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Sloat seeks mayor’s job

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Sloat seeks mayor’s job

Restaurateur Mike Sloat knows firsthand the challenges facing businesses and residents in Port Colborne. That’s why the owner of @27 and Twisted Small Plates Bistro recently announced he’ll be seeking the mayor’s job. Sloat filed his papers in mid-April and said the problems facing the community moving forward will take more than four years to […]

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Killaly Street East stop sign nixed

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Killaly Street East stop sign nixed

A four-way stop won’t be considered for the intersection of Killaly St. East and Elizabeth St., despite concerns raised by Ward 2 Coun. Yvon Doucet Council passed a motion this past Tuesday that no changes be made there or at two other intersection in the community. Doucet said residents have raised concerns over the increased […]

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Maloney running for mayor

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Maloney running for mayor

Former Welland MP John Maloney hopes to make a political comeback as he seeks the top job in Port Colborne. Maloney, who served as a Liberal MP for 15 years, said residents have been asking for some time if he would consider running as mayor during the municipal elections in October. “It got to be […]

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Woman falls from train bridge

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Woman falls from train bridge

Welland firefighters had to crawl through a maze of metal beams below a train bridge to get to a patient Sunday night. Welland Fire and Emergency Services platoon chief Dan Marr said a call came in for a female that had fallen from the train bridge, Bridge 15, over the recreational canal. “We found a […]

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ATV rider in critical condition

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ATV rider in critical condition

A 46 year old Welland man is in critical condition at Hamilton General Hospital after crashing his ATV on railway tracks inside Townline Tunnel Sunday afternoon, said Niagara Regional Police. Welland Fire and Emergency Services Platoon Chief John Infantino said firefighters were called to the scene when other ATV riders came across the male inside […]

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ATV rider crashes inside tunnel

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ATV rider crashes inside tunnel

A male was airlifted to hospital following an ATV crash on the railway tracks inside Townline Tunnel Sunday afternoon. Welland Fire and Emergency Services Platoon Chief John Infantino said firefighters were called when another ATV rider came across the male inside the tunnel, which runs adjacent to Townline Tunnel Rd. “There was an ATV rider […]

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