Pelham Community Centre Site Plan Approved

Posted on September 22, 2016 12:00 PM

On Monday, September 19, 2016, Pelham Council unanimously approved the Pelham Community Centre site plan to facilitate construction.

“Council is excited to approve this site plan because it will assist in creating a more complete community in Fonthill,” said Mayor Dave Augustyn. “The new Pelham Community Centre will be built adjacent to the public square and within walking distance to stores, restaurants, a medical centre and residential housing.”

The facility will be located at the corner of two new...


Pelham Designates “The Comfort House” as Heritage Site

Posted on September 21, 2016 04:15 PM

On Monday, September 19, 2016, Pelham Council unanimously approved designating 1732 Cream Street (also known as The Comfort House) under Part IV of the Ontario Heritage Act for its cultural heritage value.

“Council is pleased to designate The Comfort House as a heritage site in Pelham due to its architectural, historical and contextual value,” said Mayor Dave Augustyn. “In making our decision, we reviewed the building’s heritage and took into consideration the owner’s desire to help preserve this...


WWI Cenotaph & Trench Mortar Rededication

Posted on September 13, 2016 02:30 PM

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, Town Council and honoured dignitaries helped unveil and rededicate Pelham’s WWI Cenotaph and newly restored WWI Trench Mortar. (Watch the video.)

“We are honoured to have partnered with the Canadian Government, the Royal Canadian Legion, and caring citizens to ensure these historic artifacts now stand as a constant reminder of the ultimate sacrifices paid by Pelham residents and other Canadian soldiers in World War I to secure our freedoms,” said Mayor Dave Augustyn.


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Summerfest Committee Responds to Inaccurate Newspaper Reporting

Posted on September 07, 2016 04:00 PM

To Mayor Augustyn and Members of Council

As a response to recent articles in the local newspaper and the direction given by Council to the Summerfest Committee we provide our input as well as the direction we will take to address the concerns of the petition presented to council on August 22nd, 2016.

Pelham Summerfest has been in existence for 6 years and is run by a small group of dedicated volunteers and Town staff who put in countless hours to ensure we have a successful event. In the last two years...


Pelham Supports School Crossing Guard Safety Initiative

Posted on August 30, 2016 11:00 AM

On Monday, August 22, 2016, Pelham Council proclaimed September as School Crossing Guard Awareness Month to remind drivers and cyclists of the new Highway Traffic Act laws that went into effect earlier this year.

As of January 2016, motorists can NO longer turn left, right or proceed through a crosswalk on the clear half of the roadway. They now MUST wait until the entire crosswalk is empty of both pedestrians and crossing guards.

“The Niagara Regional Police would like to remind all cyclists and motorists...

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