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Big crowds at Wainfleet Fall Fair

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Big crowds at Wainfleet Fall Fair

Three days of great weather and great attractions brought in the crowds to the annual Wainfleet Fall Fair, said Wainfleet Agricultural Society president David Wyatt. “It’s one of the best ones that I can remember,” said Wyatt, who has been involved with the fall fair board for the last 14 years, nine of those as […]

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Wainfleet’s iron farmers

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Wainfleet’s iron farmers

Competitors in the first round Wainfleet Fall Fair’s Iron Farmer competition raced against the clock Saturday morning as they ran through a six-obstacle course. Wainfleet Agricultural Society president David Wyatt said each competitor had to put together a fence, rope a cow, flip a tractor tire, pile hay bales, and carry a bag a feed […]

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Robbery suspects flee empty-handed

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Robbery suspects flee empty-handed

Niagara Regional Police are seeking two suspects after an attempted robbery at Qins Variety in Welland Saturday, Sept. 13 Police said two masked men entered the store, at 94 Empire St. at 9:14 p.m., and one of the two demanded money from the lone clerk while the second stood at the door.  “Despite the first […]

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Cruise nights wrap up in Port Colborne

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Cruise nights wrap up in Port Colborne

Eighteen weeks ago, 50 cars showed up for Downtown Cruiser’s Association first cruise night in downtown Port Colborne. Thursday night, during the last show of the season, nearly 500 classic, muscle and newer model cars lined Clarence St. from West St. to Elm St. “It’s unbelievable, as of this morning we had 468 registered cars. […]

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Back to basics says mayoral candidate

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Back to basics says mayoral candidate

Smart governance, responsible spending and reliable policy building are what Laurie Dayboll wants to bring to the mayor’s job and council table in Wainfleet. “We need to get back to the basics,” said Dayboll, one of three people looking to unseat incumbent Mayor April Jeffs in the upcoming municipal elections. The former township employee, she […]

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Rural speeders nabbed by police

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Rural speeders nabbed by police

Members of the Niagara Regional Police’s Special Enforcement Unit went after speeders in the rural areas of Pelham and West Lincoln Tuesday and Wednesday evening. Police said speeding in any area is always dangerous, but in the rural areas where roadways are often not lit, shoulders are soft gravel, and animal life regularly crosses roadways, […]

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