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Bright lights and energy savings from LED upgrade

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Bright lights and energy savings from LED upgrade

The City’s investment in LED street lights has paid off with brighter roads and improved energy consumption. The LED conversion project started in November 2015 and wrapped up May 2018, seven months ahead of schedule. Out of the 14,791 street lights in St. Catharines, 13,823 are now LED, or roughly 93 per cent of all […]

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Niagara Region Beach Report July 13/2018

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Niagara Region Beach Report July 13/2018

Heading out to the beach? Be sure to check if the beach is safe for swimming before heading out. The information comes from the Niagara Region’s Beach Water Testing Results webpage. Bay Beach (Crystal), Fort Erie: Open for swimming Bernard Avenue Beach, Fort Erie: Open for swimming Crescent Beach, Fort Erie: Open for swimming Windmill […]

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Excessive heat alert issued for Niagara

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Excessive heat alert issued for Niagara

​An Excessive Heat Alert has been issued by Niagara Region Public Health as the temperature is expected to reach or exceed 31 ​°C on Friday, July 13/2018, with the overnight lows near 20 ​°C and may continue through the weekend. Niagara residents are advised to take extra precautions during episodes of extreme heat and humidity. […]

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Rotary Park improvements unveiled

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Rotary Park improvements unveiled

Parks and trails add to the quality of life the community enjoys here in St. Catharines and recent improvements at Rotary Park continues the City’s work creating places everyone can enjoy. Recently, Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, Mayor Walter Sendzik, members of City Council and members of the Rotary Club of St. […]

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St. Catharines ends bottled water sales at City facilities

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St. Catharines ends bottled water sales at City facilities

In another move to protect the environment for future generations, the City of St. Catharines will no longer sell water in plastic bottles at City arenas, community centres and other City facilities. At Monday night’s City Council meeting, Council voted in favour of removing water sold in plastic water bottles from vending machines and concessions […]

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Community garden harvest picked and delivered to Port Cares

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Community garden harvest picked and delivered to Port Cares

A second harvest of the season has been collected and is on its way to the Port Cares Reach Out Food Centre from the Lockview Park Community Garden project. On Wednesday July 11/2018 volunteers from Port Colborne’s Raw Materials Company Inc., the City of Port Colborne Mayor and Councilors and volunteers from the community picked […]

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