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Saturday, June 25, 2022

“For crying out loud!” The Tale of Town Crier David McKee 

Since 1992, the community of Brantford...

Hundreds attend inaugural Teddy Bear Picnic

Over 500 residents attended the first...

Bouma re-elected as MPP for Brantford-Brant

Will Bouma was re-elected as Member...

President of Brant Community Healthcare System issues statement

Dr. David McNeil, President & Chief Executive Officer of the Brant Community Healthcare System, issued a statement regarding recent behaviours on Friday, June 24. "Over the past several weeks, we have seen a concerning increase in verbal and physical violence against our frontline healthcare workers....

Brant County Health Unit COVID-19 update for Friday, June 24

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its COVID-19 update for Friday, June 24, 2022. Currently, there are 35 total active cases with seven new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. There are...

Brant Beacon content partner celebrates opening of new studio

CHCH TV, the content partner of the Brant Beacon, celebrated the grand opening of their new 4K-ready studio on Innovation Drive in Hamilton on Thursday, June 23.  “This project placed value on cutting edge...

Chiefs hold on to defeat Lakers in season opener

The Six Nations Chiefs came out on top with an 11-10 win in a close game against the Peterborough Lakers in Major Series Lacrosse action on Tuesday, June 21. The Lakers came out flying in the...

Brantford Police Service cleared of wrongdoing in death of 26-year-old man

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit, Joseph Martino, has found no reasonable grounds to believe any Brantford Police Service (BPS) officer committed a criminal offence in connection with the death of a...

“Joan Underwood Community Kitchen” revealed during ribbon-cutting for Cowan Community Health Hub

The County of Brant hosted a private event to mark the official ribbon cutting of the Cowan Community Health Hub and thank over 190 generous donors for their contributions on Thursday, June 23,...

Brantford Police Service Crime Brief for June 24

Brantford woman charged with Impaired driving A concerned citizen contacted the Brantford Police Service to advise of a possible impaired driver located in a Market Street South parking lot at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, June...

Brantford unveils full bus wrap to honour Indigenous Peoples

The City of Brantford honours and takes great pride in the history of Indigenous Peoples and supports efforts to advance truth and reconciliation and renew relationships based on recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership. To mark National Indigenous History Month, the City of...

Cover crop funding available throughout the Grand River watershed

Cover crop funding has been available to farmers in the counties of Brant, Dufferin, Haldimand, Waterloo, and Wellington for many years through municipally funded Rural Water Quality Programs (RWQP). The program, administered by the Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA), has provided over 400 producers...

Family-friendly outdoor movies are back this summer

Families can enjoy free outdoor movie nights each Wednesday and Thursday all summer long.  The City of Brantford is bringing back the popular summer Movies in the Park and Movies in the Square...

Brantford provides update to transit schedule

The following update is in response to questions and concerns regarding Brantford Transit’s temporary modified schedule to address labour shortages. During peak morning hours between 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., 30-minute service will...

Brant County Health Unit COVID-19 update for Wednesday, June 22

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its COVID-19 update for Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Currently, there are 30 total active cases with six new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. There is currently two...

Brantford Police investigating armed robbery at Lynden Park Mall

Brantford police are investigating an armed robbery of a retail business and are seeking information from the public to help identify suspects. A firearm was used by suspects during the robbery. On Monday, June...

Brantford police investigating homicide after victim succumbs to injuries

Detectives with the Branford Police Service are now investigating a homicide after the victim of a serious assault succumbed to his injuries early on Monday, June 20. On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at approximately...

BPS need public’s help in search for missing man

The Brantford Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing 59-year-old male, Terrance (Terry) LICSKAI.  Terrance has not been seen or heard from by family in several years. It is believed he may...

Brantford-Brant issues heat warning for today

The public is urged to take precautions as the Medical Officer of Health for the Brant County Health Unit has issued a heat warning, effective June 21, 2022. A heat warning is issued when Environment and Climate Change Canada forecasts two consecutive days with a maximum...

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