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Media release: No public or staff safety concerns as a result of positive COVID-19 case at Town of Lincoln facility

2020-11-17

Lincoln, ON - (Nov. 17, 2020) – As an update to the Town of Lincoln media release issued on November 16, the Town has been in touch with Niagara Region Public Health regarding contact tracing with the staff person who tested positive for COVID-19. The Town has been advised that there is no concern with public or staff safety at the Jordan Arena relative to this case, and that no member of the public that attended this facility will be contacted.

2020-11-16 Media Release - Active cases of COVID-19 identified at Town of Lincoln facility

2020-11-16

Lincoln, ON - (Nov. 16, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln is reporting that a part-time staff person at the Jordan Arena tested positive this afternoon for COVID-19. The staff member is undergoing mandatory self-isolation measures and the Town will be working actively with Niagara Region Public Health officials to trace the source of the exposure. Public Health will be conducting contact tracing as per their standard operating procedures.

A Remembrance Day Message from Mayor Sandra Easton

2020-11-11 A Remembrance Day Message from Mayor Sandra Easton

Remembrance Day provides us with an opportunity to acknowledge a debt, A debt paid on our behalf, by the brave men and women who were willing to sacrifice everything for a better future. 

 

On this day, it is our duty to bow our heads in sombre remembrance, to honour Canadians who paid the supreme sacrifice in the 2 great wars, in Korea, Afghanistan and many peace keeping missions. 

 

Statement from Mayor Sandra Easton and Chief Administrative Officer Michael Kirkopoulos on recent cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln

2020-11-10 Statement from Mayor Sandra Easton and Chief Administrative Officer Michael Kirkopoulos on recent cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln

 

Today, Niagara Region Public Health announced 63 new cases of COVID-19, and we have learned that 45 of these are related to a workplace outbreak on an agricultural operation in the Town of Lincoln.

The recent spike in cases in Lincoln is concerning.

Public Notice - Rotary Park Pumptrack Temporarily Closed

2020-11-04 Public Notice - The Pumptrack at Rotary Park will be Temporarily Closed

Lincoln ON - (Nov. 5, 2020) – On Thursday Nov. 5, 2020 the pumptrack at Rotary Park (5039 Serena Dr, Beamsville, ON) will be temporarily closed from 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. This closure is to finish the artificial turf installation in the centre of the pump track.  Any inquiries concerning this project may be directed to Sean Jackson, Project Manager, at 905-563-2799 ext. 258.

Thank you for your co-operation and patience during this temporary closure.

A Message from Mayor Sandra Easton

2020-11-02 A Message from Mayor Sandra Easton

Our community has shown strength and compassion following a tragic incident Sunday. We commend the Niagara Regional Police for a quick response, dedication to solving this crime and ensuring the safety of our community.  Police say this was a targeted incident with no ongoing community safety concerns. Beamsville and Lincoln continue to be a safe place to raise a family, work and visit.

Media Release - 50 Faces of Lincoln to Celebrate Notable Contributions to Community Life

2020-10-23

Media Release - 50 Faces of Lincoln to Celebrate Notable Contributions to Community Life

Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 22, 2020) – To celebrate Lincoln’s 50th anniversary year, Mayor Sandra Easton and Members of Council will recognize 50 individuals who have made notable contributions to the community through the 50 Faces of Lincoln community recognition initiative. Recognition will include a public-facing mural installation featuring all fifty recipients.  

Media Release - 2020 AgriTech Hackathon Registration Closing Soon

2020-10-20 Media Release - 2020 AgriTech Hackathon Registration Closing Soon

Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 20, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln and Spark Niagara are excited to have you participate in the 2020 AgriTech Hackathon. With the Hackathon quickly approaching, time is running out to register for Ontario’s first and Niagara’s only AgriTech Hackathon. With a total of $10,000 in cash prizes to be won, plus a variety of additional prizes to be awarded throughout the weekend, you don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to compete in this year’s 2020 AgriTech Hackathon!

Media Release - 27 tickets issued during truck safety enforcement in Town of Lincoln

2020-10-16 Media Release - 27 tickets issued during truck safety enforcement in Town of Lincoln

Lincoln, ON – (Oct. 16, 2020) – 27 provincial offence tickets were issued to commercial vehicle drivers, owners and companies during a multi-jurisdictional enforcement project in the Town of Lincoln on Oct. 14. The operation was in response to recent collision investigations and Town of Lincoln employees and community members’ concerns regarding the hazards of commercial motor vehicles passing through Lincoln.

