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City splash pads open, pools gearing up for summer

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City splash pads open, pools gearing up for summer

The City of St. Catharines is gearing up for splashing good times at its splash pads and pools. The City’s inclusive splash pads at Lester B. Pearson Park, Catherine Street Park and West Park are open for the season. Splash pads are open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free. The new splash […]

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City celebrates new Wise Guys Park

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City celebrates new Wise Guys Park

There’s a new neighbourhood park in south St. Catharines thanks to a partnership between the City and the Wise Guys Charity Fund. Doug Smith, chair of the Wise Guys Charity Fund, Mayor Walter Sendzik, members of City Council and the Wise Guys kicked off June is Recreation and Parks Month Friday June 1/2018 by celebrating […]

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Niagara VegFest returns for a weekend of compassion, food and fun

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Niagara VegFest returns  for a weekend of compassion, food and fun

At first blush, it doesn’t seem like an elite athlete and a vegan version of the world’s most famous burger have much in common. But marathon runner and power lifter Dominick Thompson, and Globally Local, makers of a plant-based edition of the Big Mac, will both be at Niagara VegFest on Sunday, June 3/2018. The […]

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Fun-filled day ahead planned for Safety Fun Fest

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Fun-filled day ahead planned for Safety Fun Fest

Live entertainment, local heroes, and a barbeque lunch are included as part of the free Community Safety Fun Fest activities on Saturday, June 2/2018. Come out to the Real Canadian Superstore parking lot, located at 411 Louth St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and join the St. Catharines Fire and Emergency Management Services and […]

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Firefighters home visits keeping residents Alarmed for Life

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Firefighters home visits keeping residents Alarmed for Life

St. Catharines firefighters are hitting the streets this summer to help families protect themselves with working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. Firefighters begin going door-to-door to discuss fire safety this week as part of the Alarmed for Life fire safety awareness program. Firefighters will offer home safety checks, including testing smoke alarms and carbon […]

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Two people suffer serious burns during weekend kitchen fire

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Two people suffer serious burns during weekend kitchen fire

Deputy Fire Chief Frank Biancucci urges residents to take care in the kitchen and cook safely after two people suffered serious burns due to a grease fire. The residents suffered injuries as a result of a fire at 623 Bunting Rd. Saturday, May 12 and were rushed to hospital. Biancucci said the residents were cooking […]

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