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Feb 18th, 2023
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Letter to the Board of AWARE Simcoe RE: Reconstruction of Clearview Seasonal   Sideroad 26/27 to an all- weather road and Closing and Transferring to Walker Industries a Section of former Simcoe County Road 91 abutting their two Properties On December 28, 2022, the Ontario Ministry of Environment, Co...
Feb 7th, 2023
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Sunday Feb 12 3pm REMINDER. IF YOU HAVEN’T REGISTERED IS NOT TOO LATE Please join us for this FREE and informative virtual Webinar about impact of provincial legislation on the township of Oro-Medonte. Margaret Prophet, our guest speaker is the Executive Director of the Simcoe County Greenbelt ...
Nov 28th, 2022
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From Simcoe.com By Ian Adams Wasaga Sun Wednesday, November 23, 2022 The process for Clearview Township to get a development permit to upgrade the 26/27 Sideroad has now stretched seven years and cost the municipality more than $1.6 million in engineering and legal fees. “The township is certainly co...
Nov 7th, 2022
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RGMC Virtual Meeting November 10 at 7 pm...
Oct 27th, 2022
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A aerial view of the Teedon Pit on Darby Road in Tiny Township. Supplied photo. From MidlandToady, October 16, 2022 By Derek Howard, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Tiny Township is hoping to make their timeline of gravel pit involvement as clear as the water beneath their soil. At the recent re...
Sep 5th, 2022
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Oro Moraine: One click to Protect the moraine A smaller cousin of the Oak Ridges Moraine in Simcoe County, the ORO MORAINE needs your HELP!!! ITS WATERS (including the DRINKING WATER for all of ORO-MEDONTE TOWNSHIP and beyond), WETLANDS, FORESTS and FARMLANDS are SEVERELY THREATENED BY HUGE DEVELOPME...
Aug 16th, 2022
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Stock photo | Donatello Trisolino via Pexels From BarrieToday, August 15, 2022 A Letter to the Editor The following letter is in response to a letter from Norman Cheesman, executive director of the Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association, published Aug. 11. Norman Cheesman, executive director of t...
Aug 9th, 2022
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Stock photo From OrilliaMatters, August 9, 2022 A Letter to the Editor I am remiss and must apologize for my delay in recognizing and applauding the fact that the Township of Oro-Medonte has joined many other municipalities across Ontario by requesting the province to place a moratorium on new gravel...
Aug 4th, 2022
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Stock image From BarrieToday, July 31, 2022 A Letter to the Editor This letter is in response to a letter regarding trucking on rural roadways in the area, published July 26. I agree with Doug Varty of Oro-Medonte. In regards to the speeds of aggregate haulers in Oro-Medonte, public safety has to be ...
Jul 28th, 2022
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Elmvale Flow From the Tiny Cottager, July 28, 2022 The Federation of Tiny Township Shoreline Associations (FoTTSA) has negotiated a settlement of FoTTSA’s appeal of the 2021 Permit to Take Water issued by the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) to the owners of the Teedon Pit, ...