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Brandon Montour to bring Stanley Cup to Six Nations

Burford and Six Nations residents supported their...

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...

Brantford Mayor provides insight into impending resignation

After announcing his resignation earlier this week, Brantford Mayor Kevin Davis provided further insight into his decision during an appearance on CHCH Morning Live on Friday, July 12, 2024. Davis said he had reached a critical moment after two terms as mayor. Aside from an opportunity...

SIU investigating death of man in Brantford

Brantford Police Service (BPS) notified the SIU that it had been contacted by the Office of the Chief Coroner on Tuesday, July 9, 2024. The Office of the Chief Coroner was investigating after a...

Brant OPP charge impaired driver at RIDE checkpoint

Brant Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested an impaired driver at a Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere (RIDE) checkpoint. Members of Brant County OPP conducted a traffic stop to check the sobriety of...

City of Brantford Council to hold Mayoral by-election

City Council will hold a Mayoral by-election after Kevin Davis announced his intention to resign at the end of July. Once the Mayor’s resignation officially takes effect, City Council must declare the Mayor’s seat vacant at...

Sky’s the limit for rising track star

Philly Van Nooten has earned many accolades for track and field success through hard work and dedication to her craft.   The Brantford native, who has spent years training with the Brantford Track and...

Family-run business serving Brantford for over a century

Founded in 1920, by two enterprising brothers, William and Carl Huzul, Huzul’s Meat & Deli has established itself as one of the oldest and most respected family-run businesses in Brantford. Dave Huzul, who took...

Brantford Police locate missing 44-year-old woman

Brantford police have located Eugenia (Jenny), a missing 44-year-old woman. Officers say Jenny was found yesterday, and is now in the safe company of her family. She was last seen shortly after leaving her job in...

Hundreds expected to attend second annual Greek Fest 

Brantford’s Greek community has been hard at work preparing for this year’s second annual Greek Fest at the Hellenic Community Centre on Saturday, July 20, 2024.  The event is scheduled to run from 1:00 p.m. until midnight. Constantina Peeler, President of the Hellenic Community Centre, said...

Alexander Graham Bell to be celebrated this month

The City of Brantford and the Bell Homestead National Historic Site are gearing up to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the invention of the telephone from Friday, July 26 through to Sunday, July 28, 2024.   Brian Wood, Curator of the Bell Homestead NHS, said the...

Kevin Davis to resign as Mayor for the City of Brantford

Kevin Davis informed residents of his intention to resign as Mayor for the City of Brantford on social media on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Davis said he’s resigning from his position to pursue...

Calendar Club makes donation to Wilkin Family Community Centre

County of Brant received a $10,000 donation from Calendar Club, a long-time Paris-based company, and the funds will go towards the construction of the Wilkin Family Community Centre. “Our community is blessed to have...

Brantford and area residents experience tour of the world

Thousands of residents had the world at their doorstep during the 50th annual Brantford International Villages Festival, which ran from Wednesday, July 3, through Saturday, July 6, 2024. The festival was first created as part of...

Residents rev their engines for Lansdowne Children’s Centre

Roughly 400 motorcycles were part of the Lansdowne Children’s Centre Foundation’s 20th annual Charity Motorcycle Ride on Saturday, July 6, 2024. Bob Caissie, a long-standing volunteer of the organization, first started the event over...

Thousands expected to attend CrewFest 2024

Thousands of local residents and long-distance travelers are expected to be in attendance for the two-day 2024 CrewFest at Lion’s Park on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20, 2024. Friday’s lineup will include...

Jackfish jump over Sox bullpen to escape with victory

Gregor Farquharson pitched eight solid innings, but the Brantford Red Sox bullpen could not hold the lead in the ninth inning as they dropped an 8-7 decision to the Welland Jackfish on Sunday, June 7,...

Brantford resident charged with first degree murder

Officers with the Brantford Police Service responded to a Hampton Street residence after receiving a 911 call regarding concerns for the well-being of a female resident of the home at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2024. Officers attended and located the 40-year-old female...

Brantford man facing Operation while Impaired charges

A Brantford resident is facing charges following a traffic stop on Bishopsgate Road. Members of the Brant Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a passenger vehicle on Bishopsgate Road in Brant County after observing the vehicle driving erratically at approximately 7:00 p.m. on...

City of Brantford issues call for mural artists

The City of Brantford is looking to commission a muralist, or mural collective, to create a mural on the west wall of the Brantford Public Library in late summer to early fall of...

17-year-old charged with murder in Six Nations death

A 17-year-old Hagersville resident has been charged with first-degree murder after a body was found on Six Nations of the Grand River on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Six Nations Police were called to a...

Brant OPP charge Paris resident with Stunt Driving

Brant Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were on patrol on Willow Street in Paris where they observed a vehicle traveling at an excessive speed at approximately 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2024. The vehicle's speed was displayed on...

Six Nations Police arrest individual after traffic stop

Members of the Six Nations Police have arrested and charged an individual following a traffic stop.   Six Nations Police were on patrol when they observed a vehicle, know to be operated by a disqualified driver,...

Brant County OPP charge 22-year-old with Stunt Driving

Brant Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers were on patrol on Bishopsgate Road in Brant County at approximately 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 4, 2024. They observed a vehicle traveling at an excessive speed. The vehicle's speed...

Veteran track coach contributes to development of athletic talent

For decades, the Brantford Track and Field Club (BTFC) has provided athletes an opportunity to train and excel in a variety of track and field disciplines.   Marqus Daniel, who has been one of the principal...

Woodland Cultural Centre to receive $1.4 million to finish Mohawk Institute

Lisa Hepfner, MP for Hamilton Mountain, visited Brantford’s Woodland Cultural Centre to announce, on behalf of the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Canadian Heritage, that the organization will be receiving more than $1.4 million in funding for its “Save the Evidence” project during a...

Brantford business owner attributes success to family and community  

Brad Grose has been a successful entrepreneur in Brantford for decades, with not only a desire to help his customers sleep better but also to help make the community stronger.   Grose became involved with his family’s business in the 1980s; eventually opening his own...

City Council defers decision on sale of market-rent homes

City of Brantford Council voted to postpone its decision to sell city-owned market-rent homes by one month during its regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 25, 2024. The resolution in question called to...

City to honour Brantford-born Phil Hartman with mural

City of Brantford is looking to commission a muralist, or mural artist collective, to create a mural on the east wall of the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts building. The mural will honour...

Brant OPP lay over 180 charges during Canada Day week

The Brant County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a successful traffic safety initiative over the Canada Day Week, resulting in the issuance of over 180 provincial charges aimed at ensuring the safety of all road...

Paris Lawn Bowling Club makes donation to new community centre

Members from the Paris Lawn Bowling Club made a $5,000 donation to support the construction of the Wilkin Family Community Centre. “Thank you to the Paris Lawn Bowling Club for their support of this...

CARSTAR Brantford raises money for Cystic Fibrosis

CARSTAR Brantford held a fundraising carwash, with all money raised going to Cystic Fibrosis Canada, on Friday, June 28, 2024, . CARSTAR Brantford and CARSTAR Simcoe proudly held their annual Soaps It Up car...

Ohsweken man facing 22 charges after traffic incident

An Ohsweken resident has been charged with multiple offences after failing to slow down and move over for an emergency vehicle conducting a traffic stop.   While an officer with the Six Nations Police was conducting an...

SNGRDC to host two community investment reviews

Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC), along with Aypa Power, will be conducting two community investment reviews on Saturday, July 20 and Thursday, July 24, 2024. Following the May 2024 announcement of three Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation (SNGRDC)...

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