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Youth talent rocks Days in the Park

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Youth talent rocks Days in the Park

Story and photos by Heather Dilts-Baiano – Crafts, food, face painting, bouncy houses and music greeted the public at Days in the Park. The sun played hide and seek most of the day, but community came together to celebrate. Dario Smagata, Ontario’s Jr. Citizen of the Year and member of the Coronation Ball committee, was volunteering […]

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Ducks will race down the Welland Canal for the first time this June

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Ducks will race down the Welland Canal for the first time this June

What better way to kick off summer than in downtown Welland, along the canal, for a rubber duck derby. Join the Rotary Club of Welland on June 25th for their first annual duck race at Division street Welland. The race starts at 12 p.m. sharp, a great way to enjoy some fun prior to the […]

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Drums across the canal: the Welland Dragon Boat Festival

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Drums across the canal: the Welland Dragon Boat Festival

Drums could be heard all around the Welland International Flatwater Centre Saturday June 10 as crews participated in annual The Welland Dragon Boat Festival. Crews from all over Niagara and beyond competed in the annual event run by The Welland Heritage Council & Multicultural Centre, The funds raised through the festival go towards the centre’s shelter, […]

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A Rose Queen and her new court

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A Rose Queen and her new court

In with the new and out with the old. A new queen has taken her reign along with her new court at the Welland Rose Festival 2017 Coronation Ball held at the Riverstone Event Centre, Friday, June 9. Out going 2016 Rose Queen Jen Marsh on the experience of being Rose Queen for the past […]

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Blue skies for 35th Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree

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Blue skies for 35th Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree

The Kacey-Lynn Memorial Jamboree celebrated its 35th anniversary Sunday, June 4 at Club Richelieu in Welland. The funds raised from the jamboree go towards helping children in need in Niagara who need help with medical supplies/expenses that aren’t covered by OHIP. Mary and Jim Dolan have been heading up the Kacey-Lynn Fundraising Committee for 25 […]

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Welland partners with Niagara College on landfill remediation project

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Welland partners with Niagara College on landfill remediation project

The City of Welland, Dillon Consulting, and Niagara College are embarking on an exciting year-long project together to create an Atlas Landfill Remediation Concept Plan (ALRCP) for the retired landfill site on Woodlawn Road. Commencing the project in June 2017, the college’s School of Environmental & Horticultural Studies (SEHS) will collaborate with City of Welland […]

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