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Pelham Awarded Prestigious WALK Friendly Designation

Posted on December 03, 2014 08:15 PM

Earlier today, the Town of Pelham received the WALK Friendly Community Designation from Green Communities Canada.

Awarded during the ACT Canada’s Sustainable Mobility and Healthy Communities Summit in Markham, Ontario, Pelham received a Bronze designation for the Town’s progress toward walkability. Pelham joins two other 2014 winners, the City of Mississauga (Silver) and Town of Minto (Bronze)—no municipality has yet attained Gold.

"Council and I are delighted to receive this recognition of our ongoing...

Time to Change Your Clocks and Smoke Alarm Batteries

Posted on October 31, 2014 08:15 PM

As Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 2nd Pelham Fire Services is reminding everyone to please change and test the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. The message is simple and the habit can be lifesaving.

“Eighty percent of child fire fatalities occur in homes without working smoke alarms. It’s a tragic statistic that could be reduced by adopting the simple habit of ‘Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery’,” said Pelham Fire Chief Bob Lymburner.

According to the...

Media Advisory - Rosewood Estates Ground Breaking Ceremony

Posted on October 30, 2014 09:15 AM


Town of Pelham Council, Hert Inc. and Rinaldi Homes


Rosewood Estates Ground Breaking Ceremony


Monday, November 3rd, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. 


East Fonthill (Rice Road just south of Merritt Road)


To celebrate the first official ground breaking ceremony in the East Fonthill area.


The Rosewood Estates development in East Fonthill will feature an exclusive enclave of 55 architecturally controlled residences in a private setting.

A wide variety of bungalow and two-storey...

Pelham Fire Services Reminds Residents Carbon Monoxide Alarms Are Now Required in Homes

Posted on October 24, 2014 08:15 PM

November 1 – 7, 2014 is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week and Town of Pelham Fire Services is reminding residents that it is now the law in Ontario to install carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in homes if there is a fuel-burning appliance or an attached garage.

“If your home has a fuel-burning appliance or an attached garage, you must have a working CO alarm adjacent to each sleeping area of the home,” said Pelham Fire Chief Bob Lymburner. “For added protection, install a carbon monoxide alarm on every storey...

Sanitary Sewer Backflow Prevention Incentive Program for Residents Affected by Flooding

Posted on October 10, 2014 08:15 PM

During their Monday, October 6, 2014 meeting, Pelham Council approved a new Sanitary Sewer Backflow Prevention Incentive Program to assist homeowners in the Town’s northeast quadrant affected by flooding from sever rain storms on May 14, 2014.

The program sets aside $165,000 to provide approximately 130 eligible properties up to $1,000 to offset the cost of installing sanitary sewer backflow preventers and waives the mandatory $210 inspection fee.

“After learning the results of our investigation, Council...

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