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Rob Davis reflects as sun sets on career with BPS

As Rob Davis’ tenure with Brantford Police...

BPS Officer awarded Ontario Medal for Police Bravery

Brantford Police Service Constable Trevor Taylor received...

Home is where the heart is for Stanley Cup finalists

While Brandon Montour and Adam Henrique will...

Brant County OPP charge driver with Excessive Speeding

A Brant County OPP officer on general patrol observed a black pickup truck traveling northbound on Brant Road at a high rate of speed at approximately 9:44 p.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2024. The vehicle was recorded traveling at 165 km/h in a posted...

Ohsweken resident facing charges after traffic stop

An Ohsweken resident has been charged with multiple offences following a traffic stop on Tuscarora Road.   Members of the Six Nations Police were on patrol when they observed a motor vehicle driving erratically at approximately...

New harm reduction vending machine comes to Brantford

Brantford-area residents will now have more access to harm reduction supplies, for free, through a vending machine. It will offer things like HIV self-test kits, meth pipes, naloxone and crack kits as well...

Impaired driver located by K-9 unit after collision

The Six Nations Police K9 Unit successfully tracked an individual who fled the scene of a single vehicle collision on Cayuga Road at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2024.   Police were notified of the collision...

Rob Davis reflects as sun sets on career with BPS

As Rob Davis’ tenure with Brantford Police Service comes to an end, he will now focus on the sunrise of his future. Davis worked his last day as Chief of Police on Friday, June...

Well-known charity offers an array of programs to educate children on safety 

For close to two decades, the Children’s Safety Village of Brant has been working closely with various school boards and local police and firefighting services to deliver hands-on programs to teach children about...

GrandBridge Energy continuing to partner with Woodland Cultural Centre to support Truth and Reconciliation

GrandBridge Energy is proud continue its partnership with the Woodland Cultural Centre in a collaborative effort to support Truth and Reconciliation and in honour of National Indigenous People’s Month GrandBridge Energy delivered Truth and Reconciliation Awareness...

Wrestling champion dedicated to building a better Brantford

Ever since he was a kid, Pretty Ricky Willdy had a dream to become a wrestler.   Willdy, who was born and raised in Brantford, fostered a love of wrestling from his family but was focused on going one step further to realize his dream. “My...

Brantford to honour legacy of Alexander Graham Bell

The City of Brantford will honour the legacy of Dr. Alexander Graham Bell and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the invention of the telephone with “Thanks Mr. Bell”, a series of free, family-friendly events. Residents and visitors are invited to join the celebrations by taking...

Brant County OPP issue warning of online trading fraud

Brant County OPP is currently investigating a significant case of online trading fraud reported by a local resident. The individual, who had been engaged in online trading for the several months, recently discovered...

Why Not City Missions receives provincial grant funding

Nearly 100 golfers hit the links for Why Not City Missions’ annual golf tournament fundraiser at the Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course on Tuesday, June 18, 2024. After a long day of playing the...

20 Performing Arts Academy to set the stage for youth involvement

A new musical theatre school for youth in Grades 6 to 12 is coming to the Brantford-Brant community. Brantford residents Theresa Noon-Hunter, owner and artistic director of There’s A Production, and her long-time best friend, Kristen...

Ontario-based law firm to host focus group in Brantford

Oatley Vigmond, an Ontario-based law firm, will be hosting a legal focus group in Brantford on Monday, July 8, 2024 "We are inviting members of the community to provide feedback concerning key legal and factual...

BPS Officer awarded Ontario Medal for Police Bravery

Brantford Police Service Constable Trevor Taylor received the 2023 Ontario Medal for Police Bravery in recognition of his actions while on duty during a ceremony held at Queen’s Park on Monday, June 17,...

Brantford woman becomes instant millionaire

Karen Carmichael of Brantford won a $1 million top prize with the INSTANT MAJESTIC scratch ticket. Carmichael, a retiree, has been playing the lottery for about ten years. When she purchased her first ticket, she won $100 and decided to play again....

BPS search for ATV driver after collision with police car

Members of the Brantford Police Service are actively seeking the driver of an ATV who collided with a police cruiser and fled on foot. An officer with the Brantford Police Service who was on patrol in the area of Market Street South and Erie Avenue...

