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City to celebrate opening of Welland Canal

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City to celebrate opening of Welland Canal

Port Colborne is set to celebrate its marine heritage with two events this month as the Welland Canal gets ready to open for another shipping season. A Mariner’s Celebration takes place Sunday, March 23 at St. James and St. Brendan Anglican Church, 55 Charlotte St. It starts at 7 p.m. with prayers for mariners and […]

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Three men face multiple drug charges

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Three men face multiple drug charges

Three Port Colborne men face multiple drug charges following the arrest of two during an alleged drug deal, and a separate raid on a rural residence, said Niagara Regional Police Thursday. Police said uniform officers from the Port Colborne detachment, Welland street crime unit, prescription pill unit and the service’s provincial anti violence intervention strategy […]

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Police seize crystal meth in drug bust

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Weapon seized during drug bust Niagara Regional Police seized more than $1,000 in crystal meth, $230 in Canadian and American currency, and various items used to traffick drugs when they raided a heavily-fortified Port Colborne home Tuesday. Police said uniform officers in Port Colborne and members of the Welland Street Crime Unit received information in […]

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Timber cabin reaches new home

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Timber cabin reaches new home

People were lined up on Catharine St. behind Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum Tuesday as a more than 200 year old timber cabin, and its roof, moved past on the backs of two different transport trucks. The timber cabin made the 13 kilometre trip from Miller Rd., near White Rd., to the museum, on […]

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Author needed to know how to smuggle two tons of pot

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Author needed to know how to smuggle two tons of pot

Newfoundland’s Lisa Moore had a bit of a problem when trying to write her novel, Caught, she told a nearly-packed house at the Readings at Roselawn Authors Series Thursday night in Port Colborne. Moore, who was been nominated for a British Man Booker Prize, Writer’s Trust award and the Giller Prize, needed to know how […]

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Great day on the bay

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Great day on the bay

A collection of photos of some people enjoying a beautiful Sunday on Gravelly Bay, on Lake Erie. There were numerous anglers trying to catch fish inside the harbour bay of Sugarloaf Harbour Marina, while others were out past a stone breakwall walking on the ice of Gravelly Bay. Some were even headed toward the breakwall, […]

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