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Grimsby Ranks #2 in Maclean’s Survey of Canada’s Best Communities

Macleans just released it’s annual list of the top communities in Canada to live and Grimsby ranked #2, being edged out only by Burlington. Heavyweights such as Toronto, Ottawa, Oakville and Mississauga ranked much further down the list.

You can read the Top 25 at this link here and the entire list with filters and sorting at this link here.

Well done Grimsby!

NewsNow: Grimsby Files $18 Million Civil Suit

Details are beginning to emerge on the case that the Town, through it’s hydro subsidiaries, has filed over the Biodigester project. The $18 million suit names three defendants including the former mayor, Bob Bentley.

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NewsNow: “Grimsby Council Greenlights Bio Civil Suit”

After a nearly three-hour closed session Special Meeting of Council on Monday, it appears the Town is forging ahead with civil action against responsible parties for the Biodigester debacle.

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REMINDER: Livingston Avenue Extension/Woodlot Meeting May 28, 2019

Just a quick reminder that the Public Information Centre/Meeting/Workshop on the Environmental Assessment for the Livingston Avenue Extension will be held on Tuesday (May 28th), starting at 6:15PM at the Casablanca Winery Inn.

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NOTICE: Livingston Avenue Extension (Woodlot) PIC #2

Well, thanks to a tip from a reader we now know that the Region will be hosting their Public Information Centre #2 for the Livingston Avenue Extension EA on Tuesday May 28th. It should be interesting to see what plans they have for the Irish Grove Woodlot.

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Here We Grow Again: Casablanca Winery Inn Redux (Developer Open House)

Original Concept: Source – WZMH Architects

More than a year after the then Planning & Development Committee Chairman Nick DiFlavio told the Casablanca Inn Winery developers “Please don’t come back here with the exact same plan”, it looks like they are ready to take another kick at the can.

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CHCH: Grimsby Seeks Sale of City Biodigester

As the Biodisaster Biodigester was long a “staple” post on GCFRG, it seemed appropriate to do a special post with a recent video piece from CHCH television about old Council’s science fair project.  One paid with the million$ that rightfully belonged to the taxpayer.

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REMINDER: Losani/Fifth Wheel Planning “Open House” – Tuesday February 26, 2019

Let’s try this again… we are just posting a reminder of the “open house” event for the proposed Losani development at the Fifth Wheel property.  The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday (February 26) at 6 PM.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend and provide input.

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RESCHEDULED: Planning – Fifth Wheel/Losani Open House – February 26, 2019

As promised, we would post the updated date for the Planning & Development Committee “Open House” event for the Losani/Fifth Wheel proposal.  It has been rescheduled for February 26th @ 6PM (Note the early start time) at Town Hall.

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REMINDER: Fifth Wheel/Losani Planning “Open House” – February 12th @ 6PM

As a public service, GCFRG will still post items that it deems of “significant public interest” and with that we are bringing you are a reminder of the Town’s “Open House” event for the proposed Losani development at the former “Fifth Wheel” site at Casablanca Boulevard & Winston Road.

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