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Arch-i-text: Celebrating three of McNab’s hidden gems

The hamlet of McNab out Lakeshore Road toward St. Catharines has a long history within the warp and weave of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Named McNab after its founders, John and his...

Letter: Goettler’s approach preferred to mayor’s combative style

Dear editor: The burst of anger from Lord Mayor Betty Disero was telling and was...

Editorial: Niagara’s shiny new diamond

Mayhem, there’s gonna be head-on collisions, an accident waiting to happen … those were...

Letter: Who are the people behind WeLuvNOTL.com?

Dear editor: I was aghast at the advertisements posted by the newly formed community group, WeLuvNOTL.com. A...

Ross’s Ramblings: Using hockey stars to promote gambling is offensive

Am I the only one, or is the sight of Wayne Gretzky, Auston Matthews...

Arch-i-text: Celebrating three of McNab’s hidden gems

The hamlet of McNab out Lakeshore Road toward St. Catharines has a long history within the warp and weave of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Named McNab after...

Letter: Goettler’s approach preferred to mayor’s combative style

Dear editor: The burst of anger from Lord Mayor Betty Disero was telling and was by far the most dramatic performance at the Royal George...

Editorial: Niagara’s shiny new diamond

Mayhem, there’s gonna be head-on collisions, an accident waiting to happen … those were just some of the sentiments people expressed in recent weeks...

Letter: Who are the people behind WeLuvNOTL.com?

Dear editor: I was aghast at the advertisements posted by the newly formed community group, WeLuvNOTL.com. A thorough check on their website spoke little of who the...

Ross’s Ramblings: Using hockey stars to promote gambling is offensive

Am I the only one, or is the sight of Wayne Gretzky, Auston Matthews and other hockey celebrities encouraging me to gamble on professional...

Letter: Refusal to allow candidate meetings at community centre is misguided

Dear editor: The misguided decision by the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake chief administrator, Marnie Cluckie, and the acting town clerk to not rent the community centre...

Growing Together: Fall means it’s time to think about lawn care

  Can you believe that Thanksgiving is just a few days away? I love autumn and watching the last of the flowers showing off in the...

Letter: NOTL pulled together for Terry Fox Run

Dear editor: Terry Fox was not a quitter and neither was NOTL, again this year. On Sunday, Sept. 18, after two years of not gathering as...

Arch-i-text: Just what is that? Abbreviations and jargon of development process

As we move toward the municipal election in October, some of the candidate platforms include short forms and abbreviations that leave folks scratching their...

Letter: Yes, short-term rentals need to be controlled

Dear editor: In principle, I am in favour of short-term rentals. We ran one a year back. Done properly, they don't offend a sense of...

Editorial: The community steps up, again

Build it and they will come. Ask for it and they will deliver. A week ago, desperate to fill empty and near-empty shelves in time for...

Letter: St. Davids bike bollards don’t make cycling safer

Dear editor: On Sept. 11, just three days after installation of the new bike lane bollards on Four Mile Creek Road in St. Davids, I...

Growing Together: Plant your own garlic now for July harvest

But make sure you use 'seed garlic,' not grocery store bulbs Nothing ever tastes as good as something that you have grown yourself. Even though our...

Letter: Marotta defender ignores basic facts in Randwood conflict

Dear editor: I am writing in response to Sil Ranucci’s letter in your Sept 22 edition, "Town leaders give in to SORE tactics." Mr. Ranucci discloses...

Letter: Stop signs not enough at dangerous rural intersections

Dear editor: On the bright sunny morning of Sept. 13 at about 8 a.m. while driving to work, I needed to lower my visor due to...

Letter: Columnist offers insightful view on approach to development

Dear editor: I seldom write letters to the editor, however I could not resist complimenting Arch-i-Text  columnist Brian Marshall on his insightful and practical application...

Arch-i-text: Breaking a development paradigm

We need to trade 'developer models' for community designs that worked in past   A few days ago I received an email from SORE (Save Our...

Letter: Unsightly bike bollards wouldn’t be allowed in Old Town

Dear editor: We went from absurd to flat-out parking control terrorism in one week. If solving a non-existent problem by carpet bombing Four Mile Creek Road...

Editorial: Help Newark Neighbours help others

As summer officially slides into fall, it’s not too early to be thinking about Thanksgiving or, more importantly, the dire shortage at the Newark...

Letter: Election issues are mounting in St. Davids

Dear editor: Virgil resident James Webber, in his letter addressing the need for a ward system for our municipal elections ("Anti-ward argument shows why wards...

Letter: Town leaders give in to SORE tactics

Dear editor: The group SORE has initiated a worrisome precedent in Niagara-on-the-Lake. SORE stands for Save Our Rand Estate. When has this group taken legal ownership...

Growing Together: Garden rooms are a popular new/old idea

You can hardly pick up a gardening magazine any more without reading something about creating garden rooms. We now have outdoor kitchens’ outdoor TV areas,...

Letter: Enduring affection and respect for Elizabeth II

Dear editor: I join with others in mourning the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Over a century ago, Bahá’u’lláh, in clear and unmistakable language,...

Letter: Group invites public to submit questions for election debate

Dear editor: I'd like to remind your readers to send their questions for FocusNOTL's all-candidate Meet & Greet sessions to notlelection2022@cogeco.ca. This is a great opportunity...

Dr. Brown: Long COVID’s cause and treatment remain confusing

Despite hundreds of studies, no one knows what causes long COVID. The symptoms are real enough, debilitating fatigue, loss of energy, headaches, difficulties concentrating and...

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