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Month: July 2018 (Page 1 of 2)

And the (Unofficial) Nominee’s are…

Nominations for the 2018 Municipal Election closed today at 2PM and the list as posted on the Town site shows for some competitive if not interesting races.  Notably Mayor Bentley did not re-file for Mayor and he will be handing over the Chains of Office to one of two known contenders, Jeff Jordan or Steve Berry.

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Notes: Hospital Corridor Study & Council – July 16, 2018

Agenda: https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?expanded=542,543,90113&preview=96192

Official Town Minutes: https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?expanded=1127,1965,90198&preview=96209

Hospital Corridor Study

The Town is undertaking a study to develop a Secondary Plan and Urban Design Guidelines for the Town’s Hospital Corridor. This area is defined as all properties fronting onto Main Street East from Nelles Road to West Lincoln Memorial Hospital.

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Ombudsman: Niagara Region Acted Contrary To Law

Photo Credit:  Emily Spanton/The Standard

In what seems to be a malaise in politics to intimidate, control and influence free media (or “fake news” as some elected officials call it), it looks like The Region got caught red-handed.  The Ombudsman recently released a report entitled “Press Pause” on the Region’s December 7, 2017 meeting where press equipment was seized and journalists were ejected.

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Guest Column: 14 Lanes Are Enough

We are going to hand over the reins of this post to Bruce Mackenzie, a local and noted naturalist who has championed conservation of natural resources both here in Grimsby and around the province.  You might recognize his name as part of Hawkwatch, saving the Biggar Lagoons bird habitat or his dedication to preserving the woodlot.

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