Posts in: Ancaster

Ancaster councillor Ferguson, community looks at options for Memorial School

Ancaster councillor Lloyd Ferguson’s vision of transforming downtown Ancaster, modeled after the successful tourist destination concept of Niagara-on-the-Lake, is slowly becoming a reality.


Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s family to review naming options to honour soldier

Renaming a leash-free park in Ancaster after Cpl. Nathan Cirillo is only one of several options the family and the Argylls and Sutherland Highlanders will have as they sift through various requests to honour the slain soldier.

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The News gets around

Jada and Jordan Lamb took their favourite community newspaper on vacation to Cayo Santa Maria, Cuba.

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Lee Academy Student Representatives: warm clothing, warm hearts

Lee Academy Student Representatives wanted to help keep people in the community warm this winter, so they asked their classmates, teachers and families to collect warm coats, boots, hats and mitts to donate to the local Salvation Army.

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Abigail Howes, 2, learns value of giving through Wind Dancer Pony Rescue Foundation

“Pony booboo!,” was how two-year-old Abigail Howes summed up the meaning of her $235 gift to the Wind Dancer Pony Rescue Foundation in Sheffield.

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365 nights of heavenly sights

Hamilton Amateur Astronomers calendar features members’ photos

From post office to medical office on Hamilton Mountain

The owner of the former Canada Post building on Upper Gage and 7th Avenue is hoping for some good news early in the New Year.

Elliot out as Red Wings head coach

The Hamilton Red Wings have their third head coach in less than two seasons.

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Santa visits Dundas Real McCoys and CHML’s Christmas Tree of Hope with Teddy Bear Toss

Santa Claus came early both for the kids of Dundas and the Dundas Real McCoys last Friday night on CHML’s Christmas Tree of Hope Teddy Bear Toss Night in the JL Grightmire Arena.

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Dundas author Lynne Kittredge-Fox’s love of literacy reaches around the globe to Kenya

A local children’s author was “bursting with excitement” last week after photos arrived from Kenya of students holding and reading her books.