St. Mary Robotics Team

The MakeShift Robotics team from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School will compete in the FIRST world championships in St. Louis in May.

St. Mary Secondary robotics team strikes gold twice in New York State

Forty students from St. Mary Catholic Secondary School recently ventured across the border to Rochester, New York. They didn’t pack...

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Beasley singers

A group of children from Richard Beasley elementary school sang O Canada in the school gym April 9. Their voices will be part of a national recording that should be available by Christmas.

Hamilton Mountain students celebrate flag in song

Youngsters at Richard Beasley elementary school are among some 30,000 school children from across the country who are voicing a new...

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Money for Mohawk

Minister of State (Science and Technology) Ed Holder (right) chats with first year mechanical engineering technology student Jason Podger at the Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre at Mohawk College. The federal government last week announced $40 million worth of research and development grants for colleges across Canada, including $2.3 million for Mohawk.

High tech cash for Mohawk College

The cutting-edge 3D lab at Mohawk College is getting some federal funds to help local companies make better products.

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Former Dundas Town Hall

The community of Dundas is getting reading to honour its outstanding residents.

Outstanding volunteers honoured at Dundas Community Awards banquet

The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for the 2014 Dundas Community Awards. In the running for the Royal Bank...

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Dundas Real McCoys

McCoys defence of 2014 Allan Cup national title ends with 2-1 quarterfiinal loss to host Clarenville Caribous.

Dundas Real McCoys eliminated from Allan Cup by hometown 'Bous

Clarenville gets revenge for last year's final

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Hearts of Steel

Fieldcote Memorial Park and Museum volunteer Mike Wells, left, dips his wife, Maureen Wells, museum clerk/rental attendant participate at Fieldcote, during filming of “Hearts of Steel: A Great Love Story”.

Hamilton competes in international Museum Dance Off 2 Electric Boogaloo

Hamilton’s Civic Museums sometimes staid and sober staff are showing off their wild sides in a video they hope will land the city at...

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Beaver damage

Beavers are known to cause tree damage at conservation areas such as Fifty Point, which is shown in this 2014 file photo.

Hamilton Conservation Authority creates new protocol to let Fifty Point beavers be

A new protocol for dealing with wildlife conflicts at local conservation areas will leave beavers at Fifty Point alone unless they wreak...

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Dundas Valley Secondary School Highland Campus

Renovations will continue at the former Highland Secondary School when the City of Hamilton presents its Closure Impact Study of Parkside Secondary.

Parkside school closure impact study expected this summer

City review first of its kind in Hamilton

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