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7 rescued from rooftop

Seven people were rescued from the roof of a downtown building after their escape from an early morning fire was blocked by smoke, Monday.

Maintenance issues behind Beer Store closure

Maintenance issues are behind the continued closure of the Welland Beer Store on Thorold Road, says a spokesman.Though he didn’t give details of what those issues are, Bill Walker says the store closed in January and staff and product were moved into a trailer in order to be able to continue selling beer at that location.

Michelle Mason, Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum assistant curator, holds one of the photos for Exposure 150: A Photographic History of Port Colborne on Monday April 24. The exhibit opens Monday, May 1 and will feature 150 photographs of the city.

Exposing Port Colborne's past

Port Colborne will come into focus through snapshots of its history this May at Port Colborne Historical and Marine Museum.Exposure 150: A Photographic History of Port Colborne will feature 150 photographs of the city, its residents and businesses to help commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday this year.

Cost and a lack of health insurance are the two biggest barriers facing many adults in Niagara seeking dental health care,

Lack of dental care impairs many in Niagara

Cost and a lack of health insurance are the two biggest barriers facing many adults in Niagara seeking dental health care, a survey conducted by Niagara Dental Health Coalition recently found.