SAVE THE DATE! Come experience an old fashioned evening stroll in Downtown Fonthill on Wednesday November 15th, 2017 6pm-9pm.

The City of Welland kicked off their 2018 Budget deliberations last night with a staff presentation to the City's Budget Review Committee (BRC).

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October has arrived, and it’s hard to believe that winter is just around the corner when it’s still warm enough to spend a day at the beach. But, this is the perfect time to be preparing your vehicle so it’s safe to drive when the cold, wet weather finally arrives. Here’s a few tips to help get your car winter-ready.

As of Monday, October 16, College faculty in Ontario represented by OPSEU are on strike. This strike includes faculty at Niagara College.

On Saturday, November 11th, the Lions Clubs in the Niagara Region are hosting a Lions Quest (Social – Emotional Skills for Students) Workshop for elementary school teachers and student supporting staff in the Niagara Region.  The cost of the training is fully funded by the Lions Clubs in the Niagara Region and beyond.

Is there a magic formula for investment success? Not really-although you might not know it when you see advertisements for investment products and services supposedly designed to make investing a "sure thing."  The truth is that there are few guarantees in the investment world. But once you learn to ignore the exaggerated claims and become familiar with the important principles of investing, you'll find there's much you can do to put yourself on the road to success. Here are five things every investor should know. 

Historical Plaque Dedication


A local history group, the Canadian Railroad Historical Association (CRHA), Niagara Division, is unveiling a new historical plaque at the Recreation Trail’s crossing of Thorold Road, near the intersection with Prince Charles Drive, Welland. The unveiling will occur on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 10:30 AM. The dedication will be performed by Welland Mayor, Frank Campion, the City's Heritage Advisory Committee, and Tammy Frakking, President of the CRHA Niagara Division.

Everyone has heard about The Top 30 Under 30.  We believe that celebrating the accomplishments of people over 50 is just as important; that age does not define an individual and what we can and cannot do.  We will be recognizing and celebrating the accomplishments of successful individuals over 50;  individuals who have reinvented themselves, who have found their true purpose and calling and who have followed the road less travelled. 

City of Welland Mayor Frank Campion hosted a meeting yesterday at Civic Square with developers, investors, and real estate agents.   A similar meeting was held in April 2016.  Mayor Campion and senior staff provided a brief update on the growth and economic activity taking place throughout the City as well as programs and incentives that support development. The development community brought forward issues and concerns and discussed current real estate trends and building activity in Welland and Niagara Region


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