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Town council asks Region to continue financially supporting CIPs

Town council asks Region to continue financially supporting CIPs

On October 10/2017, Councillor Marina Butler made a motion addressing Regional Council’s temporary suspension of partnership funding to its Smart Niagara Incentive Program (SNIP). The program was officially suspended on September 14, 2017, by Regional Council due to budgetary constraints. Since 2014, the Town of Fort Erie has been implementing and administering financial grants through […]

Town of Fort Erie staff member receives prestigious award

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Town of Fort Erie staff member receives prestigious award

Every year, the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) recognizes extraordinary service and significant contribution to the Institute by its membership. During last week’s OPPI conference in Collingwood, ON, Kira Dolch, Associate Director, Planning and Development Services Town of Fort Erie, received the prestigious Member Service Award. “Kira’s Membership Service Award is a reflection of her […]

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

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Three United Ways of Niagara announce amalgamation

Move aims to fight poverty, build strong communities and help kids through a more regional approach The United Way currently operates three independent organizations in the Niagara Region – St. Catharines and District, South Niagara, and Niagara Falls and Greater Fort Erie. Each of the boards for the three organizations has voted to solidify a partnership […]

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Council chambers AV system upgrades enhance accessibility and transparency

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Council chambers AV system upgrades enhance accessibility and transparency

This month, the Town of Fort Erie’s Council Chambers will be getting a $100,000 upgrade to its audio and visual (AV) system. “The core of the Council Chambers AV system dates back to 1995 when Town Hall was constructed,” said Kelly Davis, Digital Manager. “Small additions, upgrades and repairs have been made to the system […]

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Fort Erie Transit service upgrades and route expansion starts Oct. 2

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Fort Erie Transit service upgrades and route expansion starts Oct. 2

The wait is over. After a short, one-month delay, the Town of Fort Erie is back on track and ready to show off its new transit service upgrades, which take effect on Monday, Oct. 2. “Fort Erie’s large land mass and multiple population centres have created challenges for our transit services in the past,” said […]

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Ride the rails at ‘Rail Days’

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Ride the rails at ‘Rail Days’

Imagine yourself riding in an old steam engine, or maybe a big diesel locomotive, you can fuel that imagination Sunday at the Niagara Railway Museum’s second annual Rail Days event. Steam engines and railcars from the early to mid-1900s, tools, photos and more on display to the public this weekend at the museum’s second annual […]

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