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Bio Opinion / NewsNow: Biodigester Article Roundup

What a week it has been.  First come the real numbers of what that pipe-dream on the hill has really cost taxpayers.  And no this author does not buy the spin of the old Council saying that “not a a single taxpayers dollar” was involved… that money should have rightfully gone back to the Town.

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NewsNow: Downtown Condo Dies In Tie Vote / Last Council Meeting

Well, we would normally have notes from Council but we think NewsNow sums up what happened with the Century Condo project past Monday evening pretty well.  We have added in some prefacing commentary as well…

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Hospital Update: Open Letter To HHS / “The Gloves Are Off”

With so much happening with West Lincoln Memorial Hospital in recent weeks, we thought we would consolidate a few items that just came in into one post.  Needless to say, the public is now clearly engaged and full of fire in order to protect our hospital.

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How They Voted: Biodigester – The $4.5M Loan Guarantee


PHOTO CREDIT:  NEWSNOW NIAGARA

We noticed that NewsNow printed an interesting update on the Biodigester in this week’s edition of the paper entitled “Bio Blues”.  The article examines the numerous non-compliance issues at the Biodigester found by the Province, which we do not find surprising.  You can read the entire article here:  https://www.wn3.ca/2018/10/06/bio-blues/

Given that “thing” on Sobie Road is probably burning more money than it is organic material, we thought we would take a look back at the Bio and see how Council voted on one of many issues to arise out of that white elephant.  It has been a hot item on the minds of voters for this election cycle and one that causes incumbents to seek shelter or provide excuses.  So let the record speak for itself.

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NewsNow: Berry Berates Gallery Member (!)


PHOTO SOURCE:  FACEBOOK/STEVE BERRY (FAIR USE CCA s.29(2))

While the weather might have been cool this past Monday outside Town Hall, the temperature inside reached a boiling point at the Admin & Finance Committee meeting that afternoon.

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NewsNow: “East Grimsby Medical Grow Op…” & Editorial

The latest issue of NewsNow, which should be hitting your mailbox in the next day or so, has rolled out a feature article and editorial on the recent approval by the Committee of Adjustment for a large-scale medical marijuana facility close to homes and the YMCA.  The rather clandestine attempt to push this through is a real eye opener.

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NewsNow: Century Condos – 4 Storey Redesign

For the residents of Grimsby, they wanted to make sure the developer of Century Condos downtown heard their messages “loud and clear” on the proposed development.  From what News Now is reporting, it seems at least on the issue of height and heritage, the developer is going back to the drawing board for 4-storeys.

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Notes: Planning & Development (Century Condos Open House) – March 27, 2018

While everyone has been enjoying the long weekend, we have been busy putting together our notes from the March 27, 2018 Planning & Development meeting.  With so many speakers for the Century Condos “open house”, needless to say we had a great deal of paper to go over.

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Century Condos Downtown: NO MORE THAN FOUR!

We heard the people loud and clear.  The question is… did Grimsby Town Council?

The citizens of Grimsby are NOT happy with the proposed Century Condos development downtown.  NewsNow reports on the developer-led March 1st Open House here: http://wn3.ca/2018/03/09/raucous-crowd-greets-desantis-proposal/

Do you want to do something about it?
Do you want to send your message of disapproval loud and clear to Council?

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NewsNow: Century Condos Article & Editorial

ILLUSTRATION VIA:  NEWSNOW

NewsNow recently published an article on the proposed Century Condos project along with a diagram showing what the streetscape may look like.

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