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Pelham Building Division offers fully digital service

Posted on March 16, 2020 09:05 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 16, 2020

Pelham, ON – Building services in the Town of Pelham will offer fully digital services beginning Monday, March 16, 2020. 

Building permit drawings and applications will be accepted digitally, improving the level of customer service provided by the Town by limiting repeated trips to Town Hall for applications and expediting the permit review process. 

Review and changes by staff will also be returned digitally, further reducing time spent physically...

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

Posted on March 02, 2020 11:36 AM

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March 2, 2020

Pelham, ON – For the sixth time in as many years, Pelham’s marquee summer showcase, Summerfest, is a Festival & Events Ontario (FEO) top-100 festival and event, announcedFebruary 27, 2020, during the annual FEO conference,

“This award means so much to our community because this event has community embedded in every aspect of it, from the volunteers to the vendors to the people who show up and enjoy it,” said Vickie vanRavenswaay, director of recreation,...

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Town of Pelham upgrades phone system to include voice activation

Posted on February 27, 2020 12:11 PM

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February 27, 2020

Pelham, ON – On Friday, March 6, the Town of Pelham’s new voice-driven software will allow callers the ability to speak the name of the person, department or location they’re trying to reach.

This feature provides callers an immediate line to the right destination, enhancing and providing efficient customer service to residents.

“It’s a small change, but one that will ease the process of calling Town Hall, especially if you know exactly who you’d like to...

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Pelham Seniors VIP Program

Posted on December 04, 2019 02:08 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2019

Pelham, ON – Pelham’s Senior VIP program is the newest way seniors in town can volunteer, thanks in part to funding received from the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP).

The Senior VIP program encourages and engages seniors wishing to be more involved in community and social activities. Seniors have a breadth of knowledge and skills but may feel discouraged to volunteer or contribute in meaningful ways. 

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UPDATE: Homes evacuated out of caution as Pelham Fire Department responds to gas leak

Posted on November 27, 2019 02:16 PM

UPDATE - 2:11 p.m., Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The gas leak at a home on Haist Street between Pancake Lane and Bigelow Crescent has been cleared. The scene has been turned over to Enbridge for repair. 

The area has been deemed safe and there is no threat to public safety; anyone who was evacuated earlier this morning may return to their home. 

Thank you to everyone for their cooperation and assistance during this time.

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