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Take a Shot program providing barrier-free hockey lessons

Twenty-five children geared up and made their...

Brant-Brantford paramedics donate ambulance to Nigerian hospital

Brant-Brantford Paramedic Services announced the donation of...

Former CFL star giving back to community as a football coach and police constable

For much of his early life, Dakota Brush went through many struggles and faced many adversities.   However, Brush notes that despite the struggles, he knew his mother was always there for both him and his sister.   “It wasn't the easiest when I was growing...

Organization gives ‘hope’ to those that need to reach essential healthcare services

For close to 40 years, Hope Air has been helping Canadians access vital healthcare services they need through various travel services and arrangements. Although Hope Air is based in Toronto, the organization has had...

Community rallies to support tea company owner through cancer battle

A local fundraising concert is being held in support of Steve Burchell, Owner of Steve’s Tea Company and Tea Room in Brantford, and will be held at the Rope Factory Event Hall on...

County of Brant celebrates opening of new roadway

The County of Brant celebrated the opening of Iarocci Boulevard in Paris on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. This new road, which was a recommendation from the County of Brant’s Transportation Master Plan, will improve transportation...

City of Brantford renews commitment to International Women’s Day

City of Brantford councillors unanimously agreed to once again recognize Friday, March 8, 2024 as "International Women's Day" and renewed its commitment to “securing the rights and unleashing the full potential of women...

Brantford Council approves Arrowdale subdivision

City of Brantford councillors approved a proposal for a 764-unit subdivision to be built on site of the old Arrowdale Golf Course during their regular Council meeting on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Councillors were...

BCHU confirms case of measles in local child resident

The Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) received confirmation of a case of measles in a child resident of Brantford-Brant on Wednesday, February 28, 2024. The illness was acquired during recent travel to Europe. The individual is...

City of Brantford Council notes for Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Recognition of Achievement, Ashley Borzellino Kevin Davis, Mayor for the City of Brantford and Councillor Rose Sicoli presented Ashley Borzellino of Brantford, with a Recognition of Achievement during the council meeting. Borzellino is a certified technician and an Inspector/Operator for the City of Brantford who was...

County of Brant Council approves 8.7 per cent tax increase

County of Brant Council approved its 2024 budget, resulting in a property tax increase of 8.7 per cent, or a $300.81 increase to the median home. David Bailey, Mayor for the County of Brant, addressed the hefty tax increase for residents this year. “I understand the...

Brant County OPP investigating report of threats at St. George business

Members of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to reports of threats made at a retail establishment on Beverly Street in St. George. Brant County OPP attended a retail establishment in St....

Brantford receives over $3 million for exceeding housing target

City of Brantford received $3,066,849 in funding from the Province of Ontario through the Building Faster Fund during an announcement on Monday, February 26, 2024. Rob Flack, Associate Minister of Housing, made the announcement after the...

Impaired driver caught after RIDE checkpoint in Brant County

Members of the Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were conducting R.I.D.E. on Cockshutt Road in Brant County when a vehicle was stopped at 11:09 p.m. on Monday, February 26, 2024. The driver was...

Brantford to offer free parking for Bulldogs games

City of Brantford will be offering free parking at the Market Centre Parkade during Brantford Bulldogs home games, including weekday games, beginning March 1, 2024. Entry and exit gates will be raised from...

Animal lovers rise to the occasion for SPCA Cupcake Day Party

Nearly 100 people stopped by the Brant County SPCA to help support the shelter during its annual Cupcake Day fundraiser on Monday, February 26, 2024. The Brant County SPCA hosts the annual event at...

Walkers embrace the cold for Why Not City Missions

Over 130 people joined the thousands of Canadians across the country as they participated in the annual Coldest Night of the Year walk, hosted by Why Not City Missions, on Saturday, February 24, 2024. The walk...

