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Fire at bee farm

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Fire at bee farm

With bees buzzing around them, Wainfleet firefighters worked to put out a fire at a farm Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Harry Flagg said the fire, at 73684 Gracey Rd., was in a building at bee farm. “A couple of our firefighters were stung and so was the person that called it (the fire) in,” Flagg […]

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Living history on display

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Living history on display

Members of the 2nd Lincoln Militia will put on musket demonstrations and have a living history encampment, where military personnel and their families will be displaying various aspects of life during the War of 1812 years, this weekend during the 42nd annual Heritage Display. The event, put on by Niagara Antique Power Association, will be […]

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Outstanding issues to take care of, says Doucet

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Outstanding issues to take care of, says Doucet

Yvon Doucet wants to take care of outstanding issues in the city and the ward he represents, and is hoping residents of Ward 2 will put him back in office this October. “The major hot button issue in south Niagara is health care. I will continue to be on the front lines to help preserve […]

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Bringing Ward 2 issues to the forefront

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Bringing Ward 2 issues to the forefront

Port Colborne needs to focus more on jobs, strengthening existing business areas, and attracting new business, says Ward 2 Coun. Angie Desmarais. “There’s still work to be done in Port Colborne, I want to continue improving our community,” says Desmarais, who registered last week as a candidate in Ward 2 for the October municipal election. […]

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Artistic creativity on display in Port Colborne

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Artistic creativity on display in Port Colborne

West St. was full of energy and activity as more than 1,000 people came out Saturday for the third Art Crawl in Port Colborne. “There was a solid flow of people, we could have easily doubled or tripled the amount that came out last year,” said Elizabeth ‘Putzy’ Madronich, Art Crawl co-chair. Art Crawl is […]

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Teen charged with robbery

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Teen charged with robbery

Niagara Regional Police Service arrested and charged an 18 year old male with several offences, including robbery after an incident Friday in Niagara Falls. Police said the accused, who was not named, solicited services from a victim before meeting at an agreed location, where a demand for cash was made, followed by threats with a […]

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