Mike Drak, Co-Author of “Victory Lap Retirement” speaks on “How to design a heathy fulfilling retirement lifestyle”

As we approach the start of the Spring Market we are excited to have a new statistics analysis tool, 'MLS® HPI', now available to us here in Niagara.

Developed using data from the Multiple Listing Service®, the MLS® Home Price Index (or MLS® HPI for short) allows you to see trends in home prices for a specific type of house in any given neighbourhood in Niagara.

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.

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