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Strawberries and community make for a great festival

Gathering enough strawberries to supply an entire festival takes a village — or in this case, a town with dedicated volunteers. It’s strawberry season in...

Town approves $10.2M for capital projects

The town has approved a $10.2-million capital budget for 2024. The decision came at the end of two meetings held back to back at the...

Good food and sweet icewine bring crowds out in the rain

Even under the cover of snow and rain, the Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Village drew crowds for both weekends running.  Despite rainy conditions on Saturday and Sunday...

Resident leads opposition to tree cuttings on neighbouring lot

A custom home builder wants to tear down a house on Simcoe Street and put two up in its place.  But neighbour Stuart McCormack says...

Ross’s Ramblings: Of historic buildings, colourful celebrations and sad sports

Do Ross’s Ramblings focus too often on Niagara-on-the-Lake's Old Town? At the risk of over-rambling, this week I will touch on three diverse subjects. Firstly,...

Indigenous communities have mixed feelings about path to reconciliation

While some in Indigenous communities feel optimistic about the path toward truth and reconciliation, others say there’s a long way to go. Phil Davis, who...

Pedal Pushers fight ‘pandemic of loneliness’ for palliative patients

Life with a serious illness takes a toll on more than just the body, says Jodey Porter. Her husband, Ben Buholtz, suffered a stroke in...

‘It’s just another beginning’: Ukrainian woman hosts newcomers wellness day

In the spring of last year, Valentyna Zavhordnia moved to Canada from Ukraine, becoming one of the nearly 6 million refugees fleeing their home...

Mural in Virgil will pay tribute to NOTL’s agricultural roots

Virgil is about to get a huge splash of colour.  In collaboration with the Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, a new mural representing Niagara-on-the-Lake’s connection to...

Exploring Photos: Niagara Township Rural Fair trophy

This trophy was won by Mary Sheppard (married name Davies), who was named the "Champion Pupil" at the 1927 Niagara Township Rural School Fair....

Cenotaph needs $28k to complete restorations

The Niagara-on-the-Lake cenotaph needs your help. One of NOTL’s most recognizable landmarks is in desperate need of restoration and the cenotaph committee is $28,000 short...

Despite the rain, Lions carnival celebrates year of firsts for the club’s 60th birthday

The St. Davids Lions Club didn't let a bit of stormy weather rain on its parade on Saturday. The Lions celebrated the club's 60th anniversary...

Passion for history comes alive at the Battle of Fort George

For those that come out to every bi-annual celebration of the Battle of Fort George, the re-enactment is a fun tradition or getaway with...

Pollinator gardens on heritage trail will help important insects thrive

A resident group has been working as hard as bees to create pollinator gardens along the heritage trail.  Protect Our Pollinators, a group of five...

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