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Niagara Region announces change to price of garbage tags effective Feb. 1, 2020

Posted on January 27, 2020 10:57 AM

From Niagara Region

Niagara Region is changing the price of garbage tags from $2.00 per tag to $2.50 effective Feb. 1, 2020. This is to move towards full cost recovery of garbage collection and part of our continued effort to increase the diversion of recyclable and organic materials, which are currently being placed in the garbage stream.

Each year Niagara Region staff look at the costs of garbage collection, including the costs associated with collecting and disposing of an an...

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Special weather statement - rainfall warning Jan. 24, 2020

Posted on January 24, 2020 09:08 AM

From Environment Canada

Issued Jan. 24, 2020

Significant rainfall likely tonight.

Rain is expected to begin late this afternoon or early this evening and then taper off or change to snow Saturday morning or afternoon. Total rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 mm are expected.

The frozen ground and thin snowpack will have a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Local ponding on streets is possible, especially where storm drains are covered in snow or ice.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts...

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Council meetings to be live-streamed as of Feb. 3, 2020

Posted on January 23, 2020 12:11 PM

The Town of Pelham’s Council, Committee of the Whole, and Policy and Priorities Committee meetings will be live-streamed beginning Monday, February 3, 2020.

Previously, Council and Committee videos were uploaded to the Town’s YouTube channel, usually within 48-hours of the meeting. Switching to a live-stream option allows viewers the ability to tune in as a meeting occurs, and reduces the wait time before the recording is posted to the YouTube channel.

The new system in Council Chambers was installed...

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March Break Camp registration now open

Posted on January 21, 2020 03:37 PM

The Town of Pelham’s annual March Break Camp is now open for registration.

Pelham residents have the first opportunity to secure spots for their kids; general registration for those outside Pelham begins Monday, February 3, 2020.

Offering a 7:1 camper to staff ration, Pelham’s March Break camp offers a full week of fun and excitement from March 16-20. Each day will begin and end at the Meridian Community Centre with camp running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Extended care options are available from 7:30...

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Town to offer day camp in the event of teacher's strike

Posted on January 17, 2020 05:08 PM

Should schools be closed due to the Ontario English Catholic Teacher's Association (OECTA) strike on Tuesday, January 21, the Town of Pelham is offering a camp program at a daily rate. The Town of Pelham will offer day camps for any future strikes affecting elementary students in the Niagara Region.

To register, visit pelham.ca/register. For more information, please email bmaclean@pelham.ca

Campers will start their morning playing circle and parachute games and lunch will be...

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