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The City of Welland in partnership with Niagara Region hosted a Touch-a-Truck event Saturday May 28th at the Welland Farmers' Market.

In celebration of National Public Works Week, the Touch-a-Truck event provided the public with an opportunity to “sit behind the wheel” of various City and Regional trucks, and also view equipment that is not typically accessible to the public. These vehicles assist staff with the daily maintenance of roads, water, sewer, parks and forestry infrastructure within Niagara.

It’s that time of year, you’re pulling out the boat and you’re ready to hit the water, but wait, before you dive into summer you need to think about boat insurance. Insurance is usually the last thing on one’s mind when they think about a boat, but we should think about owning and protecting a boat the same as we would a car. Boat insurance includes various types of boats, as well as jet skis and it protects you and the boat in the event of a loss.

It's here!! Artist Vendor Applications are now live! If you are interested on showcasing your work at Welland Arts Project please contact us at wellandartsproject@gmail.com or click the link below to download the application! We look forward to seeing your work! Entry deadline is August 1st., 2016

http://www.welland.ca/Leisure/ArtistVendorApplication.pdf

Queenston Street in St. Catharines has the dubious distinction of Niagara’s Worst Road and Ontario’s fifth worst, according to voters in CAA’s 2016 Worst Roads Campaign.

Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) crews will put their skills and training to work Saturday during a large-scale search and rescue exercise on Lake Erie.

The all-volunteer unit will be working alongside other Canadian Coast Guard auxiliary units, Canadian Coast Guard vessels and other agencies, including the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Here are 5 things you should know about your Insurance Policy. If you don’t know, contact your Broker or Property Insurance Representative.

Please plan to attend Art Fair as part of the Grande Finale of Welland Rose Festival Grande Parade on June 26th.

Looking for some great gift ideas? Local artists will be exhibiting and selling original works of art and merchandise.

Check out the Drum-Off Competitions in the main arena after the parade and get dazzled by some of the Ontario's best drum lines.

The 'Penalty Box Lounge' will be open for your enjoyment and food will also be available.

The 2016 Special Olympics Ontario Spring Games are here! Please take a moment to congratulate our Special Olympics Welland teams attending Provincials: 5-Pin Bowling, 10-Pin Bowling, Basketball C & D Teams and Rhythmic Gymnastics.

If you’re buying your first home, or moving into a different one or negotiating a new mortgage, you will probably be asked if you want to purchase mortgage insurance so that your mortgage will get paid in case you or your spouse dies. Many Canadians do buy this insurance, which is typically offered by the mortgage lender. But is mortgage insurance really such a good idea, or is there an alternative? 

This week the Niagara Regional Police Service, along with police services across Canada, celebrates Police Week 2016 (May 15 - 21, 2016).

The theme for 2016 is "Discover Policing for Safer Communities". The theme provides an opportunity for local residents to learn more about the many ways police work to keep their community safe.

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