Posted on September 18, 2020 04:09 PM
From the Niagara Region
Niagara’s Regional Chair and mayors signaled their resolve to make Niagara a more diverse and welcoming community on Sept. 18, as they jointly signed a declaration marking Niagara as a member of the Coalition of Inclusive Municipalities.
Over the past year, Regional Council, along with all 12 municipal councils, voted to join the Coalition, a network that brings together municipalities that want to improve their policies against racism, discrimination, exclusion...
Posted on September 17, 2020 02:56 PM
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September 17, 2020
Pelham, ON – The end of September marks the return of many regular programs at the Meridian Community Centre (MCC), with several more planned in early October.
The MCC's gradual integration of services follows the Province's and the Ontario Recreation Facilities Association's guidance for facilities for sports and recreational fitness activities during COVID-19. Earlier in September, the walking track opened, and larger groups were permitted...
Posted on September 17, 2020 12:18 PM
From the Niagara Region
Niagara Region has launched a new waste management app, called Niagara Region Waste, which makes it even easier for residents to obtain current information about waste and recycling collection programs.
Residents can download the mobile app for Apple or Android smartphones. In the mobile app, you will find the garbage/recycling collection schedule specific to your house address, with the ability to sign up and receive a collection day reminder. As...
Posted on September 16, 2020 08:31 AM
The Town of Pelham has declared a State of Emergency to protect the public and Town staff, helping to minimize the spread of COVID-19.
Town facilities have begun to reopen. Town Hall is open by appointment only. Recreation programs are open for registration; no drop-in programs are available.
Residents are encouraged to delay any non-essential business or to consider conducting business online or by phone, where possible. Further updates will be made to the Town website as the situation evolves....
Posted on September 15, 2020 08:36 PM
The official results of the Ward One by-election are in, and Wayne Olson will serve as Ward One's Councillor for the remainder of the term. Olson, receiving the most votes, becomes Pelham’s newest Councillor once certified by the Clerk.
Olson received a total of 681 of the 1,177 votes cast, for 58 per cent of the vote. Twenty votes were cast using the on-demand special ballot.
This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were two advance polls in addition to Voting Day. Mail-in ballots were...