Category Archives: News/Local

Updated: Rock slide prompts Sherman Access slope inspection

The city is inspecting and proactively "scaling" more of the sodden slopes above the Sherman Access after a rock slide Friday closed the west leg of the Mountain-climbing road until further notice.

But it remains unclear when the closed west leg of the busy Mountain-climbing road will reopen. An update is expected Sunday afternoon.

The city blames...

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Updated: Fire Marshal to probe Cora’s blaze

A fire broke out in a booth at Cora's in Ancaster Friday afternoon, causing close to $250,000 in damage.

Firefighters were called to the breakfast and lunch restaurant in the plaza at 73 Wilson St. W. around 4:15 p.m., said Hamilton Fire Department spokesperson Dave Forster.

They had knocked the fire down by 4:45 p.m.

The restaurant was...

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UPDATE: Tim Hortons customers, staff sprayed with suspected bear spray

Customers and staff at a Barton Street East Tim Hortons needed medical treatment after a substance, possibly bear spray, was dispersed inside the coffee shop.

Police were called to a disturbance at the 200 Barton St. E. Tim Hortons, near Wellington Street North, about noon Friday after two "younger males" sprayed an unknown substance into the...

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