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Announcing the Welland Horticultural Society Rose and Flower Show winners

Announcing the Welland Horticultural Society Rose and Flower Show winners

Everything was coming up roses at Wesley United Church in Welland as the Welland Horticultural Society held its annual Rose and Flower Show. “This year, we have several new entries on top of our regular entries,” Welland Horticultural Society president Lisa DeYoung said. The society has been in around for 99 years, next year, they […]

Public Health cautions against approaching wild animals

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Public Health cautions against approaching wild animals

Niagara Region Public Health has seen an increase in humans interacting with raccoons and other wild animals. So far, in 2017, there have been 40 raccoon bites, compared to 53 for all of 2016. Residents should not approach any wild animal, including those that appear to be in distress, as they may put themselves at […]

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Canada Day regatta returns to Welland

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Canada Day regatta returns to Welland

The Welland International Flatwater Centre (WIFC) is welcoming more than 600 athletes to the waterway on July 1, 2017, to compete in the Canada Day Regatta. Organized by the Dominion Day Regatta Association (DDRA), the 133 year-old event attracts athletes from novice to advanced. The Canada Day Regatta is unique because it is features competition […]

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Thursday night Fonthill Bandshell concerts start tomorrow

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Thursday night Fonthill Bandshell concerts start tomorrow

This Thursday the first in a series of twelve weekly free concerts leads off this year’s Thursday Night Concerts at the Fonthill Bandshell in the Peace Park. Glory Days, a tribute to Bruce Springsteen, leads off the series, the stage comes alive from 7:00 p.m until 9:00 p.m. “We are very excited about this year, […]

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Palmwood property identified in Waterfront Strategy for redevelopment

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Palmwood property identified in Waterfront Strategy for redevelopment

During the Tuesday June 19/2017 Council meeting, Town Council voted unanimously to support a zoning bylaw amendment to 3823 Terrace Lane (Palmwood). The proposed new development includes a five-storey, mixed-use building with commercial and residential capabilities. This amendment was recommended by Town Planning Staff as it was in-line with the newly approved Waterfront Strategy. The […]

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Fort Erie Hires Jeremy Inglis as New Deputy Fire Chief

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Fort Erie Hires Jeremy Inglis as New Deputy Fire Chief

On July 17, 2017, the Town of Fort Erie will welcome its new Deputy Fire Chief Jeremy Inglis. With almost a decade of experience as an active firefighter and training officer, Inglis will be a great addition to the Fort Erie Fire and Emergency Services team. “When we started the candidate search, we were looking […]

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