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Robbery leads to police pursuit

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Robbery leads to police pursuit

Two men led Niagara Regional Police on a chase through Welland Tuesday after a robbery in Port Colborne. Police said at 12:35 p.m., a 68 year old female was walking to her car, in a parking lot on Main St. West, Port Colborne. As she approached her vehicle, she found a male rummaging through her car. “The male […]

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Firefighters rescue stranded girl

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Firefighters rescue stranded girl

A young girl was stranded in the middle of the Welland Recreational Canal for a short time Tuesday afternoon after a dock she was standing on broke free from shore. Welland Fire and Emergency Services were called to the former canal, behind Welland Public Library and Welland city hall, shortly after 3 p.m. One firefighter […]

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Car plunges into Welland Recreational Canal

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Car plunges into Welland Recreational Canal

Niagara Regional Police divers recovered a person from the Welland Recreational Canal Sunday nearly three and a half hours after a car plunged into the frigid waters by the Division St. bridge. Witnesses had reported the car in the canal, and that it was sinking, to fire dispatch. It’s believed the car was headed northbound […]

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Arson suspected in Welland fire

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Arson suspected in Welland fire

Niagara Regional Police and Welland Fire and Emergency Services investigators are looking into a suspicious fire Friday night on McMaster Ave. in Welland. Firefighters were called for the report of a structure fire on the street, just east of Ross St., at 9:20 p.m. Once on scene, firefighters found a car, trailer and part of […]

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Garage fire in Welland

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Garage fire in Welland

Welland firefighters spent nearly two hours putting out a garage fire behind 169 East Main St. Sunday night. Welland Fire and Emergency Services were called out at 10:30 p.m. for the report of a structure fire, with fire dispatch reporting multiple 911 calls. As firefighters approached the scene, they reported seeing heavy smoke coming from […]

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Local art on local walls at Seaway Mall

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Local art on local walls at Seaway Mall

Artists with the Black Lantern Experience (BLX) in Welland are being exposed to a wider audience thanks to a store that opened, fittingly enough, on Black Friday at the Seaway Mall. “This store is an opportunity for people in the community of Welland to check local art on local walls, and also be able to […]

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