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2014 News

January 2014
Part of Redfern Ave. to close for water connections January 3
Reduce the risk of frozen water pipes during these extreme temperatures January 3
Part of Jerseyville Road to close January 20
Part of Burlington Street to close for construction work January 23
Public Works responding to water main break on Green Road in Stoney Creek January 27
Update: Ice storm cleanup January 27
Call for nominations for the City of Hamilton’s 19th Annual Senior of the Year Awards January 28
Claremont Access closed this weekend for preventative maintenance January 29
Public Works responding to water main break on Main Street West January 30
February 2014
Finding Child Care in Hamilton Just Got Easier February 6
Upcoming lane restrictions on Mud Street for water and sewer work February 6
Waterfront Trail closed for repairs February 7
Winter Fire Safety Information February 7
Part of Southcote Road in Ancaster to close for development work February 12
Dental Health Bus moves to Pinky Lewis Recreation Centre February 13
Hamilton Bike Share program coming to Hamilton soon February 14
STOP Program: support for smokers who wish to quit smoking February 21
Marston Street in Stoney Creek to close at Felker’s Creek February 21
Lane Reduction on New Mountain Road to Fix Street Lights February 27
2013 Annual Drinking Water Report is now available February 28
Construction to resume on Barton Street between Nash and Centennial February 28
March 2014
Pan Am Stadium Precinct community meeting this Thursday March 3
Lane restrictions on Sherman Access Thursday for street light work March 5
Visit the Spring Tide Bulb Show for an early glimpse of spring! March 6
Public Health Services investigating a case of Red Measles March 14
Help launch the Tim Hortons Team Up to Clean Up Spring Blitz March 20
Turn out your lights in Hamilton for Earth Hour March 20
Public Works and Ancaster Rotary raise money to build wells in Haiti March 21
Lane restrictions on Charlton Ave. tomorrow for preventative maintenance work March 24
Two-way bike lanes coming soon on Hunter Street March 27
Artifacts from the Red Hill Valley go on display March 28
Public Health Services investigating a case of Measles March 30
One lane of Sydenham Road closed after rock slide March 31
April 2014
Food trucks coming soon to select parks April 1
Forestry crews resuming brush collection as snow and ice melts April 1
Measles Outbreak Update April 2
Part of Kenilworth Avenue to close for construction work April 3
Tourism Hamilton Sport and Convention Bulletin April 3
Lane restrictions on King Street this Sunday April 4
Upcoming traffic restrictions at Barton and Nash intersection April 4
Volunteer recruitment now open for the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games April 7
City of Hamilton holding annual rain barrel sale April 9
City Council approves 2014 budget April 9
City preparing to repaint bus lane markings April 10
Mayor Bratina's statement on the passing of Jim Flaherty April 10
STOP Program: support for smokers who wish to quit smoking April 11
City of Hamilton’s 2nd Annual Environmental Summit takes place on Earth Day at Mohawk College April 11
Upcoming closures on Burlington Street overpass April 11
Hamilton Heritage Conservation Grant Program April 11
Pearl Street pedestrian bridge to be replaced April 14
Part of Chedoke Radial Trail to close for bridge work April 15
Lane restrictions on Burlington Street overpass April 17
Traffic restrictions on Queen Street Hill next Tuesday April 17
Construction resumes on Queensdale Avenue April 17
Come and get it! Compost Giveaway Events to start April 26 April 22
Public invited to provide input into Seniors Strategy for Hamilton April 22
City of Hamilton has its own ‘Worst Roads’ list April 22
Upcoming road closure on Queen Street for film shoot April 23
Over 100 bike hub locations planned for Hamilton Bike Share program April 24
Nash Road to close at Barton Street next week April 25
One lane of Sydenham Road closed after rock slide March 31
May 2014
