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Three residents vying to be Mayor for the County of Brant

Three candidates will be looking for...

Meet your City of Brantford Mayoral Candidates

Brantford residents will head to the...

County of Brant candidate hosts first political event

Mike Gatopoulos, who is running in...

Brantford school renamed after Edith Monture

Edith Monture elementary school, previously known as Ryerson Heights, was renamed to honour Indigenous woman, Edith Monture, on Wednesday, September 28, 2022. Over 200 guests attended the renaming ceremony, featuring special guest speakers spreading awareness about Edith Monture and her legacy. Terri Monture, Edith Monture’s granddaughter,...

Brantford man wins Lightning Lotto jackpot

Dayne Lewis of Brantford won the LIGHTNING LOTTO jackpot of $154,138.80. Dayne says he has been playing the lottery since LIGHTNING LOTTO launched. "I was at the store grabbing some snacks when I decided...

Scare in the Square back in a big, spooky way 

The City of Brantford’s Scare in the Square event returns for two jam-packed days of Halloween-themed fun on Friday, October 7 and Saturday, October 8. Jennifer Middleton, community events coordinator at the City of...

OPP seize contraband tobacco during traffic stop

A member of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop of a motor vehicle on Pauline Johnson Road, in the County of Brant at approximately 1:21 p.m. on Monday September 26,...

Mounties won’t let rough start to season slow them down

The Paris Mounties kicked off the season with three straight losses, but the team isn’t letting their start slow them down. The club’s president and general manager, Todd Wood, said the team has maintained...

County council approves 101 unit development 

Despite a number of concerns, County of Brant council members approved a 101 three-story residential unit development at 1067 Rest Acres Road in Paris at the meeting on Tuesday, September 27.  Dave Aston, a...

Brantford man facing 23 charges stemming from two incidents

Officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a report of a suspicious vehicle at a location on Tenth Avenue at approximately 9:00 a.m. on Friday, September 23, 2022. Officers attended, located the vehicle,...

County of Brant to address parking problems in high density areas

County of Brant staff will look to find a way to address a number of complaints about parking issues in the municipality, as put forward at the council meeting on Tuesday, September 27. Councillor John Bell brought the issue into the council chambers, requesting staff...

County council expresses frustration with Transportation Master Plan

A presentation of the updated Transportation Master Plan (TMP) was met with a number of questions and concerns from members of council during the meeting on Tuesday, September 27.  Scott Johnston, a transportation planner with IBI Group, presented the study to council members at the...

Three residents vying to be Mayor for the County of Brant

Three candidates will be looking for votes when constituents head to the polls on Monday, October 24, 2022. The following are profiles of two of the three candidates running for Mayor for the...

Meet your City of Brantford Mayoral Candidates

Brantford residents will head to the polls on Monday, October 24 to elect a new City Council, highlighted by the race for Mayor. Four candidates are vying for residents' votes to lead the...

Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant collects donations for Food Bank

The Kiwanis Club of Paris-Brant collected 866 pounds of food during their food drive on Saturday, September 24. Members of the Kiwanis Club visited homes on Hiram Road, Horace Drive, St Patrick St., Jasmine Drive, Riverview Terrace,...

Brantford Council endorses Treat Accessibly campaign

Brantford City Council endorsed a report directing city staff to promote Treat Accessibly, a grassroots movement that encourages residents to take steps to make Halloween accessible for all families during their Committee of...

Brantford Police charge Caledonia man with Impaired Driving after reporting motor vehicle collision

A man attended the Brantford Police Service station to report a motor vehicle collision at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday September 21, 2022. While speaking with the accused, officers observed signs of impairment.  The accused...

Brantford man charged with Break and Enter with Intent

On Thursday September 22, 2022, at approximately 1:45 a.m., officers with the Brantford Police Service were dispatched to attend a location on Tutela Heights Road after receiving an alarm call. Investigation revealed that a man had...

Simcoe man charged with Operation while Impaired

Officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a call regarding a possible impaired driver in the area of Grand River Avenue at approximately 8:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 22, 2022. Officers attended and located the subject male occupying the driver’s seat of a motor...

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