Fundraising efforts begin for time capsule renovation

The time to renovate the Thorold Fonthill High School time capsule is now, says Trish Rybski. A TFHS graduate and Pelham’s Historical Society member told the society’s  monthly meeting Saturday fundraising efforts have begun to…


Pelham plane lands in college program

Canadore College’s aviation technician students will fly higher, with the arrival of a donated Piper Seneca twin-engine light aircraft last week. The aircraft, donated by Pelham residents Bev and Ken Byberg, will go a long…


Fit for class

Staying physically fit is a challenge when students are balancing classes and other responsibilities. For Stuart McPherson’s Grade 8 class, it’s a part of the learning curve. The students from Glynn A. Green Public School…


Residents, businesses talk transit

A well-developed public transportation system would be welcomed in the town, say local business owners and residents. After news broke that council applied for a two-year community transportation pilot grant, many shared their opinions on…


Town seeks hotel proposals

A hotel could stand near a new community centre complex in East Fonthill. The town has put out a “request for proposals” for a hotel on public-owned land. Chief Administrative Officer Darren Ottaway told town…


Community complex tax gets the axe

An idea to impose an escalating 2% annual tax to build up a reserve to help finance a community complex faded Monday. Council accepted a recommendation from treasurer Cari Pupo to abandon the plan. In…


Pelham Farmers Market takes applications

The Pelham Farmers Market will receive applications from vendors at Pelham town hall until March 2. The Thursday evening market, which features locally grown fruit and vegetables as well as local food products, runs from…


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Davis plan calls for stylish townhouses

A future link from Haist Street North to nature trails on the Lathrop Property will not go through a proposed private townhouse complex. The developer, Lucchetta Homes, will also delay building two units to protect…


Pasta lovers dig in for Crossley crew

Crossley’s rowers hope a pasta dinner will serve up two single boats this Saturday. The 18th annual E.L. Crossley Pasta Dinner and Silent Auction at the high school usually draws more than 300 people. It…


Kinettes pampered by steady crowd

A day of pampering for the benefit of Women’s Place went smoothly for the Fonthill and District Kinettes Saturday. A steady flow of visitors to Pamper Me Sweet came through to sample pedicure, massage, waxing,…