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Sawhorse races coming to Canal Days

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Sawhorse races coming to Canal Days

Businesses along Main Street in Port Colborne are hoping to attract people down to their end of the city during Canal Days with a new event this year, Ward 3 Coun. Frank Danch told council Monday. Danch said the Main Street BIA, the new name for the area approved Monday, will hold Main Street Stakes […]

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Condition of Engine 1 still unknown

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Condition of Engine 1 still unknown

Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services fire Chief Tom Cartwright hasn’t seen Engine 1 since it was sent to a Stoney Creek repair shop and caught up in a fire in mid-April, council heard Monday night. The fire took place Sunday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Wajax Power Systems, on the South Service Rd. […]

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Business calls fire inspections a cash grab

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Business calls fire inspections a cash grab

Wainfleet’s fire chief will prepare a report on fire inspections after a local business, in a letter to council, called them a “cash grab.” “We would like to note that the new fire inspection cost adds an undue burden to small and medium sized businesses in Wainfleet. It seems every year there are more of […]

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Mayor has confidence in new CAO

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Mayor has confidence in new CAO

  Mayor John Maloney is confident Port Colborne’s new CAO will drive the city forward in all its current and future initiatives. In a release, Maloney said he and and council are excited to welcome Scott Luey to the city as he brings with him a wealth of knowledge, experience and leadership in municipal government. […]

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No prayer for Wainfleet council

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No prayer for Wainfleet council

There will be no prayer, no moment of silent reflection before council meetings in Wainfleet. Instead, council will go right into its meeting after O Canada is played. The decision was made Tuesday night, after alderman and the mayor observed a moment of silent reflection at the start of the meeting. At its April 21 […]

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Scott Luey is Port Colborne’s new CAO

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Scott Luey is Port Colborne’s new CAO

Wainfleet’s Scott Luey is leaving his job as CAO after 15 1/2 years serving in a number of positions with the township. But he’s not going far. Luey is moving down Hwy. 3 to Port Colborne to be the lakeside city’s new CAO, replacing outgoing CAO Bob Heil who announced his retirement earlier this year. […]

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