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COLUMN SIX: Bugs

So, so many bugs BY NICK SALTARELLI Special to the VOICE The Great Northern Boreal is the largest forest on earth, blanketing the tops of North America and Eurasia, appearing from space like some giant,…


Pelham Town Hall: Another staff departure

BY VOICE STAFF Town of Pelham Public Relations and Marketing Specialist, Marc MacDonald, confirms that Fixed Asset Accountant Nick Alaimo is leaving. Alaimo has accepted the position of Deputy Treasurer for Niagara on the Lake,…



THE CONVERSATION: A whistleblower blows

In extended interview covering a range of East Fonthill issues, Rainer Hummel drops the gloves and comes out swinging BY DAVE BURKET VOICE Publisher   On the day before the start of the Canada Day…


Anatomy of a land deal: Appraisal alchemy

How did three acres “in the middle of nowhere,” by one developer’s assessment, get transformed into some of the most valuable empty real estate in the history of Niagara? By telling a good story, says…


Developer: East Fonthill process “corrupted”

Presentation to Regional Council raises fresh concerns; Baty calls for forensic audit   BY DAVE BURKET and NATE SMELLE The VOICE A Niagara-on-the-Lake-based real estate developer has alleged that the Town of Pelham engaged in…



COLUMN SIX: Pilgrim at Pelham Centre

As elementary school closes, a former student takes a last look BY SAMUEL PICCOLO Special to the VOICE Let’s take a walk. It’s early in the morning, at Pelham Centre School, and the building is…