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…


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…