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Beware of falling trees

One trail entrance is closed, but concerns remain BY REBECCA LOTT Special to the VOICE In the next storm you may want to avoid going near the Nemy Trail. Last week a section of the…



Niagara’s first case of West Nile Virus

  BY VOICE STAFF ​Niagara Region Public Health has received its first report of a laboratory-confirmed case of West Nile Virus infection for 2018. The agency did not disclose in which municipality the infection occurred….


THE CONVERSATION: Newcomer ready to go

Carla Baxter says Canada Revenue career and local business ownership give her valuable mayoral skills BY DAVE BURKET The VOICE When Carla Baxter, a retired border customs agent and tax auditor for the Canada Revenue…


Fenwick weapons call results in multiple charges

BY VOICE STAFF On Tuesday, August 28, police responded to a weapons call in Fenwick. Police say that the initial information received was that a real estate agent had arrived at a house to show…


Allison: Tariffs taking toll on Niagara business

  By REBECCA LOTT Special to the VOICE U.S. aluminum and steel tariffs are already affecting businesses in the Niagara Region. Dean Allison, Member of Parliament for Niagara West, along with Hon. Rob Nicholson, Member…



Wainfleet Heritage Village fire

  BY VOICE STAFF At approximately 11 PM last night, Wainfleet Fire and Emergency Services (WFES) was called to a report of a structure fire with heavy smoke in the area of Side Road 20…


Rodeo protest back in saddle

Groups plan demonstration at NRE event BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE Watching rodeos where bareback riders are being bucked and hanging on for life and limb gets an audiences’s adrenalin pumping and…


Offering a taste of the skies to COPA Kids

National program lands in Welland, offers youths free flights, introduction to aviation careers BY GLORIA J. KATCH Special to the VOICE They’ve been tagged with the moniker “COPA Kids,” the future stars in our skies….