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Police officer assaulted

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Police officer assaulted

A Niagara Regional Police officer was assaulted after responding to a theft complaint in Welland Saturday evening. Police said the officer was in the area of Lincoln and Wellington Sts. to meet with complainant Shaun St. Denis about the theft. “During the course of this investigation, ST DENIS became aggressive with the officer and subsequently […]

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Shifting attitudes toward poverty

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Shifting attitudes toward poverty

A new grassroots, non-partisan education and advocacy group — Bridging Differences Port Colborne — hopes to raise awareness and shift attitudes about stigma, stereotypes, and discrimination related to poverty, through education, advocacy, and positive change. It is supported by Bridges Community Health Centre as an extension of the centre’s commitment to addressing the root causes […]

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Elderly woman killed in crash

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Elderly woman killed in crash

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fatal crash that saw an elderly woman killed on Hwy. 3 in Wainfleet Saturday. Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters were dispatched to the scene, west of Marr/Case Rds. close to 1 p.m. “We had 13 firefighters, three engines, the rescue truck and myself on scene,” said Flagg. […]

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Five facing drug charges

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Five facing drug charges

Niagara Regional Police arrested four Port Colborne residents and a Thorold resident after executing search warrants on King St. Friday. In a release, police said members of the Welland Street Crime Unit began to investigate the sale of drugs from a King St. residence in May. “Police initiated a project which led to the eventual […]

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Last wind turbine almost in place

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Last wind turbine almost in place

Work on the final wind turbine in the Wainfleet Wind Energy Inc. project was underway on Friday. Workers were lifting a section of wind turbine #5 into place in the afternoon, with only the nacelle and three blades left to install. The project consists of five turbines in Wainfleet, three off of Concession 1, and […]

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Thomas retires from reading series

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Thomas retires from reading series

After 20 years, 180 author evenings — featuring authors such as Pierre Berton, Lloyd Robertson, Adrian Humphreys, Farley Mowatt, Colin Mochrie, Joyce Milgaard, and more — William Thomas turned over the Readings at the Roselawn series to a new presenter. Tuesday marked the final night for the Wainfleet author as he announced Canadian Olympian Silken Laumann […]

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