ACS students ready to get loose and kick of their Sunday shoes

The cast and crew of Assumption College School’s (ACS) Footloose: The Musical are eager to kick off their Sunday shoes for their opening night performance on Thursday, February 29, 2024. Nearly 80 students have been working hard and punching their cards in preparation for the...

Norwich resident facing one count of Mischief after incident

One individual was charged following an investigation into an incident of intimate partner violence. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Brant County Detachment investigated a mischief call for service at an address in Brant County at approximately 6:13 p.m. on Sunday, February 25, 2024. It was determined that...

Brant County Health Unit COVID-19 update for Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Brant County Health Unit (BCHU) provided its weekly COVID-19 update on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Currently, there are eight active cases with four new cases being reported in the last seven days. Currently, there...

GEDSB reaches agreements with three local unions

Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) announced that it has reached agreements with three local labour unions, representing a significant number of educators within the district on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. All of these...

Brantford to celebrate National Nutrition Month in March

The City of Brantford, and its community partners, will be hosting a series of free programs that encourage older adults (aged 55-plus) to learn more about nutrition and wellness in celebration of National Nutrition Month in...

Brant OPP file charges after taxi fare theft incident

Members of the Brant County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a taxi fare theft at approximately 11:17 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2024. Upon their arrival, police identified...

Brantford accepting nominations for Environmental Awards

The City of Brantford, in partnership with the City’s Environmental and Sustainability Policy Advisory Committee (ESPAC), announced the launch of the 2024 Environmental Recognition Awards on Monday, February 26, 2024. The awards recognize...

Brant County OPP investigating car arson incident

The Brant County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a vehicle fire at an address on Oakland Drive in the Town of Scotland at approximately 1:37 a.m. on Saturday February 24, 2024. The...

Ancaster resident facing Stunt Driving charges

An Ancaster resident is facing charges following a traffic stop on Colborne Street in Brant County. A member of the Brant Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting radar enforcement on Colborne Street at approximately 12:52 p.m. on Thursday, February 22, 2024. The officer...

Date set for inquest into death of man during arrest in Brantford

A date has been announced for a coroner’s inquest into the 2019 death of a man who died inside of a Brantford hotel room while Hamilton police were attempting to arrest him in connection with a double homicide. David Thomson, 33, was inside of a...

Brant County SPCA Cupcake Day returns on Monday

The Brant County SPCA will be hosting their annual Cupcake Day on Monday February 26, 2024, from 11:00am to 4:30 p.m. at 539 Mohawk Street. With a minimum $2.00 donation, guests can walk...

Brant County seeking input regarding chicken guidelines

County of Brant residents are invited to provide their input on the development of regulations and guidelines for keeping chickens in residential areas, beginning Tuesday, March 13, 2024. As the County of Brant prepares...

Upcoming expo shines a light on Women in Business

Hundreds are set to attend the upcoming second annual Women in Business Expo on Friday, March 8, 2024. The expo was started in 2023 as a way to celebrate International Women’s Day and women in the...

Revered Tea House delivers a premier high tea time experience

Since opening its doors, a little over 11 years ago, Abigail's Tea House has become one of the most popular destinations for high tea time in the region.   Ivan and Lorene White, who...

Audience members enjoy an evening of trumpet greats

Franklin Penny, a well-known trumpet player and vocalist, and the award-winning Burlington band, Sophisticated Swing, teamed up to pay tribute to the traditional commercial pop trumpet players from the Big Band Era and...

Accomplished artist continues to fulfill dream as an actor

For as long as he could remember, Kevin Allan Hess has always wanted to be in the movies and a few short years ago, he had an opportunity to fulfill his dream. Hess, who is part...

Paris restaurant will leave you feeling Moore-ish

Nearly 30 people stood outside for the official ribbon cutting and grand opening for Moore-ish Caribbean Cookhouse on Monday, February 19, 2024. Friends and family gathered around Andrea Levy-Moore and her husband and business partner, Lindin, as they cut the ceremonial ribbon alongside David Bailey,...

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