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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…


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…



Sportsguard protects players’ smiles

Peace Park Dental and the Pelham Pirates are teaming up to remind athletes to protect their teeth. The event will provide an opportunity for those who may be looking to get a custom fitted sportsguard…


Cheers for Chambers as top citizens

For Rosemay Chambers, it was “a bit overwhelming.” She and her husband Gary Chambers share the 2014 Citizen of the Year award, receiving it from the Kinsmen Club of Fonthill and District at an award…


LCBO suggests lifestyle signage

Ward 1 Coun.  Jim Lane has a problem with revised signage on the new LCBO building. “I don’t need seven signs to tell me where the liquor store is,” he told town council at its…


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…


Biktoberfest roars on Saturday

This year Bruce Bissell has to worry about road construction as well as weather for the 12th annual Biktoberfest. If the weather is good as predicted, he expects more than 11,000 to attend the Fenwick…


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…