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Jun 15th, 2018
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Update AWARE News Network The Springwater Compliance Audit Committee reconvenes Monday June 18, 9-11 a.m. in the township’s council chambers, 2231 Nursery Road, Minesing to appoint a prosecutor to review the case of Mayor Bill French and lay charges if warranted. The meeting is open to the publ...
Jun 15th, 2018
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From Friends of the Waverley Uplands Our fabulous Community is pulling together once again to protect our Pristine Aquifer!!! Please join us in our fundraising efforts Saturday June 16th 7:00am-4:00pm at the Elmvale Community Hall. Garage Sale, Bake sale and Silent Auction(closes at 4 so make sure yo...
Jun 14th, 2018
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Carden Alvar -Ontario Parks / Wasyl Bakowsky photo Background information on the proposed development by Premier Shooting Centre  in the Carden Alvar Premier Shooting Center wishes to purchase the 1,350-acres Cedarhurst property at the centre of the Carden Alvar and construct a 4000 sq.ft. clubhouse,...
Jun 14th, 2018
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Adjala-Tosorontio Coun. Bob Meadows, Deputy Mayor Doug Little and Mayor Mary Small Brett at Thursday council meeting -Alliston Herald photo CAO Eric Wargel denies Coun. Floyd Pinto’s claims about tax evasion by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Adjala-Tosorontio councillors Floyd Pinto and Bob Mea...
Jun 12th, 2018
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  from Sandy Buxton, president, Midhurst Ratepayers Association After a year-long review, the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has raised a lot of concerns regarding the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Midhurst Secondary Plan. They point to superficial and missing stu...
Jun 4th, 2018
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from Friends of Simcoe Forests In the matter of the ERRC (Environmental Resource Recovery Centre) proposed for the Freele County Forest Tract in Springwater, THE COUNTY OF SIMCOE has received high levels of public interest and participation well-deserving of guiding decisions to reflect the desires o...
Jun 4th, 2018
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Keith and Ina Wood at Dump Site 41 in 2009 -Jim Simpson photo From Ebenezer United Church A tree has been planted in memory of Keith Wood, long-time member of the Ebenezer United Church congregation, a mainstay of the local farming community and a leader of the battle to stop Dump Site 41. Keith̵...
Jun 3rd, 2018
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from Leadnow Monday, Jun 4, 10am Conservative MP Alex Nuttall’s Constituency Office 48 Alliance Blvd #104 , Barrie (Barrie—Springwater—Oro-Medonte) Hosted by: Patricia Smith The Trudeau government just announced an outrageous plan to buy the failing Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project fr...
May 30th, 2018
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Former Springwater deputy mayor Dan McLean confers with his lawyer Jack Siegel before last Friday’s compliance audit committee hearing -Kate Harries photo Update By Kate Harries AWARE News Network The Springwater Compliance Audit Committee has decided to start legal proceedings against Springwa...
May 30th, 2018
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  from the Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition We’ve put together answers to a handful of frequently asked questions for those who might need convincing why the Greenbelt is an important issue to vote for. 1 Why expand the Greenbelt to protect water? Current legislation governing water prote...