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Feb 2nd, 2011
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By Douglas Glynn Midland Free Press February 1 3011Council has voted 5-4 to review a bylaw requiring meters in taxi cabs.The bylaw would licence taxi owners, brokers and drivers; set standards for the industry and require meters in all taxis; a move that would eliminate the flat fees now charged by t...
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Jan 28th, 2011
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Letter to the Midland Free Press January 26 2011It would seem that some council members on the Midland Council are making life as difficult as possible for those members who want to effect change and take their community forward. These council members object to a mediation meeting being held which wo...
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Jan 23rd, 2011
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN Midland Free Press January 18 2011The people of Midland and Penetanguishene will have an opportunity tonight to offer suggestions of what they think a joint urban node should be.The first of three meetings to explore what becoming an urban node will mean is being held at 7 p.m. in Br...
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Jan 21st, 2011
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Final vote on town budget scheduled for Jan. 24By Nicole Million Midland Mirror Jan 19, 2011 MIDLAND – After months of back and forth, Midland councillors will get down to voting on the town’s 2011 budget at their Jan. 24 meeting. ...
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Jan 11th, 2011
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Funding for street outreach program to be cutBy Nicole Million Midland Mirror Jan 10, 2011MIDLAND – As the Town of Midland inches closer to finalizing its 2011 budget, the street outreach program appears set to become a casualty of cost cutting. ...
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Dec 30th, 2010
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Police investigating illegal act on town-owned propertyBy Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Dec 24, 2010 Dozens of trees cut on parkland. Parks lead hand Pete Wright, left, and Midland bylaw enforcement officer Jim Reichheld stand at the site where two men illegally cut down about 40 trees on town-owned ...
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Dec 30th, 2010
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Coalition formed prior to election vows to keep close eye on municipal spendingBy Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Dec 22, 2010 MIDLAND – Town councillors received a stern reminder Monday that a Midland citizens group will be watching how they spend taxpayer dollars.“Town council and the town’s personne...
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Dec 22nd, 2010
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By DOUGLAS GLYNN Midland Free Press December 22 2010A new member of the Midland Police Services Board has asked for an explanation of why spending on conferences is about $8,000 over budget.Deputy Mayor Stephan Kramp raised the issue during a review of the 2010 financial reports last week. He asked f...
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Dec 11th, 2010
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Document released by WikiLeaks lists Canadian sites judged vital by U.S.By Travis Mealing Simcoe.com Dec 09, 2010 MIDLAND – In addition to global trouble spots like Iran, Afghanistan and North Korea, the mountain of diplomatic cables released by online whistleblower WikiLeaks includes a one-line ment...
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Nov 6th, 2010
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Taxi meters, heavy-garbage pickup on short-term agenda, says mayor-electBy Nicole Million Simcoe.com November 3 2010MIDLAND – It’ll be more than a month before he officially takes over as mayor of Midland, but Gord McKay has no intention of sitting back and waiting. ...