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Home is where the heart is for Stanley Cup finalists

While Brandon Montour and Adam Henrique will...

Popular family-run farm is committed to supporting local

Elberta Farms Country Market has grown to...

Youth Engagement Series provides a safe space for youth

A new pilot program titled the Youth...

Brantford Red Sox earn first home win of the season

Brantford Red Sox earned their first win at Arnold Anderson Stadium this season after defeating the Kitchener Panthers 2-1 on Sunday, June 8, 2024. Jeremias Sucre got the start for the Red Sox and had a solid first inning. After allowing a leadoff single to...

Hundreds run, walk and jog in support of Dylan MacKinnon

Over 400 people attended the Miles for MacKinnon charity run at the Green Lane Sports Complex in Paris on Sunday, June 9, 2024. Miles for MacKinnon, which raised over $20,000 for colon cancer research...

Hundreds attend action packed annual Super Pull

Hundreds of local residents and out of town visitors attended the annual Paris Super Pull and Historical Expo at the Paris Fairgrounds on Saturday, June 8, 2024. The tractor pull is one the Paris...

Claire Scheffel to represent Canada at 2024 Olympics

Brantford's Claire Scheffel will represent Canada at the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, which run from July 26 through August 11, 2024. Canada Artistic Swimming and the Canadian Olympic Committee announced the roster of Team Canada's...

Brantford residents celebrate opening of Woodman Pool

Over 1,000 residents joined the City of Brantford to celebrate the official grand reopening of Woodman Pool on Saturday, June 1, 2024. Brantford Mayor Kevin Davis, and Ward 4 Councillors Richard Carpenter and Linda...

Kids Fishing Derby reels in Mt. Pleasant community

Over 60 children took part in the second annual Community Kids Fishing Derby at the Mt. Pleasant Nature Park on Saturday, June 8, 2024. Twelve-year-old fishing enthusiast, Chris Cole, has been selling dew worms...

Red Sox get solid starting pitching but fall to Royals

Despite a solid outing by starting pitcher Ricardo Alvarez-DeLugo, the Brantford Red Sox bullpen could not hold the lead and lost to the Guelph Royals 6-2 on Friday, June 7, 2024. After a scoreless first inning,...

Brantford author wins Amazon Canada First Novel Award

Alicia Elliott, a Mohawk writer and editor who lives in Brantford, won the 2024 Amazon Canada First Novel Award during a ceremony on Thursday, June 6, 2024. Elliott, who was one of the finalists for the award presented by Amazon Canada and The Walrus, won for...

Brant County OPP investigate incident at Burford Community Centre

Unknown suspects attended the Burford Community Centre and engaged in mischievous activity sometime after 8:40 p.m. on June 4, 2024. On June 6, at approximately 8:35 a.m., members of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to investigate the mischief call. Two suspects were...

Northern Fundraisers donate $110,000 to local charity

At thirteen years old, Jack Collver stood tall alongside honorary Rotarian Bob Caissie, representing children and youth who access resources, services and support for special needs at Lansdowne Children’s Centre. Attending a meeting...

BCHS receives over $20,000 from Smile Cookie Campaign

Brant Community Healthcare System (BCHS) Foundation received $21,866.12 from the the Paris Tim Hortons restaurants during the 2024 Smile Cookie Campaign. "Thank you to the Tim Hortons restaurant owners, staff and patrons at all...

Hometown heroes ready to face-off in Stanley Cup Finals

Adam Henrique and Brandon Montour to battle it out for hockey supremacy Burford and Six Nations of the Grand River will be on full display when the Edmonton Oilers and Florida Panthers begin the Stanley Cup...

Innovative distiller masterfully creates high quality spirits

Since opening its doors in 2020, Manns Distillery has been offering a variety of premium spirits by utilizing its on-site micro-distillery. Craig Mann, the owner and operator, got interested in distilling around 2016, enrolling...

Paris Performers’ Theatre to host inaugural Brant Theatre Festival 

Paris Performers’ Theatre (PPT) will be hosting the inaugural Brant Theatre Festival in Paris from Friday June 21 to Sunday June 23, 2024. “The festival is going to be an exciting three evening series...

