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ATV rider in critical condition

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ATV rider in critical condition

A 46 year old Welland man is in critical condition at Hamilton General Hospital after crashing his ATV on railway tracks inside Townline Tunnel Sunday afternoon, said Niagara Regional Police. Welland Fire and Emergency Services Platoon Chief John Infantino said firefighters were called to the scene when other ATV riders came across the male inside […]

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ATV rider crashes inside tunnel

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ATV rider crashes inside tunnel

A male was airlifted to hospital following an ATV crash on the railway tracks inside Townline Tunnel Sunday afternoon. Welland Fire and Emergency Services Platoon Chief John Infantino said firefighters were called when another ATV rider came across the male inside the tunnel, which runs adjacent to Townline Tunnel Rd. “There was an ATV rider […]

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Tighter security for Welland courthouse

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Tighter security for Welland courthouse

Security at the Welland Courthouse will be tighter Monday, April 7, said Niagara Regional Police. In a release, police said the new security measures to be put in place that will enhance the safety of members of the public, the judiciary and courthouse staff. “There will be only one access point to the courthouse and […]

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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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