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2018 Arts Awards nominations open

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2018 Arts Awards nominations open

Nominations for the 2018 St. Catharines Arts Awards are now open. Help the City of St. Catharines celebrate arts in the community by nominating a local artist or arts champion in one of five award categories. Local artists, residents, businesses and organizations are eligible to be nominated for awards in the following categories: The Arts […]

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Sobeys customers help with Port Cares donations

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Sobeys customers help with Port Cares donations

Sobeys Port Colborne recently presented a donation of $2945 to Port Cares, the donations coming from the customers of Sobeys throughout November/December 2017. Sobeys allows people to make a donation to Port Cares right at the checkout. “A simple donation of $5, 10 or $15 adds up fast,” said Karin DiBiase Port Cares supervisor of […]

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Public Health issues extreme cold alert

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Public Health issues extreme cold alert

Niagara Region Public Health has issued an extreme cold alert Saturday Jan. 13/2018, temperatures are expected to fall to below -15 C overnight. They aren’t expected to rise above -15 C until Monday. “The Extreme Cold Weather Alert is intended to mobilize outreach workers and community agencies, recommend precautions for the general public during extreme […]

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St. Catharines warming centres open this weekend

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St. Catharines warming centres open this weekend

St. Catharines warming centres at Market Square and the Russell Avenue Community Centre will be available this weekend for anyone who needs a place to keep warm and escape the exceptionally cold temperatures and winter weather elements. Market Square – 91 King St. Friday, Jan. 12 open until 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan 13 6 a.m. […]

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Fire Services remind people to install smoke alarms

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Fire Services remind people to install smoke alarms

How much is a life worth? Aren’t a couple of $10 – $20 smoke alarms installed your residence to save the lives of your family in case of a fire worth it? Two adults and two children were killed in an Oshawa fire this past week. After investigation it was revealed that no smoke alarms […]

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Niagara Region wants residents to report potholes

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Niagara Region wants residents to report potholes

Niagara Region wants to know about potholes on regional roads and is encouraging residents to report potholes so they can repair them quickly. “Niagara Region is committed to responding to and repairing potholes occurring on Regional roads as a result of harsh winter weather conditions,” a Niagara Region press release said. “During the winter, potholes […]

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