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Patio season is popping up in Port Colborne

Patio season is popping up in Port Colborne

City of Port Colborne press release – From May 1 to Oct. 31, 2019 patios will be popping up around Port Colborne as businesses are eager to PORTicipate in patio season. New this year, eligible businesses can extend to sidewalks and parking stalls for the patio season. The City of Port Colborne estimates six pop-up […]

Events focus on climate change

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Events focus on climate change

The Gathering Place in Port Colborne is presenting a series of events that examines climate change and how members of the faith community can help in response to climate change. The series will look at how climate change will impact Port Colborne landscapes and how can the faith community respond constructively. The first event takes […]

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Remembering the Dominion Grain Elevator explosion of 1919

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Remembering the Dominion Grain Elevator explosion of 1919

“PORT COLBORNE, Ontario, Aug. 9 —  Eight persons were killed, and a score injured, seven of them seriously, in an explosion which wrecked the large Government-owned grain elevator on the Welland Canal here this afternoon,” the New York Times reported in its August 10/1919 edition. The August 9/1919 explosion in Port Colborne was just one […]

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Exhibit explores how Tennessee came to Port Colborne

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Exhibit explores how Tennessee came to Port Colborne

This year’s main exhibit at the Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum examines a tie between Port Colborne and Tennessee in the United States which saw some of the wealthy southern families visit during the summer season in the late 1800s, early 1900s. Solid Comfort, also known as the Humberstone Club, was founded by Peter […]

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Spring clean up continues in Port Colborne

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Spring clean up continues in Port Colborne

City of Port Colborne press release – West Street, a popular destination by residents and visitors to go for a walk, or stop to watch the ships cruise by, is currently receiving a springtime makeover. The City is currently executing plans to convert areas along the promenade that were garden beds back to green lawn […]

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Celebrate Easter by helping those in need

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Celebrate Easter by helping those in need

The community needs your help this weekend at the Port Fire Easter Food Drive, Saturday Apr. 20/2019, at the Sobeys location on West Side Road. Port Colborne’s Fire and Emergency Services is again hosting the annual food drive/boot drive fundraiser event which helps raise food and monetary donations to help out those in need through […]

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