With the holidays behind us and 2018 officially underway, there’s no time like the present to catch up on 2018’s exciting home decorating trends! From floors and finishes to faucets and fixtures, the 2018 Trends Issue of Beautiful Design Made Simple has everything you need to get inspired- and it’s now easier than ever to stay on top of what’s current in home fashions. With our new, free app, your smart phone or tablet is your hand-held connection to all of our resource-filled archives. 

Last week Council approved taking the next steps toward the plans to redevelop the existing Arena property on Haist Street. You will recall that the Town’s 2017 budget included funds to hire a planning and design firm to work together with the community to discuss and design redevelopment options of the existing Arena property on Haist Street.

February marks the month of transition between The Scentsy Fall/Winter Catalogs and the Scentsy Spring/Summer Catalog products.  With that, almost the entire Fall/Winter catalog is on sale at 10% off! That’s amazing savings! Stock up now on your favorite scents before the new Scentsy scents come in. Also check out the Sale tab in my website to see all marked down products. Mention this ad to me and get free shipping.

Weekly Classes for Kids, Teens & Adults starting mid winter 2018 

Art Fun for ages 7 & up! Cartooning, drawing, painting, sculpting and other art activities.

The Niagara Mudfest Challenge is back for its sixth running, taking place this year on Saturday, May 5, again at Bissell’s Hideaway in Ridgeville. Organized by women and men of the Rotary Club of Fonthill, the non-competitive obstacle fun run will once again include a 'Little Mudfester,' along with the 'Big Mudfester' course. Another aspect of the event that hasn’t changed is your opportunity to support the Rotary Club raising funds for significant community projects within the local community focusing on Youth.

We have  a lot of mature mens hairstyle ideas at Salon Allegra. A barber always know what’s BEST! Older men looking for hairstyles may feel limited by their options. Fortunately, there are plenty of short and long hairstyles for older men – even those with grey hair, thinning hair, or a receding hairline.

Some people dream of retiring early. Are you one of them? If so, you’ll need to plan ahead – because a successful early retirement can’t be achieved through last-minute moves.

On April 13, 2017, Bill 59, Putting Consumers First Act (Consumer Protection Statute Law Amendment), 2017 (Bill 59), received Royal Assent.  Bill 59 makes changes to the Consumer Protection Act (Ontario), the Collection and Debt Settlement Services Act and the Payday Loans Act. It also creates a new home inspection regime that requires home inspectors to be licensed and makes changes to Water Heater Agreements.


  • 2 oz grated OKA L' Artisan (1/2 cup/125 mL) 60 g 
  • 2 oz grated OKA Cheese (1/2 cup/125 mL) 60 g 
  • 2 oz grated Sensations by Compliments 2 Years Aged Cheddar 
    (1/2 cup/125 mL) 60 g 
  • 2 tsp cornstarch 10 mL 
  • 1/2 cup lager-style beer 125 mL 
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed 
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme 
  • 2 tsp finely chopped chives 10 mL 
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard 5 mL 
  • pinch of pepper 
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped toasted walnuts 15 mL 
  • 1/2 baguette, sliced 


​The Niagara District Airport and Niagara Region are pleased to announce that Daniel Pilon, the Region’s Associate Director of Organizational Performance, has been seconded by the airport’s commission for the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer.

The Fonthill and District Kinsmen are pleased to announce that Judy Reid has been selected as the 2017 Pelham Citizen of the Year. Judy is a former educator and an outstanding example of volunteerism in the community.

We are excited to be sponsoring the Elevator at the Pelham Community Center. We're already affectionately calling it the 'Lion's Lift'. The PCC is the realization of a community dream that has been 25 years in the making and we're thrilled that are contribution has given a lift to the entire process. 

It’s 3 a.m.

The soft cries of “Daddy” from my soon-to-be-three year old usually serve as my alarm – a good three hours later – but not today. Today my alarm, despite its soothing tones, sounds like nails on a chalkboard.

In a sleepy haze I reach over to mute the pesky tings and vibrations, knocking over a remote, a bottle of water, and a 700-plus page hardcover book on Ted Williams, baseball’s best pure hitter.

For good measure I knock my phone – serving double duty as my alarm – on the floor too. My wife stirs slightly.

A feast on a plate! ALL YOU CAN EAT Baby Back Ribs. The tenderest, meatiest little pork ribs, slow-cooked and delicious.

Just $20 per person. 12 & Under $12.00

Saturday February 24th, 2018

2 seatings 5pm and 6:30pm

For tickets call: 905-892-6846 or email:

Plan to come out and support your Fabulous Fenwick Lions!

Mayor Dave Augustyn’s column for the week of 2018 February 5

Last Monday, I had the honour of welcoming Yvan Baker, MPP (Etobicoke Centre), and Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance as I presented first at the Province’s “Pre-Budget Consultation” in the Niagara Peninsula. Mr. Baker was joined by Jim Bradley, MPP (St. Catharines) in this public engagement.

Partner on Downtown CIPs:

Members of the Fonthill Lions are now pre-selling tickets for their Annual Ham Raffle happening on March 17th. Tickets at $2 each or 3 for $5.

All proceeds go to Lions community service.

Locally, the Fonthill Lions Support:

Baby, or young hair, is thinner than adults. This causes the hair to get tangled quickly and easily, leading to breakage. Although adults understand routine hair care helps prevent tangles and knots, babies and toddlers may need encouragement. Here are a few ways to help your youngster enjoy a hair care routine:

WHEN: Saturday, February 10th, 2018 from 7-10pm at Old Pelham Town Hall (491 Canboro Rd, Ridgeville, ON)
Win awesome door prizes! Wear Casual Attire and enjoy complementary snacks, tea, coffee & water!

Tickets are available for purchase at Pelham Town Hall or at the doors for just $10.00!

For more information, visit, or contact Julie Cook at 905-892-2607 ext 329

Looking to start your own consulting or profession practice? This is a perfect fit for a Solopreneur or Start up Business.

Located just steps from Town Hall, this 2nd floor corner office location offers a quiet work environment overlooking the mature trees of Peace Park, large parking lot, $1,400.00 monthly rent includes all bills – only HST is extra.

This compact 780 sq.ft. Unit is exceptionally well laid out to maximize space - with reception area,  corner office with windows on south and west walls, second interior office, store room/coffee area and washroom.


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