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Snowbirds to perform aerial show in Fort Erie

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Snowbirds to perform aerial show in Fort Erie

The Canadian Forces Snowbirds will be performing an aerial display in Fort Erie Wednesday, May 24. During the show, the pilots will fly at speeds ranging from 100 to 320 knots, performing different formations and maneuvers, all while flying as close as four feet from one another. The show will begin at 6 p.m. and […]

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Volunteer firefighter recruitment underway in Fort Erie

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Volunteer firefighter recruitment underway in Fort Erie

In order to fill existing and impending vacancies, the Fort Erie Fire & Emergency Services (FEFES) is accepting applications for volunteer firefighters until June 30, 2017. Besides being a great way to serve one’s community, being a volunteer firefighter has a number of benefits such as expert training, professional development and an annual honorarium. FEFES […]

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Let there be light: Point Abino Lighthouse shines again

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Let there be light: Point Abino Lighthouse shines again

The Point Abino lighthouse has been dark since its decommissioning in 1995, but, thanks to the efforts of the Point Abino Lighthouse Preservation Society, the lighthouse will shine again. On May 1, the light will go on in the lighthouse to relight the light for its 100th anniversary, the lighthouse was built in 1917. “For […]

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Two Habitat houses constructed in two days

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Two Habitat houses constructed in two days

It was an incredible two days last Monday and Tuesday for Humanity for Humanity Niagara as a house in Fort Erie was framed in one day and the very next day, a modular house in Welland was assembled. Habitat Niagara couldn’t have done all of this without the leadership of Board member Dave Wiens and […]

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Update to 2006 Parks & Open Space Master Plan approved by Council

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Update to 2006 Parks & Open Space Master Plan approved by Council

During the March 20 Council meeting, Town Council approved Staff’s recommendations to update the 2006 Parks and Open Space Master Plan. The Master Plan will provide a long range, comprehensive strategy for the future development, redevelopment and enhancement of Fort Erie’s parks, open space and trail network. “Research indicates that parks and green spaces not […]

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Fire Chief urges residents to install smoke alarms and practice fire escape plans

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Fire Chief urges residents to install smoke alarms and practice fire escape plans

In the past 2.5 months, there have been 22 fire fatalities in Ontario, which is seven more when compared to last year’s recorded numbers between Jan. 1 and March 15. Therefore, the Fort Erie Fire & Emergency Services wants to remind the public of the importance of having working smoke alarms and fire escape plans […]

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