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Oct 28th, 2014
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Across Simcoe County, voters make clear they want change By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Updated October 29, 2014 Anti-sprawl candidates have swept to office in two battleground municipalities in Simcoe County. Not even a message from Premier Kathleen Wynne could save the pro-development incumbent...
Oct 20th, 2014
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Township election page Mayor Terry Dowdall 705-423-1154 Archie Duckworth   705-4243065  marg_archie@hotmail.com Questionnaire answers:  es-duckworth  Deputy Mayor Sandy Macdonald 705-424-6844  ACCLAIMED Ward 1 Keith White  Tele 705-424-6231 Cell 705-733-5489 Questionnaire answers: es-white Email: kei...
Jul 25th, 2014
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For how much longer will we be able to catch the magnificent fish that made the Nottawasaga River an angler’s mecca? Unfortunately the pressures on the watershed are increasing and the Nottawasaga needs our help.  Consider: * Walleye have all but disappeared from the river * Steelhead (rainbow ...
Jul 8th, 2014
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online Press Release – The Duckworth’s have been a proud part of the Angus community for over four generations. My grandfather was a trustee for the Village of Angus for many years, and my parents were well known for their strawberry farm which is now McGeorgeR...
Jun 20th, 2014
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Damage could have been greatly mitigated with some simple building fixes to roofs, Western University researcher says By: Joseph Hall Toronto Star  As Gregory Kopp toured tornado-ravaged homes in Angus, Ont., this week, his thoughts turned to depressingly familiar terrain. “This could have been preve...
Jun 18th, 2014
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From the Essa Township website June 18, 2014 (5:56 p.m.) MEDIA RELEASE – ESSA TOWNSHIP TORNADO DAMAGE RECOVERY – Update No. 1 – EMERGENCY SERVICES ARE WORKING WITH THE MUNICIPALITY AND OTHER EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCIES TO ENSURE PUBLIC SAFETY FOLLOWING YESTERDAY’S TORNADO IN...
May 6th, 2014
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Two viewings this weekend  of Vanishing of the Bees, a  documentary that examines the alarming disappearance of honeybees and the greater meaning it holds about the relationship between mankind and mother earth. As scientists puzzle over the cause, organic beekeepers suggest alternative reasons for t...
Apr 9th, 2014
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By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald  ANGUS – A public meeting next month will allow residents to comment on a zoning matter that if passed will put a Barrie developer one step closer to building a new commercial plaza along Mill Street in Angus. The matter deals with a zoning bylaw amendment invo...
Mar 1st, 2014
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By Kate Harries The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority has voted in favour of requesting that the federal government add the Nottawasaga River to the new federal Navigation Protection Act. NVCA chair Nina Bifolchi, a Wasaga Beach councillor, attempted to defer the decision, but lost on a tied ...
Jan 28th, 2014
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News release from Shawn Bubel Today, Shawn Bubel of Thornton announced his candidacy for Ward 2 Councillor of Essa Township. “In my 2010 run for Deputy Mayor, I was honoured by the show of support from the voters of Ward 2. This time I am squarely focused on the needs of Thornton, Utopia, Ivy, Egbert...