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Pelham restaurants allowed to utilize a maximum of six parking spaces for ‘pop up’ patios

Posted on June 17, 2020 10:31 AM

June 17, 2020

Pelham, ON – Pelham Town Council approved  the temporary waiving of six parking space requirements for restaurants to allow ‘pop-up’ parking lot patios; the six spaces may be used for this purpose during the pandemic.

The decision to allow the parking lot patios comes as the Province announced the Region of Niagara will enter Stage 2 of reopening on Friday, June 19.

“We want all Pelham businesses to thrive and succeed,” said Mayor...

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Pelham pool to open this summer pending Provincial, Regional permissions and guidelines

Posted on June 05, 2020 12:16 PM

June 5, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Pelham pool at Marlene Stewart Streit Park will open this summer, though an opening date is not yet known.

Council passed a motion on June 1, 2020, approving the pool’s opening, pending Provincial and Regional permissions and guidelines.

Staff proposed the facility be prepared for the season, and when the Province lifts the restrictions, move forward with opening the facility. The Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has stated “There is no evidence...

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Town of Pelham community garden bed competition open to residents, businesses

Posted on May 28, 2020 01:24 PM

May 28, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham, with support from the Pelham Beautification Committee, is offering friends, families, and businesses the opportunity to compete for prizes while enhancing the beauty of the Town. The competition is designed to be friendly, positive, and socially-safe.

Council, acknowledging the free time many residents have due to stay-at-home orders by the province during the pandemic, and the decreased staff and service levels available...

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Pelham Farmers Market to open June 11

Posted on May 20, 2020 12:05 PM

May 20, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Pelham Farmers Market, originally scheduled to open May 7, 2020, will open June 11, 2020, with 13 vendors instead of its usual 26. The reduced number of vendors allows for appropriate distancing.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the market’s late start allowed for significant consultation between Pelham staff, the Market’s Committee, and Niagara Region Public Health, ensuring best practices and safety measures can be implemented for vendors and...

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Town of Pelham eases restrictions on outdoor spaces, amenities

Posted on May 19, 2020 08:24 AM

May 19, 2020

Pelham, ON – With the Province’s announcement to introduce phase one of reopening - beginning Tuesday, May 19 - the Town of Pelham is easing restrictions on outdoor spaces and some amenities. 

Some outdoor facilities/businesses were open as of May 15, such as golf courses and marinas, however, the first phase of recovery does not officially begin until Tuesday, May 19, lifting closures on some non-essential businesses such as retail operations and all construction...

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