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Sep 9th, 2020
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Shannon McCready, Jessica Lehr, Jeff Young, and Carrington Lauzon are the organizers behind Pollinate Collingwood. Pollinate Collingwood group hoping to apply to have Collingwood designated as a Bee City in 2021 By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today Since February, Pollinate Collingwood has planted many...
Sep 1st, 2020
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Though the county and the waste collection contractor have had ‘challenges’ stemming from uncollected trash, Warden George Cornell says they are the best option until the new contract takes effect By Erika Engel Collingwood Today August 28 2020 Despite the curbside collection “challenges”...
Aug 31st, 2020
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From AWARE Essa On Saturday, September 19 (rain date September 26) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Utopia Hall, AWARE Essa, and Friends of the Utopia Mill and Park invite you to Utopia Hall for an outdoor presentation on Trees in Essa Township. Wildlife habitat, green infrastructure, climate change mitigati...
Aug 30th, 2020
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Updated September 4 2020 AWARE News Network The Adjala-Tosorontio Farmers’ Market will be held on September 11 and 25 in the upper parking lot of the Adjala-Tosorontio Municipal Grounds at 7855 Sideroad 30 (at Hwy 50, just south of Hwy 89). The Alliston BIA’s RURBAN Farmers Market at Cent...
Aug 27th, 2020
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Plea agreement reduces charges to careless driving by Rick Vanderlinde Barrie Advance August 24 2020 Springwater Mayor Don Allen no longer faces charges of impaired driving and dangerous operation of a vehicle after agreeing to a lesser charge of careless driving. Provincial court documents show the ...
Aug 24th, 2020
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Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the groundbreaking ceremony for Oro Station on Aug. 20, alongside representatives from local, provincial and federal governments. Ontario gears up to be home to world’s first racetrack, luxury car club and auto hub – Oro Station By MATT BUBBERS Special to the Globe ...
Aug 21st, 2020
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Clark won’t grant minister’s zoning orders to projects going through LPAT process, including the ERRC in Springwater Township By Jessica Owen Barrie Today The County of Simcoe’s Environmental Resource Recovery Centre (ERRC) project will not be granted a minister’s zoning order from the province...
Aug 20th, 2020
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Back: Councillor Emmett Yeo, Councillor Clare Riepma, Mayor Virginia Hackson, Councillor Keenan Aylwin​, Mayor Margaret Quirk, Councillor Randy Greenlaw,​ Councillor Alex Waters, Fron: Councillor Shira Harrison-McIntyre, Regional Councillor Tom Vegh, Councillor Avia Eek, Regional Chairman Wayne Emmer...
Aug 14th, 2020
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from your HAPPY HENS of Utopia Hello! Really hope that all is well. We are going to have another pie sale next Saturday – August 22nd (10am – 1pm). We will be baking 4 types: our Rhubarb Custard, Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp, Cherry & Lemon Meringue. The pies are $10 each. Also – celebrating the curr...
Aug 12th, 2020
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George Cornell ‘We appreciate that the public often has questions about why these sessions are held in confidence,’ says warden, noting they followed protocols By: Jessica Owen Collingwood Today County of Simcoe councillors met in closed session for three-and-a-half hours on Tuesday morni...