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Brant County resumes normal waste collection Monday

Normal garbage and recycling collection resumes Monday in Brant County. The County is asking residents to place their trash in a cleared area near the end of their driveway, due to the snow. The curbside limit has been increased to

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Serious collision south of Paris

A head-on collision has injured two drivers, one seriously in Brant County. Provincial Police say the collision occurred on Highway 24 between Ellis and Arthur Roads this morning. Constable Ed Sanchuk says one driver was taken to a Hamilton hospital

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Brant residents urged to be storm ready

With a winter storm starting Friday afternoon,Brant County Roads Crews are urging residents to do their part. There are several things that residents can do to help. Firstly, to not park your vehicles on the road, as it slows down

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Brant garbage pickup delays ending

Garbage and recycling collection remains delayed in Brant County but there is an end in sight. The County says normal waste collection resumes Monday. The County is asking residents to place their trash in a cleared area near the end

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Brant garbage collection still delayed

Brant County expects normal waste collection to resume next Monday. Director of Infrastructure, Rob Walton, says pickup continues to be behind schedule this week. He says the County will post at 3 0’clock each day which collection area is anticipated

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More delays in Brant garbage collection

Garbage and recycling collection service remains behind schedule in Brant County. Director of Infrastructure, Rob Walton, says they’re continuing to work extremely hard to get waste collection back-on-track. He says Emterra anticipates to pickup up the regular Tuesday collection area,

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Brant County celebrating distinguished award

Christmas has come early for Brant’s Economic Development and Tourism Team. The County has received the MarCom Platinum award for the “It’s Simply Grand To Have It All” video, which showcases why it’s great to invest in Brant. Department General

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Brant resident convicted of fire violations

Brant County Fire Chief Michael Seth is not holding back after a resident was convicted for failing to install smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. He says not have working alarms to give people the extra warning time in the event

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Brant faces $3-million in bridge repairs

Brant County faces 3-million dollars for bridge repairs and replacements next year. The public works department’s budget to council includes six priority projects like the Anderson Bridge on Lynden Road, near Johnson Road. Public Works Chairman, Councillor Brian Coleman, says

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Brant, Norfolk publications to be closed in media swap

Two weekly publications are facing closing in the Brantford-Simcoe-areas. Postmedia Network announced today that it has acquired 22 publications operated by Torstar Corporation in exchange for 15 community newspapers and 2 free commuter dailies. Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Snow buddies needed in Brant

The weather outside may be frightful this winter but Brant County is getting prepared. The County is encouraging those 12 and older to become a Snow Buddy to a senior or someone in need. Recreation Coordinator Stephanie Delaronde says a

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Brant, Kitchener water costs rising

Brant County and City of Kitchener  water users will dig a lot deeper next year. In Paris, Brant County officials say some increases in costs are causing water rates to increase by as much as 7 per cent in 2018.

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Brant firefighting costs could soar under Bill 148

New provincial legislation aimed at helping low-income earners could cost Brant County ratepayers more than $4.6 million a year. The county may have to spend millions more on firefighters once Bill 148 is passed, better known as the Fair Workplaces,

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Brant starts weekly recycling collection

Brant County residents can now put out their blue boxes every week. In contract changes announced last month between the County and Emterra Environmental, recycling will be collected weekly while residents are limited to four garbage containers at the curbside

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Weekly recycling pickup coming to Brant County

Brant County residents can put out their blue boxes every week, starting November 1st. The County says several improvements will be initiated under a new contract with Emterra Environmental, which provides garbage and recycling services. Spokesman Matthew D’Hondt says in

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