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Property maintenance during COVID-19: what is and what is not permitted

Posted on April 28, 2020 11:48 AM

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April 28, 2020

Pelham, ON – With spring’s arrival, maintenance of property by the municipality and private contractors is a common sight. The Town of Pelham has received calls from the community with questions about what is and is not permitted with this type of work.  

Landscaping and lawn care businesses providing services strictly for safety, security, or sanitation purposes are permitted. This is to ensure that properties remain safe, property standards...

National Day of Mourning

Posted on April 28, 2020 10:00 AM

National Day of Mourning

April 28, 2020

WHEREAS, the National Day of Mourning has been recognized since April 28th, 1991;

AND WHEREAS, on April 28th, we pay respect to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents;

AND WHEREAS, we also honour the many families and friends who have been deeply affected by these tragedies;

AND WHEREAS, according to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety in the twenty...

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Pelham Fire Department bans all consumer and commercial fireworks sales and use during COVID-19

Posted on April 27, 2020 01:03 PM

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April 27, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham’s Fire Services Department has suspended all commercial and consumer fireworks sales and use during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Pelham’s fireworks bylaw (Bylaw 2951 (2008)) regulates the sale and setting off of fireworks in the Town of Pelham, including low hazard fireworks which are most commonly used for recreational and personal use. These fireworks include, but are not limited to: showers, fountains, golden rain,...

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Town of Pelham statement regarding reported COVID-19 positive at Fonthill Sobeys

Posted on April 23, 2020 02:18 PM

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April 23, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham is aware of the recent article in the Voice of Pelham and its assertions regarding Councillor Ron Kore’s positive COVID-19 test result and the recently opened Niagara Regional Police (NRP) investigation. 

While the Town is not in a position to confirm COVID-19 test results, the hope is that Councillor Kore is in good health; the Town wishes good health on all our citizens. The Town is also not able to...

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Town of Pelham corporate communications plan wins Hermes Creative Awards gold

Posted on April 21, 2020 02:36 PM

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April 21, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Town of Pelham’s corporate communications plan has been recognized by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP) and awarded a Hermes Creative Awards Gold in the Public Relations/Communications Strategic Programs category.

Hermes Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media. The Awards recognize outstanding...

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