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HWAD federal NDP targets April for selecting candidate
The Hamilton West-Ancaster Dundas NDP federal riding association is targeting late April to have a nomination meeting for its candidate.
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Sara Westbrook gets students moving at Green Acres Elementary School
London-based singer/songwriter and motivational speaker helps students deal with emotional distress while respecting themselves and others.
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Friday, November, 21, 2014 - 6:06:10 PM
Stoney Creek tree plantings aimed to ward off emerald ash borer "Lets be real though you cannot replace a tree. A tree lost is forever lost, the best you can do is plant others to mitigate the loss and perhaps someday come close to what once was years into the future. I say this because there is an epidemic in thi"
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Friday, November, 14, 2014 - 7:07:37 PM
Column: Getting to know my great-grandfather "I very much enjoyed reading your column on your great-grandfather who died in the Great War. I often think of my grandmother's uncle, Ivan Newell Wallis, of Greensville who died in the Great War in Aug 1918 at the age of 20 years. I know a few things"
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Chris Charlton hopeful about Remembrance Day bill "Unnecessary and a waste of time. What we need to put our efforts in is for actual services and aid for our veterans not an empty holiday so politicians can pretend for a day they care and to pump up patriotism so they can squeak harmful unpopular leg"
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Concession Streetfest cancelled due to road work
While the $10 million reconstruction of Concession Street has forced the cancellation of the popular Streetfest this year, the local business improvement area is contemplating other events near the business district.
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OPP investigating shoving incident involving Ancaster councillor Lloyd Ferguson
The Ontario Provincial Police are investigating an “historical assault” at Hamilton City Hall, according to an OPP spokesperson.
City offers water, shower services to residents with frozen pipes
The City of Hamilton has opened six recreation centres for residents who have lost water service due to frozen pipes.
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McMaster researchers hope to crack peanut allergy mystery
Can eating peanuts reduce the risks of acquiring a food allergy?
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Education Ministry won't say how much of $3.65-million Prince Philip School sale it funded
Sale to French school board closed last week.
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Hamilton integrity commissioner clears Maria Pearson in misconduct case
Hamilton’s integrity commissioner has cleared Stoney Creek councillor Maria Pearson of violating the city’s Code of Conduct.
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Hamilton Councillor Chad Collins hopes to expand Sir Wilfrid Laurier Rec Centre
Hamilton councillor Chad Collins is proposing to use $100,000 in area-rating money to design an expansion of the Sir Wilfrid Laurier Recreation Centre.
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St. Mark students explore life, environmental sciences at Hamilton Catholic board's System Science and Engineering Fair
Students who limit their use of electronic devices to one or two hours a day tend to retain more information than those who spend three or four hours on their smartphones or tablets after school. But girls might be better than boys at managing those social distractions, according to a science project conducted by students at St. Mark Catholic Elementary School.
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Hamilton police add new statistical tool to domestic violence kit
Hamilton police are rolling out a new tool that claims to accurately predict the odds a man who has committed an act of domestic violence will reoffend.
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Merulla seeks third-party investigation of Ferguson incident
Hamilton councillor Sam Merulla says he wants a third-party independent investigation to determine if more serious charges should be laid against Ancaster councillor Lloyd Ferguson after an incident occurred last year with independent journalist Joey Coleman.
Eisenberger wants LRT funding, but will settle for bus money
Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger may wish the provincial government grants his request to provide the estimated $811 million in capital dollars needed to build a light-rail transit system.
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Dundas Blues win game one of final versus Grimsby Peach Kings
Game two in Dundas Thursday night.
Hamilton councillors defy paying NPCA’s tax bill
Hamilton councillors are defying the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority and provincial legislation to pay a levy increase of almost $950,000 to the agency.
Hamilton mountain councillor Scott Duvall looking forward to March nomination meeting
Hamilton Mountain councillor Scott Duvall is downplaying any hint of friction between himself and Bryan Adamczyk as they clash for the NDP federal riding association’s nomination meeting.
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Donation brings warmth to Stoney Creek's Erland Lee Museum
The museum and carriage house will receive a new heating and cooling system thanks to donations of cash and materials valued at more than $45,000 from the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada, Golden Horseshoe Chapter.
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Concession Street reconstruction tops agenda for new BIA director
While the looming $10 million reconstruction of Concession Street might scare off some potential business people, Marty Schreiter sees it as a good thing for the Mountain’s oldest shopping district.
 
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