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Rings back with family – nearly 30 years later

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Rings back with family – nearly 30 years later

Vaughn Wilson admits he was shocked when he received a recent phone call from Niagara Health’s Douglas Memorial Site in Fort Erie. The Tonawanda, N.Y., resident hadn’t been to Fort Erie since 1988, when his grandmother, Violet, passed away at Douglas Memorial. On the other end of the phone line was Karen Pietrangelo, Manager Patient […]

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Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign starts this Saturday

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Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign starts this Saturday

Throughout March 4 – March 11, 2017, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Niagara encourages all South Niagara community residents to support the 2017 Annual Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids’ Sake campaign – our largest and most important annual fundraiser of the year. On March 4 and March 8 in Welland and March 11 in […]

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Fort Erie releases 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

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Fort Erie releases 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

The Town of Fort Erie is pleased to announce the release of the 2016 Annual Water Quality Report to consumers. “This report confirms our commitment to deliver high-quality drinking water to our customers,” said Fort Erie Mayor Wayne Redekop. “It contains important information about the Town of Fort Erie’s water treatment and distribution system, and […]

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More than just Cookies for Elena, Communities Rally together

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More than just Cookies for Elena, Communities Rally together

Let’s all do our part for baby “Elena” 💜 This is how it all started, Jay the Pie Guy posted on Facebook last Wednesday that they would be selling chocolate chip cookies for baby Elena from Thursday, February 16 until the following Thursday, February 23. The cookies have a purple heart iced on them and […]

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Fort Erie hits record breaking year in residential building activity

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Fort Erie hits record breaking year in residential building activity

In 2016, Town Building Officials issued the highest number of new residential dwelling permits ever recorded for Fort Erie. “This year, the Town witnessed a record breaking year with 257 building permits issued for new residential dwellings spread out throughout our town,” said Mayor Wayne Redekop. “We have never experienced this volume of residential growth […]

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Fort Erie Town Council moves forward with 2017 Operating Budget

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Fort Erie Town Council moves forward with 2017 Operating Budget

The Town of Fort Erie Budget Committee approved the 2017 Operating Budget with an overall residential property tax increase of 2.8 per cent when combined with Niagara Region and the boards of education. The town’s portion is a 5.8 per cent increase with highlights including: $500K (2.03 per cent) contribution to capital reserves to address […]

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