Brant OPP charge four people with Impaired in 48 hours

Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to multiple incidents involving impaired driving between June 16 and Jun17, 2024. Robinson Road Collision (June 16, 2024): Brant County OPP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Robinson Road at Highway 24 at approximately 3:43 p.m. on June 16,...

Sanderson Centre releases 2024-2025 season lineup

Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts announced its 2024-2025 season lineup on Tuesday, June 18, 2024. The new season was announced in the historic theatre, with official remarks from Councillor Mandy Samwell, followed by...

Brantford to celebrate grand reopening of Dufferin Park

City of Brantford, along with the Holmedale Neighbourhood Association, will be celebrating the grand reopening of the newly renovated Dufferin Park on Sunday, July 14, 2024. Join the City and the neighbourhood association from...

Brantford Police recover stolen construction equipment

Members of the Brantford Police Service Uniform Patrol Section arrested a 36-year-old Brantford man after executing a search warrant at a West Street property on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. Over $150,000 worth of construction tools...

CVMG celebrates 50th anniversary of Paris National Rally

Nearly 3,000 people were in attendance for the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group’s (CVMG) 50th annual Paris National Rally on Saturday, June 15, 2024. CVMG is a non-profit organization that aims to promote the use,...

Brantford Red Sox double up Cardinals for home win

Brantford Red Sox cooled off a Hamilton Cardinals rally on their way to a 6-3 victory on Saturday, June 15, 2024.  After starting pitcher and reigning IBL Pitcher of the Week, Jeremias Sucre pitched...

Hundreds celebrate Brantford Pride at Mohawk Park

Nearly 1000 people gathered in Brantford’s Mohawk Park to celebrate the 2SLGBTQIA+ community with the 13th annual Brantford Pride event on Saturday, June 15, 2024. Mohawk Park was decorated in various Pride flags as guests roamed...

County of Brant to participate in Communities in Bloom

The County of Brant announced its participation in the 2024 Communities in Bloom event on Monday, June 17, 2024. This marks the inaugural year of joining the prestigious Canadian program dedicated to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility, and beautification through community involvement. “We are incredibly excited...

Hot Summer Nights returns to Brantford in June and July

The Brantford Fire Department announced the return of Hot Summer Nights, a series of free events throughout July for families that includes a fire truck sprinkler, freezies, and the opportunity to learn about fire safety. “We look forward to offering these exciting and educational programs...

Ontario-based law firm to host focus group in Brantford

Oatley Vigmond, an Ontario-based law firm, will be hosting a legal focus group in Brantford on Monday, July 8, 2024 "We are inviting members of the community to provide feedback concerning key legal and factual...

Ohsweken resident facing multiple driving related charges

An Ohsweken resident has been arrested and charged with multiple driving related offences.   Officers were travelling on Chiefswood Road when they observed a vehicle with a smashed windshield fail to come to a complete stop at...

Brantford enhances services during extreme heat warning

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 17, 2024. A heat warning is issued when Environment and...

Red Sox win streak ends in loss to the Guelph Royals

Josh Laukkanen pitched seven strong innings, but the Brantford Red Sox could not hold on as the Guelph Royals came from behind late for a 3-2 win on Friday, June 14, 2024. After back-to-back...

Six Nations Police charge Ohsweken resident after pursuit

Officers with the Six Nations Police Service have arrested and charged an individual following a vehicle apprehension pursuit.   Officers observed a vehicle that had fled from police earlier in the evening on Second Line Road...

Brantford man charged in alleged sexual assaults on walking trail

A Brantford man is facing sexual assault charges in connection with two separate incidents on walking trails in the city. Police say a 34-year-old man allegedly approached a female on a trail near Shellard Lane and...

City of Brantford unveils Community Peace Mural

City of Brantford officially unveiled the Community Peace Mural, a collaborative project between professional artist and workshop facilitator Yasaman Mehrsa and local mural workshop participants on Friday, June 14, 2024. Councillor and Acting Mayor of the Month Linda Hunt and Councillor Mandy Samwell cut the...

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