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Provincial government’s new computer software, causing “human tragedy” says Whitehead

 By Kevin Werner, News Staff Ontario’s recently installed $240-million computer software program has been an “unmitigated disaster” that has prompted vulnerable people to be evicted from their homes, and prevent families from using food banks, says Mountain councillor Terry Whitehead. “We are talking about human tragedy here,” said Whitehead, during the Dec. 17 council meeting [...]

Petition support grows for Cpl. Justin Stark

 By Kevin Werner, News Staff  A petition requesting the federal government to award the mother of Cpl. Justin Stark who committed suicide after serving in Afghanistan with the Silver Cross, has received the full support from Hamilton East-Stoney Creek NDP MP Wayne Marston. “The federal government needs to recognize these mothers who have lost their [...]

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.

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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.

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Greensville School’s Abby and Avery Mann help Save the Pets with SPCA fundraiser

Students exceed their $100 goal by raising $186 for the SPCA.

Photo by Mark Newman

Record demand for Hamilton Mountain Christmas 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.