Posted on: February 26, 2020 | Return to News
Because no ice surface is without some risk, ensure you become ice aware and take all necessary precautions before you venture out. The recommended minimum depth for activities on new, clear, hard ice is:
|7 cm (3 in) or less||STAY OFF|
|10cm (4 in)||ice fishing, walking, cross country skiing|
|12cm (5 in)||one snowmobile or ATV|
|20-30cm (8-12 in)||one car or small pickup|
|30-38cm (12-15 in)||one medium truck (pickup or van)|
1 – One minute to gain control of your breathing
10 – You may have 10 minutes of meaningful movement to perpetuate self-rescue.
1 – You may have 1 hour before becoming hypothermic and losing consciousness.
Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14, 2023 The 2023 Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.” The goal is to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe when cooking. Did you know? Cooking fires are the leading... View Article
The Town would like to advise residents of the next drop off dates for bulk waste located on 43 Gateway Drive, Kelligrews on the following Saturdays: October 14, 2023 October 21, 2023 The bins will be open starting at 8:00 a.m. on each scheduled day and will be removed when full. Waste will NOT be... View Article
Our Trunk or Treat extravaganza is happening Saturday, October 28 at Admiral’s Academy. Drivers and their families will decorate their cars for Halloween. Then, kids will walk from vehicle to vehicle collecting candy! You must register online in advance and decorate a vehicle in order to participate You can choose from two timeslots: 10:00 a.m.... View Article