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ATV rider crashes inside tunnel

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ATV rider crashes inside tunnel

A male was airlifted to hospital following an ATV crash on the railway tracks inside Townline Tunnel Sunday afternoon. Welland Fire and Emergency Services Platoon Chief John Infantino said firefighters were called when another ATV rider came across the male inside the tunnel, which runs adjacent to Townline Tunnel Rd. “There was an ATV rider […]

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Green art showcased

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Students from Port Colborne’s two high schools were challenged to think outside the box and explore what being green means to them for the fifth annual Green Art Show held over the weekend. And they were challenged to express it an environmentally-friendly way, said Doug Carter of Community Artists Niagara. He said students from Port […]

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Site plan control waived for church

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Site plan control waived for church

Despite concern over setting a possible precedent, Wainfleet council waived a site plan control requirement for Riverside Christian Reformed Church of Wellandport. The church, which sits on the southwest corner of Region Rds. 4 and 45, will now move forward with an addition, said Ben Lunshof, who spoke of behalf of the congregation. “This has […]

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An evening of art

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An evening of art

Take in the sights and sounds of creativity as artists fill the streets of Port Colborne during the fourth Art Crawl this June. There will be art on sidewalks and in store windows, hands-on art activities, music, dance, and surprises all in store in the downtown core on the first Saturday of summer, June 21. […]

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The BIG Push

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The BIG Push

Social Assistance Reform Network of Niagara and Niagara Community Foundation are hosting a free event to let people know more about the concept of Basic Income Guarantee. This coming Tuesday, presenter Rob Rainer will cover several aspects about Basic Income Guarantee including rationale and key principles, predominant concerns, and a new campaign, called The BIG Push, […]

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Protecting the dunes

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The Great Lakes basin is home to the largest system of freshwater sand dunes in the world, reaching up to 30 metres in height and playing host to plants and animal species not found elsewhere. “We have the highest dunes outside of Cape Cod (Massachusetts),” said Albert Garofalo, Bert Miller Nature Club’s Lake Erie Coast […]

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