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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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Posted Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Dec. 3, 2019 - Join the City of St. Catharines for a traditional Christmas concert and let the sounds of the season set the tone for the holidays.
The City presents the 29th Annual Civic Christmas Carol Concert Tuesday, Dec. 10 at St. Thomas’ Church. The St. Catharines Civic Brass Ensemble will join with some of the best singers in the city to perform classic Christmas carols. Concertgoers are encouraged to sing along with the performers.
With David Sisler producing,...
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Posted Tuesday, December 03, 2019

Dec. 3, 2019 — The City has moved to place a hand permanently at the helm of St. Catharines Fire Services.
The name behind that guiding hand is a familiar one in the community. On Monday City Council appointed Jeff McCormick as fire chief. McCormick has served as acting fire chief since July 31, 2017, taking over leadership of the organization from Dave Wood.
Beyond his more than two years leading St. Catharines Fire Services, McCormick brings considerable expertise...
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