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Mural in Marlene Stewart Streit Park honours its namesake

Posted on July 22, 2021 12:35 PM

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July 22, 2021

Pelham, ON –  Marlene Stewart Streit Park has another attraction to offer the community. Art students from E.L Crossley Secondary School recently completed a mural that pays tribute to the Park’s namesake who is one of the most recognized female golfers in the history of the game.  

Marlene Stewart Streit, the inspiration for the mural compilation, was taught to play golf, at Lookout Point Country Club in Pelham. She began competitive play in 1949. ...

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Pelham receives over $300K in Municipal Modernization Program grants

Posted on July 07, 2021 12:48 PM

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July 7, 2021

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham will receive over $300,000 in provincial funding as part of the Municipal Modernization Grants Program (MMP); the money will go toward four projects.

Funding for the projects include:

  • $40,000 towards Town of Pelham Web-Based Services Review
  • $143,505 towards Town of Pelham Corporate Services Function Review
  • $60,000 towards Town of Pelham Digitizing Human Resources Performance Management System Review 
  • $60,000 towards...

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Centennial Park splash pad project receives necessary funding to move forward in 2021

Posted on July 02, 2021 12:14 PM

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July 2, 2021

Pelham, ON – Identified as a project to complete this year, the Centennial Park splash pad needed federal and provincial funding before it could move forward. With a joint federal and provincial announcement for the Investing in Canada Plan (ICIP): COVID-19 Resilence Stream on June 29, 2021, the project now has the green light.

The total cost of the splash pad is $350,000, with more than a third of it being funded by federal and provincial funding. The...

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Pelham receives over $200K in provincial transportation funding

Posted on July 02, 2021 09:10 AM

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July 2, 2021

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham has received $210,199 in transit funding for 2023-2025. The funding is part of the Province's Community Transportation Grant Program. Pelham is the only municipality in Niagara to receive an allocation in the latest round of funding.

In total, Pelham has received over $860,000 as part of the program, most notably, a five-year grant for $500K that concludes in 2023. The grant funding offsets costs to the municipality that...

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Pelham’s Summer Chill Series brings elements of Thursday Night Experience to life during pandemic

Posted on June 17, 2021 12:39 PM

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June 17, 2021

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham is launching a new Summer Chill Series event that will run from July 8 - September 2, 2021. The event retains elements of its popular Thursday Night Experience with scaled-back offerings in line with Public Health guidelines and regulations regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. 

With the summer season's usual festival and events scheduled on hold, Town staff developed a virtual and in-person plan to engage the community...

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