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New beach in Wainfleet

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New beach in Wainfleet

Fifteen acres, including 519 feet of beachfront, at the former Lakewood Camp in Wainfleet are now in public hands after the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority purchased the property off of Lakeshore Rd. “We’re thrilled to have taken charge of this significant opportunity to acquire and conserve through public ownership one of the last remaining sandy […]

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Forster concerned over NPCA changes

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Forster concerned over NPCA changes

If Welland MPP Cindy Forster is concerned over changes and actions at the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority, she hasn’t reached out to anyone in the agency or on the board of directors, said Wainfleet Mayor April Jeffs. “I haven’t heard from her,” said Jeffs, NPCA board vice-chair, who was reacting to comments made Wednesday by […]

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Ministry to inspect Niagara Regional Police

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Ministry to inspect Niagara Regional Police

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services officials will carry out an inspection of Niagara Regional Police on Monday, March 24. The visit is part of the ministry’s four-year inspection program to determine compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements set out in the Police Services Act.. “This inspection is part of the regular program conducted […]

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Strong winds expected Thursday

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Strong winds expected Thursday

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for south Niagara and Niagara Falls, calling for high winds. The agency says a low pressure system will track over northern Lake Huron Wednesday evening and reach Quebec Thursday morning. Snow and patchy freezing rain will spread northeast from areas east of Georgian Bay towards the Ottawa […]

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Students busted by police

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Students busted by police

Three charged in drug bust   Niagara Regional Police seized $8,800 with of marijuana, 44 grams of cocaine, 19 grams of pre-packaged baggies of MDMA (ecstasy), 240 grams of pre-packaged Psilocybin (magic mushrooms), and $800 after an investigation into drug related activity involving students at a St. Catharines high school. Police said school resource officers, […]

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City to celebrate opening of Welland Canal

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City to celebrate opening of Welland Canal

Port Colborne is set to celebrate its marine heritage with two events this month as the Welland Canal gets ready to open for another shipping season. A Mariner’s Celebration takes place Sunday, March 23 at St. James and St. Brendan Anglican Church, 55 Charlotte St. It starts at 7 p.m. with prayers for mariners and […]

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