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Welland man faces weapons charge

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Welland man faces weapons charge

Air pistol pointed at couple Pointing an air pistol at a couple landed a 20-year-old Welland man in police custody Sunday. Niagara Regional Police said an 18 year old and his girlfriend were walking on King St., in Welland, at 9:30 p.m. when approached by Jonathan Clark. They recognized him from previous encounters. Police said […]

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Person charged after alleged stabbing

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Person charged after alleged stabbing

Niagara Regional Police charged one person after an alleged stabbing Sunday night on West Main St. in Welland. Police said an investigation, carried out by detectives, showed the victim and accused were acquainted. In a release, police said the two argued outside on West Main Street and the accused stabbed the victim several times. Arrested […]

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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

Niagara Regional Police have charged two Welland residents in connection with a serious assault on a two-year-old boy in mid-January. On January 18, police and Niagara EMS were called to a Welland address regarding a child in medical distress. Police said a two-year-old was found with a serious head injury and transported to hospital. Shortly after […]

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a wind chill warning for south Niagara overnight and into Friday morning. “A cold Arctic airmass remains over much of Southern Ontario with overnight lows once again expected to be in the low minus twenties, ” the warning said. Winds, Environment Canada said, are forecast to pick up from the southwest […]

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SIU clears Niagara Regional Police officer

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SIU clears Niagara Regional Police officer

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit has terminated its investigation into an incident where a 46-year-old man fell to his death in Welland last month, finding no neglect on behalf of a Niagara Regional Police officer. SIU director Tony Loparco cleared the officer who had tried to talk the man off of the Main St. Bridge on […]

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Characters cast for Canalside Players production

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Characters cast for Canalside Players production

Welland’s Canalside Players has cast actors for its first-ever production, Who’s Under Where?, this spring. The new community theatre group held auditions twice at Welland Wellness Complex and the talent that came out to vie for a role in the production was more than the board had anticipated. “We’re pleased with enthusiasm shown by the […]

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