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Niagara Beeway holding photo contest

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Niagara Beeway holding photo contest

Niagara Beeway is opening up its Wainfleet property Sunday, August 24 in the hopes of attracting area photographers to take part in its digital photography contest, Natural Niagara — A Celebration of Biodiversity. The contest, limited to 25 photographers, costs $25 to enter and will have a first prize of $125. At the end of […]

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Volunteers needed for testing program

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Volunteers needed for testing program

Wainfleet is currently seeking volunteers to take part in a private well monitoring program. The program, to be implemented by township staff, is meant to be a follow up monitoring project to assess the impacts of fixing and replacing failing septic systems have on Wainfleet’s groundwater resources. The township, in a release on its website, […]

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Coffee maker causes fire

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Coffee maker causes fire

A coffee maker caused a fire in King St. apartment when it malfunctioned Tuesday night, said Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services’ fire prevention officer. Mike Bendia said the coffee maker burned completely on a countertop in Apt. #2 at 818 King St., at the corner of Neff St. When firefighters arrived on scene, residents […]

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Thorold theatre holding auditions

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Thorold theatre holding auditions

Thorold Community Theatre will be holding adult auditions for its production of The Murder Room by Jack Sharkey. The auditions will be held on Sunday, August 24 at 2 p.m. and Tuesday, August 26 at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, 15 Pine St. South in Thorold. The theatre was founded in 1986, and is […]

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Pelham man found dead in Port Colborne

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Pelham man found dead in Port Colborne

A 70 year old Pelham man reported missing on the weekend was found dead by Niagara Regional Police in Port Colborne Monday. Police said Mile (Mike) Georgiev was last seen in the area of Nickel St. in Port Colborne at 10 p.m. Saturday and had asked residents in the rural areas of the city to check […]

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Off-duty police officer killed in crash

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Off-duty police officer killed in crash

An off-duty Niagara Regional Police officer was killed early Friday after a crash on Hwy. 406 in Welland. Police Chief Jeff McGuire made the announcement of Const. Joe Mellen Jr.’s death and said the officer was a nine-year veteran, having worked out of Niagara Falls. Mellen Jr. was a Welland resident and is survived by […]

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