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Pelham opens second ice pad, rentals available

Posted on July 16, 2020 08:24 AM

July 16, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Accipiter Arena in Pelham’s Meridian Community Centre will have ice available for rental beginning July 27.

A result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and regularly scheduled program and activity cancellations, the Accipiter Arena is getting its ice months before it would normally be made; demand for ice time within the Niagara Region fueled the decision to open the second pad at the MCC.

“We’re one of two municipalities in the Region with their...

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Beautification Committee Thank You Card initiative recognizes latest recipients

Posted on July 15, 2020 04:06 PM

Submitted by the Pelham Beautification Committee

Charlie and Lynn Johnson at 1328 Haist Street, Fonthill, are the most recent recipients for the Pelham Beautification Committee’s ‘Thank You Card’ initiative.

Charlie and Lynn Johnson have been hard at work this past year transforming their front yard into a garden oasis.  The front yard was dug down two to three feet with a resulting curvilinear design with well placed plants and garden art.  Those people driving by and watching...


Council Highlights - July 13, 2020

Posted on July 15, 2020 03:48 PM

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Town of Pelham Council approves Zoning and Official Plan amendments for cannabis operations

On July 13, 2020, Town of Pelham Council passed bylaws to amend the Official Plan and the Zoning Bylaw as they pertain to cannabis operations within the town.

The amendment to the Official Plan (bylaw 4521(2020)), adds policies for the studies required to support the establishment of indoor cannabis and industrial hemp cultivation facilities, ensuring all...

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Fall/Winter Life in Pelham Guide will not be published in 2020

Posted on July 15, 2020 02:33 PM

The annual fall/winter Life in Pelham Guide will not be published this season. 

The decision to temporarily halt the publication comes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. With continuously changing guidelines for amenities and programs, building capacities, and other services as the Town continues its gradual reopening.

Instead of publishing the guide, which was produced in hard copy and delivered to residents in Pelham, weekly advertisements in Niagara This Week (publisher of the guide),...

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By-Election 2020 - who can vote

Posted on July 14, 2020 10:12 AM

Wondering if you're eligible to vote in the upcoming by-election? Read below to find out the requirements for eligible voters. 

The vacant Ward One Council seat can be filled by any eligible nominee, however, only those residing or owning property in Ward One may cast a ballot. 

According to Section 17 of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 (MEA), you are eligible to vote in the 2020 Municipal By-Election, if, on Voting Day (Tuesday, September 15, 2020), you: 

  • Are...

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