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A mild December evening took the chill out of Shiverfest. The 2nd annual Outdoor Christmas Market under the arches Friday evening drew a steady crowd of through the night. This year organizers of Christmas in Pelham combined what were separate Friday...

Library board hires new CEO

Kirk Weaver, a former director of community and corporate planning with Niagara Region, will take over as the new chief executive officer of the Pelham Public Library on Jan. 5.  Pelham Public Library Board announced the selection on Friday. Weaver...
Following their successful visit to the Friends of Maple Acre Craft Show last weekend, Santa Claus and his chief elf will read to children at the Maple Acre library branch in Fenwick. They will be at the library on Wednesday,...
Josh Allon is no stranger to water. The Fonthill teenager often spends more time submerged then he does on land – and it’s paying off. Allon recently posted the fastest swim time for a 15-year-old and has moved one step closer...
Powerful images of major storms  and nature throughout Ontario will be on display at Keith’s Restaurant in Fonthill for the month of December. As an integral member of the renowned team of “The Weather Hunters”, David T. Chapman is always...
On Nov. 18, the James L. Pedlar Funeral Home hosted a fundraiser for Pelham Cares. This Ladies Night-Holiday Open House raised over $800.00 as well as collected additional non-perishable food items.   Dazzling the night was wine, cheese, sweets, jewelry and...

Quest for the right tree

For some people, there is no contest when it comes to choosing between a real or artificial tree. For Gary Rabb, it’s a new adventure. “The smell of the tree just screams Christmas,” the Bloomin’ Crazy owner said. “It’s that one...
Santa Claus and his elf made an appearance at the Country Christmas Collection over the weekend. The yearly event helps raise funds for the Maple Acre Library, while also promoting local artists and artisans.  “We had our own sale before Lynn...
The secret to success for communities is changing slowly. Mayor Dave Augustyn said successful communities evolve while keeping the residents involved in the change. In an interview looking ahead to a new term of council, the mayor touched on issues ranging...
Neither of Pelham’s two representatives on regional council will contend for the regional chair position. Mayor Dave Augustyn, who as mayor is one of 30 members of regional council, said he would not run.  He was just re-elected to his third...