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Good communities evolve, Augustyn says

The secret to success for communities is changing slowly. Mayor Dave Augustyn said successful communities evolve while keeping the residents involved in the change. In an interview looking ahead to a new term of council,…


Pelham reps decline bid for regional chair

Neither of Pelham’s two representatives on regional council will contend for the regional chair position. Mayor Dave Augustyn, who as mayor is one of 30 members of regional council, said he would not run.  He…


Lawyer points to deer hunting liability

A lawyer’s letter warning about potential deer hunting liability has been sent to Pelham, Thorold, St. Catharines and Niagara Regional councillors and mayors. Camille Labchuk, representing Dr. Craig and Robin Zavitz of Roland Road and…


Mayor urges cooperation in inaugural speech

Mayor Dave Augustyn, in his inaugural address Monday, urged town council and Pelham residents to keep working together. Speaking in a recently restored 1888 Old Pelham Town Hall, the mayor in a nine-minute speech ran…


Elves tie on bows for the holidays

By WAYNE CAMPBELL for The Voice If you smiled when you saw evergreen boughs, garlands and red bows on polls along town streets, you made Gayle Baltjes-Chataway’s day. “That’s what it is all about,” to…


Volunteers sought for two Christmas events

Christmas in Pelham committee is looking for decorating elves and hosts for two events. The elves will decorate the downtown early this Thursday morning. The hosts will assist at the Outdoor Christmas Market on the…


Lights tour seeks bright displays

Pelham Communities in Bloom Committee is accepting nominations for the 2nd annual Christmas Light Competition. Nominations in four categories (residential, commercial, outdoor tree, and group or neighbourhood) will be received until Friday, Dec. 5. Nomination…


Firefighters pass rural insurance rating test

Homeowners in rural Pelham could see an adjustment in their fire insurance. The Pelham Fire Department has received the Superior Tanker Shuttle accreditation from the Fire Underwriters Survey following a series of tests on Saturday….


Volunteers turn vision into action

Several dozen people braved a snow storm to treasure the heroes of the community at the annual Peer Awards night last week. Recipients of the volunteer award got to hear what leaders of their organization…


Sobeys expands Fonthill store

A transformation to turn Sobeys of Fonthill into a state-of-the-art food retailer has beguns, says media relation representative Sarah Stover. The store along Regional Road 20 began construction of an addition in early November. Stover…