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St. Catharines council passes 2018 budget

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St. Catharines council passes 2018 budget

City Council approved the 2018 City of St. Catharines operating budget after a public meeting Monday Dec. 18/2017. City Council passed the City’s 2018 operating budget with an increase close to the rate of inflation at 1.67 per cent for the City’s part of the property tax bill. That means the average property owner with […]

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Apply now to have special event fees waived

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Apply now to have special event fees waived

The City of St. Catharines invites organizations and event planners with special events in St. Catharines coming up in 2018 to apply to have their City fees waived. Organizations and event planners with events taking place between January and June 30, 2018 can apply now to have up to 50 per cent of the City […]

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St. Catharines kitchen fire causes $75,000 damage

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St. Catharines kitchen fire causes $75,000 damage

Deputy Fire Chief Frank Biancucci urges residents to make sure they protect themselves and their families with working smoke alarms after an early-morning kitchen fire on Monday, Dec. 11/2017. St. Catharines firefighters responded to reports of a kitchen fire at 22 Stanmary Dr. at 7 a.m. The deputy fire chief said crews extinguished the fire […]

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St. Catharines 2018 Budget available online

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St. Catharines 2018 Budget available online

Budget night is a week away but residents can view the entire draft budget online now at www.stcatharines.ca/budget The 2018 draft operating budget will be discussed at the Dec. 18 City Council Meeting. Residents wishing to speak at the meeting about the budget are encouraged to register with the Office of the City Clerk by calling […]

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Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament donates $10,000 to Gillian’s Place

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Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament donates $10,000 to Gillian’s Place

Mayor Walter Sendzik and the Mayor’s Invitational Golf Tournament committee have made a $10,000 donation Tuesday Dec. 5/2017 to Gillian’s Place from the proceeds of the summer tournament. The donation will assist Gillian’s Place in providing necessary items and programs for women and children seeking safety and support at the St. Catharines shelter. “For 40 […]

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One person sent to hospital after kitchen fire Sunday

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One person sent to hospital after kitchen fire Sunday

The cause of an early morning apartment fire that sent one person to hospital is still under investigation by the Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal and St. Catharines Fire and Emergency Services. St. Catharines firefighters responded to reports of a kitchen fire in the main floor unit at 108 Lowell Ave. at 6:22 a.m. […]

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