Public Notice - Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades

2020-10-12 Public Notice - Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades

The pumping station needs to be shut down to allow for the next portion of piping and electrical modifications. During this time, impacted residents will experience a significant decrease in water pressures and may find that they do not have water coming out of faucets on the second floor of their homes. We ask that residents fill tubs and other containers in advance to avoid any additional inconvenience.

Duration: Oct. 19 - 10 p.m. to Oct. 20 - 6:30 a.m.

Thanksgiving message from Town of Lincoln Mayor Sandra Easton

2020-10-09 Thanksgiving message from Town of Lincoln Mayor Sandra Easton

As we head into the Thanksgiving weekend, we will celebrate another holiday amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While we would normally be preparing to enjoy a meal with family and friends, we are again facing difficult decisions.

It is a challenging time. But I urge you to listen to Ontario government officials and spend the holiday with just the people in your household. 

Public Service Announcement - Thanksgiving Holiday Hours & Activities

2020-10-09 Thanksgiving Holiday Hours & Activities

Lincoln, ON - (Oct. 9, 2020) - Town of Lincoln facilities and services will have altered hours for the holiday weekend. See below for details.   

Town Hall

Monday, Oct. 12: Closed   

Fleming Centre

Saturday, Oct. 10: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12: Closed

Public Notice - Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades

2020-09-28 Public Notice - Hixon Zone 2 Pumping Station Upgrades

The pumping station needs to be shut down to allow for the initial tie in of new piping and initial electrical modifications. During this time, impacted residents will experience a significant decrease in water pressures and may find that they do not have water coming out of faucets on the second floor of their homes. We ask that residents fill tubs and other containers in advance to avoid any additional inconvenience.

Duration: Oct. 5 - 10 p.m. to Oct. 6 - 6:30 a.m.

Public Service Announcement – Town Partners with Local Environmental Groups to host Native Tree and Shrub Sale for Community

2020-09-24 Public Service Announcement – Town Partners with Local Environmental Groups to host Native Tree and Shrub Sale for Community

(Lincoln, ON – Sept. 24, 2020) Fall is the perfect time to add trees and shrubs to your garden. The Niagara Native Gardening Club and Ontariogreen, in partnership with the Town of Lincoln, are hosting a native tree and shrub sale on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020.

Media Release - St. Catharines and Lincoln formalize tourism partnership

2020-09-18 Media Release - St. Catharines and Lincoln formalize tourism partnership

Sept. 18, 2020 — St. Catharines and the Town of Lincoln’s economic development and tourism departments have begun the process of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic through formalizing a sub-regional tourism marketing partnership. 

“Partnerships such as this are a well-established way of driving business in our region,” said Mayor Walter Sendzik. “For more than a decade economic development and tourism in the Niagara region has relied upon collaborative marketing and advertising. 

Public Service Announcement - Fling on King Cancelled for 2020

2020-09-01 Public Service Announcement – Fling on King cancelled for 2020

Lincoln ON – (Sept. 1, 2020) – The Town of Lincoln in partnership with the Downtown Bench Beamsville BIA are announcing the cancellation of the 2020 Fling on King event that was scheduled to be held on Oct. 3.   As a part of Lincoln Rerooted, the Fling on King is a street party featuring live entertainment, food vendors and local wine and craft beverages. In 2019, over 5,000 people attended this community event.

Public Notice - NEW All-Way Stop at Cherrywood Drive and Ashby Drive

2020-08-18 Public Notice - NEW All-Way Stop at Cherrywood Drive and Ashby Drive 

Lincoln ON - (August 18, 2020) - Please be advised in response to concerns raised by residents, the Town of Lincoln has amended the Traffic By-Law to include Ashby Drive and Cherrywood Drive as an All-Way Stop condition.

Public Service Announcement - New on-demand public transit system starting August 17

2020-08-14 Public Service Announcement - New on-demand public transit system starting August 17

Lincoln ON - (Friday August 14, 2020) - Niagara Region Transit and Via, the leader in public mobility solutions, will launch a new on-demand transit service in West Niagara on August 17. “NRT OnDemand” will provide residents with an affordable, efficient and convenient public transit option in Grimsby, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Wainfleet and Pelham.