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Articles by The Voice of Pelham

Bowling for Kids rolls out

Big Brothers and Big Sisters will hold its major fundraiser, Bowl For Kids Sake campaign from March 7 to March 14. Executive Director Barb Van Der Heyden outlined the 4th annual mayor’s challenge to council…


Mannell’s last meeting again

This time it is official. For the second time, Alan Mannell, Pelham’s director of Public Works, attended his last town council meeting Monday. He was to retire at the beginning of February but remained in…


Minor Hockey Report

Pedlar Bantam Panthers keep rolling through playoffs Teamwork was highlighted as the Pedlar Funeral Home Bantam Panthers continued their playoffs.  On Feb 24th, the Pedlar Panthers faced Pelham Free Gas in a tightly contested game. …


Retirement closes doors to Klager’s Meats

Eleanor and Fred Arbour will miss their customers. On Saturday, the couple closed Klager’s Meats, Fonthill’s oldest continuing business. It was time to retire from six-day weeks of 12-hour days. They want to spend more…



Minor baseball signing up players

Pelham Minor Baseball Association is seeing the pace of registrations for its baseball and T-ball seasons running ahead of last year, said president Craig Gemmel. The PMBA offers baseball programs for boys and girls aged…


Tulip time in Fonthill

The long cold winter started to get the best of Rhea Obdeyn. As the snow continued to pile up in the driveway of her Concord Street home, she thought about her native Holland. By March,…


Reception recognizes local WWII vets

Rounds of applause from family, friends and Legion members filled the Fonthill legion hall Sunday. More than 30 Second World War veterans received lapel pins and certificates of appreciation from the Canadian government as part…


Council gives nod to hotel study

Town council Monday approved a feasibility study into whether a hotel is appropriate on town owned land in East Fonthill. It awarded contract “not to exceed $20,352” to PKF Hospitality and Tourism Business Advisors. Town…


Wired for success

The home club built off past success at the DSBN Electrical Wiring Challenge at E.L. Crossley last week. Brad Kelly, Danny Gearing and Josh Loewen swept the competition and will receive their medals at the DSBN Skills…