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Optimist Club Award Local Youth

Optimist Club Award Local Youth

The Port Colborne Optimist Club recently presented Ms. Allison Vello with the Youth Appreciation Award on June 5/2019, at their monthly meeting. Vello who is 12,  is a grade six student at Oakwood School in Port Colborne. She was nominated by the grade eight teacher Mr. Wilson who expressed in great detail how Vello continues […]

Getting a new address – house on the move

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Getting a new address – house on the move

A 120-year-old house is on the move today in Port Colborne, again. Many people are coming out to see the historic house making its way to its new address. The house currently located on 21 Adelaide is being lifted and relocated one block west to 60 Adelaide. This is the second time the house has […]

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Large watermain break in Port Colborne

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Large watermain break in Port Colborne

City of Port Colborne press release – City Public Works Staff are attending to an emergency watermain break at the intersection of Sugarloaf Street and Catharine Street. Adelaide Street to Sugarloaf Street and King Street to Catherine Street is currently closed as the break has undermined the intersection. This closure is in effect until further […]

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Welland Canal opening a sure sign of spring

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Welland Canal opening a sure sign of spring

A tradition that traces its roots back to November 27, 1829 when the first ship entered the Welland Canal. For the last 50 years the captain of the first down bound vessel is presented with a beaver felt fur hat. The hat is a turn of the century Tress and Co. from London, England that […]

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Weapons incident at Brock University in St. Catharines

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Weapons incident at Brock University in St. Catharines

Brock University press release – On Thursday, March 21, 2019, at approximately 8:00 p.m. uniform officers from the 1 District – St. Catharines office of the Niagara Regional Police Service responded to Brock University for a report of a shooting. The investigation determined that two male suspects had confronted three Brock students with weapons on […]

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Fatal single vehicle collision in Stevensville

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Fatal single vehicle collision in Stevensville

Niagara Regional Police Service press release – On Wednesday, March 20/2019 at approximately 11:00 p.m. the Niagara Regional Police Service, Niagara Emergency Medical Services and the Stevensville Fire Service responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Ott Road north of Bertie Street in Fort Erie. Initial investigation revealed that a 2005 […]

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