Jessica Maxwell

Freelance reporter, CBC Hamilton

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Norfolk County race for mayor is crowded after 1st term for controversial mayor

Norfolk County's outspoken, controversial mayor Kristal Chopp will run against fellow councillors among others in the coming municipal election.

West Lincoln councillor breached code of conduct during 'freedom convoy': Integrity Commissioner

West Lincoln Councillor Harold Jonker was found by an Integrity Commissioner investigation to be in violation of the township's code of conduct after his participation in the anti-mandate protests at Parliament Hill earlier this year.

5 things you need to know about the Hamilton Fringe Festival 2022

As the 12-day Hamilton Fringe Festival kicks off this week, here are some things to know to help you enjoy the festivities.

After crash near Dofasco plant in Hamilton, area resident tells city planners: 'We feel forgotten'

Following a crash that left a woman and her 10 year-old son with life-threatening injuries on Sunday, residents in the Ottawa Street North area are calling for changes to make the roads safer for the people in their neighbourhood.

Community raises $20k for Hamilton family still in hospital after Sunday crash

Community donations in support of Nicole Constandinides and her son Maddox have reached $20,000 since a family member started a GoFundMe page for them earlier this week.

Hamilton's first Queer Prom was a night to remember

Pride Month may be over but memories of recent events are still fresh for some. Before the month kicked off, Fruit Salad Hamilton hosted its first Queer Prom event in the city on May 22. CBC checked in with some attendees to chat about their experiences.

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and local pickleball club fined $1,000 for violating noise bylaw

The town of Niagara-on-the-Lake and a local pickleball club were found to have violated the town's own noise by-law, resulting in a $1000 for each party and closure of the outdoor courts for two years.

Cirque du Soleil's show on ice gets a sweet welcome from doughnut shop in St. Catharines

As St. Catharines, Ont., welcomes Cirque du Soleil's only production on ice, a local business has paid tribute to the show in their own sweet way — a doughnut by the same name.

This Hamilton hotel plays the newest 'moody' character in Season 3 of Umbrella Academy

While the Hamilton backdrop is important to cultivating the mood for Season 3 of The Umbrella Academy, production of the show during Season 2 had a significant economic impact in Ontario, according to the MPA-Canada.

Richard Taylor guilty of 1st-degree arson murders of mom, stepdad in Dundas, Ont.

A jury in Hamilton has found Richard Taylor guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in the arson deaths of his mother, Carla Rutherford, and stepdad Alan Rutherford after their Dundas, Ont., home was set on fire in 2018.