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Cutting the ribbon at Wellspring

  BY VOICE STAFF It’s official. With some 200 guests in attendance, Wellspring Niagara celebrated its official grand opening last Thursday evening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Located at 50 Wellspring Way, the 11,000 sq….

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Hottest tickets in town

  BY VOICE STAFF Mayor Marvin Junkin and CAO David Cribbs kicked off ticket sales last week for the Raise the Arches Social and fundraiser, to be held on Saturday, October 19 at the community…


Large turnout for cannabis information meeting

  BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE The Town of Pelham’s public meeting regarding cannabis regulations brought out a standing-room-only crowd to the community centre last Tuesday, with Fire Chief Bob Lymburner estimating attendance…


New Business FOCUS: Hail Mary, it’s ink time

BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE Tanya Bigwood has accumulated some experiences in her 20 years in the body piercing and tattoo scene, and now she and four co-workers have brought their expertise to…


NPCA board says no to fishing expedition

  Board member Ed Smith sought open-ended access to agency’s files BY DAVE BURKET The VOICE Board member Ed Smith’s attempt to access any and all legal and corporate documents ran into a brick wall…


Committee set to save Town $400,000

Good news delivered to Town Council on Monday BY DAVE BURKET The VOICE Christmas has come early for Gordon Marasco and Councillor Bob Hildebrandt. Marasco, chair of Pelham’s Utility Sustainability Committee (USC), and Hildebrandt, its…


Duncan patients: “We have nowhere to go”

Apparent new police attention, as uncertainty over future care sparks concern BY DAVE BURKET The VOICE Multiple individuals who identified themselves as patients of Dr. Charles Duncan, but who did not wish to be named,…


CannTrust production license suspended

Existing plants may be harvested, but no new ones may be planted BY VOICE STAFF In a statement released Tuesday, September 17, CannTrust announced that Health Canada has suspended its license to produce cannabis. “Health…


Thirty-five laid off from Fenwick CannTrust site

Cuts constitute about 20 percent of company-wide layoffs by beleaguered cannabis producer BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE UPDATE: The Globe & Mail, and various investor websites, reported on Friday evening, September 13, that…


New fire radio system already paying off

  BY VOICE STAFF Deployed in its full capacity during the fire at Pioneer Flower Farms in St. Catharines in mid-August, the Town’s fire department— with five vehicles, 12 men, and on scene for 16…