahluwalia

With the death of Dr. Ranjit Ahluwalia on Wednesday at the age of 95, Niagara-on-the-Lake lost a respected physician and well-loved member of the...

10 neighbourhood homes featured in inaugural Chautauqua Art & Garden Tour

Residents of a Niagara-on-the-Lake neighbourhood will be showing off their gardens at the inaugural Chautauqua Art & Garden Tour on June 1. The tour grew...

Turn it off! New idling bylaw will be enforced by complaint

Niagara-on-the-Lake’s new bylaw aims to reduce idling and support sustainability, but if you want it to stop, you’ll have to keep your eyes open...

St. Davids firefighters support dog sanctuary

The folks at Angels Rest Dog Sanctuary in Niagara-on-the-Lake are feeling thankful after receiving a $500 donation from the fire department in St. Davids...

Smelly pups awash with gratitude at dog wash fundraiser

Every dog has its day.  That day in Niagara-on-the-Lake was Saturday, May 11 in Virgil, as a dog wash hosted by the St. Davids Lions...

Bake sale this weekend to help a cat in need

Prince the cat needs your help. He was adopted from NOTL Cats Rescue in February and just turned one year old in April. Around a week...

‘This all smells:’ Advocate wants town council to order integrity probe into librarian’s firing

After being denied the chance to speak to town councillors last week, one of the leaders of a community group upset about the circumstances...

Opponent of approved King Street project plans to stay vocal

A controversial plan to build a three-storey, 17-unit condominium in Old Town has gotten the rubber stamp of approval from the Ontario Land Tribunal...

Celebrate May long weekend at the Virgil Stampede

One of Niagara-on-the-Lake’s most anticipated community celebrations of the year, the Virgil Stampede, is back in town starting this Saturday. Held at the Virgil Sports...

Moms enjoy afternoon delights at Mother’s Day high tea

Mother’s Day festivities abounded in Niagara-on-the-Lake last weekend. One of the popular attractions was at the picturesque Queenston Public Library on Saturday afternoon and featured...

Old Town Ambassadors back for this year’s tourist season

If you're one of many outsiders flocking from near and far to see what Niagara-on-the-Lake's all about, look out for the friendly folks walking...

Tickets on sale for annual all-white attire dinner party

The season of sunny celebrations is upon us, and coming just around the corner is one of Niagara-on-the-Lake's largest annual dinner parties, where guests...

Museum admission free for the public on May 18

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum is gearing up for a celebration of International Museum Day this Saturday, May 18, when admission will be free for everyone,...

Walk to School Day a big hit in St. Davids

A group of students in Niagara-on-the-Lake were treated to a special escort from their neighbourhood to their classes from teachers on Wednesday. The occasion was...

Reif’s Mother’s Day market goes the extra mile

The first-ever Mother’s Day market at Reif Estate Winery wanted to ensure that Mom was happy on her special day, but did so with...

Residents aren’t happy with size of Line 1 condo development

Some people who have heard details about amendments planned for a condo development near Line 1 Road say the changes go too far. During last...

Horticulturalists plant sale had something for everyone, even for the first-timers

Kushal Bhandari didn’t know much about home gardening before the Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticultural Society’s yearly plant sale. Now, he’s got a wealth of knowledge. The new homeowner...

Sports: NOTL lawn bowlers celebrate the start of another season

With all the history Niagara-on-the-Lake has, one of its outdoor pastimes that goes back the farthest is the sport of lawn bowling. The NOTL Lawn...

Worker mobility key concern with changes to foreign worker program

Alliance wants feds to go further and grant permanent residency   Proposed changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program that will directly affect thousands of Niagara-on-the-Lake...

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