OLG funds used to cover Falls budget shortfall

From Niagara This Week: Not wanting to stick ratepayers with a potential $62 increase on their tax bills, councillors decided Tuesday to take a $2.9-million shortfall in revenues by taking the money from the City’s OLG reserve fund. The shortfall came about after the Region reversed its tax policy to create a separate primarily for…

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New Niagara Falls tour boat company sets sail

From WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo: For the first time in 129 years the Maid of the Mist has competition on the water under Niagara Falls. Hornblower Niagara Cruises set sail Wednesday with a preview tour for the media. Public cruises begin May 15. The new tours will include sunrise cruises, cocktails at sunset and…

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