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Posted Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Want to use your green thumb to help grow community spirit in St. Catharines? The City invites individuals and organizations to submit their interest in operating the community garden at Centennial Gardens for the 2018 growing season.
The community garden coordinator will organize, plan, administer and manage the community garden at Centennial Garden. Some of the community garden coordinator’s responsibilities will include developing garden policies, such as those relating...

Posted Friday, January 12, 2018

The City’s warming centres at Market Square and the Russell Avenue Community Centre will be available this weekend for anyone who needs a place to keep warm and escape the exceptionally cold temperatures and winter weather elements. 
Market Square – 91 King St. Friday, Jan. 12 - open until 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan 13 - 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 - 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Russell Avenue Community Centre – 108 Russell Ave. Friday, Jan. 12 -...

Posted Friday, January 12, 2018

Plunging temperatures could bring freezing rain and a flash freeze to roads, sidewalks and parking lots.
Temperatures are above-seasonal at the moment, but Environment Canada is forecasting that temperatures will drop below zero by early afternoon.
Both motorists and pedestrians should use extreme caution while travelling this afternoon and evening as roads and sidewalks may become icy very quickly. There is also the potential for black ice. Motorists should drive based...

Posted Thursday, January 11, 2018

Jan. 11, 2018 – Acting Fire Chief Jeff McCormick is urging residents to stay fire safe over the winter and protect themselves and everyone at home.
“For residents, having working smoke alarms installed in their homes and knowing an escape plan is a must,” said McCormick. “An early warning that there’s a fire is crucial to safely escaping. A fire can burn out of control very quickly and you may have less than 60 seconds to get out. Smoke alarms...

Posted Monday, January 08, 2018

Nominations for the 2018 St. Catharines Arts Awards are now open.
Help the City of St. Catharines celebrate arts in the community by nominating a local artist or arts champion in one of five award categories. Local artists, residents, businesses and organizations are eligible to be nominated for awards in the following categories:
The Arts in Education Award
The Emerging Artist Award (recognizing two recipients)
The Established Artist Award

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