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Judy Reid named 2017 Citizen of the Year

  BY VOICE STAFF Fonthill and District Kinsmen have selected former educator and longtime community volunteer Judy Reid as their 2017 Pelham Citizen of the Year. Kinsmen spokesman Brian Iggulden says that Reid was selected…


Annual pasta fundraiser packs ’em in at Crossley

BY VOICE STAFF E.L. Crossley Secondary School’s rowing team threw its annual pasta dinner fundraiser on Saturday night, packing the school’s cafeteria with up to an expected 450 people. “We’ve never raised less than $10,000…


Pot odour leaves some residents fuming

Pelham is home to five marijuana grow operations, and one of them is a little too fragrant, say locals BY VOICE STAFF [Editor’s note: On its website the Town of Pelham provided an incorrect email…


KO’d by H3N2

Influenza rudely takes up lodging, refuses to leave BY LARRY COTÉ Special to the VOICE I normally enjoy good health, and for my station in life am in reasonably good shape. However, whatever good germ-resistant…


East Fenwick planning continues

Residents receive more information on likely development BY VOICE STAFF Another public meeting on the East Fenwick secondary plan was held on Saturday morning at the Fenwick Fire Hall, with planners and Town staff presenting…


OPP clears Conservation Authority of criminality

BY VOICE STAFF The Ontario Provincial Police announced last week that it has concluded its investigation into the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority. The OPP was asked by the Niagara Regional Police Service to look into…


Reborn Maple Acre celebrates first birthday

Library branch’s million-dollar makeover pays off BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE The Pelham Public Library’s Maple Acre Branch celebrated its birthday last Tuesday, marking the first anniversary of its re-opening after the construction of a…



2018 budget increase now 3.5%

Cuts made to services, grants to local organizations BY VOICE STAFF Following requests by Council to return with budget reductions, last Wednesday Town Treasurer Teresa Quinlin presented a list of proposed cuts that would bring…