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Emergency Preparedness Week: Town offers 72-hour emergency preparedness guide

Posted on May 05, 2020 08:45 AM

May 5, 2020

Pelham, ON – Whether a natural disaster or a global pandemic such as COVID-19, emergencies are often out of our control. How we prepare for these emergencies, however, is something you can control. 

At all times, but especially during Emergency Preparedness Week (May 3-9, 2020), the Town of Pelham would like to remind its residents that a 72-hour emergency preparedness guide is available for download on the Town’s website:


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Town of Pelham launches Seniors Centre Without Walls program

Posted on April 30, 2020 01:21 PM

April 30, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Seniors Centre Without Wall program, commencing May 5, 2020, and continuing throughout the month on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, is the latest step by the Town of Pelham to adjust its senior programming during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each week, Pelham seniors have the opportunity to engage with various speakers, participate in activities, and enjoy conversational opportunities. This program provides an outlet to socialize with...

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Property maintenance during COVID-19: what is and what is not permitted

Posted on April 28, 2020 11:48 AM

April 28, 2020

Pelham, ON – With spring’s arrival, maintenance of property by the municipality and private contractors is a common sight. The Town of Pelham has received calls from the community with questions about what is and is not permitted with this type of work.  

Landscaping and lawn care businesses providing services strictly for safety, security, or sanitation purposes are permitted. This is to ensure that properties remain safe, property standards...

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Pelham Fire Department bans all consumer and commercial fireworks sales and use during COVID-19

Posted on April 27, 2020 01:03 PM

April 27, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham’s Fire Services Department has suspended all commercial and consumer fireworks sales and use during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Pelham’s fireworks bylaw (Bylaw 2951 (2008)) regulates the sale and setting off of fireworks in the Town of Pelham, including low hazard fireworks which are most commonly used for recreational and personal use. These fireworks include, but are not limited to: showers, fountains, golden rain,...


Town of Pelham statement regarding reported COVID-19 positive at Fonthill Sobeys

Posted on April 23, 2020 02:18 PM

April 23, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham is aware of the recent article in the Voice of Pelham and its assertions regarding Councillor Ron Kore’s positive COVID-19 test result and the recently opened Niagara Regional Police (NRP) investigation. 

While the Town is not in a position to confirm COVID-19 test results, the hope is that Councillor Kore is in good health; the Town wishes good health on all our citizens. The Town is also not able to...

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