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13th Annual Ride of Silence Honours the Injured and the Fallen

The 13th Annual Ride of Silence will take place Wednesday, May 15, beginning and ending at Firemen's Park. The ride starts at 7 p.m. This year, the Park in the City Committee has enlisted the help of Amici Per La Vita Niagara Cycling Club to organize the event. Inception Cyclery, a St. Catharines...
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Posted on: 5/8/2019 6:00 AM - Category: Media Releases

Immunization coverage in Niagara meets or surpasses provincial averages

Today, Public Health Ontario (PHO) released the Immunization Coverage Report for School Pupils in Ontario: 2017-18 School Year . The report presents immunization coverage for students across the province, allowing all Ontarians to monitor trends in vaccine uptake over time. Students were assesse...
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Posted on: 5/7/2019 3:04 PM - Category: In the News

HAPPIER HOLIDAYS AND LONGER SUNDAYS IN NIAGARA FALLS

The City of Niagara Falls wants to make Sundays a little longer and holidays a little happier for Niagara Falls Transit Services riders. Beginning May 12, 2019 transit buses on all City routes will run up until 9 p.m. on Sundays and holidays. Previously, the bus service ended by 7 p.m. “Our riders...
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Posted on: 5/7/2019 12:19 PM - Category: Media Releases

Help clean up our city on May 11: Community Clean Sweep Day

The Park in the City Committee hosts a great opportunity for residents of Niagara Falls to show their civic pride on Saturday, May 11. The 2019 Spring Community Clean Sweep event begins at 9 a.m. in the Mick Angelo’s Kitchen + Bar parking lot and ends at noon with lunch served at the restaurant. D...
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Posted on: 5/6/2019 12:18 PM - Category: Media Releases

The Deadline to Apply for Summer Company is Fast Approaching!

Are you a student? Do you have a business idea? Be Your Own Boss This Summer and Start A Business With Summer Company! You could be eligible for up to $3,000 from Summer Company! Students aged 15-29, and returning to school in the fall can apply for the grant the first $1,500 covers start-up cos...
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Posted on: 5/3/2019 12:21 PM - Category: In the News

16th Niagara Children's Water Festival

The Niagara Children’s Water Festival will be hosting a VIP Sponsor Recognition and Festival Kick-off event. The event will include remarks from festival partners and speakers will present the winning grade 3/4 class from Assumption Catholic School in St. Catharines their certificate for the Name t...
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Posted on: 5/2/2019 3:22 PM - Category: In the News

City of Niagara Falls appoints City Clerk and four directors

The City of Niagara Falls is pleased to announce the following promotions and new appointments to senior staff positions. Bill Matson has been promoted to the position of City Clerk. Mr. Matson joined the City of Niagara Falls in 1997, and has held various positions within the Clerk’s Department. ...
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Posted on: 5/1/2019 4:16 PM - Category: Media Releases

Recycling Matters Video Series

Even with Niagara’s great Blue/Grey Box participation rates and low levels of contamination, there is always room for improvement. There are some common items that are incorrectly placed in the Blue and/or Grey Box that increase contamination affecting the revenue from the sale of recyclable materi...
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Posted on: 5/1/2019 4:11 PM - Category: In the News

Compost giveaway to support local charities May 6 – May 11, 2019

May 6 to May 11 (while quantities last), residents of Niagara region can collect 1 to 3 bags of compost per vehicle per day during regular business hours. Each bag of compost is 20 litres in size. In exchange for the compost, residents must donate non-perishable food items or cash in support of Fo...
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Posted on: 4/29/2019 11:25 AM - Category: In the News

Niagara Region’s new Water Wagon has arrived

Niagara Region’s new Water Wagon may be coming to a festival or event near you! The redesigned Wagon has a new look, improved engineering and an increased capacity from the previous model, providing eventgoers access to clean, refreshing tap water at local events; just bring a reusable bo?ttle and ...
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Posted on: 4/25/2019 8:46 AM - Category: In the News

City of Niagara Falls Awarded $25,000 TD Green Space Grant for Innovative Urban Forestry Initiatives

Today, the City of Niagara Falls announced that it received a $25,000 TD Green Space Grant from TD Bank Group (TD) and the Arbour Day Foundation to support innovative urban greening and tree planting projects. The grant was the result of a successful application put forward by the Park in the City...
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Posted on: 4/18/2019 12:24 PM - Category: Media Releases

Media Advisory: Arbour Day 2019

NIAGARA FALLS, ON - The Park in the City Committee hosts their Annual Arbour Day tree planting event. WHAT: We're planting 60 native variety trees in celebration of Arbour Day following a tree planting demonstration by The Park in the City Committee. WHERE: Chippawa Lions Park, 3970 W...
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Posted on: 4/16/2019 1:10 PM - Category: Media Releases

Region-wide curbside battery collection April 22 -26

Residents across Niagara are being asked to bring their batteries to the curb for a special one-week collection this spring. Residents of single-family homes and apartments up to six units will be able to place their used or unwanted batteries at the curb on their regular collection day the week o...
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Posted on: 4/10/2019 1:04 PM - Category: In the News

Henry D’Angela appointed to Niagara Police Services Board

At its meeting held on March 28, 2019, Regional Council approved the recommendation to appoint Mr. Henry D’Angela to the Niagara Police Services Board as a community member. As a former member of the Board and Regional Councillor, Mr. D’Angela understands the work and mandate of the Police Service...
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Posted on: 3/29/2019 9:18 AM - Category: In the News

Changes to fees at Regional Disposal Sites

On February 28, 2019 Niagara Regional Council approved a revised fee structure that better reflects the true cost of the Region’s waste management services. The following changes to the fee rates will take effect April 1, 2019: Garbage, construction and demolition material The fee for garbage, ...
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Posted on: 3/20/2019 4:31 PM - Category: In the News