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Hwy 3 & Ridge Rd Closure for June 4

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Hwy 3 & Ridge Rd Closure for June 4

This year, the Town of Fort Erie will be celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Ridgeway with a number of festivities. As a result, the following road closures will occur on Saturday June 4: Highway 3 (Garrison Road) Highway 3 (Garrison Road) will not be accessible to vehicular traffic between Gorham and Ridgemount […]

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Large-scale SAR exercise Saturday on Lake Erie

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Large-scale SAR exercise Saturday on Lake Erie

Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) crews will put their skills and training to work Saturday during a large-scale search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie. The all-volunteer unit will be working alongside other Canadian Coast Guard auxiliary units, Canadian Coast Guard vessels and other agencies, including the Royal Canadian Air Force. The annual exercise […]

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Celebrate our history at the 150th Anniversary of the Fenian Raids

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Celebrate our history at the 150th Anniversary of the Fenian Raids

A major part of Canadian history, the Battle of Ridgeway  and the Battle of Fort Erie Docks, June 2. 1866, engagements between invading members of the Fenian Brotherhood and the Canadian Militia that were a catalyst to Canadian Confederation less than a year later is celebrating it’s 150th anniversary. On Saturday June 4 there will be a ceremony […]

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Lyme Walk Niagara to create local awareness

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Lyme Walk Niagara to create local awareness

The 2nd Annual Lyme Walk Niagara is coming on Saturday, June 4/2016 Organizers Mauryah Burattini and Alisha Lemay are hoping to get many participants, but, they are also looking for people who have the disease to come out and see that they are not alone. “Both of us have Lyme disease, we’ve had it for […]

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Owners looking for public’s help in Fort Erie dog deaths

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Owners looking for public’s help in Fort Erie dog deaths

The owners of the two dogs in Fort Erie that died last week under suspicious circumstances are looking for the public’s help to find the person or people responsible for the deaths. “Our dogs were deliberately and maliciously poisoned this week on our property,” Megan Sunners said in an email. “The veterinarian at the Thorold […]

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Jumpstart Games Day fun for everyone

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Jumpstart Games Day fun for everyone

It was a day of fun for everyone as Canadian Tire Financial Services (CTFS) held a Jumpstart Games Day for three local schools at Youngs Sportsplex in Welland Thursday. “We’ve invited three local schools here from the Niagara Region,” Bibianne Gulla, project manager Jumpstart Games said. “We have Fitch St. School from Welland, Peace Bridge […]

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