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Timber cabin could find new home at museum

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Timber cabin could find new home at museum

A timber cabin, estimated to be at least 160 years old, could find a home on the grounds of Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum this month. Museum director/curator Stephanie Powell Baswick said the timber cabin, currently sitting on property on Miller Rd. in Port Colborne, is believed to have been built sometime between 1803 […]

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Police seeking to ID suspects

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Police seeking to ID suspects

Niagara Regional Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two males involved in a suspected theft from the Welland WalMart Wednesday, January 8. Police said two male suspects entered the electronics department, selected items and left the store without paying for the merchandise. The incident took place at 4:47 p.m. and police are […]

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Two suspected cocaine dealers arrested

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Two suspected cocaine dealers arrested

Two suspected cocaine dealers were arrested by Niagara Regional Police Wednesday in Niagara Falls. Police said they received information that two males from the Greater Toronto Area were in Niagara Falls dealing drugs from a rental vehicle. The Niagara Falls street crime unit and street detectives located the vehicle and conducted surveillance during a short […]

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Person charged after alleged stabbing

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Person charged after alleged stabbing

Niagara Regional Police charged one person after an alleged stabbing Sunday night on West Main St. in Welland. Police said an investigation, carried out by detectives, showed the victim and accused were acquainted. In a release, police said the two argued outside on West Main Street and the accused stabbed the victim several times. Arrested […]

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Family fishing weekend

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Family fishing weekend

You won’t need a licence to fish this Family Day weekend as the province allows people to fish for free. Family Fishing Weekend runs February 15 to 17 across Ontario and is one of two times a year that people can fish licence-free. There are also nine days in July, which coincides with National Fishing […]

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Want to beat the winter blues?

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Want to beat the winter blues?

Want to beat the winter blues? Well, Port Colborne’s annual Sportsfest — held Valentine’s Day to Family Day — is one way to do it. Sportsfest has activities for everyone, ranging from the Mayor’s Cup Hockey Tournament, volleyball tournament, winter mountain bike race challenge, trap and skeet shooting, soup cookoff to snow golf and sno-pitch […]

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