FEO summerfest award

Summerfest a top-100 event for fifth year in a row

Posted on March 04, 2019 09:45 AM

March 4, 2019

Pelham, ON – For the fifth time in as many years, Pelham’s marquee summer showcase, Summerfest, is a Festival & Events Ontario (FEO) top-100 festival and event.

Announced on February 28, 2019, during the annual FEO conference, Summerfest is one of just five festivals and events in Niagara to receive the distinction.

“The community involvement in a festival like Summerfest is really what makes it work, what makes it special,” said Vickie vanRavenswaay, director...

Free Family Day activities in Pelham

Posted on February 07, 2019 01:45 PM

February 7, 2019

Pelham, ON – Free family fun is scheduled for Pelham’s Family Day activities, Monday, February 18, at the Meridian Community Centre.

The community centre & walking track will operate special holiday hours, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Family Day, with free activities beginning at 11 a.m.

Family Day Schedule:

  • Free public skate 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Free family gym time 11a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (indoor, non-marking shoes required)
  • Free laser tag 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • Community...

CAO no longer employed by Town of Pelham

Posted on January 28, 2019 11:15 AM

January 28, 2019

Pelham, ON – Effective Monday, January 28, 2019, Darren Ottaway is no longer employed as the Town of Pelham’s CAO.

Mr. Ottaway served as Pelham’s CAO from May 2012- January 2019.

As per the Town’s corporate policy S600-30, the treasurer and director of corporate services, Teresa Quinlin, will assume the duties of the CAO in the interim.

The Town thanks Mr. Ottaway for his services and wishes him good fortune in future endeavours.

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Public Information Session: Haist Street Arena: what it means to the Pelham taxpayer

Posted on January 23, 2019 10:00 AM


Haist Street Arena: what it means to the Pelham taxpayer

The Town of Pelham will host a public information session on Monday, February 11, from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. to update residents on the Haist Street Arena land.


WHAT: Public information session

WHEN: Monday, February 11, 2019 – 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

WHERE: Meridian Community Centre, Accursi Room

WHO: Pelham Town Council

For more information visit:


Marc MacDonald, PR & Marketing Specialist

905-892-2607 x309

Town of Pelham opts out of retail cannabis

Posted on January 23, 2019 08:15 AM

January 23, 2019

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham has opted out of retail cannabis.

The decision was made on January 21, 2019, at the Town of Pelham’s regularly scheduled meeting of Council; one day before the provincial deadline for municipalities to opt in or out.  

At a special meeting a week prior, director of community planning and development Barb Wiens outlined the regulations and processes for retail operations, and recounted the feedback from the public through an online...

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