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Jan 21st, 2016
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New Tecumseth Free Press A commissioned review of Adjala-Tosorontio’s organizational structure, performed by BDO, concludes the Township’s public works is in “turmoil.” The 42-page ‘Current State Analysis and Recommendations’ was to be presented to councillors at a...
Jan 12th, 2016
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AWARE News Network A free public event to discuss issues surrounding Simcoe’s water, farmland and natural heritage systems ,and how we can protect these important resources through expanding the Greenbelt in Simcoe County. Saturday, January 30, 2016, 9:30-11:30 am Liberty North, 100 Caplan Avenue, Ba...
Jan 4th, 2016
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NVCA news release  The community is invited to a meeting on January 13 in Adjala-Tosorontio to learn about enhancements planned for the Pine River in 2016. The Pine runs from the top of the Niagara Escarpment in Mulmur Township to join with the Nottawasaga River in Angus. From there, the Nottawasaga ...
Dec 8th, 2015
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Cutting at Beeton Woods in March 2015 By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Monday, they started taking down more of the Beeton Woods. Stephanie MacLellan, one of the Beeton residents who spearheaded an effort to save the woodland just northwest of her village, watched in horror. “They’re not even cutti...
Sep 12th, 2015
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How does the development industry work? Does the development industry buy up cheap farmland and then lobby small municipalities to rezone the land to build sprawling urban subdivisions where there is no employment, forcing home purchasers to commute? Does the development industry hire high priced law...
Aug 22nd, 2015
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Revised plan meets township’s requirements By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald ADJALA-TOSORONTIO – A public meeting held Thursday to address Nelson Aggregates’ proposal to build a large gravel pit south of Everett left many residents unsatisfied. One of the attendees, Adjala resident Marvin Breen...
Aug 18th, 2015
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Public meeting set for Thursday night New Tecumseth Free Press Online  Adjala-Tosorontio mayor Mary Small Brett has called a special public meeting for Thursday night starting at 6:30 pm to consider an Official Plan and Zoning By-law Amendment at 5556 and 5670 County Road 13 at 5 Sideroad, that would...
Jun 10th, 2015
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By Sara Carson Orillia Today Ontario’s ombudsman will soon oversee all of Simcoe County’s councils and their hired integrity commissioners. On May 21, Ontario ombudsman André Marin announced when this oversight, under the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, will come into force...
May 17th, 2015
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By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald The hamlet of Everett will be allowed to grow bigger over the next two decades. Simcoe County council has approved a population increase from developer John Barzo, who owns lands within Everett’s settlement area in the community’s north end. A total of 1,952 addition...
May 11th, 2015
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Letter to New Tecumseth Free Press Online from John Barzo I am obliged to correct the information of David Strachan in his letter to the editor posted May 11, where he suggests that this development represents an expansion of the Everett Settlement Area Boundary. This is simply incorrect in that the ...