Aloha Downtown

After falling in love with the Big Island, Gary and Natalie Stickles decided to bring the taste of Hawaii into downtown Fonthill. With rave reviews thus far, fewer locals will be heading to airports this…


Report calls for Maple Acre addition

Town council on Wednesday will discuss a report calling for preservation of the Maple Acre Library in Fenwick. It recommends the replacement of its current addition by a larger up-to-date section. A special meeting of…


Seniors want age-friendly community complex

Pelham seniors have a lot to say about a proposed community centre. During a forum last week sponsored by the Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee, about 60 seniors came up with more than a 150 suggestions….


Pelham Food Drive signing up volunteers

More houses mean more routes and more volunteers for the 23rd annual Pelham Community Food Drive on Saturday, Dec. 6. “We are adding routes every year,” said co-chair Gerry Berkhout, “that means we need more…


First East Fonthill subdivision underway

Developers and politicians celebrated the end of 14 years of planning with a sod turning at Rosewood Estates on Monday. Representatives from the region, Pelham town council, Rinaldi Homes and Hert Inc. flipped a pile…


Two Pelham homes on historical tour

The Welland Museum will feature two historic Pelham homes on its first house tour this Saturday. Ridge Berry Farm on Canboro Road and Maple Crest Early School on Highway 20 are among five buildings open…


Original content

Two local film makers are looking to enter your television sets. Christina Nicolaou and Blair Wood entered Idiot Parade, a television series created by the two, into the CBC ComedyCoup competition. With over 300 projects…


Holiday tour set for Nov. 15

Local designers are set once again to decorate  homes in the community in the annual Homes for the Holiday tour on Nov. 15. Organized by the Fonthill United Church, the event has drawn visitors from…


Christmas in Pelham begins two-month run

Christmas in Pelham, a two-month celebration of the holiday season, starts Wednesday evening (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) with a stroll through Fonthill shops. It continues the Holiday Gift Showcase at the “Shoppes of Ridgeville”…


Pelham in WW1 on display

A brass Christmas gift box topped by a cameo of Princess Mary highlights a Pelham Historical Society display of First World War items in the lobby of the Pelham Public Library. Princess Royal Mary, the…