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Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Dec. 10, 2019 – New signs are going up in Port Dalhousie, notifying drivers to slow down a little in light of a speed limit change on residential streets in the area.
Residents and visitors to Port Dalhousie may notice new 40 km/h speed-limit signs going up along residential streets to the north and south of Main. The speed-limit reduction, from 50km/h down to 40km/h, in residential areas is part of a Council-approved pilot project that makes use of an amendment to...
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Posted Monday, December 09, 2019

Dec. 9, 2019 – The City of St. Catharines is inviting the community to share its feedback on proposed changes to its Community Improvement Plan (CIP).
As the City nears completion of the CIP review initiated earlier this year, the City is holding a public information session to present the proposed changes and receive input. The open house meeting will take place on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. at St. Catharines City Hall, 50 Church St., in council chambers. The meeting...
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Posted Friday, December 06, 2019

Dec. 6, 2019 - Downtown visitors will have a little more jingle in their pockets thanks to three hours of free afternoon parking in December at select City spots and lots.
Just in time for holiday shopping and get-togethers, the City is offering up to three hours of free parking between noon and 6 p.m. on weekdays from Monday, Dec. 9 to Friday, Dec. 27. Free afternoon parking is available downtown at City-owned on-street metered spots and City-owned parking lots with...
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Posted Friday, December 06, 2019

Dec. 6, 2019 — The of St. Catharines Fire Services is urging the public to keep fire safety top of mind after a kitchen fire in the centre of the city saw one man transported to hospital.
That reminder during the Christmas season extends to practicing safe cooking techniques and ensuring homes are protected by working smoke and carbon-monoxide alarms.
Fire crews were called to a Chaplin Avenue home around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, to respond to a fire that broke...
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Posted Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Dec. 3, 2019 - The St. Catharines Farmers’ Market is spreading festive cheer every Saturday until Christmas. 
On Saturday, Dec. 7, 14 and 21, visitors to the farmers’ market will have an opportunity to enjoy free cookies and samples of hot apple cider, courtesy of market vendors, and shoppers will also be able to enjoy activities with the Christmas Discovery Table. While the market is open from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., holiday activities take place from 9 to 11 a.m.
“The Christmas...
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