Nov 19th, 2014
New Tecumseth Free Press Online New Tecumseth Mayor-elect Rick Milne and re-elected Essa Mayor Terry Dowdall, intend to run for Deputy Warden at the Inaugural meeting next month of the incoming Simcoe County council. Mr. Milne will become the longest serving member (combined years – absent two ...
Nov 17th, 2014
I attended more than my fair share of all-candidates’ meetings during the recent municipal election. Here are a few good ideas gleaned from the campaign trail around the county. -Recorded votes: Make every council vote a recorded vote. This is an example of how electronic voting can serve democ...
Oct 28th, 2014
By Bob Bruton Barrie Examiner ESSA TOWNSHIP – Terry Dowdall was re-elected mayor Monday. Dowdall won a second term by defeating Archie Duckworth; Dowdall finished with 2,453 votes, while Duckworth had 1,385 votes. Ketih White is the Ward 1 councillor elect after receiving 730 votes. Scott Martin achi...
Oct 20th, 2014
Township election page Mayor Terry Dowdall 705-423-1154 Archie Duckworth 705-4243065 email@example.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 8th, 2014
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
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
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
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...