28.2 C
Niagara Falls
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

News

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 importance of D-Day through music...

The sun shines on Virgil Stampede

There has been no rain, just sunshine and warm temperatures for the Virgil Stampede...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Angry residents storm out of town planning meeting

The town needs to give people more time to prepare to speak during a council meeting, some residents say — but councillors and the...

NOTL chamber names interim executive director

The Niagara-on-the-Lake Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Niagara-on-the-Lake has appointed Kathy Weiss as its new interim executive director. Weiss replaces Minerva Ward, who suddenly departed...

Virgil Stampede adds new safety and security measures

After last year's Virgil Stampede ended in fisticuffs and a police presence on the final evening, this year's edition over the Victoria Day long...

Town rejects library neutrality group’s bid to address council

Members of a community group that want the town’s integrity commissioner to investigate the circumstances around the firing of NOTL’s chief librarian were taken aback...

Tickets to polo on Commons on sale next week

The sport of kings will make its return to the Commons this September in Niagara-on-the-Lake, with tickets for the Niagara Polo event going on...

Historical tour of Fort Mississauga offers a rare indoor glimpse

For one day later this month, the Friends of Fort George will unofficially become the Friends of Fort Mississauga in order to bring back...

Rand hearing takes Solmar to task on sewer and heritage plans

An expert planner championing Solmar’s Rand Estate subdivision proposal was cross-examined at the ongoing provincial tribunal hearings that will decide if the project gets...

RiverBrink’s spring art exhibitions debut May 11

The RiverBrink Art Museum is celebrating the arrival of spring this Saturday with the opening of two new exhibitions by two modern Canadian artists. The...

Leafs superfan packs away sign for another season

Sue Rumsey isn’t planning on changing teams any time soon. Despite the Toronto Maple Leafs elimination from the NHL playoffs thanks to a 2-1 overtime...

Croatian heritage on display at national centre for Folk Arts Festival

The Croatian National Centre of Niagara kicked off the region's annual Folk Arts Festival on Saturday with an open house at the centre's home...

- A word from our sponsors -

Follow us

HomeNews

Subscribe to our mailing list