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Saturday, January 22, 2022

One bridge crossed: Regional Council gives first of three approvals for Niagara-wide public transit...

The first step in integrating Niagara’s transit services into a single, Region-wide system passed Nov. 25 with Regional Council voting in favour of amalgamation....

Ornament fundraiser is back

In Pelham’s bygone days, groups of women would have clustered together for sewing bees, where clothes and household fabrics were mended with needle and...

Standing against gender-based violence

REDress display at MCC acknowledges killed and missing Indigenous women Red dresses fluttered in a cold wind outside the community centre last Friday, with the...

Niagara EMS swamped says CUPE

Union asserts that public safety being put at risk It’s a tragedy waiting to happen. That’s the view of Local 911 of the Canadian Union of...

Pelham pharmacies say no to walk-in Covid testing, at least for now

The Ontario government has announced enhanced Covid-19 testing, with a broad expansion of the number of publicly funded testing locations for those with and...

“It’s a relatively precarious situation”

Hirji warns that targeted restrictions may be necessary to avoid Covid resurgence in Niagara Niagara Region added 24 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, Nov. 26,...

Tenth hearing in Fonthill butcher sex assault case

Still no meeting with Crown prosecutor Rick Lowes, 65, who was charged with three counts of sexual assault, and one count of sexual interference with...

PELHAM COUNCIL NEWS | “Year of the Garden” gets mixed reception

Another relatively short Pelham Town Council meeting was dominated Nov. 15 by proposals surrounding Pelham’s observance of 2022 as the “Year of the Garden.” Council...

More charges laid on massage therapist

As a result of an ongoing investigation by detectives assigned to the Niagara Regional Police Sexual Assault Unit, an additional sexual assault complainant has...

Kugathas back in court Dec. 17

A former Fonthill resident charged on May 10 with two counts of mischief over $5000 will be back in court on December 17. A paralegal...