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Speck understands Welland’s challenges

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Speck understands Welland’s challenges

Welland needs to receive more bang for its buck, said Graham Speck. Speck is one of eight candidates seeking one of two regional council seats in the upcoming municipal elections. “At the region we need leaders who have demonstrated their abilities in the private sector. Welland deserves a better situation than we currently find ourselves […]

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Holmes approves of Rinaldi Homes

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Holmes approves of Rinaldi Homes

“Oh my God, I just love him so much, you have no idea,” a beaming Ronda Burnett said moments after receiving a hug from Mike Holmes, Canada’s most trusted contractor. The 46-year-old Niagara Falls resident made sure she got in her run, she’s training for a marathon, before coming to Welland to meet Holmes. “He […]

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Port Colborne warehouse seized in Project Roadmaster

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Port Colborne warehouse seized in Project Roadmaster

Project Roadmaster, the yearlong investigation into international drug trafficking in southern Ontario, has seen investigators seize $1.2 million dollars worth of cocaine, $250,000 worth of marijuana, $430,000 cash, a 9mm Beretta handgun and two shotguns, 13 offence-related vehicles including a 2005 Ferrari and 1979 Porsche worth an approximate value of $500,000, assorted high value watches […]

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Police seek vehicle after suspicious fire

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Police seek vehicle after suspicious fire

Niagara Regional Police are looking for a gold van with a rear swing up cargo door which may be connected to a suspicious fire in Welland. Police and Welland Fire and Emergency Services responded to a reported explosion and fire at an Evan St. residence at 6:57 a.m. Wednesday “Fire services were able to quickly […]

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Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

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Niagara residents caught up in international drug trafficking

Three men from Niagara were among 13 arrested from across southern Ontario after a yearlong investigation into international drug trafficking. Niagara Regional Police arrested and charged then men from Fort Erie, Pelham and Welland as part of Project Roadmaster. In a release, police said its Special Investigation Support Unit began an investigation into the activities […]

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Robbery suspects flee empty-handed

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Robbery suspects flee empty-handed

Niagara Regional Police are seeking two suspects after an attempted robbery at Qins Variety in Welland Saturday, Sept. 13 Police said two masked men entered the store, at 94 Empire St. at 9:14 p.m., and one of the two demanded money from the lone clerk while the second stood at the door.  “Despite the first […]

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