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Canboro Rd. sign targets Pelham mayor

Mayor Dave Augustyn has some unhappy neighbours BY VOICE STAFF About 10 houses west of Mayor David Augustyn’s home on Canboro Road in Fenwick reside Donna and Ted Bowman, who erected this roughly four-by-eight foot…


Hildebrandt looking for a “win-win”

Longtime volunteer but first-time candidate says that trust is key BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent Robert (Bob) Hildebrandt, Ward 3 council candidate, titles his draft campaign handout with this quote: “Government for the people, by…


Town needs a fresh start

Chris Fletcher hopes for a clean sweep of Pelham Town Hall BY REBECCA LOTT Special to the VOICE Remember Fletcher pianos? Council candidate Chris Fletcher was the owner of the well-known piano retail business for…


Pelham mayoral candidates state their case

Debate draws capacity crowd BY JENNIFER CHORNLEY Special to the VOICE It was a packed house as 200 Pelham residents filled the Fonthill Royal Canadian Legion Branch 613 auditorium for the 2018 Pelham Mayoral Debate…



COLUMN SIX: The Wedding

When there’s no time like the present BY JANE BEDARD Special to the VOICE I went to a wedding not that long ago. As weddings go, it was remarkable in almost every way, instigated by…



Hello, friend—Lane again on ballot

Record-setting unelected incumbent prefers his own mandate this time around BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent “It’s a record in itself,” jokes James Lane, Ward 1 candidate, of the three times he has stepped in to…


Incumbent says steady as she goes

Councillor Richard Rybiak runs for third term on his record, wants to see progress continue BY JOHN SWART VOICE Correspondent Richard Rybiak, incumbent Ward 1 council candidate, is running for a third term. As a…