The Downtown Welland BIA is seeking sponsorship support from businesses and organizations to host an environmentally-friendly celebration that will see Main Street Bridge covered in sod

Niagara Region Public Health is investigating a laboratory confirmed case of measles in an adult who acquired their infection while travelling outside Canada.  Any person who visited the following public locations are being asked to watch for signs and symptoms and to ensure their vaccination is up to date as they may have been exposed to measles. 

Welland City Council approved the 2019 Water/Wastewater Operating and Capital Budgets at the March 5, 2019, Council meeting. Council also approved an increase in capital funding for water and wastewater infrastructure of $500,000. 

It’s not always easy to pursue career dreams – especially for female students entering industries traditionally dominated by men, such as such as construction. In advance of International Women’s Day, a Niagara College construction student received a helping hand, as the recipient of the College’s first Women in Construction Faculty Award. Established through the generosity of Welland resident Jan Erion, the award is a $500 donation toward a student’s tuition, designated specifically for a female student in one of the College’s construction programs.

Clocks will spring ahead one hour at 2:00 a.m. on March 10, 2019. Welland Fire and Emergency Services is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks. 

We might be in the full throws of winter outside but inside Arts Place we are working on a wonderful exhibit and a great show to bring to our friends and patrons.  Beginning March 1 and until March 31stacrylic, encaustic and mixed media artist, Robbin Pulver-Andrews will be presenting her exhibit entitled, “Moments in Time”.  Robbin is an Artist who was born In Hamilton, but spent most of her childhood and youth in Northern Ontario, living and working at her family owned Fishing Lodge on Lake Nipissing. She graduated from Sheridan College from the Classical Animation program and did some freelance work before getting married shortly after graduation. 

Community Support Services of Niagara (CSSN) announced today that Welland Mayor Frank Campion and Pelham Mayor Marvin Junkin are participating in Mayors for Meals to show support for our community’s seniors and adults living with a disability. CSSN will once again highlight the Meals on Wheels program in Welland and Pelham by having both mayors deliver meals in their local communities.

Sign up now to receive the Weekly Community Newsletter using CONTEST CODE SHREK and you will be entered in a Draw to win a FREE Week at Cabar-EH Youth Theatre’s SHREK THE MUSICAL March Break THEATRE CAMP valued at $150.00! 

Habitat Niagara has a fresh new website that reflects Habitat for Humanity’s new brand standards, and also creates a user-friendly browsing experience with useful information about its programs, services and products.

The paths of eight college-level women’s volleyball teams from across Canada have converged at the Athletic Centre at Niagara College’s Welland Campus as they gear up for the 41st annual Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Women’s National Volleyball Championship. The games begin on Thursday, March 7 at 1 p.m., following the Sport Symposium, as the King’s University Eagles hit the court again the Mount Saint Vincent University Mystics in NC’s Athletic Centre. 


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