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Welland Canal Opening March 29

The St. Lawrence Seaway Management has announced the opening of the 2018 navigation season for the Welland Canal is scheduled to take place on March 29 at approximately 8:00 am. At Lock 3, a top hat ceremony will be held in the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at 10 am for the first […]

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Thorold Sports Runway of Recognition 2018

The 12th annual Thorold Sports Runway of Recognition Banquet will be held on Tuesday, March 27, doors open at 5 pm with dinner served at 6:30 pm, John Michael’s Banquet Centre, Highway 58 and Allanburg Road in Thorold South. The annual event honours and perpetuates the names and deeds of those individuals of Thorold whose […]

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Pasta Dinner | Holy Rosary Church Hall | March 1

It could be the last supper for the Monthly Pasta Dinner at Holy Rosary Church Hall, but you could be one of the heroes to help us save the local event on March 1.  The fundraising dinner that has been a tradition at Holy Rosary recently slipped in attendance.  Actually, the February dinner was produced […]

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Pharmacist Bob Laing Retirement | Henderson’s Pharmacy

Bob Laing signed the final prescription in his many years as a local pharmacist on the team at Henderson’s Pharmacy as he completed his final shift on Friday, February 23 at 1:30 pm. Bob is pictured here in the dispensary with John Henderson to mark the milestone. “Speaking on behalf of all individuals who have […]

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New Downtown Thorold Parking Strategy | Public Information Session

How do you feel about the new Thorold parking system in downtown areas that includes meters to collect payment when people leave their vehicles for more than two hours in some locations? Ask your questions on the new Thorold parking strategy for the downtown district at a public information session on Wednesday, February 21,  2:00 p.m. […]

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PrescribeIT Launched in Thorold Healthcare Locations | Henderson’s Pharmacy

PrescribeITTM continues to innovate the prescription process with Henderson’s Pharmacy  among a few Thorold healthcare locations added to the provincial roll-out including a very limited number of other Ontario pharmacies. Thorold Healthcare The launch of PrescribeITTM in Thorold, Ontario marks another milestone in PrescribeIT’s rollout, giving prescribers like Dr. Vinodbhai Patel of the Thorold Family Health Centre the […]

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Thorold News History Column

Thorold people love their history, so login to on Wednesdays, starting today, as The Thorold News brings back its popular weekly History Column, featuring spicy tidbits from back in the day, when Thorold city councillors admitted they were “tempted to use a 12-gauge shotgun on a pack of dogs” by the Welland Canal, and sugar […]

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