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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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Wainfleet welcomes new interim Fire Chief

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Wainfleet welcomes new interim Fire Chief

Following several changes in the past year, the Wainfleet Volunteer Fire Department continued to move forward Monday Dec. 4/2017 as they welcome their new interim Fire Chief, Lee Smith. Joining the Niagara Falls Fire Department in 1988 as a firefighter, Lee also held the roles of Fire Prevention Officer and Captain and was promoted to […]

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Tickets available now for the 16th Annual Soup’s On! fundraiser

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Tickets available now for the 16th Annual Soup’s On! fundraiser

Hot soup, camaraderie and hospitality on a cold winter’s day in Welland, tickets are currently on sale for the 16th Annual Soups On! social justice scholarship fundraiser. On Friday Jan. 26/2018 the Parish Community of St. Kevin hall at 303 Niagara St. will be hosting the popular fundraiser which has always sold out every year. […]

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