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Burnt food sets off alarm

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Burnt food sets off alarm

Residents at one of Portal Village’s two buildings on Elgin St. were evacuated when light smoke filled the first floor of their building Saturday afternoon. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services Fire Chief Tom Cartwright said a resident in 302 Elgin St. left food in a microwave too long, causing it to burn and send […]

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Pelham business destroyed in fire

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Pelham business destroyed in fire

A Pelham business on Balfour St. was destroyed by fire Saturday afternoon, said Pelham Fire Services Chief Bob Lymburner Firefighters were called out at 12:45 p.m. for the report of a barn fire, and smoke from the blaze was visible from Hwy. 58 just past Stonebridge Rd. in Port Colborne. Lymburner said the fire was […]

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Woman in critical condition after crash

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Woman in critical condition after crash

A 29 year old Welland woman is in critical condition after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash Thursday night, said Niagara Regional Police Police, Niagara EMS paramedics and Thorold Fire and Emergency Services responded to Merrittville Highway, north of Port Robinson Rd., at 7:41 p.m. for the report of a single motor vehicle collision. In […]

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Two taken to hospital after crash

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Two taken to hospital after crash

Niagara Regional Police are investigating a two car crash on Mellanby Ave. and Killaly St. West Wednesday afternoon. The two cars, a Hyundai and Dodge, collided on the northeast side of the Mellanby Ave. bridge over the weir just before 5:30 p.m. Police, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services, and Niagara EMS all responded to […]

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Threat made against hospital

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Threat made against hospital

Niagara Regional Police gave the all-clear just over an hour after a threat was made against St. Catharines Hospital Wednesday afternoon. A call was made sometime after 2 p.m. and visitors were asked to leave the building during the investigation, said the Niagara Health System in a release. “Normal hospital operations continued while a search […]

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Siberian Husky rescued from Welland Canal

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Siberian Husky rescued from Welland Canal

A young Siberian Husky was rescued from the Welland Canal after spending hours running around on the ice between Lock 8 and the weir in Port Colborne. Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services were first called to the canal at 8:30 a.m. Saturday to assist the Welland and District Humane Society in rescuing the dog. […]

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