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…


Kinettes help firefighters’ toy drive

For its first official donation, the new Fonthill and District Kinette Club donated to one of Pelham’s oldest Christmas projects. The Kinettes, chartered in November, gave $200 to the Fonthill Volunteer Fire Association for the…


Alpacas grow hair and business

Kevin Fuller and Catherine Timms never imagined the growth of their unusual business. The pair opened Moore House Fine Alpacas on Tice Road in 2004 and it has grown significantly over the last decade –…


Maple Crest gets creative

Looking for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts and art work? Children at Maple Crest Early School have got you covered in their annual art show on Nov. 28. The Amici’s Banquet and Conference Centre will be turned…


Market offers big boost for small businesses

It’s a fitting location for many local businesses who have set up roots in town.  Each Thursday, Rice Road Greenhouses begun offering residents a chance to continue their market experience.  Jerry Moes, owner of Rice…


For a Fabulous cause

In an instant, everything changed for Bill Gregory. After receiving news that his grandson had been diagnosed with diabetes, a whirlwind of choices – both negative and positive – helped create the man who now…


Homes showcase Christmas cheer

The sights and smells of the holiday season were in the air throughout Pelham this weekend, as the Fonthill United Church celebrated another successful Homes for the Holidays tour. Organizer Carolyn van der Sluis says…