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Election results

Mayor: Dave Augustyn Ward 1: Marvin Junkin and Richard Rybiak Ward 2: Catherine King and Gary Accursi Ward 3: John Durley and Peter Papp Regional Councillor: Brian Baty DSBN: Dale Robinson French Separate: Jules Letourneau


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Election Edition: Candidates final word

Every candidate was asked why residents should vote for them in the upcoming election. Below are the results. Mayoral candidates: “The people of Pelham want to be heard. They are tired of the lip service…


Council rejects conduct complaint

Calling it a misuse of the process, Pelham town council last week turned down a complaint under the town’s code of conduct. Craig Larmour, a former Pelham planning director, filed it over the town’s deal…


Larry Frost modifies Ward 2 bid

Ward 2 candidate Larry Frost has not hit the campaign trail for a reason. He is recovering from bypass surgery after his second heart attack on Sept. 1. The 59-year-old father of two, said in…


Town to review Pancake Lane traffic light

The town will take a second look at a pedestrian crossing signal at Pancake Lane and Pelham Street. Pancake Lane resident Helen Wismer in presenting a 141 name petition to town council Monday said Pancake…


Limit set on backflow value plan

The town will set aside money to a help basement flooded residents in the Hurricane Road pumping station area as well as those with backup flooding in other areas of the town. At its regular…


Starting gates fill for election races

Rev. Paul MacNeil is breathing easier after Nomination Day last Friday. The candidate for the Niagara District Catholic School Board stood unopposed. His is one of two acclamations in Pelham. The other is Derrick Fournier…


Mayoral candidates debate October 8

Three-way race for mayor

Two political newcomers, Mark Bay and Zachary Junkin, are challenging two-term  incumbent Dave Augustyn for the town’s top job. “The mayoral election campaign is about proven leadership and I am pleased that people have an…


Ridgeville is not a hamlet yet

Town council has taken the unusual step of appealing a decision of the town’s committee of adjustment to the Ontario Municipal Board. The committee approved a severance on a property in the northwest corner Effingham…