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Wainfleet budget increasing 4.04%

Wainfleet budget increasing 4.04%

Wainfleet pouncil passed its 2017 budget at its regular meeting, Tuesday, March 7, the township said in a release. Its draft operating and capital budgets were originally presented in mid-January. “Aldermen once again subjected the budgets to considerable scrutiny, both from operating and capital perspectives,” the release said. Adam Cross, Wainfleet’s treasurer and manager of […]

Crash closes a block in Port Colborne

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Crash closes a block in Port Colborne

Main St. West between King and Elm Sts. in Port Colborne was closed for a short period Monday, March 6, after two trucks collided in the area. While no information has been released by Niagara Regional Police, they, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services and Niagara EMS paramedics were called to the intersection of Main […]

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Niagara Regional Police roundup

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Niagara Regional Police roundup

Stolen credit card used Niagara Regional Police are seeking two suspects accused of using a stolen credit card five times in Niagara Falls in mid-February. Police said sometime overnight between February 16 and February 17, unknown suspects broke into a vehicle parked at a residence on Highway 3 in Port Colborne. A number of personal […]

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Fire service offering smoke alarm recycling program

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Fire service offering smoke alarm recycling program

Smoke alarms do not last forever, says Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services. That’s why it’s offering a smoke alarm recycling program. The fire service says smoke alarms need to be replaced every seven to 10 years. “Do not take your smoke alarms down, contact administration at 905-834-4512 (Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to […]

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Have a fire escape plan and working smoke alarms, says chief

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Have a fire escape plan and working smoke alarms, says chief

After a recent fatal fire in Brampton – where it was found there were no smoke alarms in the home – Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Fire Chief Tom Cartwright is once again urging local residents to make sure they have working smoke alarms in the home. A release from the fire services said […]

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Three appointed to Peace Bridge board of directors

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Three appointed to Peace Bridge board of directors

A former regional chair, a president of a steel company, and CEO were recently appointed to the board of directors of the Buffalo-Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (Peace Bridge) by Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport. Those appointed include: Debbie Zimmerman, of St. Catharines, CEO of Grape Growers of Ontario and former Niagara Regional chair; Tim […]

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