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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Farmers Market shortens season

Pelham Farmers Market will have a shorter season this year. Farmers market committee decided to start on Thursday, May 7, about a week later than in the past and end on Oct. 8 instead of…


Fred Disher calm, cool and smiling

Fred Disher was “a really good man.” The 2012 Pelham Citizen of the Year died Sunday in Hamilton. Fenwick Lion Harry Cumming said Disher, 73, was a very good Lion, a very dedicated volunteer “one…


Victory Nickel pin salutes WWII vets

Veterans of the Second World War will receive lapel pins and certificates to recognize their service to Canada. Dean Allison, MP for Niagara West-Glanbrook, delivered the commemorative pins and certificates to the Fonthill Legion hall…


Harper talks small businesses in Niagara

Small business is the beating heart of a growing economy. It is the message Prime Minister Stephen Harper delivered during his trip to Niagara last week as he announced changes to the Canadian Small Business…


Kinettes provide day of pampering

Fonthill and District Kinettes offer a Valentine treat for women to help women. Pamper Me Sweet, on Saturday, Feb. 7, is a spa day with up to 30 vendors to raise money for the Women’s…



Committee backs $5.6 million capital budget

A Fenwick library, flood relief for a Fonthill complex and a new fire truck sit in Pelham’s $5.6 million 2015 capital budget. Town council’s committee of the whole backed the budget Monday following a presentation…


Planners plan manual, legal design guidelines

Pelham’s planning department has two developer related projects under way: a manual to guide developers and development guidelines with legal clout. A site plan manual will be a “one-stop document” drawing together the town’s expectations…


Gearing up to conquer cancer

Studio Twenty staff in Fonthill are looking for cyclists who enjoy long rides as they set-up a team for Ride To Conquer Cancer. The ride is a two-day, 200-kilometre cycle between Toronto and Niagara, to…


Town tests LED lighting

The town has put up five new light emitting diode (LED) street lamps along Effingham Street near Canboro Road to test their effectiveness. Public works director Alan Mannell said the town does not have a…