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Thursday Cruise Nights are back in Port

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Thursday Cruise Nights are back in Port

Port Colborne Downtown Cruisers Association kicked off their fourth year on Thursday, May 17/2018, with their biggest turnout ever for a first night. More than 175 classic, vintage, sports cars and trucks lined Clarence Street from West Street down three blocks to Elm Street.  With more than 2,000 people walking around checking out the vehicles. […]

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Program needs help to purchase newer truck

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Program needs help to purchase newer truck

The Broken Spoke program needs help, the pick-up truck the program has been using to pick up bikes from landfills all around the region has worn out, the program needs help raising funds for a newer one. “The twenty-year-old truck is getting really tired,” Aubrey Foley, Broken Spoke program coordinator said. “Last week it was […]

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PCDCC donates funds to extend fishing docks

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PCDCC donates funds to extend fishing docks

The Port Colborne & District Conservation Club (PCDCC) donated $10,000 Wednesday, May 9/2018, to the City of Port Colborne and Sugarloaf Marina to extend the fishing docks in the lagoon. The project will be implemented in 2019 and the City will look to match funding through various grants and/or the Capital Projects budget in 2019. […]

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Another train derailment in Port Colborne

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Another train derailment in Port Colborne

Three cars derailed in Port Colborne on the track between Fielden and Clarence Streets on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 12:50 p.m. The three derailed cars are in the exact same spot as a previous derailment where 4 out of 5 cars derailed on Monday, April 2, 2018. The 14 cars were carrying wheat to […]

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Port Fire Chief receives Fire Chief of the Year Award

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Port Fire Chief receives Fire Chief of the Year Award

Port Colborne’s Fire and Emergency Services Chief Tom Cartwright has received top honours for his fire prevention and public education initiatives. The Ontario Municipal Fire Prevention Officers Association named Cartwright as the recipient of the Fire Chief of the Year Award recently. “Chief Cartwright has a distinguished career in the fire service, but most recently, […]

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Exhibit celebrates history of Inco in Port Colborne

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Exhibit celebrates history of Inco in Port Colborne

Many people credit Inco as being the major catalyst in Port Colborne becoming a town in 1918 when the company’s nickel refinery began operations. “It was due to the number of Inco employees that came to Port Colborne that it became a town with a mayor and town council,” Michelle Mason, assistant curator for the […]

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