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Full Closure of Highway 406 from Fourth Ave. to Westchester

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Full Closure of Highway 406 from Fourth Ave. to Westchester

A full closure of Hwy. 406 northbound and southbound will be in effect commencing at 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 until 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. This closure is required in order to demolish the existing Burgoyne Bridge located over Hwy 406. Traffic will be detoured on Hwy 406 using Regional Rd. 77 […]

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New program focuses on women in business in Niagara

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New program focuses on women in business in Niagara

The Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre has received funding to begin a new project titled Improving Prosperity for Niagara’s Women Business Owners. The funding was awarded to the centre after a call for proposals through a Government of Canada program Status of Women Canada. “We’re delighted to receive support for this initiative,” Claire Masswohl, […]

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Niagara Community Foundation Executive Director to Retire

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Niagara Community Foundation Executive Director to Retire

The Niagara Community Foundation’s first and only Executive Director, Liz Palmieri, will wind down more than 15 years of leadership when she retires next year. The Foundation has begun the process of seeking Liz’s successor as Executive Director. Her last day will be May 5, 2016, as she retires from the post she has held […]

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Heat warning in effect

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Heat warning in effect

Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for the Niagara Region. According to the release: “A hot airmass is expected to move into southern Ontario today. Daytime highs in the low thirties are expected today with warm overnight minimum temperatures near 20 degrees. The hot weather conditions will likely continue into Thursday.” Heat illness symptoms […]

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NPCA reaches agreement with NRWC over Gord Harry Trail use

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NPCA reaches agreement with NRWC over Gord Harry Trail use

Last Thursday the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority announced it had reached an agreement with Niagara Region Wind Corporation to allow them the use of a small portion of the Gord Harry Trail for maintenance access and routing of underground collector and fibre optic lines to connect two wind turbines. “We have thoughtfully discussed and debated […]

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Vineland residential fire leaves two dead and two officers injured

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Vineland residential fire leaves two dead and two officers injured

On July 5, 2015 at approximately 8:35PM two officers from the Grimsby office of the Niagara Regional Police Service attended a residence on Epp Street in the town of Lincoln (Vineland). As a result of an interaction with a person from the residence the officers were injured. One of the officers was transported via air […]

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