Jun 13th, 2010
By Jay Gutteridge Simcoe.com April 22 2010The numbers don’t lie: there’s a lot of building going on in Bradford West Gwillimbury.The town received more than $1.2 million in building and septic permit fees last year, a report to town council from chief building official Jack Tosta states.The report, m...
Apr 30th, 2010
The second in a series of grassroots meetings in preparation for the October 25 municipal election in Simcoe County is to be held this week in Bradford.EVENT: Spring into Action public meetingTIME: 9:30am-12 noon, Saturday, May 1.PLACE: St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2940 SR 10,...
Dec 10th, 2009
Open letter to Council, on Environment CommitteeAs a “Stop Dumpsite 41” supporter and a “Zero Waste” advocate, like James Leduc I am shocked that BWG Council voted down an Environmental Advisory Committee for BWG, 5 votes to 4. Mr. Leduc is right on with the present time being...
Dec 7th, 2009
By Sharon Lem Toronto SunA gas-fired power plant built in Holland Marsh’s “salad bowl” farmland will put Ontario’s rich soil and green belt land in jeopardy, community leaders argue. Community coalition groups have been outraged over the 393-megawatt plant since the Ontario Po...
Dec 7th, 2009
Green Party leader joins local farmers opposing location By Teresa Latchford yorkregion.comHolland Marsh farmers are hoping others will stand with them to fight the construction of the King peaker plant.The construction of Pristine Power Inc.’s York Energy Centre, a 393-megawatt natural gas-fir...
Nov 29th, 2009
Waste Strategies… Calling for Zero Waste in Simcoe Co. By Miriam King Bradford West Gwillimbury Times November 26 2009With construction of the Site 41 dump halted and only 10 years of landfill capacity remaining, the question is – how will the County deal with solid waste? Andrea Matrosov...