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Overbeek building at Highway 20 receives accolades from the Pelham Beautification Committee

Posted on August 31, 2020 02:09 PM

Submitted by the Pelham Beautification Committee

Lawrence Overbeek and son Calvin receive top honours in their restoration efforts of an historic building at the busy intersection of Pelham St and Highway 20.  What was once a distinguished structure, housing various shops, stores and offices since it was first built in the early 19th century, fell into hard times the last few years. The Overbeek family saw the potential in this building and worked to restore it to its original...

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Town of Pelham taking every safety precaution for by-election voting during COVID-19

Posted on August 31, 2020 12:29 PM

August 31, 2020

Pelham, ON – The first advance poll for the upcoming by-election is on September 3, with additional voting days on September 12 (advance poll #2) and September 15 (Election Day). The Town of Pelham is ensuring that all voters and election staff are safe during this very important process.

In addition to the regular election staff, three additional positions have been created to ensure electors have a seamless and safe voting experience. New positions...


Council Highlights - August 24, 2020

Posted on August 27, 2020 03:57 PM

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Traffic safety devices in the budget for 2021

Council approved the initiative in principle and referred the purchase of traffic safety devices for consideration in the 2021 Roads Capital Budget. 

Staff recommended the installation of eight 12 inch solar-powered flashing yellow warning lights along Effingham Street between Regional Road 20 and Regional Road 69. Four lights will be installed to warn drivers of an approaching intersection...

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Steve Bauer Trail daily closures begin September 2

Posted on August 27, 2020 03:25 PM

UPDATE (September 8, 2020): Daily closures of the Steve Bauer Trail will continue from September 14-28. Paving has been delayed to allow for the inclusion of  draining measures such as an additional culvert and some ditch work. Further updates, if necessary, will be posted on the Town of Pelham website and social media channels.


August 27,2020 - Starting September 2, 2020, the Steve Bauer Trail will undergo daily closures as work to resurface the trail begins. It is anticipated that the...

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Advance polling dates for 2020 by-election just around the corner

Posted on August 20, 2020 01:16 PM

August 20, 2020

Pelham, ON – Pelham Ward One voters looking to cast their ballot before Election Day on September 15, 2020, can do so at advance polling sites on September 3 and 12. Advance and Election Day Polls are located at Fire Station #2 (766 Welland Road Fenwick) and Fire Station #3 (2355 Cream Street North Pelham).

Advance polling sites permit voters to cast their ballot as noted on the voter notification card. This year, to ease the number of people at the...

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