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Port Burwell prepares for summer arrival

February 25, 2011

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Rather than tow the 100-metre-long sub, it will be loaded on a barge in Halifax and transferred to a smaller one in Hamilton for the balance of its journey to the shallow waters at Port Burwell. “We’ll have to see what the water level is like” after spring thaw, Raven said. If dredging is needed […]

Over $20,000 missing from service club

February 25, 2011

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Police didn’t identify the service club, but said it’s in the Bayham, just north of Port Burwell, and the investigation is ongoing. John James Csinos, 63, is charged with fraud over $5,000, theft over $5,000 and criminal breach of trust. Csinos was arrested Wednesday and has since been released. via Over $20,000 missing from service […]

It’s almost time

February 23, 2011

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The theme at Vienna’s Seedy Saturday, led by the Otter Valley Naturalists, was Climate Change and Gardening.? “We’re looking at how climate change will affect gardening in the future,” said co-organizer Sean Hurley, who with Bev Wagar set up workshops and speakers for 80 registered participants at the Dancing Creek Retreat Centre in Vienna. via […]

Blais outlines plan at meeting

February 23, 2011

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Blais asked that Bayham help pay to dredge the harbour at an initial estimated cost of $1 million to $1.5 million and the annual maintenance cost of $400,000 to $600,000, as well as footing part of the bill for building the harbour facilities and a dock. via Blais outlines plan at meeting – Tillsonburg News […]

Bayham balks at ferry spending

February 19, 2011

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Meanwhile, Ashtabula-to-Port Burwell ferry proponent Russell Blais said he was disappointed Bayham wouldn’t go beyond support in principle and agree to dredge the harbour when he met Bayham officials Thursday. He said the fact the federal department of fisheries and oceans still owns the harbour is a bit of an impediment to moving forward. “I […]

Talks set to begin for a Cleveland-to-Canada ferry service

February 16, 2011

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The original proposal was for a ferry service that would be used primarily by cross-border trucks. But recent discussions have lead to a shift in thinking about the type of vessel that would be used. A pilot program would likely focus on tourism and recreation, with truck traffic a smaller part of the mix. In […]

Richmond residents give up ownership of troubled water supply

February 16, 2011

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The users of Richmond Community Water Inc. have voted to hand over its operation to the Municipality of Bayham. Soaring maintenance costs to test the original well and Ministry of Environment orders to find a better source of water over the past year or more forced the 50 households to consider the option at a […]