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Jun 26th, 2014
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The Nottawasaga Steelheaders have a series of fact sheets with information about the Nottawasaga River and related issues. This is the text of their most recent publication, regarding the Midhurst Secondary plan. Midhurst Secondary Plan Threatens Us! The Nottawasaga Steelheaders, a volunteer group of...
Jun 23rd, 2014
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SCROLL DOWN FOR TURNIP’S STORY – VIDEO OF FULL SPEECH Calls on premier to correct previous government’s mistakes Margaret Atwood came, and Midhurst turned out to welcome her! Can the Midhurst Secondary Plan be stopped? Yes, Atwood told a crowd of about 400, after reviewing the chang...
Jun 20th, 2014
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Updated Oct.1 2014. The following correction was published by Ontaeio Nature On page 10 of its Summer 2014 issue, ON Nature published an article entitled “Midhurst residents oppose development”. The article stated that a land developer mentioned in the article, Geranium Corporation, had not returned ...
Jun 17th, 2014
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Town will be on the hook for any lawsuits related to site By Jenni Dunning Midland Mirror MIDLAND – The Town of Midland has officially approved the purchase of the former Unimin property for $3.4 million, but some councillors are concerned the agreement leaves the town vulnerable to lawsuits. The pur...
Jun 17th, 2014
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Enough with the character assassination Letter sent to the Barrie Examiner by Sandy Buxton / Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association Experience teaches us that some people will resort to innuendo, personal attacks and bluster when they can no longer win an argument using reason and facts.  This truth is evi...
Jun 12th, 2014
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Internationally renowned author helps us celebrate rural living WHAT: Celebration of Rural Living with Margaret Atwood WHERE: Wrico Holsteins Farm, 2064 Russell Road, Midhurst WHEN:  Sunday June 22, noon-3 pm Author Margaret Atwood will be the main speaker at a celebration of rural living at Rob Wrig...
Jun 4th, 2014
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By Kate Harries AWARE News Network MIDHURST – The public has been shut out of the process to approve Simcoe County’s Official Plan, the Ontario Municipal Board heard Monday in presentations from several citizens’ groups. The groups – AWARE Simcoe, the Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture, Ontario ...
May 27th, 2014
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Rebuttal of Mayor Linda Collins’ comments on the Midhurst Secondary Plan By David Strachan – Midhurst resident Thank you, Madame Mayor, for your insight into the Township’s plans for growth in Midhurst. (Springwater News, May 8). I believe that you genuinely “would like to get it right’, ...
May 26th, 2014
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The following letter was sent to the Barrie Examiner. We at AWARE Simcoe feel compelled to defend the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association from the unjust accusations in the letter from Cheryl Shindruk of Geranium Corporation and the Midhurst Landowners Group. First, the idea of characterizing the MRA as...
May 22nd, 2014
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My View – It was great to see the two articles from Mayor Collins in the last edition of Springwater News. I have no real problem with Mayor Collin’s comments on the former Suncor (Petrocan) property at the main intersection in Elmvale. I only question why Suncor was given a tax break on what i...