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Garry Flood, Special
FACES OF FLAMBOROUGH: Margaret Cooper, wartime codebreaker
Margaret Cooper moved to Canada from England in 1945. She and her husband Craig lived in Hamilton for two years, but wanted to live in the country, so they bought a farm on the 8th Concession East in 1947 and she has lived in Flamborough ever since.
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PARLIAMENT HILL: Reducing gridlock
Grappling with traffic on area highways on any weekday morning or evening is a daily frustration for many Waterdown and Flamborough commuters. While I count myself fortunate to avoid some of this when in Ottawa, on the weeks that I am at home I know all too well the urgency of the problem.
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MY VIEW: Just hop on the bus
Recently, Hamilton’s politicians were challenged to use public transit for five days. While a few councillors embraced the challenge, some had no choice but to decline because the Hamilton Street Railway (HSR) doesn’t extend its service into the rural areas of our city
Nikki Wesley, MWMG
MY VIEW: Cheering for losses
It’s that time of year again.
COMMUNITY COLUMN: Hamilton, united
In Hamilton, the system of area rating for transit means different parts of the city pay different tax rates toward transit and, in turn, receive service levels commensurate with how much they contribute.
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FAITH MATTERS: Change is good
As much as we want things to be better – a better more peaceful world, a better job, better health – there is nothing scarier for most humans than change.
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SENIORS ON THE MOVE: Do you know a nominee?
Nominations now open for Hamilton Senior of the Year award.
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FROM THE GARDEN SHED: Get the most out of your rhodos
As a lover of rhododendrons, I clearly live in the wrong part of the world. These delightful spring-flowering, mostly evergreen shrubs require acidic soil, and we live on a foundation of limestone.
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QUEEN'S PARK: Helping the homeless
Forty years ago I wrote my Master’s thesis on ways to eradicate homelessness in Canada.
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FROM THE VAULT: Family names in Grace cemetery
Located on the west side of Mill Street North, just above the John Street East intersection, the cemetery property that surrounds the Grace Anglican Church building on three sides dates from the early years of Waterdown when there was a small Anglican community, but no place of worship.
Rev. Cathy Dilts
FAITH MATTERS: Slaking a thirst
I think we should have a “Flamborough Reads” program.
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POLICE BEAT: Scammers continue to target Flamborough residents with variety of approaches
Hamilton Police officers assisted with a variety of calls over the past week, from a car fire to calls to local retail stores.
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LOOKING UP: Comet Lovejoy growing dimmer
There’s still time to glimpse Comet Lovejoy, as it makes an 8,000-year orbit around the sun.
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POLICE BEAT: Numerous accidents on snowy roads
Hamilton police responded to several events of interest in Flamborough over the past week.
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SENIORS ON THE MOVE: Seniors centre opening?
I am sure everyone is wondering about the new Library and Seniors Centre and when it is going to open.
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PARLIAMENT HILL: Economy tops government priorities
As I write this month’s column, Parliament is back in session and the federal government is focused on a few key priorities for 2015: economic and financial security, creating and protecting jobs, lower taxes for families, and keeping Canada and Canadians safe in a dangerous and uncertain world.
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POLICE BEAT: Thieves keep dog quiet with leftovers
Residential entries, a high-speed pursuit and an online scam kept Hamilton Police busy in the Flamborough area over the past week.
 
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