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Recorded message from Mayor Junkin to reach residents March 26, 2020

Posted on March 26, 2020 09:46 AM

As part of a communications strategy employed by the Region of Niagara and local municipalities, residents of Pelham may receive a recorded phone message from Mayor Marvin Junkin encouraging them to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the community. 

Some residents may be weary of recorded messages during the COVID-19 pandemic, as various scams have been reported, however, the Town of Pelham would like to assure residents that this recording from Mayor Junkin is an authorized message. 


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Town of Pelham extends burn permits from 2019

Posted on March 26, 2020 08:30 AM

March 26, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham Fire Department is extending 2019 burn permits into the 2020 season as part of measures to mitigate disruptions in the community during COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

As warm weather approaches and residents practice social distancing and self-isolation, the Town recognizes the desire for residents to get out and enjoy the fresh air in a responsible manner. Even in your backyards, social distancing is still encouraged. 

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Town of Pelham offers relief for tax and water/wastewater payments

Posted on March 25, 2020 01:45 PM

March 25, 2020

Pelham, ON –Town of Pelham Council voted Monday, March 23, 2020, to initiate a temporary change to the interest and penalty charged on taxes and water/wastewater accounts. This decision was made as an effort to mitigate impact on residents affected during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

The Town is waiving penalty and interest charged on April 1 ,2020 for tax and water/wastewater balances outstanding on March 31, 2020, at which time further assessment...

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Pelham Support Network launches

Posted on March 25, 2020 12:13 PM

As Pelham, and other municpalities around Niagara and the country, continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town and community have come together to launch the Pelham Support Network (PSN).

The Fabulous Fenwick Lions Club  joined forces with the Fonthill Lions , in conjunction with the Town of Pelham and Local businesses to develop a system brining needed supplies to those who find themselves in self-isolation or quarantine due to travel or close contact with someone who is infected...


Niagara confirms three new cases of COVID-19

Posted on March 24, 2020 12:10 PM

From Niagara Region Public Health

​Niagara Region Public Health and Emergency Services is investigating three new confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing Niagara’s total to seven cases. All cases are travel-related. All three cases had a different date of onset of illness.   
  • Case #5 is a female in her twenties with a travel history to the United States.
  • Case #6 is a male in his forties with a travel history to the Unites States.
  • Case #7 is a male in his sixties...

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