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Record demand for Hamilton Mountain Xmas hamper program

It’s been a busy few weeks at Neighbour to Neighbour Centre.

Beavers back at Fifty Point Conservation Area but safe for now

At least one beaver is back at Fifty Point’s trout pond, but the Hamilton Conservation Authority won’t be trapping or relocating it anytime soon.

Trustees stick with veterans to lead Hamilton public board committees

The winds of change that swept in seven new trustees at the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board won’t extend to its committee chairs.

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Howlett steps up as HCA chair following McHattie defeat

Beach strip activist Jim Howlett is replacing Brian McHattie as chair of the Hamilton Conservation Authority’s board of directors.

Fifty Point Conservation Area to upgrade waterlines

The Hamilton Conservation Authority is spending more than $200,000 to replace a waterline at Fifty Point Conservation Area because the existing pipe is too small for a backflow prevention valve required by recent city bylaw changes.

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Mountain trustee seeks review of Armstrong’s high school boundaries

The central Mountain’s new public school trustee says she will push early next year to review the high school boundaries for Grade 8 students graduating from George L. Armstrong.

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Ancaster’s Elijah French participates in Queen’s Park Page program

After four weeks of experiencing the daily cut and thrust of the Ontario Legislature, Ancaster’s Elijah French is more determined than ever to have a career in public service.

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Dundas’ Anissa Wood rubs shoulders with One Direction during NBC filming in Florida

When 12-year-old Anissa Wood discovered her favourite band was scheduled to perform in Florida, there was only One Direction she wanted to head for vacation.

City of Hamilton, Hamilton Conservation Authority consider Griffin House land swap

The city of Hamilton and the Hamilton Conservation Authority are continuing discussions that will see the city acquire the historically significant Griffin House, while the HCA will receive land near the Eramosa Karst to be used as another entrance way to the important environmental area.


Councillor Lloyd Ferguson column: Seasons’ greetings and thank you

Thank you Ancaster residents for re-electing me as your city councillor in the most recent municipal elections. With three challengers, your overwhelming support of my candidacy gives me a clear mandate and demonstrates a shared belief in “Keeping Ancaster Special.” During my first two terms on council, my focus was on improving public infrastructure and [...]