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Pelham Transit drives away with $500K Community Transportation grant

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Pelham Transit drives away with $500K Community Transportation grant

As a result of the province’s Community Transportation grant, the Town of Pelham’s transit program received $500,000. The money, coming in over the course of the next five years, are the only funds from this grant going to a Niagara municipality. Designed to assist municipalities throughout the province to provide better transportation options in areas […]

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Welland attracts almost 1.5 million sq. ft. of new industrial development

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Welland attracts almost 1.5 million sq. ft. of new industrial development

The City of Welland has attracted almost 1.5 million sq. ft. of new industrial development since 2015 as a result of its “pro-development” approach and its financial incentive programs. The city offers a variety of Community Improvement Plan (CIP) programs and financial incentives to attract investment through its Brownfield CIP; Downtown and Health and Wellness […]

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Explore the 2018 Concerts on the Canal Series this Summer

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Explore the 2018 Concerts on the Canal Series this Summer

The Mayor’s Report with Welland Mayor Frank Campion By Mayor Frank Campion – Concerts on the Canal opened a fantastic musical season at the amphitheatre last weekend, and gauging from the audience’s enthusiasm, it looks like this summer’s music festival is going to be a hit.  Juno nominee Steve Strongman opened the concert series with […]

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New splash pad, outdoor pools open this weekend

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New splash pad, outdoor pools open this weekend

A new, inclusive splash pad is opening up at Bogart Street Park just in time for summer. Mayor Walter Sendzik and members of City Council will “officially” turn the water on at the new Bogart Street Park Splash Pad Tuesday, July 3/2018 at noon. All are welcome. “This project involved the community from the beginning, […]

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Merritton property owner fined $5,000 for fire code violations

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Merritton property owner fined $5,000 for fire code violations

The owner of a rental home in Merritton has been fined $5,000 for Ontario Fire Code violations relating to carbon monoxide alarms and smoke alarms. Bradley Hugh Patterson pleaded guilty before the Ontario Court of Justice Friday, June 22/2018 for Ontario Fire Code violations at his rental property at 43 Dundee St. The property owner […]

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Welland tests to detect stormwater infiltration in sewers

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Welland tests to detect stormwater infiltration in sewers

The City of Welland is conducting an Inflow and Infiltration Reduction Study to identify sources of rain and groundwater entering sanitary sewers. City staff will then be able to develop a plan to reduce sources of rainwater inflow. The increased flow and volume from rainwater and groundwater fills the sanitary sewer system, reduces the capacity […]

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