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Grant funding puts Steve Bauer Trail paving into gear

Posted on July 17, 2020 12:38 PM

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July 17, 2020

Pelham, ON –The Steve Bauer trail, between Line Avenue and Port Robinson Road, will be hard-surfaced by the end of this year, providing a more physically and geographically accessible trail system.

In 2017, as part of a Provincial incentive to improve cycling infrastructure, the Province of Ontario created the Ontario Municipal Commuter Cycling (OMCC) grant program to help fund capital works projects for municipalities to improve cycling in their community. 

Pelham’s...

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Town of Pelham Council approves Zoning and Official Plan amendments for cannabis operations

Posted on July 16, 2020 12:18 PM

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July 16, 2020

Pelham, ON - On July 13, 2020, Town of Pelham Council passed bylaws to amend the Official Plan and the Zoning Bylaw as they pertain to cannabis operations within the town.

The amendment to the Official Plan Bylaw (4251 (2020)) adds policies for studies required to support the establishment of indoor cannabis and industrial hemp cultivation facilities, ensuring all potential adverse effects are studied in advance. These studies include an Emission Summary...

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Pelham opens second ice pad, rentals available

Posted on July 16, 2020 08:24 AM

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July 16, 2020

Pelham, ON – The Accipiter Arena in Pelham’s Meridian Community Centre will have ice available for rental beginning July 27.

A result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and regularly scheduled program and activity cancellations, the Accipiter Arena is getting its ice months before it would normally be made; demand for ice time within the Niagara Region fueled the decision to open the second pad at the MCC.

“We’re one of two municipalities in the Region with their...

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Beautification Committee Thank You Card initiative recognizes latest recipients

Posted on July 15, 2020 04:06 PM

Submitted by the Pelham Beautification Committee

Charlie and Lynn Johnson at 1328 Haist Street, Fonthill, are the most recent recipients for the Pelham Beautification Committee’s ‘Thank You Card’ initiative.

Charlie and Lynn Johnson have been hard at work this past year transforming their front yard into a garden oasis.  The front yard was dug down two to three feet with a resulting curvilinear design with well placed plants and garden art.  Those people driving by and watching...

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Council Highlights - July 13, 2020

Posted on July 15, 2020 03:48 PM

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Town of Pelham Council approves Zoning and Official Plan amendments for cannabis operations

On July 13, 2020, Town of Pelham Council passed bylaws to amend the Official Plan and the Zoning Bylaw as they pertain to cannabis operations within the town.

The amendment to the Official Plan (bylaw 4521(2020)), adds policies for the studies required to support the establishment of indoor cannabis and industrial hemp cultivation facilities, ensuring all...

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