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BLX holding Easter Art Hunt in Welland

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BLX holding Easter Art Hunt in Welland

A group of Welland-based artists are going to make it easy for anyone to walk home with local art Easter weekend. The Black Lantern Experience (BLX) will hold the first-ever BLX Easter Art Hunt, part of an initiative to promote public art in Welland and to encourage the community to support local artists, on Saturday, […]

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Police seize crystal meth in drug bust

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Police seize crystal meth in drug bust

Weapon seized during drug bust Niagara Regional Police seized more than $1,000 in crystal meth, $230 in Canadian and American currency, and various items used to traffick drugs when they raided a heavily-fortified Port Colborne home Tuesday. Police said uniform officers in Port Colborne and members of the Welland Street Crime Unit received information in […]

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Welland man faces weapons charge

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Welland man faces weapons charge

Air pistol pointed at couple Pointing an air pistol at a couple landed a 20-year-old Welland man in police custody Sunday. Niagara Regional Police said an 18 year old and his girlfriend were walking on King St., in Welland, at 9:30 p.m. when approached by Jonathan Clark. They recognized him from previous encounters. Police said […]

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Person charged after alleged stabbing

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Person charged after alleged stabbing

Niagara Regional Police charged one person after an alleged stabbing Sunday night on West Main St. in Welland. Police said an investigation, carried out by detectives, showed the victim and accused were acquainted. In a release, police said the two argued outside on West Main Street and the accused stabbed the victim several times. Arrested […]

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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

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Two arrested in connection with alleged assault on boy

Niagara Regional Police have charged two Welland residents in connection with a serious assault on a two-year-old boy in mid-January. On January 18, police and Niagara EMS were called to a Welland address regarding a child in medical distress. Police said a two-year-old was found with a serious head injury and transported to hospital. Shortly after […]

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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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