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War of 1812 graphicThe Battle of Cook’s Mills

The Battle of Cook’s Mills was the last battle fought on the Niagara Frontier.

Join us October 18th and 19th to celebrate 200 years of peace between three Nations with a re-enactment of the battle and military demonstrations.


For more information about the Re-enactment of the Battle of Cook’s Mills click here

The Recreational Trail on Merritt Island is now open to the public to access and enjoy

The trail between Highway 406 and Woodlawn bridges was closed in 2012 due to the expansion of Highway 406. Please take advantage of this opportunity to get active on Welland’s recreational trails.

TWO HOUR FREE ON-STREET PARKING

Picture of Parking MetersOn Tuesday, October 7, 2014, City Council passed a motion to continue 2-Hour Free Parking at most on-street parking stalls controlled by parking meters. All meters in the downtown core and along King Street, north of Griffith Street, allow for Two Hour Free Parking.

Two Hour Free Parking began April 7, 2014 and will continue until January 2015.

Parking Enforcement Officers will enforce all on street parking meters and vehicles exceeding the Two Hour limit will receive a Parking Infraction Notice.  (Fine of $14.00)

Please note, all Municipal Parking Lots will require payment.

For further information, questions or concerns, please contact the Traffic, Parking and By-law Enforcement Division at 905-735-1700 extension 2250, 2113 or 2212.


Main Street bridge

Regional Smoke-Free Outdoor Spaces By-law Approved

Niagara residents and visitors can now enjoy smoke-free outdoor spaces at Parks, Playgrounds, Sports or playing fields, Splash pads, outdoor pools, Arenas, Festival and events located on municipal and regional property, including properties such as City halls, libraries and recreation centres

Roundabout at Highway 406 and East Main Street

The roundabout at Highway 406 and East Main Street was open to traffic Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.

Drivers are being reminded to drive according to conditions and yield on entry. For more information, including a video and downloadable brochure with roundabout driving tips, please visit our website at: www.ontario.ca/roundabout

Leaf & Snow Buddies

Leaf and Snow Buddy logoFor Volunteers - Snow Buddies give students and adult volunteers the opportunity to be matched with a senior, helping keep their driveway/pathway clear of snow and raking of leaves in the fall and spring. This assistance will help prevent falls. The Snow Buddies program is a great opportunity for students to gain volunteer experience, receive community service hours and help out in their community. For an application, please visit the following link: http://www.cssn.on.ca/images/files/LSBvolunteerreg.pdf

For Clients - If you are a senior or adult with disabilities living in the Niagara region and would like a Leaf & Snow Buddie volunteer to help with snow removal and/or leaf removal, please call Laurie at 905-682-3800 ext. 28. For an application, please visit the following link: http://www.cssn.on.ca/images/files/LSBclientreg.pdf

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Event item icon Oct. 24
12th Annual Strike Out Violence Bowling Tournament

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Ballroom Dance Social

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High Five: Principles of Healthy Child Development (Ages 13+)

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Welland Museum - Trivia Night

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Photo Contest for Seniors Calendar

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2014 Winter Fashion Show

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 Weekly Meetings
Monday
Oct.20 '14
5:30 PM - Welland Recreational Canal Corporation Board Meeting
LOCATION: WRCC Board Room, Merritt Island Building.
Monday
Oct.20 '14
7:00 PM - Welland Public Library Board Meeting
Welland Public Library, Program Room - LOCATION: 50 The Boardwalk.
 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 - THERE IS NO MEETING OF WELLAND CITY COUNCIL SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING.

200th Anniversary of the Battle of Cook's Mills
October 18th & 19th

Fire Prevention week

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