Town of Pelham welcomes new director of public works

Posted on October 16, 2018 08:30 AM

October 16, 2018

Pelham, ON– The Town of Pelham is pleased to welcome Jason Marr as its new director of public works.

A graduate of Queen’s University and professional engineer, Marr’s professional experience spans 20-plus years across various scopes and responsibilities.

With a focus on road infrastructure and heavy civil projects, Marr spent 15 years in the construction industry. Moving into the public sector, Marr spent nearly a decade at the Niagara Region serving as a project...


Pelham fire department ready to engage and educate during Fire Prevention Week

Posted on October 04, 2018 10:45 AM

October 4, 2018

Pelham, ON– The Pelham fire department is reminding residents to look, listen, and learn, during this year’s fire prevention week campaign.

From October 7-13, 2018, fire departments nationwide will be meeting, informing, and engaging with residents in efforts to increase the awareness and importance of fire safety.

“It’s something we think will never happen to us – until it does,” said Pelham’s fire prevention officer Will Underwood. “We want to remind everyone that...

Summersides Boulevard to open with honourary first drive by World War II hero Jim Summersides

Posted on September 20, 2018 01:00 PM

September 20, 2018

Pelham, ON– Pelham resident and World War II hero Jim Summersides will be the first to drive down Pelham’s newest road: Summersides Boulevard.

On Monday, September 24, at 2 p.m., Summersides, along with family and friends, will officially open the road with a ceremonial drive, ribbon cutting, and street sign unveiling.

“We are pleased to honour Mr. Summersides with this street naming,” said Mayor Dave Augustyn. “We offer  our thanks and appreciation for the...

Seniors active living fair coming to the Meridian Community Centre

Posted on September 18, 2018 08:15 AM

September 18, 2018

Pelham, ON– The Town of Pelham, in conjunction with the Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee, is hosting a free active living fair on Tuesday, September 25, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Meridian Community Centre.

The fair features a variety of activities, made up of three main components: physical activities, social activities, and nutrition and wellness. Booths, displays, demonstrations and presentations for each of these three areas will be set up throughout the...

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Pelham community centre comes in $705,949 under budget

Posted on September 05, 2018 12:45 PM

September 5, 2018

Pelham, ON–During yesterday’s Council meeting, the Meridian Community Centre Oversight Committee reported that the project was delivered on-time and under budget by $705,949.

Heralded as a near-unprecedented achievement, Mayor Dave Augustyn and Council acknowledged the committee’s efforts along with the collaborative efforts by several groups.

“When Council approved the Community Centre in April 2016, some residents were concerned about overall project costs and...

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