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Skydivers testify at hearing

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Skydivers testify at hearing

There’s no doubt in Rick Epp’s mind that if a wind turbine had been located in a field off of Station Rd. in Wainfleet four years ago, he would have struck it or one of its blades. Epp was testifying at an Environmental Review Tribunal Hearing Monday in Wainfleet and recounting a serious malfunction he […]

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April Jeffs to seek second term

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April Jeffs to seek second term

April Jeffs hopes voters in Wainfleet will put her back in the mayor’s seat for four more years come this October. “I’m pretty excited to run for a second term,” said Jeffs, who was a rookie when elected mayor in 2010. She’s enjoyed running the township with council and staff, despite some of the bumps […]

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Credibility questioned

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Credibility questioned

Questions over a witness’s credibility and details that would see the release of confidential information drew a number of objections during the second day of an Environmental Review Tribunal hearing in Wainfleet Wednesday. Scott Stoll, of the firm Aird & Berlis LLP, was persistent in his cross-examination of Skydive Burnaby owner Mike Pitt, the first […]

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Police divers search canal

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Police divers search canal

Niagara Regional Police used a training session for its underwater search and recovery and marine units Thursday to search for a Welland woman missing since early December. Divers were in the ice-filled Welland Canal at the south end of West St. in Port Colborne searching for 56-year-old Cathy Pietz. An area around the scene, near […]

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Wainfleet facing another lawsuit

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Wainfleet facing another lawsuit

Wainfleet is facing another lawsuit, this time it’s over $40,000 in funding granted to Skydive Burnaby last month. The lawsuit was filed on Dec. 31 by the law firm Aird & Berlis LLP on behalf of its client, Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. The township was served Tuesday, Jan. 7, and it was raised Wednesday at […]

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Drivers faced whiteout conditions in south Niagara

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Drivers faced whiteout conditions in south Niagara

Drivers faced whiteout conditions on area roads as lake-effect snow hammered south Niagara from Wainfleet to Fort Erie Tuesday. Environment Canada had warned of squalls off of Lake Erie creating low to nil visibility in heavy snow bands, and of rapidly accumulating snow. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters faced those whiteout conditions when […]

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