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Fall daylight savings: check your smoke and CO detectors

Posted on October 30, 2020 12:00 PM

On November 1, 2020, clocks turn back an hour. 

When the clocks change so too should the batteries in your smoke and carbon dioxide detectors. Expiration dates of these detectors should also be inspected. 

Smoke Alarms: 

Home fires kill eight Canadians a week. While these fires represent 40 per cent of all types of fires, they are responsible for 73 per cent of fire deaths. Most of these deaths are preventable by taking a few precautions.

Smoke alarms are required in each residential...

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UPDATE: Pelham Street reconstruction between College Street and Port Robinson Road date change

Posted on October 29, 2020 02:31 PM

Please be advised of a change in schedule for the Pelham Street Reconstruction (Phase 1) project.

The reconstruction of Pelham Street from College Street to Port Robinson Road to improve existing infrastructure and facilitate stormwater management initially scheduled to begin November 9, 2020, outlined in letters delivered to homeowners, will now begin October 30, 2020, with the removal of asphalt.

On November 2, 2020, reconstruction work begins.

With the variability of the weather and the upcoming...

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Memorial stone for late Councillor Mike Ciolfi placed at the Meridian Community Centre

Posted on October 29, 2020 11:40 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 29, 2020

Pelham, ON – Outside the south entrance of the Meridian Community Centre is a memorial stone honouring the service and memory of Mike Ciolfi.

Ciolfi, a first-time Councillor elected in 2018, passed away in April of this year. The memorial's purchase and dedication was a private initiative by friends of the Ciolfi family, the Bozicevics, Ciminos, and Conneys.

The plaque on the stone fittingly describes Ciolfi: strong, humble, kind, and always willing to lend...

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How to celebrate Halloween during COVID-19

Posted on October 28, 2020 12:23 PM

Follow these steps to celebrate safely and make sure the only thing to be scared of is the costumes.

Celebrate Halloween safely

Halloween may look a little different this year, but it can still be a lot of fun. Follow public health advice and measures from public health experts, and make good decisions based on your own unique situation.

To have a safe and happy Halloween, you should:

  • avoid gatherings with people outside of your household
  • stay home if you...

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Fall branch collection: Nov. 2-27, 2020

Posted on October 28, 2020 09:50 AM

From the Niagara Region.​

Fall branch collection starts next week on Nov. 2 and continues until Nov. 27. Curbside branch collection is available across Niagara Region to all residents living in single family homes and apartments with six units or less.

When setting out branches for collection, it is important to remember:

  • Branches must be tied in bundles
  • Maximum weight of bundle = 22.7 kg (50 lbs.)
  • Maximum size of bundle = 1.5 m (5 ft.) in length and 0.5 m (1.6 ft.) in diameter
  • Individual branches...

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