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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer Program in Full-effect

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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer Program in Full-effect

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has killed millions of trees in North America since 2002. It was identified in the Niagara Region in 2009. By 2016, Town staff estimate that approximately 16,500 ash trees in Fort Erie are infested; with about 80 per cent of them located on private property. EAB is an introduced insect pest […]

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Lots to do at Downtown Ridgeway Summer Festival

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Lots to do at Downtown Ridgeway Summer Festival

Another amazing day expected for Sunday Ridgeway was packed Saturday with crowds of people exploring the Downtown Ridgeway Summer Festival. Food, entertainment, fun was the order of the day, a little cloudy weather and a couple of minor showers couldn’t stop the fun. “It’s been a great day so far,” Jesse Boles, festival and events […]

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Canada Day 2016 activities around South Niagara

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Canada Day 2016 activities around South Niagara

Canada Day is Friday and there is plenty of family entertainment around the South Niagara Region this year. Ridgeway: A ceremony at noon at Village Square on Ridge Rd. leads of the fun. Then families can enjoy the fun at Ridgeway’s Royal Canadian Legion featuring bouncy houses, entertainment, bbq and more until 7 p.m. The […]

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Mayors disappointed over approval of Waukesha Diversion Application

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Mayors disappointed over approval of Waukesha Diversion Application

Tuesday, representatives of the Governors of the eight Great Lakes states approved the diversion application of the City of Waukesha, WI, under the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Water Resources Compact to take water from Lake Michigan and use it outside the Great Lakes basin. The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative is extremely […]

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Project Assist helps to provide firefighting training material

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Project Assist helps to provide firefighting training material

Fort Erie Fire and Emergency Services received $5,000 from the Project Assist Program to be used towards the purchase of firefighting training material. The cheque was presented to the Town of Fort Erie during Monday’s regular meeting of council. Project Assist is a program initiated by Enbridge Gas Distribution in partnership with the Ontario Fire […]

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Fort Erie road resurfacing program underway

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Fort Erie road resurfacing program underway

With summer underway, so marks the beginning of the Town’s annual Road Resurfacing program. This year, the Town has identified 13 km of roads being rehabilitated as part of its five-year Road Resurfacing program. “Fort Erie’s Infrastructure Services department oversees the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of 820km of roads in Fort Erie,” said Kelly […]

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