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Posted Friday, January 17, 2020

The City of St. Catharines is looking for its own group of super heroes, and not the kind who don capes.
Nominations open Wednesday, Jan. 21, for the City’s annual Volunteer and MyHoodSTC Awards. The awards, returning this year with the theme ‘Not all Super Heroes Wear Capes,’ recognizes volunteers and good neighbours from across the city with an evening of recognition and entertainment. This year the gala affair will take place on Tuesday, April 21, coinciding...
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Posted Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Dec. 31, 2020 — Building on ongoing public consultations and its Downtown Parking Study, the City is moving forward on upgrades to deliver a wider range of payment options for those parking in the downtown core.
The first change drivers will likely see is the installation of new pay-and-display parking machines in downtown lots and on designated streets, replacing roughly 140 space-specific meters with about 20 pay-and-display machines. The machines — which will...
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Posted Monday, December 23, 2019

Dec. 23, 2019 — The City isn’t missing the chance to celebrate the passing of another year, and the advent of a new decade.
Several events and activities are planned to mark the New Year with fun for all ages.
New Year’s Eve Family Celebration Family fun will be front and centre as the City celebrates New Year’s Eve at the Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre.
Thanks to sponsorship from Tim Hortons, free skating — of both the...
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Posted Thursday, December 19, 2019

Dec. 19, 2019 — The holidays are here and with them some City facilities will be closed in the weeks ahead.
City Hall and administrative offices are slated to close early, at 1 p.m., on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, in addition to closing entirely on Christmas, Dec. 25; Boxing Day, Dec. 26; and New Year’s Day, Jan. 1.
During the closures residents can call 905.688.5600 to report problems on City streets and sidewalks; sewer and water issues; or fallen...
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Posted Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Tree of Little AngelsDec. 16, 2019 — With any luck there won’t be a stocking left unstuffed for children across the city after the community once again stepped up in support of the Tree of Little Angels.
The 22 nd annual run of the campaign wrapped up on Friday, with Community Care of St. Catharines and Thorold stopping by the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre on Monday to pick up the hundreds of donated toys generated by the effort. For over a month, little trees were set up...
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