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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.

Media Release - Ontario’s first AgriTech Hackathon is back at it again, this time virtually!

2020-07-29

For Immediate Release

Media Release - Ontario’s first AgriTech Hackathon is back at it again, this time virtually!

Lincoln, ON - (July 29, 2020) - Despite the ongoing concerns from COVID-19, the Town of Lincoln and Spark Lincoln have partnered up again to host the second annual AgriTech Hackathon. This year, the 2020 AgriTech Hackathon will be held entirely virtually through a variety of innovative and user-friendly online platforms.

Public Notice - Face Covering By-law comes into effect July 31 at 12:01 a.m.

2020-07-29 Public Notice – Face Covering By-law comes into effect July 31 at 12:01 a.m.

Lincoln ON - (July 29, 2020) - On Thursday, July 23, Niagara Regional Council passed a temporary face covering by-law (By-law 2020-46) to require residents to wear mandatory face coverings in enclosed public places, and on Regional and Municipal transit during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure King Street

2020-07-29 Public Notice - Temporary Road Closure - Regional Road 81 (King Street)

Lincoln ON - (July 29, 2020) - Motorists and the general public are hereby advised that Regional Road 81, 200 metres east of Jordan Road, in the Town of Lincoln, will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday, August 4th to September 30, 2020.

The road closure is necessary to facilitate the removal and construction of a new culvert structure crossing the Eighteen Mile Creek.

Public Service Announcement - Heat Alert Cooling Spaces

2020-07-26 Public Service Announcement - Heat Alert Cooling Spaces

Lincoln ON - (July 26, 2020) - A high heat alert has been issued for Niagara. Maximum daytime temperatures on Sunday will be 32 to 34 degrees Celsius with humidex values near 40. Minimum temperatures Sunday night will be 22 to 25 degrees Celsius, providing little relief from the heat. High temperatures Monday are forecast to be 30 to 32 degrees Celsius. Humidex values near 40 are also expected on Monday. Cooler and less humid air is expected to arrive on Tuesday.

Public Service Announcement - Municipal Heritage Committee Recruitment

2020-07-24 Public Service Announcement - Municipal Heritage Committee Recruitment

Lincoln ON - (July 24, 2020) - The Town of Lincoln is seeking applications from individuals interested in filling vacancies and serving as a Citizen Appointee to the Town of Lincoln Municipal Heritage Committee. Membership on this Committee shall be for the period ending November 30, 2022.

Public Notice - Open-air Burning Suspension Lifted

2020-07-23 Public Notice: Open-air Burning Suspension Lifted

Effective July 23, 2020, the open-air burning suspension is lifted. Recent rain has made conditions safe to resume open-air burning. Therefore, the ban on open-air burning within the Town of Lincoln has been lifted. Residents may resume open-air burning, but are reminded that all open-air fires must comply with the Town of Lincoln Open-air Fire By-law.

Media Release – Lincoln Prepares for Stage 3 Re-opening

2020-07-22 Media Release – Lincoln Prepares for Stage 3 Re-opening

Lincoln ON – (July 22, 2020) – As the Niagara Region enters into Stage 3 of the Province’s reopening framework , Lincoln will continue to re-open other facilities and amenities as it is safe to do so.

Re-opening Playgrounds

Public Service Announcement - Appear as an Electronic Delegation

2020-07-13 Public Service Announcement - Appear as an Electronic Delegation

Lincoln, ON - (July 16, 2020) - During the COVID-19 pandemic, Council and committee meetings will be held using electronic video conference and in-person delegations at Town Hall will not be permitted during this time.

The Town has a process for electronic delegations and anyone in the community can apply to address Council or committee on agenda items.

Public Service Announcement - Lincoln's Outdoor Pools Open July 11

2020-07-08 Public Service Announcement - Lincoln's Outdoor Pools Open July 11

Lincoln ON – (July 8, 2020) – The Allan F. Gretsinger Pool (Beamsville) and Jordan Lions Pool (Jordan) will open Saturday, July 11, 2020 for the summer season. Capacity at both of Lincoln’s outdoor pools will be reduced to help ensure physical distancing guidelines are maintained in compliance with both provincial and Niagara Region Public Health regulations. Please note the following guidelines for safe operation that the Town will be adhering to:

Public Notice - Lincoln Ave. Temporary Road Closure

2020-07-06 Public Notice - Lincoln Ave. Temporary Road Closure

Lincoln ON - (July 6, 2020) - Beginning today, July 6, 2020 until October 2020, Lincoln Ave. from King St. to Elm St. will be closed due to the full reconstruction of the street. 

The closure will start at Lincoln Ave. and King St. moving southbound with no through traffic.

Properties that are directly within the closure will still have driveway access, however residents may be occasionally impacted as construction progresses.

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - OPEN AIR BURNING SUSPENSION & COOLING SPACES AVAILABLE

2020-07-06 Public Service Announcement - Open Air Burning Suspension & Cooling Spaces Available Open-Air Burning Suspension

Effective July 6, 2020, all open air fires and use of fireworks are prohibited within the Town of Lincoln until further notice due to the extremely dry conditions and lack of precipitation. All issued Open Air Fire Permits are hereby suspended until the open air fire ban is lifted.  Campgrounds will be allowed to have small open air fires strictly for the purposes of cooking only.

Public Service Announcement – Blood donor clinic resumes in Lincoln

2020-07-02 Public Service Announcement – Blood donor clinic resumes in Lincoln

Lincoln ON – (June 30, 2020) – As hospitals resume procedures that were temporarily put on hold as a result of COVID-19, now more than ever, every donation appointment needs to be filled as the need for blood increases.

Beamsville Blood Donor Clinic

When: Monday, July 6, 2020* (1:30-7:30 p.m.) Location: 4361 Central Avenue, Beamsville

* At this time, only individuals with scheduled appointments will be permitted to donate.

Public Service Announcement - Canada Day in Lincoln

2020-06-30 Public Service Announcement - Canada Day in Lincoln

Lincoln ON - (June 30, 2020) - The Town of Lincoln’s operations will be closed on Wednesday July 1 for Canada Day. Services will resume on Thursday, July 2. 

We remind residents to celebrate responsibly and to continue following Public Health guidelines and restrictions. Groups more than 10 people are not permitted.  

Fireworks

Public Notice - Part of the North Service Rd. to be Closed for Rehab

2020-06-29 Public Notice - Part of the North Service Rd. to be Closed for Rehab

Temporary daily road closure:  Weekdays Starting Monday June 29, Tuesday June 30, Thursday July 2, Friday July 3, & Monday July 6, 2020

Motorists and the general public are hereby advised that Regional Road 39 (North Service Rd.) from the Bridge East of Charles Daley Park to Regional Road 26 (Jordan Road) in the Town of Lincoln will be temporarily closed to through traffic from 6 am to 6 pm., weather permitting.

Public Service Announcement - Opening of Beach & Splash Pads

2020-06-18 Public Service Announcement - Opening of Beach & Splash Pads

Lincoln ON - (June 18, 2020) - Town of Lincoln splash pads and the beach at Charles Daley park will open for the season tomorrow (Friday June 19). Physical distancing and all other public health measures must be followed at all times in order to maintain a safe and healthy environment for all residents and users. 

Public Health measures to follow:

Practicing 2 meter physical distancing