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Two charged after drug investigation

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Two charged after drug investigation

Two Welland men were arrested by Niagara Regional Police following a drug investigation in the city’s west end. Police said the investigation into a drug trafficking network that was “causing havoc on innocent citizens at a west end housing complex” began in January of this year. Thursday, a search was executed on the residence, where […]

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Serene winter scenes

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Serene winter scenes

A small gallery of photos from an afternoon exploring Friday in Welland, Port Colborne and Wainfleet. Photos by J.T. Lewis [fsg_gallery id=”11″]

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Fire causes $125,000 damage

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Fire causes $125,000 damage

A chimney fire caused an estimated $125,000 in damage to a Doan’s Ridge Rd. home Wednesday night, said Welland Fire and Emergency Services deputy chief Brian Kennedy. “There was extensive damage in the basement and up into the main floor. There was also heavy smoke damage throughout the whole house,” said Kennedy, who responded to […]

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Drug busts in Welland and St. Catharines

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Drug busts in Welland and St. Catharines

Niagara Regional Police seized more than $110,000 in drugs, cash and property after drugs busts in Welland and St. Catharines Wednesday. In December, Welland Street Crime Unit officers began an investigation into an alleged drug trafficking network from a residence on Cozy St. Wednesday, police arrested two males after drug transaction on an east end […]

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Fire damages Welland home

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Fire damages Welland home

A home on Doan’s Ridge Rd. in Welland suffered “significant smoke and fire damage” said Welland Fire and Emergency Services fire Chief Denys Prevost on Twitter Wednesday night. Firefighters, both career and volunteer, were called out before 10 p.m. to the home, near Miller Rd., for the report of a fire. Flames were reported coming […]

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Utility scam targets businesses

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Utility scam targets businesses

Niagara Regional Police are warning of a scam targeting local businesses in the region Police said businesses are being contacted and advised that they have an overdue balance on one of their utilities, and if payment is not made immediately by credit card or electronic transfer, the utility will be disconnected. “Businesses are reminded to […]

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