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Newcomers Club hosting Welcome Back event

Newcomers Club hosting Welcome Back event

The Newcomers Club is hoping to welcome new members this fall, knowing there are likely many women who have moved to town during the pandemic, and have been unable to get out, meet people and learn about their community.

Bike donations needed for returning farmworkers

Terry Weiner, one of the founders of Bikes for Farmworkers, shows off a newly refurbished bike to be sold next year. The bike is sporting a front reflector and 3M reflective tape that is standard issue with all bikes that leave the shop.

Learn about Redan Battery and Battle of Queenston Heights

School kids learn about the importance of the Redan Battery and the role it played in the War of 1812.

Local restaurants react to continued capacity restrictions

“To say it’s disappointing is an understatement,” says Paul Harber of Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery.

Short-term rental solutions in the works

The last meeting of the town’s short-term rental committee, when recommendations were decided, included (top) residents John Buchanan and Rene Brewer, Coun.

More than 20,000 people support Eden principal

Eden principal Sharon Burns Niagara-on-the-Lake resident Sharon Burns is a huge fan of British heavy metal band Iron Maiden. And for some reason, that love resulted in her becoming the target of a group of parents who misunderstood her intentions.
Trees planted on Heritage Trail

Trees planted on Heritage Trail

Fifty trees were planted Wednesday along the Heritage Trail in Niagara-on-the-Lake, beginning at Charlotte Street and Paffard Street. Half of the trees were Chautauqua Oaks from Niagara College.

Learn & Live: enriched learning opportunities for all ages

Pre-pandemic, Cindy Grant was able to present the Wellness Committee’s report to council. (File photo) By Cindy Grant, Terry Mactaggart, and Larry W.

Local writer works with ‘street cop’ on memoir

Beverley Hotchkiss has written and painted her way through COVID, and isn’t sure what’s next — just that whatever it is will find her.
Palliative Care fundraiser close to goal

Palliative Care fundraiser close to goal

With the annual Cycle ride behind them, Bonnie Bagnulo, executive director of Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Palliative Care, says the fundraiser has come close to meeting its goal of $20,000.