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‘We're not going to finish until it's done’: Rotary Club of Niagara-on-the-Lake plants 600 End Polio Now Tulip bulbs in Simcoe Park:Rotary Clubs around the world have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries
Sun, 24 Oct 2021 17:00:00 GMT
Members of the Rotary Club of Niagara-on-the-Lake helped town staff plant 600 Stop Polio Now Tulip bulbs in Simcoe Park. The town also proclaimed Oct. 24 as World Polio Day.

This coming spring, when some beautiful red and yellow tulips in Niagara-on-the-Lake’s Simcoe Park bloom, they will be all the lovelier when you know their significance. They aren’t just any tulips — they are End Polio Now Tulips. End Polio No

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NOTL eyes fire station expansion in Old Town:Addition will allow administrative staff to work at fire station
Fri, 22 Oct 2021 19:13:19 GMT
Niagara-On-The-Lake Fire Chief Nick Ruller hopes Fire Station One's building can expand to include administrative staff.

Niagara-on-the-Lake Fire Chief Nick Ruller is looking to make some changes to the fire station in Old Town.

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OUT OF REACH: Short-term rentals have a long history in Niagara-on-the-Lake, NOTL B&B pres. says:The tradition of renting out vacation homes in the area goes back a long time
Fri, 22 Oct 2021 09:00:00 GMT
 Corey Fowler and his wife Alicia are the owners of the Lily Pad, a short-term rental cottage in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

There is lots of finger-pointing when it comes to housing prices. Some point to short-term rental operators. John Foreman is the president of the NOTL Bed and Breakfast Association and owner of Apple Tree Historic Bed & Breakfast. He says ther

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Santa Around the Town coming back to Niagara-on-the-Lake:Jolly Old Saint Nicholas is set to return to Niagara-on-the-Lake this holiday season
Tue, 19 Oct 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Santa will return to Niagara-on-the-Lake on a festive float this holiday season.

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas is set to return to Niagara-on-the-Lake this holiday season.

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Have your say ahead of NOTL’s budget talks:Survey open until Nov. 7
Fri, 15 Oct 2021 15:04:12 GMT
Ahead of budget deliberations, NOTL staff have launched an online survey and information page at Join the Conversation.

Before town councillors decide what to do with your tax dollars next year, make sure they to give them your input.

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Giving families a break: Stamford Kiwanis Club donates $5,000 to Red Roof Retreat:The Stamford Kiwanis Club presented the donation on the first day the Red Roof Retreat reopened
Thu, 14 Oct 2021 13:22:30 GMT
Dave Wheeler, president of the Stamford Kiwanis Club, presents a $5,000 cheque to Steffanie Bjorgan, executive director of Red Roof Retreat. From left: Gerda Huyzers, Stamford Kiwanis Club; Steffanie Bjorgan; Claire Ellsworth, special event co-ordinator for Red Roof Retreat; Thomas; Katie Poloquin; Christa Rawsthorne, respite and day program co-ordinator; Naomi; Dave Wheeler.

The Stamford Kiwanis Club presented the donation on the first day the Red Roof Retreat reopened.

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When the right moves don’t pay off, Virgil woman struggling to enter housing market:Julia Voogt has a well-paying job, no student debt and still can’t afford a house
Wed, 13 Oct 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Virgil's Julia Voogt has struggled to find a home to buy despite having a well-paying job and no student debts.

The house wasn’t anything special, but it would work for Julia Voogt’s entry into the homeowner’s club.

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Friends of Fort George inviting you to commemorate 209th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights:In addition to the activities on Oct. 13, there will also be a Zoom talk on Oct. 15 about the archeology of the Redan Battery
Sat, 09 Oct 2021 09:00:00 GMT
 In 2018, War of 1812 re-enactors begin their march from Fort George to Queenston Heights and back.The 24-kilometre journey marks the 206th anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights and honours the people who fought and died from both sides.

The Friends of Fort George (FOFG) are inviting people to join them at the Brock Monument in Queenston to commemorate the anniversary of the Battle of Queenston Heights and the death of Major General Sir Isaac Brock. Amanda Gamble is the executive

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Niagara-on-the-Lake needs your feedback for their website redesign:The town is replacing their old website and is asking for public input
Fri, 08 Oct 2021 20:17:19 GMT
Niagara-on-the-Lake would like to hear what you have to say about what you want on the town’s website.

Niagara-on-the-Lake would like to hear what you have to say about what you want on the town’s website. To better serve Niagara-on-the-Lake residents and visitors, town staff are replacing the current website with a new website, designed by Upanup

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Happy birthday, Isaac! Friends of Fort George come together to celebrate Major-General Sir Isaac Brock’s birthday:The British general was a key figure in the early part of the War of 1812 until his death at the Battle of Queenston Heights
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 12:48:59 GMT
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Why does Brock have a monument? Some would say because the British major-general died in battle, but the Friends of Fort George think it has more to do with what he did while alive. Scott Finlay was dressed in a major-general’s uniform and gav

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