Jan 28th, 2016
Treasurer reports infrastructure projects responsible for increase By Ian Burns Midland Mirror PENETANGUISHENE – Penetanguishene’s fiscal status was front and centre at council’s Jan. 27 meeting, with tax rates and the municipality’s $13.7-million debt dominating much of the discussion. Town treasure...
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 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 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...
Sep 12th, 2015
How does the development industry work? Does the development industry buy up cheap farmland and then lobby small municipalities to rezone the land to build sprawling urban subdivisions where there is no employment, forcing home purchasers to commute? Does the development industry hire high priced law...
Jul 31st, 2015
From Penetanguishene website COME EXPERIENCE 400 YEARS OF ONTARIOS HISTORY Check out some of the main events happening down at Rotary Champlain Wendat Park Friday July 31st 5:00 pm – Procession of 400 Years in Penetanguishene 6:00 pm – Fest of Three Sisters Gala6:00 pm – Fish Fry 9:...