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Allanport Road closes for upgrades
Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:25:34 EDT
A section of Allanport Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic until Sept. 1.
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Bass tournament set to go Sunday
Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:49:55 EDT
The Berkley B1 Championship Tour stop in Port Colborne will turn into a one-day shootout and competitors will have to try and get “five big bites as quick as they can,” said Wayne Izumi.Izumi, one of the 140 anglers in the tournament, said the event dropping to one-day event from a two-day event will even the field out.
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OPP officer dragged nearly 25 metres by stolen SUV
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:17:53 EDT
An OPP officer was lucky to escape serious injury after he was dragged nearly 25 metres by a stolen SUV fleeing from police in south London.
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Truck crashes into Richmond Hill salon
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:55:03 EDT
A driver has been injured after crashing their vehicle into a Richmond Hill mall Friday morning.
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OPP charge driver with careless driving
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:50:30 EDT
A crash on the QEW near Fort Erie Thursday morning resulted in no serious injuries but did lead to charges against one driver.
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Thorold volunteer firefighters host street dance Saturday
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:45:58 EDT
For a quarter of a century, music-lovers have gathered in downtown Thorold every summer to dance in the street.
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Saturday start for bass tournament
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:51:13 EDT
It doesn’t take long for pro-angler Scott Huffman to figure out what kind of fish has hit one of his Berkley bass baits.Even before the Pelham man, a controller at Mountainview Homes, sees the fish rising from the depths of Lake Erie, he calls out what it is just by the way it’s fighting on the end of his line.
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Electrical fire damages City Tavern
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:07:41 EDT
A Thursday morning fire has caused about $10,000 in damage at City Tavern in Port Colborne.
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Minimum wage hike threatens 185,000 jobs: Study
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:12:26 EDT
Up to 185,000 jobs could be put at risk if Ontario’s Liberal government keeps its pledge to increase the minimum wage to $15.
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Zero tolerance for pot use with drivers: report
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 17:54:41 EDT
There should be zero tolerance for pot use by drivers or their passengers, a new report by the Canadian Mental Health Association recommends.
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Anglers battling for the biggest bass
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:28:22 EDT
Phenomenal fishing was one of the reasons Port Colborne was chosen to be part of the Berkley B1 Championship Tour, said tournament president Ben Woo.“There’s a bass factory right off of the city,” said Woo, just days ahead of the fishing tournament on Lake Erie.Woo said it’s the first year for the tournament in Ontario.
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Smaller Ont. towns struggle to pay for infrastructure
Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:35:43 EDT
As communities age and money for big projects dries up, top municipal officials are saying “something has to give.”
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Calgary family of little Greta Marofke holding out hope as cancer spreads
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 18:06:34 EDT
Options are becoming scarce for little Greta Marofke who's been battling cancer for almost two years — but her family remains hopeful.
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New website designed to bring tenants together
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:43:04 EDT
Despite often dealing with common problems, L.D. Blake said apartment building tenants from across the province can feel a sense of isolation.
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Balance market for Niagara home sales
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 19:54:10 EDT
Although Niagara home sales continued to decline last month, realtor Randy Mulder said the shift is bringing more balance to the local real estate market.
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