There and back again

Explorer from Fenwick returns to Legion next Sunday to discuss latest expedition, new book BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE When Adam Shoalts pulled into the parking lot at Short Hills Provincial Park last week, he…

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The saga of Sulphur Springs continues

Residents worry that roadside maintenance harms environment BY SARAH WHITAKER Special to the VOICE Residents of the Sulphur Spring Drive area continue to be concerned about the narrow roadway. “I’m really disappointed the Town earmarked…


Wynne visits Niagara

Premier makes stop at “Launch Centre” in Seaway Mall   BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE   It is an odd thing to be serenaded by drumming—you don’t envision Romeo rat-ta-tat-tatting below Juliet’s window—but Ontario Premier…


Council hears Haist arena development presentation

“Preferred” plan keeps existing park, blends singles and townhomes BY VOICE STAFF In a special meeting last Tuesday evening, Pelham Town Council received another report from the Planning Partnership, the firm working for the Town…



Humane Society opens not-for-profit vet clinic

Will offer services at prices significantly lower than private veterinarians BY VOICE STAFF The Lincoln County Humane Society, which is actually on Fourth Avenue, in St. Catharines, has opened Ontario’s first unrestricted, not-for-profit, full-service veterinary…



THE CONVERSATION: Checking in with “Just Dean”

Niagara-West MP Dean Allison talks Russia, NAFTA, Trudeau, his take on the living wage, and the coming crash BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE The first time I met Dean Allison, we were both sweating profusely….


Fall is fair at St. Ann’s

School holds 21st annual autumn celebration BY VOICE STAFF Last Thursday morning, Carolyn Botari stood in the middle of the gym at St. Ann Catholic Elementary School, trying to make up her mind. Botari, who…


Lookout Ridge holds Alzheimer’s fundraiser

Music, dancing, laughs at annual event BY VOICE STAFF Lookout Ridge Retirement Community held its annual bake sale and Alzheimer’s Coffee Break last Thursday, raising some $1200 for the second consecutive year. The annual event…