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Municipal money is in ever shorter supply

By JIM PITT SPECIAL TO THE VOICE The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) had their annual conference in Ottawa last week and Niagara seems to have been well represented. Our Mayor was there and…


Town graveyards get new signs

Historic names included on stones for Fonthill, Hillside cemeteries BY VOICE STAFF There are now seemingly endless options for what you can have done with your body after death—cryonic freezing, cremation, being blasted into space…



Traffic-calming at Glynn A. Green

Flexible delineators, altered paint, intended to make school zone safer   BY VOICE STAFF School zones are among the most regulated traffic areas, and on the road in front of Glynn A. Green the town…


COLUMN SIX: The Road Warrior

BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE The best Halloween costume I ever wore was in eighth grade. This was in the autumn of 2008, just as it was becoming clear that the world’s economic turbulence was…


Chickens in the backyard

Library hosts evening on egg- layers and keeping them happy BY SAMUEL PICCOLO The VOICE   For nearly the entirety of human history, the overwhelming push in society has been to make life easier. Once…





Checking in on real estate: July numbers

By JIM PITT Special to the VOICE The real estate market in Niagara Region is changing. Listings are up and sales are down. Prices are sliding and rules could be changing. Let’s take a look….