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Deer crashes through window

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Deer crashes through window

Niagara Regional Police, Port Colborne Fire and Emergency Services and Welland and District Humane Society were called to Third Ave. in Port Colborne Sunday afternoon after a deer crashed through a front window and stayed inside a home. Firefighters were seen taking in a tarp to try and trap the deer. Just as the humane […]

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Port man faces drug charges

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Port man faces drug charges

A 24 year old Port Colborne man was arrested and charged after Niagara Regional Police found him in possession of crystal meth and heroin Thursday. In a release, police said members of the Welland street crime unit observed Ryan Matthews allegedly breaching conditions of his release order from recent drug related charges. The street crime […]

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Dairy barn fire not suspicious

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Dairy barn fire not suspicious

Firefighters used nearly 450,000 litres of water to fight a dairy barn fire more than a week ago at 43484 Case Rd. in Wainfleet, said township fire Chief Harry Flagg. Flagg said when the call came in shortly before noon, he requested mutual aid from neighbouring Haldimand County and Port Colborne, which sent tanker trucks, […]

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Anyone can wakeboard

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Anyone can wakeboard

If you can keep your knees bent, arms straight, and head up, you can wakeboard. “It’s literally that easy … the cable does all the work for you,” says Chris Smith, co-owner of Niagara Boarder Pass, and Sarnia Boarder Pass and Hamilton Boarder Pass. Smith says Niagara Boarder Pass, based at Sugarloaf Harbour Marina in […]

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Grounded ship docks in Port Colborne

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Grounded ship docks in Port Colborne

With Nadro Marine’s tug Vac pushing up against the port bow, the M.V. Atlantic Erie made its way into the Welland Canal at Port Colborne three days after it ran aground on Lake Erie. The vessel docked on the east side of the canal, at the Snider Dock, where it will wait to be inspected […]

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Electrical fire at Avondale in Wainfleet

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Electrical fire at Avondale in Wainfleet

Wainfleet firefighters disconnected a back-up generator in the Avondale Store at Chamber’s Corners Saturday evening after a fire at the electric meter at the back of the building. Fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters didn’t want the power to come back on in case there was a problem with the wiring in the building after […]

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