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The Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit has announced the recent deaths of two residents who had #COVID . Both were unvaccinated, but only one — whose death was announced Friday — was determined to have been killed by the disease, @jpantonacci  reports

UPDATE: Highway 403 reopens after fatality; secondary crashes cause west Hamilton traffic chaos #HamOnt 

Holly Hamilton’s frozen body was found in the trunk of her work vehicle, abandoned in a parking garage. The single mother had been stabbed 17 times, including a fatal wound to the neck. @NicoleatTheSpec  reports as Holly's murder trial begins #HamOnt 

Dr. Yoni Freedhoff says that keeping a food diary has the effect of reinforcing new behaviours and habits. Each time you enter information into your diary, you remind yourself of what you are trying to do, Ernie Schramayr writes

#Opinion | The HWDSB’s budget documents are so opaque that it would take a Freedom of Information request to find a comparable number. The board has never been all that transparent with how it spends its — or rather your — money, Jason Allen writes

Last year, a jury found accused killer George Opassinis unfit to stand trial. On Tuesday, a new jury found him guilty of the second-degree murder of Michel Pilon, @susanclairmont  reports #HamOnt 

A 29-year-old Stoney Creek resident is facing multiple charges after being stopped for allegedly speeding along Argyle Street North in Caledonia on Nov. 27 at 3:32 a.m.

St. Thomas More Knights fall 14-6 to Huron Heights Secondary in unofficial national high school championship game, @radleyatthespec  writes

A teenager who struck another youth in the head with a bong, partially severing the young man’s ear, has been placed on probation for two years


In the wake of Hamilton’s SpinCo outbreak, Ontario’s associate chief medical officer of health says the province will “reconsider” existing guidelines for spin studios and other gym settings, @KatrinaAClarke  reports #HamOnt 

Equipped with a laptop, syringes and Pfizer doses — and his two kids in tow — Dr. Joe Oliver is a walking vaccine clinic. If he spots you, he’ll politely ask if you want a shot, @TeviahMoro  reports #HamOnt 

Hamilton Health Sciences (HHS) is taking down its temporary field hospital only a month after opening and without seeing a single patient @maria9860  reports #HamOnt 

Brantford police are investigating after a billboard showing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a Nazi uniform next to Adolf Hitler was erected in the city’s downtown, @sebibron  reports #HamOnt 

“Don’t let them say it was a shoulder pin,” said Rowa Mohamed, the affordable housing advocate who was photographed under the knee of a police officer during a protest last week. “It never is.” SIU are now investigating, @KatrinaAClarke  reports #HamOnt 

Anne Whittle, 95, has kept busy during COVID knitting Harry Styles jackets for her granddaughters here and in England. Now, their friends are placing orders, Jeff Mahoney writes #HamOnt 

The largest operator of private nursing homes in the country received $21 million under the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. The company, Extendicare, has paid nearly $10.5 million total dividends to shareholders since the beginning of April.

Missing: Yared Kidane, 14, was last seen at 6:30 a.m. on June 28 at his home near Queen Street North in the city’s core #HamOnt 

Police chief Mark Saunders is resigning from the @TorontoPolice  as of July 31, eight months before his contract was set to expire