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Garbage and recycling collection delayed due to weather

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Garbage and recycling collection delayed due to weather

​Due to extreme winter weather, garbage and recycling collection is delayed across Niagara. A reminder that residents whose collection day was Tuesday, March 14, will have their material collected on Saturday, March 18. Material must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. The following collection schedule is in effect: Normal collection day: Will be picked up […]

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Winter storm continues bringing closures across Region

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Winter storm continues bringing closures across Region

Tuesday’s winter storm is forcing closures all across the region. The following Municipal facilities in Port Colborne are closed Tuesday, March 14: Roselawn Centre, Port Colborne Public Library, Port Colborne Historical & Marine Museum, Sugarloaf Marina office and Port Colborne City Hall. Currently the Vale Health and Wellness Centre is open, however some programs are […]

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Winter Storm Warning

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Winter Storm Warning

Heavy snowfall with blowing snow is expected. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are expected by Tuesday night. Snow will develop during the day today and continue into Tuesday night. Snow will remain fairly light through the day but some areas may receive 5 cm by this evening. The heaviest snow is expected […]

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Wainfleet budget increasing 4.04%

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Wainfleet budget increasing 4.04%

Wainfleet pouncil passed its 2017 budget at its regular meeting, Tuesday, March 7, the township said in a release. Its draft operating and capital budgets were originally presented in mid-January. “Aldermen once again subjected the budgets to considerable scrutiny, both from operating and capital perspectives,” the release said. Adam Cross, Wainfleet’s treasurer and manager of […]

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Major winter storm threatens Southern Ontario early next week

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Major winter storm threatens Southern Ontario early next week

As if to remind us that spring has not officially begun yet, Mother Nature is gearing up for a significant winter storm. A developing low pressure centre currently over the Northwestern United States will track just south of the Great Lakes on Monday and Monday night. Snow is forecast to spread into Southwestern Ontario during […]

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McKay Public School earns Fair Trade School of the Year award

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McKay Public School earns Fair Trade School of the Year award

McKay Public School in Port Colborne has received a very prestigious award, they received the Fair Trade School of the Year Award at The Canadian Fair Trade Network conference in Halifax, N.S. two weekends ago. “This is a really big deal,” Jenn Vanderlaan, co-chair McKay Public School Fair Trade Committee said. What makes McKay the […]

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