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…


Testament of good taste

A retirement project turned into historical restoration for one local resident. Hugh Scholaert purchased Ridge Berry Farm’s several years ago and was faced with conundrum – restore or demolish. “The whole property had so much…


Quilt sale displays argrcultural past

With her house overflowing with beautiful hand-made creations, Nina Stahlschmidt decided to downsize her collection. Her unique use of quilts incorporating printed feed bags have drawn her to places across North America in search of…


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Town clerk looks to 2018 election

Town clerk Nancy Bozzato took a bow Monday after receiving praise from town councillors for her handling of the 2014 civic election. But town’s returning officer told council’s committee of the whole, her department is…


CAMPBELL: Thank you candidates

head-thank you candidates It takes courage to run for political office. Candidates offer their services but voters accept only a few. The reasons for rejection can vary with each voter. Some prefer experience. Some want…


Market moves to Rice Road Greenhouses

Pelham Farmers Market fans rejoice. The weekly event, filled with local vendors, will continue to operate at Rice Road Greenhouses until Dec. 18. Market chair Fred Arbour said vendors were approached by the owners who…


Winning ways for Fonthill lacrosse player

After falling short in last year’s Baggataway Cup, John Fitzgerald nears redemption. The Fonthill native helped the Brock Badgers lacrosse team defeat a feisty McMaster Marauders squad Sunday afternoon. “I thought we played pretty well…


Crosswalk lights hazards for walkers

During a committee of the whole meeting Monday, Ward 2 Coun. Gary Accusi said there is a public safety question about the pedestrian signalized crosswalks along Pelham Street particularly at Church Hill and Pancake Lane….