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Draft operating budget discussed by Town Council

Preliminary figures suggest a property tax hike of at least 4% is on the way BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE Highlighting portions of the upcoming operating budget, Teresa Quinlin, Interim CAO and…



Making a connection

  E. L. Crossley students brainstorm ways to engage youth, seniors BY VOICE STAFF In mid-December, 29 Grade 11 and 12 students from E. L. Crossley participated in a collaboration meeting to plan future programming…


Legion poster entry advances to nationals

  BY VOICE STAFF A.K. Wigg student Zachary McIntire is over the moon. The Grade 4 artist was the only student from the school to create an entry for the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 613…


Through the looking glass

Meant to protect staff, large window placed in Town Hall BY VOICE STAFF Citing security concerns, the Town has installed a glass barrier at the lower reception counter inside Pelham Town Hall. Installation was carried…


Luck, or “divine intervention”?

BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE Shelley Van Damme is “blown away” at the honesty of her fellow employee, who turned in $150 she found in her workplace parking lot, lost by a…


Cannabis grow-op to expand

  BY JOHN CHICK Special to the VOICE CannTrust’s Fenwick cannabis grow operation is green-lit for a 36,000 sq. m expansion this year after receiving necessary construction permits from the Town of Pelham. The near-doubling…


Fonthill school brawl hits social media

Questions remain over who started what, and why staff didn’t hear altercation BY VOICE STAFF The desire for social media notoriety may have trumped anti-bullying rules and the prospect of disciplinary penalties for a group…


Brr: No Fenwick Flossie this year

  BY VOICE STAFF What would have been Fenwick Flossie’s 25th appearance to prognosticate has been cancelled. Fenwick Lion Jeff Pickup announced Wednesday afternoon that the annual event which has delighted two generations of hot…


Kinsmen’s Citizen of the Year: Frank Adamson

  BY VOICE STAFF The Fonthill and District Kinsmen have chosen Frank Adamson as their 2018 Citizen of the Year. Adamson, the owner of KwikFit Niagara, in Fonthill, is a longtime Rotarian and volunteer in…