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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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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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Working on a salt pile

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Working on a salt pile

A small bulldozer moves around on a large pile of highway salt at Snider Dock Services on the west pier of the Welland Canal in Port Colborne late Thursday afternoon.

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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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