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Regional Council delays Pelham debt discussion

Motion to defer matter to Audit Committee ends debate BY VOICE STAFF Niagara’s Regional Council chamber was abuzz with a much larger crowd than usual last Thursday evening, with some two dozen or so residents…


Mom gives birth in car—20 years ago

BY JILLIAN EMERSON Special to the VOICE Twenty years ago, on March 7 1997, Kathleen Van Hoffen was told by her doctor that her contractions were still too far apart to come to the Welland…



20th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE: Editors Remember

Carolyn Mullin, Sarah Whitaker, and Zach Junkin reflect on their time editing the Voice Carolyn Mullin At some point during the summer, you will find me in Peace Park, holding up my smartphone and snapping…


COLUMN SIX: The Water Tower

A late summer day, 1965, is unforgettable BY NICK SALTARELLI Special to the VOICE Mark Twain, had he been around a century later, would have almost certainly been obliged to pen Ben Crawford. The task…


NPCA flood outlook statement

Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority watershed conditions statement Wednesday, April 5   This notice is intended to update the public and local municipalities of the status of the watercourse conditions within the Niagara Peninsula and the…



Town of Pelham response to Barrick motion

The Town of Pelham has released what it is calling its official response to Niagara Regional Councillor David Barrick’s motion regarding the Town’s financial practices, made last night at Regional Council. The Voice has not…