Lane restrictions on Main Street this Sunday May 1
Public Health Services declares local Measles over May 2
Queen's Baton Relay arrives in Hamilton May 2
Hamilton Best Start Improving Access to Information for Families May 7
Queen Street Hill to close Saturday May 8
Gala event tickets now available for City of Hamilton’s 19th Annual Senior of the Year Awards May 9
STOP Program: support for smokers who wish to quit smoking May 12
One week left to set out oversized ice storm brush May 12
City of Hamilton seeking public comments on finalists for the Hamilton Farmers’ Market District Public Art Competition May 12
Part of Chedoke Radial Trail to close for MTO maintenance work May 13
Traffic signals being installed near new HWDSB Education Centre May 13
Food trucks make their debut in parks this Friday May 13
Improving Health by Design in the Greater Toronto-Hamilton Area May 14
Important Safety Reminders for Family Fireworks May 14
Notice of Public Meeting for Hamilton Farmers’ Market May 15
Upbound lanes of Kenilworth Access expected to remain closed for three weeks May 16
Part of Spring Creek Drive in Waterdown to close for development work May 20
Bike to Work Day coming up on May 26th May 21
City of Hamilton exceeds energy targets, resulting in savings of $32M May 22
Full closure of Kenilworth Access required for one week May 22
Hamilton is Blooming! May 23
Upcoming lane restrictions on Mohawk Road East May 26
City announces Community in Motion Award winners May 26
Hamilton to take part in Canadian Sport for Life (CS4L) Community Connections pilot project May 27
Motorists and cyclists reminded to Share the Road May 27
Two-way bike lanes being installed on Hunter Street next week May 28
Traffic to begin using Centennial Pkwy detour road in advance of bridge work May 29
Freelton Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Lifted May 31
June 2014
Upbound lanes of Kenilworth Access to reopen this evening June 2
Traffic impacts on John St. tomorrow for emergency sewer work June 3
Firefighter Recruitment Information Meetings June 4
Part of Kenilworth Avenue to close for ongoing construction work June 6
Two-year construction project on Centennial Pkwy begins this week June 9
Leaf & yard waste drop-off at Dundas Recycling Centre temporarily unavailable June 9
It's time to nominate Hamilton's top sports volunteers June 20
First phase of Gore pedestrian project to begin soon June 20
City of Hamilton Lending Support In Town of Angus To Assess Tornado Damage June 20
Sixty local seniors honoured at City of Hamilton’s 19th Annual Senior of the Year Awards June 24
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the NEW Rosedale Outdoor Pool June 25
Farmers’ Market District Public Art Competition Awarded to David Hind June 25
City of Hamilton announces Business Appreciation Award recipients June 26
Important Safety Reminders for Family Fireworks June 26
Green Acres Outdoor Pool Project Update June 30
July 2014
Partners join forces to create a new playground at 10 St. Andrews July 3
Work begins soon to prepare for new Cannon Street cycle track July 7
The countdown to the Pan Am Games is on this weekend! July 9
City of Hamilton unveils preview of new website July 9
Emergency closure of Snake Road Bridge July 11
Hamilton Bike Share Demo Day at Open Streets this weekend July 11
Claremont Access closing this weekend for preventative maintenance July 18
Burlington Street overpass to close for repairs this weekend July 24
Search begins for the annual Christmas Tree of Hope July 25
The Hamilton Farmers’ Market Welcomes Ontario VQA Wines July 28
Provide feedback on the design of a memorial wall and features for Veterans’ Place in Gore Park July 28
Property Owner Fined $10,000 For Operating A Lodging House Without A License July 29
New sports park to be built at former Dominion Glass site July 29
August 2014
Part of the Escarpment Rail Trail to close for maintenance work Aug 1
Pan Am Stadium construction update Aug 1
City of Hamilton taking steps to reduce congestion during Skyway Bridge closure Aug 1
Construction to begin on James Street North next week Aug 7
