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New program focuses on women in business in Niagara

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New program focuses on women in business in Niagara

The Welland Heritage Council and Multicultural Centre has received funding to begin a new project titled Improving Prosperity for Niagara’s Women Business Owners. The funding was awarded to the centre after a call for proposals through a Government of Canada program Status of Women Canada. “We’re delighted to receive support for this initiative,” Claire Masswohl, […]

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Concerns high over construction plans

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Concerns high over construction plans

 Concerned residents looked on as council discussed the future development 1022 Pelham Street, in Pelham Monday night at the Town of Pelham City Council meeting. Town planners wish to amend these lands from neighbourhood commercial and agriculture to site specific neighbourhood commercial, as well as from urban highway commercial to urban living area/built boundary. Retail […]

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Rotary Club gives priceless gift of hope To First Nations Community

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Rotary Club gives priceless gift of hope To First Nations Community

A First Nation’s community was given a gift of hope and safety in the form of a fire truck, during a Town of Pelham council meeting on Monday, October 5. “I am overwhelmed by the hospitality and kindness of the people here,” said Wayne Brown, Deputy Chief of Bearskin Lakes First Nations. Fire Safety Officer […]

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Pelham Transit pilot program launched

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Pelham Transit pilot program launched

Friday the Town of Pelham officially launched its pilot transit program. In a small ceremony held at Lookout Point Retirement Home dignitaries cut the ribbon in front of a crowd of guests. The Town of Pelham, partnering with Pelham Cares, received a provincial community transportation pilot grant with the overall purpose of improving community transportation […]

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Welland Museum presents second Heritage House Tour

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Welland Museum presents second Heritage House Tour

Discover the hidden history, beauty and secrets of Welland and Pelham’s historic buildings! The Welland Museum will once again be hosting a fall Heritage House Tour. This year, the event has been bumped up to October 24, 2015 and will run all day from 10 am – 4 pm. The Museum has five new historic […]

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Pelham Council Highlights: Sept. 21/2015

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Pelham Council Highlights: Sept. 21/2015

Trench Mortar Update Council approved the suggestion to leave the WWI Trench Mortar outside Old Pelham Town Hall after members of the community, Royal Canadian Legion, Pelham Historical Society, Niagara Military Museum, Pelham Council and staff agreed on the solution during a How Might We Session. Staff will work with the same group to determine […]

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