When Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Annual Candlelight Stroll begins, eight-year-old Megan Dyck will be leading the way.
Penny Coles, Niagara Advance
Members of the town’s new youth advisory group have hit the ground running, impressing Lord Mayor Pat Darte with what he witnessed.
News is getting better for Niagara-on-the- Lake taxpayers, with councillors wrestling this year’s increase down to what could be an “acceptable” 4 per cent.
The weather vane that has been part of the Queen’s Royal Park gazebo for 30 years is gone, but its replacement is already in the works.
When Niagara voters mark their ballots to elect a regional chairman for the first time, it’s unlikely to be for someone from Niagara-on- the-Lake.
It’s official - Niagara-on-the-Lake physicians will have a new home under one roof, in a facility to be built on Niagara Stone Road.
After years of the Town of Niagara-on- the-Lake and the local school board battling over school closures, the gloves are off, and any semblance of following polite rules of engagement has been dropped.
Cooking classes at the Niagara-on-the-Lake community centre are bringing youth and seniors together to learn about healthy meals.
When Mike Scott was invited to London to see the Queen, he wasn’t too sure what to expect.
Despite claims in an online article that has been widely circulated in social media, a spokesperson for Tweed Farms says it has not purchased Coyote’s Run, the winery next door to the largest legal marijuana facility in the world - nor does it have any plans to buy it.
While the newly-renovated library has been open since mid-May, Library Month is another opportunity to spread the word about its success, says Cathy Simpson, chief executive officer.
A friendship between two young boys more than 60 years ago has led to a collaboration of photos, family histories and shared memories, all revolving around a one-room school on Lakeshore Road.
Work is slowly moving ahead on the twinning of the Garden City Skyway, with some preliminary details available for public comment.
When Bob Cheriton arrives at the Niagara-on- the-Lake Golf Course these days, he is warmly greeted by friends who weren’t sure they’d see him golfing this season.
Niagara-on-the-Lake will soon boast the largest legal marijuana facility in the world, with one million square feet of greenhouses on Concession 5 to be in production by next summer, when recreational pot is expected to be legalized by the federal government.
Calls of “stay out of the kitchen” resound at the community centre auditorium three times a week, but there is no food in sight, just a bunch of seniors hitting a ball over a net.
The celebration of hope continues in Niagara- on-the-Lake with the planting of more daffodils.
The judges have been and gone, and all that’s left is the waiting - but although it was a hectic few days for the Communities in Bloom committee, it was a positive experience, say those involved.
The St. Davids Lions Carnival will be offering four days of the great food, entertainment, rides and prizes that have always brought out the crowds, promises club member Bill Brouwer.
Volunteers who help care for Niagara’s homeless and distressed animals are receiving a token of appreciation from a local team of florists who want to acknowledge the importance of their work.