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Community walks to support people who need help

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Community walks to support people who need help

The community came together in Welland Saturday Feb. 24/2018 to participate in the Coldest Night of the Year fundraising walk to help the homeless, the hungry, people who need help. “Last year we raised $30,000,” said Leslie Bellingham of Open Arms Mission, the director for the event to all the walkers just as the walk […]

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Building success in Niagara

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Building success in Niagara

Wainfleet’s Chief Building Official, Randy De Guire, recently took part in an information sharing session set up by the Chief Building Officials of Niagara (CBON) and the Niagara Home Building Industry. The session, hosted by the Niagara Region took place Feb. 6/2018. A mid-year growth report prepared by the Region identified that 2017 experienced positive […]

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Appliance cord cause of Wainfleet house fire

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Appliance cord cause of Wainfleet house fire

An overheated electrical appliance cord from a freezer in the basement has been identified as the source of a house fire in Wainfleet Wednesday Feb. 14/2018. The residence is located at 11645 Highway 3 in Wainfleet. It was estimated that the fire caused approximately $200,000 in damage. “The call came in at 8:15 a.m. as […]

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Wainfleet announces new CAO

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Wainfleet announces new CAO

Wainfleet officially announced Friday Feb. 2/2018 that William Kolasa has been chosen for the Township’s top position of Chief Administrative Officer. “Kolasa will be a very strong addition to the Township,” said Mayor April Jeffs. “His experience will provide both a steady hand for staff and a wealth of advice and knowledge as Council’s primary […]

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Wainfleet hit by three fires in four days

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Wainfleet hit by three fires in four days

The Wainfleet Fire Chief warns residents to be cautious after the department has dealt with three fires over four days this week. “Residents are reminded to ensure they have sufficient smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors installed and working,” Fire Chief Lee Smith, Township of Wainfleet, said in a release to the media.  “Also ensure […]

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Wainfleet selects winners of Christmas Card contest

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Wainfleet selects winners of Christmas Card contest

The Township of Wainfleet has announced the winners of this year’s Christmas Card design contest at the regular meeting of council on Tuesday Dec. 5/2017. The winners of this year’s contest are Kyah Gaylord, Coralie Gooderham and Zach Vandebeld. The Township issued a call for entries from the school children of Wainfleet in the early fall. “When I […]

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