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Developers and politicians celebrated the end of 14 years of planning with a sod turning at Rosewood Estates on Monday. Representatives from the region, Pelham town council, Rinaldi Homes and Hert Inc. flipped a pile of soil at a levelled...
The Welland Museum will feature two historic Pelham homes on its first house tour this Saturday. Ridge Berry Farm on Canboro Road and Maple Crest Early School on Highway 20 are among five buildings open for the 10 a.m. to...

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Two local film makers are looking to enter your television sets. Christina Nicolaou and Blair Wood entered Idiot Parade, a television series created by the two, into the CBC ComedyCoup competition. With over 300 projects submitted, the pair have advanced into...

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 across Southern Ontario to help...
Christmas in Pelham, a two-month celebration of the holiday season, starts Wednesday evening (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.) with a stroll through Fonthill shops. It continues the Holiday Gift Showcase at the “Shoppes of Ridgeville” Thursday, Friday and Saturday. From Nov....

Pelham in WW1 on display

A brass Christmas gift box topped by a cameo of Princess Mary highlights a Pelham Historical Society display of First World War items in the lobby of the Pelham Public Library. Princess Royal Mary, the teenage daughter of King George...

Testament of good taste

A retirement project turned into historical restoration for one local resident. Hugh Scholaert purchased Ridge Berry Farm’s several years ago and was faced with conundrum – restore or demolish. “The whole property had so much history and so much potential, which...
With her house overflowing with beautiful hand-made creations, Nina Stahlschmidt decided to downsize her collection. Her unique use of quilts incorporating printed feed bags have drawn her to places across North America in search of the perfect material. With the introduction...
Town clerk Nancy Bozzato took a bow Monday after receiving praise from town councillors for her handling of the 2014 civic election. But town’s returning officer told council’s committee of the whole, her department is already looking ahead to the...
head-thank you candidates It takes courage to run for political office. Candidates offer their services but voters accept only a few. The reasons for rejection can vary with each voter. Some prefer experience. Some want a change. Some vote on name recognition.  Some...