Pass it on again! Dundas re-use event to start September 12 Aug 13
Lane restrictions on Upper James Street this week for resurfacing Aug 18
Hamilton Public Health Services Detects Blue-Green Algae at Western Area of Hamilton Harbour Aug 20
Hamilton Public Health Services Detects Additional Blue-Green Algae at Western Area of Hamilton Harbour Aug 26
Lane restrictions on Mud Street this week for landscaping work Aug 26
First mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus Aug 28
City of Hamilton Issues Temporary Partial Occupancy Permit To Hamilton Tiger-Cats Aug 31
September 2014
Additional Drinking Water Advisory for Lynden Sept 3
First Stock Epinephrine Program Launches at Jackson Square Sept 4
Drinking Water Advisory for Lynden Lifted Sept 5
Part of Barton Street to close for emergency sewer work Sept 9
City of Hamilton Discovers Contents of Gore Park Time Capsule Sept 11
Cannon Street Cycle Track opening in time for Supercrawl Sept 11
Part of the Escarpment Rail Trail to close for paving Sept 11
Visit the Bear Meeting Place on the Red Hill Valley Trail Sept 15
Public Works responding to water main break at Fennell Ave. and Upper Ottawa Sept 16
Upcoming lane restrictions on Sherman Access for street light work Sept 18
Construction to begin on Rymal Road Sept 22
Part of Haldibrook Road to close for culvert replacement Sept 23
Announcing the City’s First Cultural Plan Roundtable Sept 24
Hamilton Achieves Lowest Office Vacancy In Five Years Sept 24
Ceremony set for October 18 to rename North Wentworth Twin Pad Arena the Harry Howell Arena Sept 25
Traffic restrictions on Barton Street next week for paving Sept 25
Traffic restrictions on Burlington Street East during paving Sept 30
October 2014
Part of Main Street may close this weekend during demonstration Oct 2
Fire Prevention 2014 Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month! Oct 2
Part of West 5th Street to close Tuesday Oct 3
Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre celebrates 40th anniversary with Jubilee Show Oct 6
Ambitious City Video Wins National Marketing Award Oct 7
West 5th ramp off the Claremont Access to close on Tuesday Oct 8
Lest We Forget – Hamilton Remembrance Day Services Oct 15
James Mountain Road access to close this weekend Oct 16
City of Hamilton Arts Awards Program: 2015 Nominations Now Open Oct 21
Hamilton Paramedic Service to receive $300,000 in funding in support of community paramedicine programs Oct 22
Mayor Bratina Statement on the Death of a Soldier of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Oct 22
Fred Eisenberger is Hamilton's new mayor-elect Oct 27
Don’t risk your health Oct 28
City of Hamilton hires new Director of Transit Oct 28
City of Hamilton and HWDSB working together to renew Dundas sports field Oct 31
On November 2nd, Remember to Change your Clock, Change Your Battery Oct 31
Part of Rebecca Street to be converted to two-way traffic Oct 31
Lane closure on John Street South next week Oct 31
The first-ever Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week is November 1-7, 2014 Oct 31
November 2014
STOP Program: support for smokers who wish to quit smoking Nov 4
Construction to begin on Cochrane Road  Nov 7
Part of Old Ancaster Road to close this week Nov 10
2014-2015 Influenza Season is approaching Nov 10
Over 6,500 enrollments in new water and sewer line warranty program Nov 12
Part of Chedoke Radial Trail to close for maintenance Nov 12
City of Hamilton Building Permits Surpass $1 Billion For 2014 Nov 19
Public Health is looking for people who smoke and want to quit Nov 24
Crews prepare for winter maintenance on Cannon cycle track Nov 24
Hamilton Mayor Declares This Friday "Black and Gold Day" Nov 25
City crews repairing water main break on York Blvd near Hwy 403 Nov 28
December 2014
Slope repair work along Hwy 403 and York Blvd nearing completion Dec 4
Cheer on Canada's National Women's Under-18 Team this weekend in Hamilton! Dec 8
Nominations now open for Pan Am Games Relay Community Torchbearers Dec 8
James Mountain Road access to close this weekend Dec 9
Valley Inn Trail to close for construction Dec 12