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Niagara Regional Police briefs

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Niagara Regional Police briefs

Arson charge Niagara Regional Police arrested and charged a 51 year old Welland man with arson Sunday. Police said Welland Fire and Emergency Services responded to a shed fire on Lincoln St., which was quickly extinguished. There was minimal damage to the shed.   It was determined the fire had been deliberately set, and with […]

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Special weather statement issued

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Special weather statement issued

Niagara is in for a taste of very warm and almost sultry mid summer weather Friday, Environment Canada said in a special weather statement it issued Thursday. “The warmest air so far of this year is being ushered into Southern and Eastern Ontario by southerly winds, boosting temperatures Thursday into the mid to upper twenties […]

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Operation Multi-Task made for safer roads

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Operation Multi-Task made for safer roads

Operation Multi-Task, a road safety campaign in Lincoln, West Lincoln, and Grimsby, saw Niagara Regional Police issued a total of 1,235 provincial offence notices over a three month period. The focus of Operation Multi-Task was to address drivers who speed, drive impaired, drive while distracted, and fail to follow the rules of the road. Patrol […]

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Wind warning issued for Niagara

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Wind warning issued for Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for Niagara for Friday. The agency said southwesterly winds of 60 km/h with gusts to 90 km/h are expected to develop over the north shore of eastern Lake Erie late Friday morning and afternoon. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. High […]

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More bitter cold on the way

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More bitter cold on the way

Environment Canada has issued another extreme cold warning for Niagara. The agency said a period of very cold wind chills is expected. “As has been the case quite often this winter, bitterly cold arctic air is returning to Southern Ontario tonight in the wake of a sharp arctic cold front. Stiff northwesterly winds combining with […]

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Utility scam targets businesses

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Utility scam targets businesses

Niagara Regional Police are warning of a scam targeting local businesses in the region Police said businesses are being contacted and advised that they have an overdue balance on one of their utilities, and if payment is not made immediately by credit card or electronic transfer, the utility will be disconnected. “Businesses are reminded to […]

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