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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer program in full-effect

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Fort Erie’s Emerald Ash Borer program in full-effect

In August 2015, Town Staff and Council began planning for the imminent removal of all ash trees in Fort Erie due to the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) infestation. EAB is an introduced insect pest from Asia that attacks and kills all species of true ash trees. Town staff estimate that approximately 16,500 ash trees in […]

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Former Fort Erie mall to be redeveloped into long-term care home

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Former Fort Erie mall to be redeveloped into long-term care home

Regional Chair Alan Caslin announced that Niagara Region has purchased a property in Fort Erie that will serve as the future home of Gilmore Lodge long-term care home Thursday July 20. The 11-acre site, located at 200 Garrison Road (the former County Fair Mall), is ideally suited to accommodate a campus of facilities and services […]

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Fort Erie identifies 168 new bus stops

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Fort Erie identifies 168 new bus stops

Over the next couple months, the Town of Fort Erie will be implementing Phase III of its Transit Route, Bus Stop and Facility Improvements Plan. Phase III includes the design and installation of 168 new bus stops on three new routes around Fort Erie, which in turn would eliminate the use of a flag stop […]

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Friendship Festival weekend continues with Sunday family fun

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Friendship Festival weekend continues with Sunday family fun

The Fort Erie Friendship Festival fun continues Sunday, there’s lots to do and plenty of fun for the whole family. “Everybody has been great so far,” said Flo Odding, Fort Erie Friendship Festival manager. “The weather has been great, there’s just so much to see and do here for the family.” “I love our event, […]

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Habitat home dedication for Canada’s 150th

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Habitat home dedication for Canada’s 150th

A local Fort Erie family’s dream of owning their own home came true today during Habitat Niagara’s Home Dedication Ceremony. Scott, Kory and their two children will be neighbours to Rocio, Carlos and their four children who purchased a Habitat home last year. “The children have already become friends, playing with each other when their […]

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Road resurfacing program underway

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Road resurfacing program underway

With summer underway, so marks the beginning of the Town’s annual Road Resurfacing program. This year, the Town has identified 14km of roads being rehabilitated as part of its five-year Road Resurfacing program. “Fort Erie’s Infrastructure Services department oversees the construction, operation, repair and maintenance of 820km of roads in Fort Erie,” said Kelly Walsh, […]

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