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The silly season for birds

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The silly season for birds

I’ve got crosses of masking tape on all the windows of the house to stop birds from flying into them. Unfortunately the robins mistake these X’s for runway markings.  At the beginning of June they’re naturally excited – nesting, mating and flying off in all directions like somebody spiked the Hummingbird feeder.  Now, late in […]

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Single vehicle crash in Wainfleet

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Single vehicle crash in Wainfleet

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Fire at bee farm

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Fire at bee farm

With bees buzzing around them, Wainfleet firefighters worked to put out a fire at a farm Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Harry Flagg said the fire, at 73684 Gracey Rd., was in a building at bee farm. “A couple of our firefighters were stung and so was the person that called it (the fire) in,” Flagg […]

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Dairy barn fire not suspicious

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Dairy barn fire not suspicious

Firefighters used nearly 450,000 litres of water to fight a dairy barn fire more than a week ago at 43484 Case Rd. in Wainfleet, said township fire Chief Harry Flagg. Flagg said when the call came in shortly before noon, he requested mutual aid from neighbouring Haldimand County and Port Colborne, which sent tanker trucks, […]

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Electrical fire at Avondale in Wainfleet

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Electrical fire at Avondale in Wainfleet

Wainfleet firefighters disconnected a back-up generator in the Avondale Store at Chamber’s Corners Saturday evening after a fire at the electric meter at the back of the building. Fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters didn’t want the power to come back on in case there was a problem with the wiring in the building after […]

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Fire tears through dairy barn

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Fire tears through dairy barn

As flames ripped through a dairy barn, friends, neighbours, and family tried to keep a herd of cows and calves from going back to the burning building Monday. There were visible burns on a number of the cows, which were spread out in two different fields near 43484 Case Rd. in Wainfleet, the scene of […]

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