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Get a FREE Tree St. Catharines

Get a FREE Tree St. Catharines

Posted Oct 3rd, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Home and Garden, st. catharines

“We heard loud and clear from residents that they value the benefits of having trees on their property,” said Ilyse Norton, development horticultural technician. “This is a way for us to make it a little easier for residents to plant new trees.”

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2017 Back to School Trends

2017 Back to School Trends

Posted Aug 24th, 2017 in Home and Garden, Just for MOM

Your child's ever-changing needs can make it nearly impossible to get everything you need on your list and stick on budget. Use these tips and stay ahead of the class with the latest back-to-school trends. 

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West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in St. Catharines and Pelham

West Nile Positive Mosquitoes Found in St. Catharines and Pelham

Posted Aug 9th, 2017 in Municipal, Health, Home and Garden, st. catharines, fonthill

Niagara Region Public Health is informing residents that Niagara has received its first confirmation of West Nile Virus in mosquitoes. To date, in the Niagara region no human cases have been reported to Public Health.

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2017 Communities in Bloom Editions

2017 Communities in Bloom Editions

Posted Jun 20th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Home and Garden

There are three levels of competition: Provincial, National, and International. In July and August, qualified volunteer judges will visit participating communities and evaluate each one on its overall performance within the criteria:

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Rain Barrel Sale and Free Tree Giveaway Saturday, June 17

Rain Barrel Sale and Free Tree Giveaway Saturday, June 17

Posted Jun 5th, 2017 in Municipal, Home and Garden, st. catharines

Residents can help themselves to a free tree to plant on their own property at the Rain Barrel Sale and Free Tree Giveaway at the Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre parking lot from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until supplies run out.

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Protect Yourself from Ticks This Summer

Protect Yourself from Ticks This Summer

Posted May 22nd, 2017 in Awareness, Health, Home and Garden

The most effective way to prevent Lyme disease is to protect yourself and your family from a tick bite by:

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Ontario Introduces Bill to Protect Tenants from Unfair Rent Increases

Ontario Introduces Bill to Protect Tenants from Unfair Rent Increases

Posted Apr 25th, 2017 in Awareness, Programs, Home and Garden

Ontario has introduced new legislation that would, if passed, help keep rental housing costs predictable and affordable while strengthening protections for tenants across Ontario.

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City funding to help community gardens take root

City funding to help community gardens take root

Posted Apr 25th, 2017 in Municipal, Home and Garden, st. catharines

Groups looking to start up or expand community gardens can now apply for funding from the City to cover materials, equipment and other start-up costs. The City is offering matching funds for up to 50 per cent of eligible costs.

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Spring Branch Collection May 1 - May 26, 2017

Spring Branch Collection May 1 - May 26, 2017

Posted Apr 25th, 2017 in Municipal, Programs, Home and Garden

Spring branch collection starts next week on May 1 and continues until May 26. Curbside branch collection is available across the region to all residents living in single-family homes and apartments with six units or less.

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What's trending in home décor this season?

What's trending in home décor this season?

Posted Apr 24th, 2017 in Home and Garden, Just for MOM

We all know Mom is the decorator at home... find out what's trending this season.

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