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Welland mourning loss of Councillor Rocky Letourneau

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Welland mourning loss of Councillor Rocky Letourneau

The City of Welland is in mourning after the loss of ward five councillor Rocky Letourneau who passed away Thursday. “City of Welland Council and staff are mourning the loss of Welland’s ward five Councillor Rocky Letourneau, who passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017,” a press release from the City of Welland said Friday. […]

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Centennial Pool Time Capsule celebrates Port Colborne history

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Centennial Pool Time Capsule celebrates Port Colborne history

Good things happened in 1967. On December 3 in 1967, the firs human heart transplant was performed in South Africa, the world’s first ATM was installed in London, the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup, and Canada celebrated its 100th anniversary. As we approach Canada’s 150th anniversary, a time capsule from that stellar year […]

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Amanda Marshall headlines City’s free concerts at Montebello Park

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Amanda Marshall headlines City’s free concerts at Montebello Park

Amanda Marshall will rock Montebello Park when she’s in town later this summer for a free, outdoor concert. Marshall will be part of a trio of Canadian singers performing in Montebello Park Wednesday, Aug. 30 as part of the ONtour free concert series marking Ontario’s 150th anniversary. Michelle Treacy and Mélanie Brulée will also take […]

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Port High students help to enhance Wainfleet

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Port High students help to enhance Wainfleet

The Township of Wainfleet is now home to new boardwalks and bike racks thanks to the hard work of manufacturing and construction technology students at Port Colborne High School (PCHS). On June 21, grade 11 PCHS students, Tommy Falconer, Curtis Rowe, Flynn Thornton and Bailey Pelletier, as well as Port High teacher, Shawn Coers, joined […]

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Announcing the Welland Horticultural Society Rose and Flower Show winners

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Announcing the Welland Horticultural Society Rose and Flower Show winners

Everything was coming up roses at Wesley United Church in Welland as the Welland Horticultural Society held its annual Rose and Flower Show. “This year, we have several new entries on top of our regular entries,” Welland Horticultural Society president Lisa DeYoung said. The society has been in around for 99 years, next year, they […]

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Public Health cautions against approaching wild animals

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Public Health cautions against approaching wild animals

Niagara Region Public Health has seen an increase in humans interacting with raccoons and other wild animals. So far, in 2017, there have been 40 raccoon bites, compared to 53 for all of 2016. Residents should not approach any wild animal, including those that appear to be in distress, as they may put themselves at […]

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