Join us October 25 at Amici’s Conference & Banquet Centre to enjoy an elegant evening indulging in seasonally inspired food by an exclusive group of local chefs. Sample your way through each freshly harvested home grown dish paired perfectly with wine tastings and craft beer. 


Canada’s ultimate NHL fan experience is back for a sixth season as Sportsnet and Rogers Hometown Hockey™ criss-cross the country, making stops in 25 communities to celebrate the local hockey stories that connect the nation. The City of Welland is proud to be included in this hometown  Canadian tradition, and is excited to welcome Rogers Hometown Hockey™ the weekend of Nov 9-10 for a celebration of Canada’s most cherished sport. The festival weekend will take place in the core of downtown Welland, is free for all to attend, and is smoke-free.

Guest Post by Joe Barkovich, Scribbler-at-Large

I write this out of admiration for my friend, Paul Turner.

He retired a few years ago from teaching after a 32-year career at Notre Dame, but it does not mean he retired from community involvement. To the contrary.

His latest project is just one example.

Niagara’s municipalities will undergo significant infrastructure improvements for a commitment to host the 2021 Canada Summer Games. The 2021 Canada Summer Games is the largest multi-sport event hosted in Canada. Athletes and coaches train for years to compete in a broad range of elite competitions. Welland will host the following disciplines during the 2021 Canada Summer Games...

Register now for Fall Classes!  For more information or to register online visit

Canada’s older population is growing fast. Within the next 20 years, they will account for nearly half of all households. That means $$$ spending power. Does your marketing campaign take them into account?

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from one of Canada's leading experts!

Renouveau is a unique social enterprise that offers opportunities to positively affect the lives of people who are homeless, low-income families and newcomers.

Our thrift store encourages sustainability through recycling and reusing goods while empowering our local and international communities through a variety of support programs and initiatives.

Renouveau is a community hub where people of all backgrounds gather to shop, gain work skills, and connect in an environment committed to self-help community development.

We invite to become part of our story!

Open House Sunday September 8th 2-4pm

22 Andrew Lane, Thorold (Off Merritt Rd., Welland) $559,900

Quality buit by Rinaldi Homes and 'Holmes Approved'

Retire in Style! Open concept 2 bedroom, 2 Bathroom plan centred around the designer inspired Kitchen with massive island and distinctive Feature Wall and upgraded hardwood floors in Great Room,

Guest post by Joe Barkovich, Scribbler-at-large

Tributes were paid to “a vibrant and engaged citizen” during Welland city council’s meeting Tuesday.

Lori Hayes Root, patron of the arts, volunteer, philanthropist, community activist, community booster and more, received certificates on behalf of the city and federal government and warm words of praise from two of their representatives.

Provide 50 Meals to those in Niagara that need fresh, local, healthy food through Small Scale Farms “Feed a Family” initiative. Please reach out to Renee at


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