Entrepreneur humbled over popularity of gourmet cinnamon buns

A little over four years ago, Gennaro and Lidia Battista had an idea that would end up changing their lives. The idea would become a business called Lidz CinaBunz, producing gourmet cinnamon buns. Gennaro Battista explains...

Local municipalities to celebrate grand opening of new childcare centre

City of Brantford and County of Brant will be celebrating the grand opening of Little Learners, a new childcare centre located in St. George operated by the St. George Children’s Center, on June 10, 2024. Little Learners will provide 26 licensed child care spaces...

Home is where the heart is for Stanley Cup finalists

While Brandon Montour and Adam Henrique will be competing to win the 2024 Stanley Cup, neither player is forgetting their roots as they prepare for the biggest games of their lives. Montour, who was born and raised in Six Nations of the Grand River, and...

Why Not City Missions prepares for return of annual golf tournament

Why Not City Missions is gearing up for its annual golf tournament fundraiser and the event is set to be held at the Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course on Tuesday, June 18, 2024. The...

Traffic stop leads to drug trafficking and Impaired charges

Six Nations Police  conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle driving on Sour Springs Road at a high rate of  speed above the posted speed limit at approximately 2:26 p.m. on May...

Brantford Police vehicles now equipped with ALPR

Brantford police installed integrated Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) and In-Car Camera (ICC) systems in patrol vehicles, which were operational at the end of May. The use of ALPR and ICC’s allow officers to quickly identify...

Ohsweken residents facing multiple charges after drug trafficking investigation

Six Nations Police responded to an address on Bateman Line in relation to an alleged shooting complaint at approximately 7:05 a.m. on May 28, 2024. Police later located two suspects in the alleged shooting...

Brantford resident wins $150,000 on scratch ticket

Jodie McLean of Brantford is $150,000 richer after winning that amount on The Bigger Win scratch ticket. McLean, a mother of six, has been a regular lottery player for more than a decade. While she enjoys playing...

Brant OPP investigate theft of commercial motor vehicle

Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the theft of a commercial motor vehicle from a lot located an address on Shaver Street, just east of Brantford. On June 4, 2024, it was reported...

City of Brantford hosted AccessAbility Expo on June 1

City of Brantford hosted an AccessAbility Expo at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre on Saturday, June 1, 2024. The Expo, in partnership with local organization and accessibility advocates, provided a platform for community members to network, learn about available resources, and celebrate the ongoing efforts...

Annual Teddy Bear Picnic plants seeds of learning

Despite the rain, nearly 200 residents attended the third annual Kiwanis Teddy Bear Picnic at the Burford Fairgrounds on Sunday, June 2, 2024. The free event was hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant and was based on a previous long-standing “Teddy Bear Clinic” event...

Brant County resident charged with Uttering Threats

Members of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were dispatched to an address in Paris, for the report of a disturbance at approximately 4:56 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2024. As a result...

Thousands indulge at Paris Cheesecake and Taco Fest

Over 5,000 people visited the Paris Fairgrounds for the Paris Cheesecake and Taco Fest on Saturday, June 1, and Sunday, June 2, 2024. Savory smells filled the air as visitors from across southern Ontario...

Brant County Health Unit weekly COVID-19 update

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its weekly COVID-19 update on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Currently, there are 24 active cases with 20 new cases being reported in the last seven days. Currently, there are six...

Brant County OPP charge resident following traffic stop

A Brant County resident is facing charges following a traffic stop in Paris, Ontario. Members of the Brant Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting general patrol when they observed suspicious driving...

Nearly 100 golfers hit the links to drive out hunger

The Brantford Food Bank held its annual Drive Out Hunger charity golf tournament at the Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course on Friday, May 31, 2024. Just under 100 players arrived at the course ready...

Kegels and Cocktails touches on hormonal health

Nearly 80 women attended a Kegels and Cocktails event at the Rope Factory on Thursday, May 30, 2024. With guest speakers like Emily Opthof, a Registered Dietitian with a special focus in reproductive medicine and gynecology,...

New lawn bowling green coming to local golf course

Kevin Davis, Mayor for the City of Brantford, along with councillors Gino Caputo, Mandy Samwell, and Michael Sullivan, City staff and members of the Dufferin Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club, gathered at the Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course and Learning Centre, to officially kick-off...

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