Jan 27th, 2016
By Ian Burns Midland Mirror MIDLAND – Midland council has put off until Feb. 1 a decision on hiring a temporary CAO to replace the recently departed Carolyn Tripp. It was revealed last week that Tripp had left her position as CAO. The reason for her departure has not been revealed publicly. During a ...
Jan 26th, 2016
By Andrew Philips Orillia Packet & Times Midland will soon welcome one CEO, while another top administrator has suddenly left her post. But some residents aren’t happy with what they see as a less-than-transparent hiring process as the Midland Public Library board unveiled its choice to lea...
Jan 19th, 2016
By Ian Burns Midland Mirror MIDLAND – Carolyn Tripp has left her position as CAO for the Town of Midland On Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Gord McKay confirmed Tripp was “no longer with the Town of Midland.” “We would like to thank her for her service,” he said. No reason was given for her leaving. McKay [...
Jan 12th, 2016
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 8th, 2016
278 Letters Of Opposition Submitted To Simcoe County OurMidland.ca This afternoon, 278 signed letters expressing concern and opposition to the County approval of Midland’s Official Plan Amendment #8 were turned over to the clerks for County Council’s consideration in their upcoming vote. ...
Jan 6th, 2016
By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror PENETANGUISHENE – Penetanguishene Mayor Gerry Marshall sent an open letter to the media Tuesday to “calm the waters” amidst what he described as unwarranted speculation about amalgamation. The mayor acknowledged the chatter has been fuelled by his town’s joint transit...
Jan 5th, 2016
From OurMidland.ca In his latest communique to the public and after, what can only be presumed to have been some unpleasant feedback from constituents, Penetanguishene’s Mayor Gerry Marshall authored the following open letter about his vision for shared services. As no emails to him are ever an...
Dec 22nd, 2015
By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror NORTH SIMCOE – A local politician is floating the idea of Midland and Penetanguishene sharing a library CEO in light of the former’s chief librarian retiring. “Can one library CEO manage two branches? Are there financial and other advantages … we should take?” wrote Pe...
Dec 8th, 2015
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...
Nov 27th, 2015
Join us for a free workshop for municipal staff from Sustainable Severn Sound Sustainable Severn Sound, in partnership with the Ontario Invasive Plant Council (OIPC) and with funding support from the Invasive Species Centre, is hosting a discussion on Invasive Plant Management Strategies on Thursday,...