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BREAKING NEWS: St. Davids boxer Mckenzie Wright wins Canadian championship; Next stop Pan Am qualifiers and maybe Paris Olympics

NEWS UPDATE: Saturday, Feb. 4 – Mckenzie Wright of St. Davids won the Canadian amateur boxing championship Saturday night, scoring a third-round technical knockout over her opponent. With the win, Wright now will compete for...

Sports: NOTL softball registration to begin Feb. 10

Parents will be able to sign their kids up for NOTL softball soon. On Feb....

Temporary patios to return as town debates making them permanent

More than 30 restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake have temporary patios thanks to emergency legislation that...

Finale nears for Harp’s Battle of the Bands

The end is near for Battle of the Bands at the Irish Harp Pub...

Pre-pandemic crowds return to NOTL Icewine Festival

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival's return to Old Town this year was an epic comeback,...

BREAKING NEWS: St. Davids boxer Mckenzie Wright wins Canadian championship; Next stop Pan Am qualifiers and maybe Paris Olympics

NEWS UPDATE: Saturday, Feb. 4 – Mckenzie Wright of St. Davids won the Canadian amateur boxing championship Saturday night, scoring a third-round technical knockout over her opponent. With the...

Sports: NOTL softball registration to begin Feb. 10

Parents will be able to sign their kids up for NOTL softball soon. On Feb. 10, online registration is scheduled to open for kids ages...

Temporary patios to return as town debates making them permanent

More than 30 restaurants in Niagara-on-the-Lake have temporary patios thanks to emergency legislation that was passed during the pandemic. The NOTL council plans to grant...

Finale nears for Harp’s Battle of the Bands

The end is near for Battle of the Bands at the Irish Harp Pub and the last battle before the finale featured rocking performances...

Pre-pandemic crowds return to NOTL Icewine Festival

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival's return to Old Town this year was an epic comeback, Chamber of Commerce chair Andrew Niven says. Planning for this year's...

BarrelHead’s peachy concoction wins icewine cocktail competition

Icewine isn’t exactly known as a cocktail mixer, but Saturday night’s Icewine Cocktail Competition could convert a nonbeliever. After the day’s icewine festivities, about 150...

Niagara Community Foundation invests $43,000 to improve NOTL health services

Niagara-on-the-Lake is in need of a health care makeover and the Niagara Community Foundation wants to help. The organization received $460,000 in assets from the...

20 NOTL wineries indulging in Chocolate & Cheese all month

Wine, chocolate and cheese … a tasty combination. NOTL’s Chocolate & Cheese touring pass program is back each weekend in February. “This is the second year...

Archeological assessment to begin at Black burial ground

After months of preparation and determination by a citizen-driven fundraising committee, the first stage of an archeological assessment will be done at the Niagara...

New St. Davids group is a ‘Safe Haven’ for teens

Organization aims to be a welcoming, positive place for area teens Steve Hardaker Community Correspondent A new youth group is about to launch in Niagara-on-the-Lake, at St....

Niagara-on-the-Lake ranks second in Canada as Tripadvisor destination

And the people have spoken.  Niagara-on-the-Lake has been honoured with Tripadvisor's 2023 Travelers’ Choice "Best of the Best" Popular Destination in Canada award.  This award doesn’t...

The Monuments Men: Part 32: James Rennie was killed in Battle of Amiens

It’s been a century since Niagara-on-the-Lake’s iconic clock tower cenotaph was erected. Then, in 1926, the Township of Niagara unveiled its own memorial in Queenston. In...

What’s under the hood? A look at NOTL’s new ‘net zero’ property

Listed at $4.6 million, the house on 28 Cottage St. in Niagara-on-the-Lake is not exactly a candidate for the pageant of Canada’s most affordable...

Native centre’s former manager says he was silenced by board boss

Turbulence and unrest continues to plague the Niagara Regional Native Centre in Niagara-on-the-Lake after multiple resignations turned its board of directors into a skeleton...

‘Free February’ is back at NOTL Museum

Barbara Worthy Special to The Lake Report While February can sometimes be the coldest month of the year, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Museum is offering the warmest of...

Neighbours unhappy with revised plan for 41-unit apartment building

Height, character and traffic are among residents' concerns   Residents of a Niagara-on-the-Lake neighbourhood say they are alarmed to see a development proposal being reconsidered after...

Thousands of seasonal agricultural workers arrive in Ontario

Migrant workers hired under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program have started to arrive from the Caribbean and Mexico to help Niagara farmers. About 3,000 seasonal...

Residents get a glimpse of Glendale’s future

They say Rome wasn’t built in a day. And Glendale won’t be either. Residents of Glendale are still a long way from seeing a fully...

Rooftop tower at Niagara College helps track at-risk wild birds

Tracking wildlife just got a whole lot easier at Niagara College. The Motus Tower Project at Niagara College's Daniel J. Patterson Campus in Niagara-on-the-Lake is...

A happy birthday and a chance to help farmworkers

Advocate Kit Andres hosts mutual aid event to welcome seasonal staff   For farmworker advocate Kit Andres, birthday #37 was the perfect opportunity to help out...

Future St. Davids subdivision prompts worries from Dyck Lane residents

Some St. Davids residents are at odds with plans for a new subdivision on Tanbark Road which they fear could affect their access to...

Week 2 of Battle of the Bands competition rocks Irish Harp

The Battle of the Bands at the Irish Harp Pub returned for a second night on Monday with performances from New Rising Sun and...

100-year-old veteran honoured with quilt at Legion

John Wickabrod is a 100-year-old veteran with a passion for potatoes, gardening and a love of animals.  In honour of his service, NOTLer Leslie Moulson...

Initial icewine weekend is a wintry wonderland

Whether you come to the Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival for the drinks, the food, the history or the sights, the festival’s first weekend had it...

Geological oddities a hit at Kids Rock Club

Christmas came again for the Kids Rock Club. For their first meeting of 2023, the club led by Francesca (Ms Fran) and Nicholas Sorrenti, was...

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