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Audit Committee to Pelham: Release the audit

Niagara Region’s Audit Committee lambastes Mayor Augustyn about reportedly undisclosed audit that revealed $17 million in missing debt BY VOICE STAFF At an emergency meeting on Tuesday morning, the Niagara Region Audit Committee called on…


Pelham Town Council to hold special meeting

Four days after Junkin resignation, Town schedules ad hoc meeting BY DAVE BURKET The VOICE After a work-week of silence—apart from a Facebook post— Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn responded late Friday to allegations made by…


Town holds “Natural Playgrounds” workshop

Mayor, Council, staff get their hands dirty BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Pelham Town Council held a special committee meeting Monday evening a week ago, forgoing council chambers and a conventional agenda for a hands-on…


Peter Moore’s Peter Piper’s

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE   Before the lunch rush last Thursday, Peter Moore, the owner of the new Peter Piper’s Pubhouse, sat in his empty restaurant, looking tired. Moore had just finished interviewing a…



Pelham councillor explains why he resigned

Marv Junkin cites “unethical and dishonest” path taken by Council in alleged cover-up of $17 million dollars in unaccounted debt; speaking hours before Junkin’s exit, Mayor Augustyn insists that Town finances are healthy BY DAVE…


Junkin resigns from Pelham Town Council

BY VOICE STAFF Ward 1 Councillor Marvin Junkin has resigned from Pelham Town Council. At the start of tonight’s scheduled Council meeting, Junkin rose from his seat and made a short statement. “As Council continues…


Walking the line

Niagara College picketers try to keep warm, upbeat BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE For those Niagara College employees—teachers, librarians, and counsellors—on strike, the first shift on the picket line begins at seven in the morning….


Ontario Auditor General to audit NPCA

Announcement comes on same day as Authority’s re-launch BY VOICE STAFF Last Wednesday, the office of Ontario’s Auditor General announced that it would carry out an audit of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA). At…


Halloween on Haist

Rosemary and Jim Dougan’s home near the Pelham Arena draws hundreds of visitors each year   BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE Last Thursday morning, Rosemary Dougan was standing on the sidewalk in front of her…