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Fire causes $250,000 in damage

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Damage to a Fort Erie home was estimated at $250,000 after a fire Friday, said Niagara Regional Police. In a release, police said the Fort Erie Fire Department was called to an address on Sunset Drive at 8 a.m. for the report of a fire. Once on scene, firefighters found a home fully-engulfed in flames. […]

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Woman stabbed multiple times

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Woman stabbed multiple times

A Fort Erie woman was listed in stable condition in hospital following a stabbing early Friday evening, said Niagara Regional Police. Police responded to the Thompson and Bowen Rds. area at 6:45 p.m. and found a woman had been stabbed multiple times. The woman was transported to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y. In […]

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Hydro customers threatened with disconnection

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Hydro customers threatened with disconnection

Canadian Niagara Power Inc. is warning customers of a phone scam being carried out in its name in Port Colborne and Fort Erie. “It has been brought to the attention … that customers are receiving phone calls from an individual claiming to be from their local hydro company. The calls are coming in from a […]

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Fire destroys Fort Erie business

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Fire destroys Fort Erie business

Ontario Fire Marshal investigators and Niagara Regional Police are looking into a fire that destroyed a business, and damaged two others, in downtown Fort Erie. The Fort Erie Fire Department was called for the report of a fire at Pikes Dry Cleaning, 93 Jarvis St., at 7:02 p.m. Sunday. Police and Niagara EMS paramedics also […]

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Fort Erie man faces drug charges

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Fort Erie man faces drug charges

Niagara Regional Police seized more than $114,000 worth of marihuana from a Grassie Rd. residence in West Lincoln Thursday. The guns, gangs and grow unit received information regarding a marijuana grow-op this month at the residence and started an investigation. On Thursday, detectives assisted by the uniform branch and the emergency task unit executed a […]

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Rural home destroyed by fire

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Rural home destroyed by fire

It took Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters nearly five hours to extinguish a fire at 3894 Forkes Rd. East in Port Colborne Monday afternoon. Fire prevention officer Mike Bendia said damage was so extensive to the rural home, reportedly built some time in the late 1800s, he doubted it could be fixed. He […]

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