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Region-wide curbside battery collection April 23 -27

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Region-wide curbside battery collection April 23 -27

Residents across Niagara are being asked to bring their batteries to the curb for a special one-week collection this spring. Residents of single-family homes and apartments with up to six units will be able to place their used or unwanted batteries at the curb on their regular collection day the week of April 23 – […]

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Court fines property owners for fire code violations

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Court fines property owners for fire code violations

A St. Catharines home owner has been fined $5,000 for not having working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms installed as required by the Ontario Fire Code. Raymond Francis Sinclair pleaded guilty before the Ontario Court of Justice Friday, April 13/2018 for four Ontario Fire Code violations at his property at 22 Stanmary Dr. During […]

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Rose City Seniors Foundation enhances lives

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Rose City Seniors Foundation enhances lives

The Rose City Seniors Centre Foundation (RCSCF) has invested more than $89,000 towards facility improvements and recreation equipment for the Welland Community Wellness Complex (WCWC) over the past three years. Since the WCWC opened in 2011, the RCSCF has invested a grand total of $341,781 in purchases. In order to keep WCWC members active and […]

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POCOMAR sails with sponorship

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POCOMAR sails with sponorship

Port Colborne Marine Auxiliary Rescue (POCOMAR) unit may be able to buy an essential piece of lifesaving equipment or enhance training thanks to PenFinancial Credit Union. Friday, the Welland-based credit union, with branches across Niagara, made a $250 donation to the marine search and rescue unit that operates out of Sugarloaf Harbour Marina. The funds […]

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Over $27,000 raised for Community Care and student food bank

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Over $27,000 raised for Community Care and student food bank

Students in NC’s Event Management (Graduate Certificate) program celebrated the successful conclusion of the 2018 Many Hands Project at a special ceremony Thursday Apr. 19/2018 at the Niagara-on-the-Lake campus. Now in its 21st year, the annual project sees students in the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Sport support a local community non-profit organization with fundraising, […]

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Pelham’s 2018 Blended Residential Taxes Up 1.9%

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Pelham’s 2018 Blended Residential Taxes Up 1.9%

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn By Mayor Dave Augustyn – If you pay your property taxes by installments, you will know that the second installment of your 2018 property tax bill comes due in two weeks (April 30). With this deadline approaching, I wanted to tell you about Pelham’s 2018 blended residential […]

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