Mar 1st, 2016
CTV Barrie A committee tasked with picking the location of two waste facilities in Simcoe County has narrowed in on their primary location. The Committee of the Whole has chosen a single site located in Springwater for the proposed Organics Processing Facility and Materials Management Facility. The l...
Mar 1st, 2016
Simcoe County OPF and MMF Added to Springwater’s March 2 Agenda News release from Springwater Township The Springwater Council meeting agenda for Wednesday March 2, 2016 (6:30 pm)has been amended to include item 8.1, addressing the County of Simcoe announcement regarding the site selection of t...
Feb 23rd, 2016
And ‘tighten up your own ship before shifting the blame’ Letter sent to local media by Stephanie MacLellan, Beeton I grew up during the birth of internet technology but never became well-versed in it. I know the basics. Computers make things lightning fast and can hold an abundance of inf...
Feb 13th, 2016
Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...
Feb 4th, 2016
By Mehreen Shahid, Orillia Packet & Times A Canadian women’s university will honour a local teen in April, and a Hollywood star will make the presentation. Maya Burhanpurkar, 16, of Oro-Medonte Township, will be honoured with the Emerging Award by University College Brescia in April. The aw...
Jan 25th, 2016
By Frank Matys Orillia Today January 22 2016 Oro-Medonte council wants greater leeway to recoup costs from residents who lodge freedom of information requests – a move critics say would discourage residents from digging into township matters. Last year, the township incurred close to $60,000 in costs...