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Sarah Ferguson/Fort Erie Times The former Rose Seaton Public School property will be re-purposed into a Montessori-style preschool and living space, called Niagara Falls School, for overseas students. Last Thursday, Chinese investors and educators visited the site with Town of Fort Erie staff. Pictured in this photo, from left, are project director Rebecca Wang, Niagara Peninsula Housing Corp. director of affairs Jeff Andrews, the Town's director of community and development services, Rick Brady, project manager Yajia Wang and project director Wei Hao.

New school to open in Fort Erie

The former Rose Seaton Public School property, which has stood empty since the building closed in June 2013, is buzzing with activity again.

Jockey Luis Contreras sits atop Amis Gizmo, accompanied by trainer Josie Carroll after winning Tuesday's Prince of Wales stakes race at the Fort Erie Racetrack. Kris Dube/Special to the Fort Erie Times/Postmedia Network

Prince of Wales sets wagering record

The Fort Erie Racetrack took in more than $2 million in wagering during this year’s Prince of Wales stakes day, which is being touted as the most successful card in modern history at the historic border oval.

Wainfleet bog fire out

A lingering fire at the Wainfleet Bog has been declared officially by Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority to be out.

News on Welland’s LED screen? Stay tuned

Announcements are pending about the Rose City’s jumbo LED video screen, as well as plans to use it to broadcast the Tragically Hip’s last ever concert outside Welland Civic Square.

Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Welland Canal in Port Colborne during Canal Days, in this file photo.

Canal Days continuing to grow

While many community events eventually lose their appeal, the Canal Days Marine Heritage Festival is still growing by leaps and bounds.