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Water meter tamper inspections rated high priority, fee increased

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Water meter tamper inspections rated high priority, fee increased

A simple fee can give new Welland home owners peace of mind. “This is an improvement, or add on to our previous policy regarding dealing with meter tampering,” said Welland Coun. David McLeod during Tuesday’s regular council meeting. “I’d like to thank staff for being prudent and efficient in coming forward with a policy that […]

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City appoints 3 city councillors to WRCC board

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City appoints 3 city councillors to WRCC board

Three Welland City Councillors were appointed to the Welland Recreational Canal Corporation (WRCC) Board at the regular meeting of council Tuesday. “We are volunteering our time,” said Pat Chiochio. “For once, let’s start fresh and make it positive, lets move forward.” After the recent resignation of half of the WRCC board, council decided to appoint […]

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Fund request causes concern at Council

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Fund request causes concern at Council

Story by Heather Dilts-Baiano – A request for additional funds turned into a lively discussion during the Town of Pelham’s regulare meeting of council meeting Monday. This was a request for an additional $5950 to add another option to the current proposed design for the exterior addition to the Maple Acres Library on Canboro Road […]

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Wainfleet Council unveils memorial plaque of Remembrance

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Wainfleet Council unveils memorial plaque of Remembrance

A new plaque honouring the citizens of Wainfleet Township who lost their lives in World War One was unveiled in a ceremony Wednesday in Town Hall. “We used to only have a paper with their names listed over the plaque from the Second World War,” Doug Wilford chair Wainfleet Cenotaph committee said. “We thought that […]

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Building plan application causes concern for Beatrice Street residents

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Building plan application causes concern for Beatrice Street residents

What started as a request for an amendment, turned into a discussion on mental health care. The City was given an application for Zoning bylaw amendment for 309 Beatrice Street, known as Beatrice Manor. The amendment would allow for provisions for parking, a building in the front of the property and sprinklers to be installed, […]

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Exciting enchancements planned for 2016 Rose Festival

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Exciting enchancements planned for 2016 Rose Festival

After a successful 54th Annual Rose Festival, the Welland event has even more excitement planned in 2016, Welland Council was told Monday night at the regular meeting of council. The 2015 Annual Rose Festival had a variety of highly-successful events, ranging from a media launch, street dance, an art exhibition, to Days at the Park, […]

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