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Easter egg hunt Saturday in Port

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Easter egg hunt Saturday in Port

Easter egg hunt at Roselawn  

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No way out for city over medical marijuana facility

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No way out for city over medical marijuana facility

City passes marijuana bylaw Port Colborne councillors wanted an out, a way to keep Muileboom Organics from operating a medical marijuana facility in an area of mixed residential and agricultural use. But after obtaining advice from four prominent lawyers, all council could do was pass a bylaw to regulate any new operations that want to […]

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Ice rotting fast on Lake Erie

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Ice rotting fast on Lake Erie

Ice on Lake Erie is rotting extremely fast, said the Canadian Coast Guard’s Superintendent of Operations for the Central and Arctic Region. Andy Maillet said not only is the ice rotting fast, but it’s also rotting in place. Maillet, speaking from Montreal, QC, said weather conditions over Lake Erie have been such that the ice […]

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Ice keeps ship from moving in Welland Canal

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Ice keeps ship from moving in Welland Canal

For the second day ice kept the Federal Nakagawa from moving through the Welland Canal at Port Colborne. The 200-metre long vessel was forced to back out of Lock 8 Thursday afternoon and move back behind Bridge 19. Federal Nakagawa, a Hong-Kong registered cargo ship, was stuck in ice under Bridge 19 for nearly five […]

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Ship gets stuck in ice under bridge

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Ship gets stuck in ice under bridge

  Nearly five hours after it became stuck in ice under Bridge 19 in Port Colborne, the vessel Federal Nakagawa was freed. The vessel started moving just as a truck full of hot water showed up to try and melt the ice alongside the ship in the Welland Canal Wednesday evening. A St. Lawrence Seaway […]

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Port Colborne residents face drug charges

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Port Colborne residents face drug charges

Two Port Colborne residents face drug and weapon charges after Niagara Regional Police executed a search warrant at a St. Arnaud St. home Monday, April 7. Police said members of the Welland street unit and uniform officers began an investigation into drug trafficking in the city in March. Monday, they arrested a male suspect and […]

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