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.
Penny Coles, Niagara Advance
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.
For the second year since she moved into her Niagara Parkway home, Jean Porter has company.
If there is one sure way to successfully introduce children to live theatre, it’s to turn them into participants rather than spectators.
After spending a Saturday morning touring The Ranch, Red Roof Retreat’s house and property on Concession 6, four local youngsters knew they wanted to help.
One case of active tuberculosis has been confirmed at the Royal Elite International Academy in Niagara-on-the-Lake
As the Niagara-on-the-Lake Lawnbowling Club celebrates its 140th anniversary, president Paul McHoull is looking for information on a piece of its history.
A local volunteer group is looking for adult bicycles that can be refurbished and distributed to the migrant workers who will make good use of them.
Some Niagara-on-the-Lake property owners are outraged over letters they have received from the Town, signed by Lord Mayor Pat Darte, endorsing a sewer warranty program.
Learn. Teach. Share. Grow.
The Canadian government, through the Department of National Defence, has selected a small number of cadet groups to go to Vimy Ridge for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the battle, and the local squadron is one of those to be included.
Marin McLaughlin, a young skater who trains with the Niagara-on-the-Lake Skating Club, captured a silver medal in last week’s provincial competition in Port Colburne.
When Coun. Betty Disero wanted town staff to look into the clear-cutting of trees on a John Street property, which elicited “frantic” calls and emails from neighbours,
Police have arrested two people for growing marijuana in a greenhouse on Larkin Road in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Although the operations committee voted to move ahead with a splash pad to replace the wading pool in Simcoe Park, two elected representatives are questioning the process that was followed.
Frank Racioppo didn’t get the $250,000 he asked for on Dragons’ Den, but he did get exposure for a development he’s been working on for more than a decade, and the new project he was pitching.
Good news is ahead for Niagara-on-the-Lake residents accustomed to using Concession 6 as a route to Niagara Falls.
Residents who attended the second meeting at the community centre to discuss the merger of the local family health team with a St. Catharines group are worried about the future of programs and services now offered in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Although the discussion of a health hub for Niagara-on-the-Lake is a separate issue from the amalgamation of the local health team with one in St. Catharines, there was an attempt to bring residents up-to-date on where that stands at last Thursday’s meeting on the merger.