Five awesome local Chefs are going head to head and bun to bun in an epic SLIDER BATTLE!

Come be the judge as the Fonthill Lions host SLIDERFEST presented by PenFinancial Credit Union – an outdoor fundraising party at our 7.5 acre G. L. Klager Park located right in the heart of Fonthill.

Savour the tastes created by our featured Chefs while you relax to the soulful sounds of LIVE Blues in the park featuring The Rhythm Hounds.

My name is Becky and I work for The Music Depot, a music school in Welland and Port Colborne that offers exceptional, musical opportunities to youth in Niagara.

Sunday April 7th, it's time to give not only the parks and our canal lands a clean up, but also our streets and neighbourhoods that have been littered with windswept garbage & recycling here in Welland.


Go to the Facebook Event Notice for more details. Please give the community organizers an interested LIKE & SHARE, SHARE SHARE to help get everyone involved!

As we approach the start of the Spring Market we are excited to have a new statistics analysis tool, 'MLS® HPI', now available to us here in Niagara.

Developed using data from the Multiple Listing Service®, the MLS® Home Price Index (or MLS® HPI for short) allows you to see trends in home prices for a specific type of house in any given neighbourhood in Niagara.

The Downtown Welland BIA is seeking sponsorship support from businesses and organizations to host an environmentally-friendly celebration that will see Main Street Bridge covered in sod

Niagara Region Public Health is investigating a laboratory confirmed case of measles in an adult who acquired their infection while travelling outside Canada.  Any person who visited the following public locations are being asked to watch for signs and symptoms and to ensure their vaccination is up to date as they may have been exposed to measles. 

Welland City Council approved the 2019 Water/Wastewater Operating and Capital Budgets at the March 5, 2019, Council meeting. Council also approved an increase in capital funding for water and wastewater infrastructure of $500,000. 

It’s not always easy to pursue career dreams – especially for female students entering industries traditionally dominated by men, such as such as construction. In advance of International Women’s Day, a Niagara College construction student received a helping hand, as the recipient of the College’s first Women in Construction Faculty Award. Established through the generosity of Welland resident Jan Erion, the award is a $500 donation toward a student’s tuition, designated specifically for a female student in one of the College’s construction programs.

Clocks will spring ahead one hour at 2:00 a.m. on March 10, 2019. Welland Fire and Emergency Services is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks. 

We might be in the full throws of winter outside but inside Arts Place we are working on a wonderful exhibit and a great show to bring to our friends and patrons.  Beginning March 1 and until March 31stacrylic, encaustic and mixed media artist, Robbin Pulver-Andrews will be presenting her exhibit entitled, “Moments in Time”.  Robbin is an Artist who was born In Hamilton, but spent most of her childhood and youth in Northern Ontario, living and working at her family owned Fishing Lodge on Lake Nipissing. She graduated from Sheridan College from the Classical Animation program and did some freelance work before getting married shortly after graduation. 


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