9-YEAR-OLD ALEX OTTLEY BODY LOCATED | 40 metres from shoreline, Peacock Point, Lake Erie

Wed 2020-03-25 11:15 AM OPP SEARCH FOR 9-YEAR-OLD BOY IN LAKE ERIE NEAR NANTICOKE:  Body located and recovered                              On Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at approximately 1:19 p.m., OPP were contacted by a resident who observed something in the lake and contacted
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With the serenity of a sunset, and the realization that darkness follows, we accept that the morning brings a fresh start in our lives. Dawn is not far away and a new day WILL be blessing our horizon. Brant gets it! Families, businesses, municipal governments and individuals respond to the reality of the virus and
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Lansdowne’s infection control and disease prevention protocols mean that, “Through abundant precaution against COVID-19 spread, we have made the decision to suspend all face-to-face services with clients”. “All of our sites will be closed to clients, families and the public as of today, March 15 until at least April 6, 2020.” Daily, and year-round, Lansdowne
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County of Brant, ON – Beautiful Barker’s Bush is in the hands of the County of Brant! And… as if that wasn’t great enough, the County gained an additional 40 acres to develop a destination park.  Losani Homes, a home builder with projects in Paris since 2001, owned Barker’s Bush which is approximately 100 acres of
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(Left to Right) Mario Colombo, Chair, Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation, Paul Emerson, Chair, Brant Community Healthcare System, Kari Wilson, Executive Director, Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation, Mayor Kevin Davis and Dr. David McNeil, President and CEO, Brant Community Healthcare System. The Brant Community Healthcare System Foundation is thrilled to share that the Mayor’s Office
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OMG! “The food bank let me know that XXXX lbs was collected by our team!!” (Ed. Note: The surprise number is at the end of the story! This story is told by another 4Brant Citizen Journalist, Kelly Fullerton, and she is the team Manager for the Brantford Ice Cats Bantam Rep B Girls Hockey team.)
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They may be gone but never forgotten. Despite the first winter storm of the season, the large crowds huddled together against the wet snow and frigid wind at the Cenotaph downtown. Any semblance of complaint was lost to the reverence and respect for those that fight and have fought for our freedoms.   Their sacrifices give
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When we think of  those terrible days that Brantford was suffering as much as 28% unemployment as the farm manufacturing business was dying, we couldn’t imagine what the future would hold. How do we diversify our economy? Will we ever again be seen as the forward thinking community that began in the 1800’s? One such
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NOTE From the Desk of the Publisher.. Please join me in welcoming our newest Citizen Journalist, Shannon Pickering. Shannon is one of a group of local folks that volunteer to support those in our families and neighbours that struggle through mental illness. Where there is H.O.P.E. there is promise, and each dollar raised through H.O.P.E.’s
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Saturday morning, downtown Brantford and the streets were blocked: traffic was snarled, the sky was grey and drizzly. Accordingly patience was thin. But for a moment, there was a glimpse of a bygone era transforming the city core to 100 year old images of armed Canadian soldiers, most from this area,  parading through town led
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