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Arbour Day tree planting event in Pelham

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Arbour Day tree planting event in Pelham

Pelham residents are invited to help plant six trees in Woodstream Park on Friday, April 28, in celebration of Arbour Day, the globally recognized initiative that promotes the growth and caring of trees. This year’s free community event is hosted in conjunction with Forests Ontario, Ontario’s Green Leaf Challenge and Ontario Wood and will take […]

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City of St. Catharines funding to help community gardens take root

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City of St. Catharines funding to help community gardens take root

The City is offering a new funding program to help more community gardens take root in St. Catharines. Groups looking to start up or expand community gardens can now apply for funding from the City to cover materials, equipment and other start-up costs. The City is offering matching funds for up to 50 per cent […]

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Families in the Town of Pelham choose to boost veggies and fruit

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Families in the Town of Pelham choose to boost veggies and fruit

The Town of Pelham’s Recreation, Culture & Wellness Department, working with the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Niagara, is launching the Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit initiative to encourage kids and families to eat healthier, and to make vegetables and fruits part of their everyday lives. Whether fresh, frozen or canned, fruits and vegetables help […]

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City seeks public input on Civic Square front plaza

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City seeks public input on Civic Square front plaza

The City of Welland would like to hear from residents and business owners regarding ideas on how to revitalize the outside front plaza of Welland Civic Square. Welland City Council approved a staff recommendation to seek public input on a concept plan that will design a public space to attract more people to downtown Welland, […]

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Pelham’s 2017 Residential Taxes Increase by 2.3%

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Pelham’s 2017 Residential Taxes Increase by 2.3%

The Mayor’s Report with Pelham Mayor Dave Augustyn Two months ago, I wrote about how Council approved our 2017 Operating Budget. Since the Province issued the property tax rate for Educational purposes last week, I can now provide you with an update on the total 2017 residential property tax bill. You will recall that the […]

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St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate

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St. Catharines listed 7th among top 35 cities to buy real estate

MoneySense Magazine has placed St. Catharines as one of the top 35 cities in Canada to invest in real estate. According to the 2017 Where To Buy Now rankings which looks at the healthiest real estate markets across Canada, MoneySense ranked St. Catharines-Niagara as 7th on a list of 35 Canadian cities based on average […]

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