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Meridian Community Centre, Town Hall, to close as province-wide lockdown begins December 26

Posted on December 23, 2020 10:21 AM

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December 23, 2020

Pelham, ON – With the Grey-Lockdown level initiation by the provincial government, beginning 12:01 a.m. on December 26, 2020, the Town of Pelham is making changes to its facility's operations.

To comply with the province's changes to rules and regulations outlined in the Grey-Lockdown level, the Town of Pelham is closing the Meridian Community Centre to the public, effective Thursday, December 24, 2020, at noon. 

Town Hall will be closed for its...

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Town of Pelham receives nearly 1.3 million in second phase of Provincial COVID-19 relief funding

Posted on December 17, 2020 11:19 AM

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December 17, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham will receive $1,298,000 from the Province of Ontario's relief for municipalities phase two funding announcement. In total, for 2020, the Town of Pelham received just over $1.7 million through both phases.

The second phase of funding, announced December 16, 2020, builds upon the first phase of the federal-provincial Safe Restart Agreement this past summer. The funding allows municipalities to deliver critical services...

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Low risk case of COVID-19 identified at Meridian Community Centre

Posted on December 03, 2020 02:42 PM

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December 3, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham was made aware on December 1, 2020, of a positive COVID-19 result from a user who was in the Meridian Community Centre on November 24, 2020. The individual tested positive on November 30, 2020. The Town is sharing this information with the community in the interest of health and safety.  

The individual testing positive used the arena facilities and followed proper safety protocols while in the building, including...

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Christmas Market event cancelled; familiar favourites preserved in other Town events

Posted on November 24, 2020 12:06 PM

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November 24, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham’s annual Christmas Market event, part of the overall Christmas in Pelham festivities, will not occur this year. 

After careful consideration and discussion of Provincial and Regional Public Health guidelines and recommendations, the decision to cancel the event is in the best interest of health and safety pursuant to Public Health guidelines.

Though the Christmas Market is not running this year, some of the most cherished...

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Pelham, Fort Erie and Wainfleet get innovative in addressing legal costs, hire shared solicitor

Posted on November 20, 2020 12:00 PM

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November 20, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham, the Town of Fort Erie and the Township of Wainfleet are pleased to announce the joint hiring of Jennifer Stirton as the municipalities’ shared in-house Solicitor.

For more than 15 years, Stirton has defended municipalities across southwestern Ontario in a wide range of cases. A graduate from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2002, in the top nine percent of her class, Stirton also holds an Honours Bachelor of Science from McMaster...

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