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Green ELFS need donations for Christmas event

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Green ELFS need donations for Christmas event

Gently-used toys, such as dolls, action figures, puzzles, board games, DVDs for all ages, and sporting goods, like skates, are needed to help Niagara Region Helping Green ELFS’ (Ever Loving Family Support) third annual Family Free Christmas Shopping Event. Organizer Lisa Green said donations are being accepted at her home in Welland, and drop off […]

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Zombies take over Welland

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Zombies take over Welland

Zombies and all manner of scary creatures roamed the streets of downtown Welland Sunday evening, looking for brains to eat and the chance to scare passersby. While those taking part in the fourth annual Welland Zombie Walk were enjoying the evening dressed up in intricate costumes and makeup, they were also helping out both Welland […]

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Suspicious briefcase shuts down court

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Suspicious briefcase shuts down court

At least 100 people were evacuated from the Provincial Offences Court, Welland city hall and library Tuesday morning after a suspicious briefcase was discovered, said Niagara Regional Police. “The call came in at 11:37 a.m. as a suspicious package … it was found by court security in a public access hallway between the probation office […]

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Grimsby boy dies in hospital

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Grimsby boy dies in hospital

A 16 year old Grimsby boy died in a Hamilton hospital Wednesday after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday. Niagara Regional Police, Grimsby Fire and Emergency Services, and Niagara EMS paramedics all responded to Mountain Rd. near Kemp St. in Grimsby at 7:18 p.m. Tuesday for the report of a male struck by a 2002 […]

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Soos would lower property taxes if elected

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Soos would lower property taxes if elected

Youth are the future, and are the ones who can shift local political dynamics and instil real political change, said Welland Ward 6 candidate Steven Soos. “I am running to encourage more young people to get involved in politics. It is time that the city elects a fresh young face, and one who has both […]

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Marshall wants to see region and Welland grow

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Marshall wants to see region and Welland grow

George Marshall’s 24 years of experience as a city and regional councillor has given him a broad range of experience, with a solid track record and a positive vision for the community. Marshall is seeking his seventh term on regional council, and is one of eight candidates seeking one of two seats for Welland in […]

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