Acupuncture has been increasing in popularity in North America in recent years in light of some great research supporting its benefits. Who would have thought a tiny needle can have such a profound effect on so many health conditions? Here are five, evidenced based, reasons to try acupuncture...

At the A-2 District Friendship Convention held in St. Catharines on March 27 – 29, Fonthill Lion Fred Arbour received the Lions Club International President’s Certificate of Appreciation from the International Director, Robert Littlefield (left), Fred Arbour, District Governor Bill MacKenzie (right)


We are  closed Friday April 3 until Monday April 6th. 


Last Wednesday, Niagara Regional Chair Alan Caslin presented his first “State of the Region” address at a Chamber of Commerce luncheon in Niagara Falls.  “For far too long, we've had a sign in the window saying, ‘out for lunch, back in an hour,’” said Caslin. “We must do better. Niagara must be ‘open for business.’ Under my leadership and the leadership of my council colleagues — Niagara is open for business.”

Diagnosed in 2009 with Ulcerative Colitis at 38 years of age and just 13 months after becoming a Registered Massage Therapist and thinking my new career and life was over.

After the dreadful diagnosis I began searching the web for more info on the disease and to bond with those in the same situation. What did I find? I found some good valuable information as well as a lot of negative comments on the disease which led me to believe my new career was over and as my symptoms continued to get worse I wasn't sure of my outcome.

The Pelham Art Festival serves as an excellent venue to showcase the works of our Pelham area artists. Meet the 12 Local Artists that are being featured at this year's Festival.

Team OHMYGUT's raffle table will once again be held at Advanced Health Massage Therapy from mid April to mid May to help raise funds towards the Crohn's and Colitis Canada's #GutsyWalk

The raffle table is growing everyday! We are thankful for the phenomenal prizes that are being donated by some #Gutsy #Niagara businesses!

We have had quite an eventful 2 years with renovating the Log Cabin Gift Shoppe, expanding the space, and bringing in Boggio & Parton Fonthill Pharmacy to create one new and improved store. We are one of four of the Boggio Family of Pharmacies in the Niagara Region.

KUDOS to Welland Toyota from Satisfied Customer:

Having just bought a new Toyota Corolla from Welland Toyota we thought it would be proper to tell all of the citizens of the area about our outstanding customer experience.

The new Owner is amazing to deal with, as he seems to always be available to greet new and past customers at the front door.

Patricia Haftar will be the 1st local artist displaying and selling their work at Glynn A Green. As a former teacher, I am delighted to be able to do something tangible to help the students of Glynn A Green. She will be donating 50% of the sales made at Glynn A Green to benefit the student programs at the school.

The BUNGALOW you've been waiting for! Exciting 1425 sq. ft open-concept layout in highly sought after adult-lifestyle neighbourhood, 8 Stonegate Place in Fonthill has all the 'must-have's' on your RIGHT-sizing list.

The Town of Pelham is pleased to receive a provincial Community Transportation Pilot Grant to help improve community transportation services for seniors, youth, persons living with disabilities, and other members of the community who need transportation.




GUEST POST by Jeff Blay

Craft beer has become a family affair for Colton and Asa Proveau.

On Friday March 20th we started our #TasteSPRING dining week at Zest Kitchen . The Red Wine & Cumin Lamb Shank served on Goat Cheese & Sweet Potato Pure with Sautéed Spinach & Masala Spiced Cauliflower was our star dish.

....followed closely by the delectable appetizer plate of Chicken Liver Pate with House Pickles & St. John’s Chutney

For our 2nd ‪#‎TasteSpring‬ dining adventure we decided on a Pub Night to try some of the latest craft brew selections from the 25 taps at Iggy's Pub & Grub in Fonthill. Our meal started with delicious house-made Tomato & Sausage soup of the day and Caesar Salad featuring house-cured bacon...

Niagara’s motorists once again, have an opportunity to identify and vote for the top 10 worst roads in the region. The 2015 CAA Worst Roads Campaign is seeking feedback from road users about traffic congestion, poor timing of signals, confusing road signs, potholes, as well as pedestrian and cycling safety.

Pelham Fire Services is reminding everyone that as of April 15, 2015 carbon monoxide alarms are required in your home if you have a fuel-burning appliance, a fireplace or an attached garage.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mishka Balsom as the new President and CEO of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce. Balsom will be supported by the Chamber staff and the Board of Directors. 

Essential Collective Theatre is now accepting submissions of new, unproduced plays from Niagara & Hamilton based playwrights for our annual New Play Development program and Wine & Reading event.

In the spirit of goodwill, the Town of Pelham and YMCA of Niagara are supporting a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the viability of a service partnership for recreational and family programs in a potential multi-faceted community centre. The facility would be in East Fonthill on the Town-owned lands along Rice Road at Regional Road 20.




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