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Food Drive canvassers going door-to-door Saturday

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Food Drive canvassers going door-to-door Saturday

Volunteers still needed for both events The Welland and Port Colborne/Wainfleet annual Food Drives are happening this Saturday Nov. 4/2017, don’t forget to set out your donations of non-perishable food items for volunteers to pick up. “We’re asking people in Port Colborne to have their food out for collection by 9 a.m. Saturday,” said Jeremy […]

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Downtown Welland taken over by zombies…for a good cause

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Downtown Welland taken over by zombies…for a good cause

An army of the undead invaded Welland’s downtown core Sunday night Oct. 22/2017. Zombies of all ages hit the streets in the seventh annual Zombie Walk raising money and food donations for good causes. “The charities we are collecting for this year are the Hope Centre, Open Arms Mission and Pets Alive Niagara,” organizer James […]

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Welland fire approaches $600,000 in damages

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Welland fire approaches $600,000 in damages

At approximately 3 p.m., on October 17th, 2017, the Welland Fire and Emergency Services responded to a home on Montgomery road. Firefighters assembled and responded to the alarm quickly, arriving in less than 7 minutes. When firefighters arrived they were faced with a large fire that was being spread by heavy winds. The fire had […]

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City of Welland’s 2018 budget process underway

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City of Welland’s 2018 budget process underway

The City of Welland kicked off their 2018 Budget deliberations last night with a staff presentation to the City’s Budget Review Committee (BRC). Highlights include: 2018 Tax Supported Operating Budget of approximately $58 million that will equate to an estimated 1.91% tax increase, excluding “Decision Units” to be reviewed during budget deliberations 2018 Tax-Supported Capital […]

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Let’s break barriers; YWCA Niagara’s Power of Being a Girl conference

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Let’s break barriers; YWCA Niagara’s Power of Being a Girl conference

It is with great excitement that the YWCA Niagara Region is hosting its 12th annual Power of Being a Girl Conference on Friday, Oct. 27/2017. Power of Being a Girl offers a day of fun in a safe environment with educational programming designed to inspire and empower the girls. We are inviting youth from every […]

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Mayor’s roundtable discussion receives feedback from development community

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Mayor’s roundtable discussion receives feedback from development community

City of Welland Mayor Frank Campion hosted a meeting Thursday Oct. 5/2017 at Civic Square with developers, investors, and real estate agents. A similar meeting was held in April 2016. Mayor Campion and senior staff provided a brief update on the growth and economic activity taking place throughout the City as well as programs and […]

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