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Dec 10th, 2009
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By Elsie MacLaren WaterWatchThere was a motion put forth by Deputy Mayor Dennis Roughley at the December 1 Bradford West Gwillimbury council meeting stating that whereas in 1990 Simcoe County agreed to purchase and be responsible for County area Municipalities’ landfill sites and transfer stations an...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 9th, 2009
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Wasaga Beach mayor acclaimed By RAYMOND BOWE Barrie ExaminerThree-term Simcoe County Warden Tony Guergis declined a nomination to attempt a fourth term, yesterday, paving the way to Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson’s acclamation. Patterson said he was honoured to be the first warden from Wasaga...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 9th, 2009
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By Laurie Watt Barrie AdvanceFor the first time ever, a Wasaga Beach mayor will lead Simcoe County – and do so during a critical time as the area struggles with growth, increasing demands for social services and tighter finances.In his second run for the county’s top job, Cal Patterson was acclaimed ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 9th, 2009
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Nominated as warden by Bradford West Gwillimbury Mayor Doug White and seconded by Alicia Savage of Severn, former warden Tony Guergis left everyone guessing until the last minute. Then he backed down. “I do not accept this nomination,” he said. Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson, nominated ...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 9th, 2009
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Laurie Watt Barrie AdvanceSimcoe County’s municipalities want to start afresh with Barrie.In a special meeting Thursday morning, the region’s mayors and deputy mayors passed two resolutions – one that puts the Barrie-Innisfil boundary dispute in the past, another that clarifies the role they want the...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 8th, 2009
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from The Life & Times News Magazine Group – Simcoe County’s Award Winning, All Good News Newspaper©Midhurst/ December 7, 2009 – Simcoe County Council took a giant step forward last Thursday, bringing together 16 member municipalities and the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia in ...
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In Bradford West Gwillimbury
Dec 7th, 2009
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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...
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In Bradford West Gwillimbury
Dec 7th, 2009
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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...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 7th, 2009
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By RAYMOND BOWE Barrie ExaminerUnderground cancer-causing agents emanating from an old private dump continue to inch towards Georgian Bay, leading to speculation about possible beach closures. But environment officials say chemical concentration levels are declining. The Perkinsfield, Ont., dump, loc...
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In Simcoe County
Dec 5th, 2009
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Greenbelt views aired at meeting By Adam Martin-Robbins Orangeville Banner November 30 2009“Be careful what you ask for — once you’re put in, you’re never going to be able to get out.”That was the message Mulmur planner Ron Mills delivered to about 50 people gathered at the Mono Community Centre rece...