Committee backs $5.6 million capital budget

A Fenwick library, flood relief for a Fonthill complex and a new fire truck sit in Pelham’s $5.6 million 2015 capital budget. Town council’s committee of the whole backed the budget Monday following a presentation…


Planners plan manual, legal design guidelines

Pelham’s planning department has two developer related projects under way: a manual to guide developers and development guidelines with legal clout. A site plan manual will be a “one-stop document” drawing together the town’s expectations…


Gearing up to conquer cancer

Studio Twenty staff in Fonthill are looking for cyclists who enjoy long rides as they set-up a team for Ride To Conquer Cancer. The ride is a two-day, 200-kilometre cycle between Toronto and Niagara, to…


Town tests LED lighting

The town has put up five new light emitting diode (LED) street lamps along Effingham Street near Canboro Road to test their effectiveness. Public works director Alan Mannell said the town does not have a…


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Rezoning sought for former church site

The site of a former small church on Port Robinson Road could hold a single-family home. At a public meeting Monday, no one commented on the owner’s request to rezone the property from Institutional to…


Cenotaph restoration method questioned

A plan to restore a cenotaph in front of Old Pelham Town Hall may face revision. Ward 1 Coun.  Marvin Junkin said Monday, at a committee of the whole meeting, the Pelham Heritage Advisory Committee…


Fenwick project receives mixed reviews

It may not look like the rendered pictures quite yet, but a major part of downtown Fenwick construction work is now complete. Louie Dam, owner of Clarence’s Service Centre, had a front row seat during…



Worker killed at White Meadows Farms

On Thursday shortly after 9:30 a.m., Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS), Niagara EMS and the Pelham Fire Department responded to a workplace accident at White Meadows Farms on Effingham Street in Pelham. Investigation has revealed…