Publication: St. Catharines Standard

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RCMP abandons investigation into Nigel Wright

OTTAWA — The RCMP does not have enough evidence to charge the prime minister’s former chief of staff, Nigel Wright, and it dropped its investigation against him, RCMP Cpl. Lucy Shorey said Tuesday afternoon.The RCMP had been investigating Wright since ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 7 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Police costs force NOTL to seek options

Two Niagara-on-the-Lake town councillors have started meeting with their counterparts around Niagara to discuss the costs of policing and alternative options to the Niagara Regional Police Service.So far, Jim Collard and Dennis Dick have seen municipal ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Pampering for a purpose

There's a lot of gurgling and giggling going on.A group of new mothers sit in a semi-circle in the basement of Grantham Avenue Mennonite Brethren Church on a Tuesday morning. Little hands and feet flail in front of them as the mothers tend to their little ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Stanley Ave. second worst road in Ontario

With two weeks to go in CAA’s annual Worst Roads campaign, Stanley Ave. in Niagara Falls currently sits as the second worst thoroughfare in Ontario.Niagara residents have put Stanley Ave. in the top spot for the region.Last year, the road had the dubious ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 15 hours ago]
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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Beer, barbecue at Niagara College

by Jennifer ChornleySpecial to the AdvanceBarbeque and beer, two summertime favourites, brewed together for Niagara College’s first-ever tasty Craft Beer and BBQ Festival Saturday.But the crowd highlight was the barbequing of four bacon-wrapped wild alligators ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

LIVE St. Catharines city council April 14

Join The Standard's municipal affairs reporter Marlene Bergsma as she covers this week's city council meeting. Join the discussion via Twitter with #StCath or by adding your comments below.Topics on the agenda include presentations from the Accessibility ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Horrific battles of 1814 to be commemorated

It was the year the War of 1812 got bloody. And decisive.And Niagara is going to commemorate it with class.For its final year of events, the Niagara 1812 Bicentennial Legacy Council will offer four signature events, all on their 200th anniversary. All ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bizzline: A local renovation gets national notice

Contractors often do some of their more stellar work on their own homes.A showcase for that is found at 37 Northcliff Dr. in St. Catharines. Over two years, a $400,000 renovation has transformed the early 1960s Niagara Escarpment-area bungalow.That work, ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

A rollercoaster end to winter

Take heart — the cold front forecasters called for today is likely the last icy gasp of a winter made for record books.After two days of temperatures at about 23°C — the warmest in six months — another nasty cold spell has moved through. It’s expected ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Unmarked cruiser damaged in collision

A elderly driver from Lincoln faces charges after hitting a police cruiser Monday in Grimsby.“The cruiser took a pretty good ding,” Staff Sgt. Mike Woods said of the collision, which occurred at the intersection of the South Service Rd. and Roberts R ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Changes requested for Port Place development

Property owners in Port Dalhousie's commercial core say they need more time and a compromise to turn the troubled lakeside community's fortunes around.A spokesman for Derek Martin's Port Place development said the hotel and theatre components of the multi-million ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Like her or not, the Queen is ours

I have absolutely no use for the British monarchy.The very concept of a monarch is antithetical to a free society. The Queen’s proxy in this country, the Governor General, serves no function except to suck up tax dollars for which the nation receives ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]

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"It will help you understand what this horrendous night was about" says event organizer Clark Bernat of the Niagara Falls History Museum
In a motion passed by council in January, city staff were instructed to "immediately inspect every closed or unoccupied building in Port's commercial core, ensuring that the buildings secure and protected from inclement weather."
"We usually put out bins to collect a variety of things, as the end of the academic year approaches and students begin to move out" said Fleming in an email...
"We try to pick things that will capture the public's attention" Mako said, "things that are interesting and fun."

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Police costs force NOTL to seek options [Published St. Catharines Standard - 3 hours ago]
Pampering for a purpose [Published St. Catharines Standard - 4 hours ago]
RCMP abandons investigation into Nigel Wright [Published St. Catharines Standard - 7 hours ago]
Beer, barbecue at Niagara College [Published St. Catharines Standard - 14 hours ago]
Stanley Ave. second worst road in Ontario [Published St. Catharines Standard - 15 hours ago]
LIVE St. Catharines city council April 14 [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
Horrific battles of 1814 to be commemorated [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
Bizzline: A local renovation gets national notice [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
A rollercoaster end to winter [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
Unmarked cruiser damaged in collision [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
Changes requested for Port Place development [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
Like her or not, the Queen is ours [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
Brock rolls out recycling bins [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 14 2014]
Many Hands project gives new look to Upper Deck... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 13 2014]
Weird and wacky local history [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 13 2014]
Fr. Stanley Makacinas retires from Mount Carmel [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 13 2014]
Heartbleed: The big bad bug [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 12 2014]
Fighting children's cancer one step at a time [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 12 2014]
UPDATED: Hikers seriously hurt at conservation ... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 12 2014]
COLUMN: Canal is a red herring for GO service t... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 12 2014]
Trolling for more mayoral candidates [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 12 2014]
New NHS chief of staff [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
Update: One Thorold tunnel lane reopened [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
It could be a scorcher of a summer [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
An app to make parking a snap [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
Jail term for Niagara drug smuggler [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
Biodiesel association concerned about long-term... [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
New council chambers unveiled [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
Lose your health, lose your job [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 11 2014]
25th Niagara College Seafood Gala waste of food!! [Published St. Catharines Standard - Apr 10 2014]
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