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Timber cabin reaches new home

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Timber cabin reaches new home

People were lined up on Catharine St. behind Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum Tuesday as a more than 200 year old timber cabin, and its roof, moved past on the backs of two different transport trucks. The timber cabin made the 13 kilometre trip from Miller Rd., near White Rd., to the museum, on […]

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Welland man arrested for Niagara Falls robbery

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Welland man arrested for Niagara Falls robbery

Robbery took place Sunday Niagara Regional Police arrested a Welland man after a Niagara Falls woman was allegedly robbed Sunday afternoon. Police said the 55-year-old woman reported that when she was leaving a bank, in the area of Lundy’s Lane and Dorchester Rd., a male entered her car through the passenger side door. “He pointed a knife at the victim […]

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Hearing about skydivers: lawyer

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Hearing about skydivers: lawyer

It’s not a question of if there’s going to be a serious accident between a skydiver and wind turbine, but when, Skydive Burnaby lawyer Eric Gillespie said Friday. “We can’t afford to have one event because the effect is going to be very serious or fatal,” Gillespie told Environmental Review Tribunal chair Dirk VanderBent during […]

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Drugs seized from Welland residence

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Drugs seized from Welland residence

Niagara Regional Police seized $1,100 in prepackaged cocaine, $100 in prescription pills, $95 in cannabis resin, and more $3,250 in both Canadian and American currency from a Welland residence Thursday. Police said members of the Welland street crime unit began and the service’s Provincial Anti Violence Intervention Strategy unit began an investigation into the sale of cocaine […]

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Author needed to know how to smuggle two tons of pot

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Author needed to know how to smuggle two tons of pot

Newfoundland’s Lisa Moore had a bit of a problem when trying to write her novel, Caught, she told a nearly-packed house at the Readings at Roselawn Authors Series Thursday night in Port Colborne. Moore, who was been nominated for a British Man Booker Prize, Writer’s Trust award and the Giller Prize, needed to know how […]

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Bulletproof vest recovered by police

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Bulletproof vest recovered by police

Port man arrested A Port Colborne man was found with a bulletproof vest following a traffic stop in Welland Tuesday, said Niagara Regional Police. Police said officers from the Welland street crime unit were conducting an investigation when they made the traffic stop. The bulletproof vest belonged to an unnamed law enforcement agency, said police. […]

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