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Port Colborne grow-op busted

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Port Colborne grow-op busted

  Niagara Regional Police seized more than $150,000 worth of marijuana plants and dried marijuana from a rural residence in Port Colborne Wednesday and charged two residents. In a release, police said detectives assigned to the Guns, Gangs and Grows Unit began investigating a suspected marijuana grow-op this month. As a result of the investigation, […]

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

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Wind chill warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada has issued a wind chill warning for south Niagara overnight and into Friday morning. “A cold Arctic airmass remains over much of Southern Ontario with overnight lows once again expected to be in the low minus twenties, ” the warning said. Winds, Environment Canada said, are forecast to pick up from the southwest […]

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Training on ice

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Training on ice

A frozen solid Welland Canal was the training ground for Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services firefighters Tuesday night as they practiced ice-rescue techniques. “We’re just doing a review … we have some new recruits that haven’t really done much with it,” said acting captain Mike Radzikoski from the west wall of the canal south […]

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Wind warning for south Niagara

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Wind warning for south Niagara

Environment Canada issued a wind warning for south Niagara Sunday. The warning said strong and gusty winds would develop in the afternoon and carry on into the evening. It said very strong southwesterly winds developed ahead of a cold front sweeping south from Northeastern Ontario. Winds of 60 km/h with gusts up to 90 km/h […]

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Strong finish to shipping season

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. A surge in late season grain shipments for the second year in a row led to a strong finish for the 2013 shipping season, the St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. said in a release. The Seaway Corp. said a relatively late harvest in the prairies produced record breaking volumes which led to a delay […]

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New health and wellness programs at Bridges Community Health Centre

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New health and wellness programs at Bridges Community Health Centre

Bridges Community Health Centre is offering several no-cost health and wellness group programs this winter which are all open to all residents of Port Colborne and Wainfleet. If you live with diabetes and are looking for some new exercise ideas, then you’ll want to attend a one hour information session Monday, January 20, from 10:30 […]

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