Aug 1st, 2017
Politician renowned for sense of humour Alliston Herald A stalwart supporter of the community who was renowned for his leadership skills, wit and love of sharing stories is no longer with us. Deputy Mayor Jamie Smith died Aug. 1 at home after suffering a heart-related complication, according to his w...
Mar 25th, 2017
Bond Head before From Environmental Defence March 21 2017 The tiny village of Bond Head, just outside the Greenbelt, is not the kind of place you would expect massive urban growth to happen. With a population of 500, surrounded by farm fields, and largely still on septic and private wells, Bond Head ...
Mar 25th, 2017
Marcy Burchfield AWARE News Network Toronto Star, March 9 2017, Is Ontario’s growth plan intensifying urban sprawl? TVO, March 10 2017, How one stray sentence blew a hole in Ontario’s Growth Plan Toronto Star, March 10 2017, Environmental group slams GTA developers for sprawl Barrie Examiner, M...
Mar 25th, 2017
Should rural settlements in the Greater Golden Horseshoe be a focus for growth? from the Neptis Foundation March 9 2017 Ontario’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe states that “population and employment growth will be accommodated by… directing major growth to settlement areas that offer m...
Feb 24th, 2017
Lawsuit prompted by Facebook posts By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald An Alliston councillor has filed a $1.25-million defamation lawsuit against the owner of a local news website. A statement of claim filed by Coun. Marc Biss seeks $1 million in general damages and $250,000 in punitive, aggravated an...
Jan 18th, 2017
Councillor says pipeline will solve three problems By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald A Tottenham resident isn’t backing down from her decision to request the province review the solutions in the town’s master water plan to fix the community’s water problems. Nancy McBride said she asked the Ministry...
Jan 9th, 2017
Council rejects deal to sell developer NTRC naming rights, but it’s still for sale New Tecumseth Free Press January 10 2017 Councillors last night turned down an offer of $1 million over 10 years from the FLATO development group for naming rights of the New Tecumseth Recreation Centre (NTRC). F...
Nov 23rd, 2016
Public notice from New Tecumseth TAKE NOTICE that pursuant to the Planning Act the Corporation of the Town of New Tecumseth will hold a Public Meeting on Wednesday December 7, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers of the Administration Centre, 10 Wellington Street East, Alliston THE PURPOSE of the p...
Nov 21st, 2016
from New Tecumseth Free Press A Markham based developer is proposing to build 157 residential units along Patterson Street in Beeton between the 9th Line and Wright Street. The Flato Group – which is paying Markham $1 million for naming rights to that municipality’s theatre – has a...
Oct 4th, 2016
New Tecumseth Free Press A petition signed by approximately 370 New Tecumseth residents asking council to review and redraw, if required, the ward boundaries in time for any proposed changes to be implemented for the October 22, 2018 municipal elections, was the impetus that will trigger the process ...