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Two killed in West Lincoln crash

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Two killed in West Lincoln crash

Two men are dead following a three-vehicle collision on Regional Rd. 20 near Smithville Thursday, said Niagara Regional Police. The identity of the two is not being released at the request of the family, police said in a release. Police, Niagara EMS, and West Lincoln Fire Department were dispatched to Regional Rd. 20 south of […]

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Private school gets break from township

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Private school gets break from township

Wainfleet council granted Attercliffe Canadian Reformed Elementary School (ACRES) a $15,000 break on development charges Tuesday night But the school, located on Canborough Rd., will still have to approach Niagara Region for a further break. John Vaniperen, speaking on behalf of ACRES, told Wainfleet council the school was unaware of the charges, which total $33,211. […]

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Wainfleet council expenses brought forward

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Wainfleet council expenses brought forward

Township council, committee of adjustment and library board members cost taxpayers $84,410.04 in 2013. Wainfleet treasurer Robyn Madere presented the 2013 remuneration report Tuesday night, showing the total expenses of each. Mayor April Jeffs’ total expenditures for 2013 were $25,060.04, with her wages at $13,755.21. Jeffs had $1,097.11 in conference expenses and $758.61 in mileage […]

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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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Winter storm warning issued for Niagara

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Winter storm warning issued for Niagara

  Prepare yourself for hazardous driving conditions tonight into Wednesday, says Environment Canada. The weather agency issued a storm warning Tuesday afternoon for much southern Ontario and says it could bring between 15 and 25 centimetres of snow, along with freezing rain just north of Lake Erie Tuesday night. “An intensifying low pressure from Kansas […]

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Electrical panel catches fire

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Electrical panel catches fire

A Wainfleet resident came home at just the right time Friday, said Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg. Flagg said when the resident went inside their Collins Ln. home, they saw flames coming from an electrical panel. “They went outside and called 911,” the chief said from the scene. Firefighters were quick to arrive on scene, […]

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