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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Fonthill resident wins $116,753

Congratulations to David Baker of Fonthill, winner of $116,753.80 from the January 28, 2015 LOTTO 6/49 draw. “I’m closer to believing it now,” said David while at the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto to claim…


Book sale has calming effect

Stay calm and buy books. Pelham Public Library is cashing in on the “Stay Calm” craze to promote its weeklong March used book sale. “Stay calm and read,” “stay calm with a book” and similar…



New group gives residents a platform

A new citizens’ group says it wants to create a space to raise awareness of issues in the town. Pelham Ratepayers Association (PRA) is putting together a website, planning articles for it and lining up…


Town reviews hotel feasibility study bid

A hotel could stand near a new community centre complex on town-owned land in East Fonthill. At a special council meeting Monday, councillors reviewed a proposal from PFK Hospitality and Tourism Business Advisors to do…


Fundraising efforts begin for time capsule renovation

The time to renovate the Thorold Fonthill High School time capsule is now, says Trish Rybski. A TFHS graduate and Pelham’s Historical Society member told the society’s  monthly meeting Saturday fundraising efforts have begun to…


Pelham plane lands in college program

Canadore College’s aviation technician students will fly higher, with the arrival of a donated Piper Seneca twin-engine light aircraft last week. The aircraft, donated by Pelham residents Bev and Ken Byberg, will go a long…


Fit for class

Staying physically fit is a challenge when students are balancing classes and other responsibilities. For Stuart McPherson’s Grade 8 class, it’s a part of the learning curve. The students from Glynn A. Green Public School…


Residents, businesses talk transit

A well-developed public transportation system would be welcomed in the town, say local business owners and residents. After news broke that council applied for a two-year community transportation pilot grant, many shared their opinions on…


Town seeks hotel proposals

A hotel could stand near a new community centre complex in East Fonthill. The town has put out a “request for proposals” for a hotel on public-owned land. Chief Administrative Officer Darren Ottaway told town…