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Hamilton Mountain resident makes theatre debut

Christopher Vieira is about to get his first taste of live theatre.

Hamilton police on hunt for Mountain pharmacy robbers

Hamilton police are on the lookout for two men who stole drugs and cash from Daniel Drug Mart on Nov. 25.

Hamilton public schools to allow unsupervised volunteer coaches

After a year of study and a couple of flip-flops on the issue, Hamilton’s public school board is becoming the first in Ontario to let outside volunteers run some extracurricular activities without teacher supervision.

Fickle buses no longer rule day on Hamilton public school closures

If it’s too cold for school buses to start, students at Hamilton public schools will no longer automatically get the day off.

School funding cuts’ local impact unclear, Hamilton public board vice-chair says

The vice-chair of the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board says it’s too early to say how the provincial Liberal government’s plan to cut education spending by $500 million over the next three years will translate locally.

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Moonpie’s owner Sam Stoltzfus disputes police report, plans to hire private investigator

The owner of a Shetland pony hopes to launch his own investigation after disputing the results of a police probe into Moonpie’s Nov. 16 death the Punch Bowl Market on Ridge Road.

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Departing Hamilton board chair Brennan hired as provincial trainer for new trustees

Jessica Brennan isn’t entirely stepping away from the education scene as she leaves the Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board.

Hamilton public school trustees urged to record private sessions

Incoming Hamilton public school trustees are being asked to tape most of their closed-door meetings to ensure there’s no dispute about what was said and show they’ve got nothing to hide.

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Moonpie the pony impaled himself and wasn’t shot by arrow: Police

Hamilton police say Moonpie the pony impaled himself on a sharp piece of metal and wasn’t shot by an arrow as was initially thought.

Filomena Tassi carries Liberal banner for Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas riding

Filomena Tassi waited 19 years to run again for public office.