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Mayor not pleased by treatment at Region

Controversially equates being questioned with being “bullied” BY NATE SMELLE and DAVE BURKET The VOICE Following the Niagara Region Audit Committee’s meeting held last week, Mayor Dave Augustyn expressed his disappointment in the committee’s decision…


Right-turns-only on Pelham panned

As traffic levels increase, turns onto Pelham Street become harder in the absence of traffic lights BY VOICE STAFF Pelham drivers and business owners are upset with a Town Council proposal to force right turns-only…


Youth partying-up a mess in Harold Black Park

Local resident sees fire-risk in unsupervised bonfires BY NATE SMELLE The VOICE Residents in the neighbourhood surrounding Harold Black Park are concerned that the beloved public space is becoming party central for local youth. According…



COLUMN SIX: Babe has left, yet lives on

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO Special to the VOICE Clarice Jacobs died last week. That in itself isn’t surprising: she had just turned 87 years old and lived longer than a woman born in 1930 might have…


NPCA gets new CAO

At a special meeting of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority Board of Directors held on Thursday, June 22, the Board appointed Mark Brickell as CAO/Secretary-Treasurer of the NPCA. Brickell joined the NPCA in 2014 in…


Niagara Police Chief Jeff McGuire to retire

Niagara Police Chief Jeff McGuire has informed the Regional Municipality of Niagara Police Services Board of his decision to retire, effective July 14, 2017, having served his original five year contract term and opting not…