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Wynne campaign to make stop in Alliston for a hospital visit

Posted May 18 - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne's re-election campaign is expected in Alliston approximately 3 pm today for a tour of Stevenson Memorial Hospital.

New Tecumseth male faces multiple charges - armed robbery, flee police

Posted May 16 - A New Tecumseth man is facing multiple charges stemming from a robbery of a pharmacy in Everett, which turned into a high speed police pursuit, ending with his arrest in Barrie yesterday afternoon.

More join races in Adjala-Tosorontio, Essa

Posted May 16 - Essa Township now has at least one candidate in each council position with the entry of Jim Hunter filing in Ward 2, Thornton.

Smith steps up for Deputy Mayor run in Essa

Posted May 15 - Essa Ward 2 councillor Michael Smith has filed to run for Deputy Mayor.

Essa looks to scale back watermain job in Angus

Posted May 14 - Essa council is poised to break-up a watermain replacement project in Angus because as a single contract it's about $563,000 over budget, according to the tender package on Wednesday's night's agenda.

Candidate list grows in Adjala Tosorontio, North in for SCDSB trustee

Posted May 14 - Adjala Tosorontio has its first race with Deborah Hall of Everett filing to run in Ward 4.

Essa to host DC public meeting Wednesday

Posted May 14 - Essa is hosting its mandatory public meeting to update the Township's development charges fee schedule on Wed., May 16 at 6 pm in the Council chambers.

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New-found sisters unite
Posted May 18 - Lisbeth Prime, centre, of Beeton was surprised when her two recently discovered sisters, Ulla (left) and Brita (right) both from Denmark, arrived on May 17 to celebrate her birthday. Supper held at The Club at Bondhead with her son and daughter-in-law joining as well her two Canadian sisters and a brother-in-law.


'Council should adhere to their responsibilities'

A reader writes: Posted May 17 - I was present at the Adjala-Tosorontio council meeting on May 15, which quickly became a debacle due to the lack of common sense on the part of our mayor.

'I am saddened to have witnessed this unnecessary event'

A reader writes: Posted May 17 - I was present on May 15th at 2 pm for the reconvening of the monthly Adjala-Tosorontio council meeting.

'We need more councillors who will actually listen'

A reader writes: Posted May 17 - I was pleased to see the wisdom and compassion shown by Councilor Bob Meadows in the Council meeting that was held on Tuesday, May 15 in the afternoon.

'Just show up, pay the bills'

A reader writes: Posted May 17 - Recent events in Adjala-Tosorontio have shown the Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and their band of camp followers have absolutely no respect for the ratepayers of this Township.

'As a ratepayer I was appalled at how this unfolded'

A reader writes: Posted May 16 I attended the Adjala Tosorontio council meeting Tuesday afternoon (a carryover from the night before which ran long) and was witness to the complete ineptitude of Mayor Mary Small Brett to deal with a simple matter of letting a tax paying citizen voice her view on an agenda item under the "Public Input" portion of Council Business.

Raid in Tottenham nets drugs, weapons charges
Posted May 11 - Nottawasaga OPP and the Dufferin Community Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Queen Street N in Tottenham yesterday (May 10) seizing "a quantity of cocaine and other drugs."

Rose in for re-election run in Everett
Posted May 11 - Adjala Tosorontio Ward 4 incumbent Dave Rose has filed to run for reelection in the township.
County Warden won't step down while campaigning in provincial election
Posted May 10 - Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall will hold on to his municipal offices while campaigning as the Ontario Liberal candidate in Simcoe North for the June 7 provincial elections.
Adjala-Tosorontio fills vacant Clerk post
Posted May 10 - Dina Lundy has been hired as Adjala-Tosorontio's new Clerk.
Starbucks to anchor new additions at Alliston Mills Plaza
Posted May 9 - Starbucks and BarBurrito will be the first two tenants of the commercial expansion adjacent to Zehrs in Alliston.
Town readies to begin crack down on two year tax arrears
Posted May 9 - There were 57 properties in New Tecumseth in tax arrears of at least three years as at Dec. 31, 2017, owing a combined $1,435,561 - not including interest penalties," according to the latest tax status update provided to council.
Candidate list grows in Adjala-Tos, Essa
Posted May 9 - Ward 3 incumbent Ron Henderson has filed to run for re-election in Essa Township, while Janet Budgell has registered to run in Ward 3 Adjala Tosorontio.
Writ to drop tomorrow triggering provincial election June 7
Posted May 8 - Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne today announced that the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, has accepted the Premier's advice to sign a Proclamation dissolving the 41st Parliament of the Province of Ontario, effective as of 2 p.m. today.
Council approves dipping into reserves to cover Hospice DCs
Posted May 8 - New Tecumseth will draw $165,620 from the tax rate stabilization reserve to cover the development charges owed by Matthews House Hospice for construction of its 10-bed facility in Alliston.
New medical clinic opens in Tottenham
Posted May 8 - Vennix Integrated Health, located at 6668 3rd Line, in Tottenham, is now open to patients of doctors who were formerly at the Tottenham Medical Centre.
UPDATED - Pinto files for mayor, Meadows for deputy in Adjala Tosorontio
Posted May 7 - Adjala Tosorontio Ward 1 councillor Floyd Pinto has filed to run for mayor, while Ward 3 councillor Bob Meadows has signed up to contest the deputy mayor's seat.
Contract award for new fire station design
Posted May 7 - Alaimo Architecture Inc. will be awarded a $368,530 to design and administer the contract for construction of New Tecumseth Fire Station 4 at 6374 14th Line.
Lorusso sisters among class of Outstanding Graduates
Posted May 7 - Twin sisters, Alex and Lindsay Lorusso, who founded Nudnik, a company that designs and manufactures eco-friendly children's clothing, are among the Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board's Outstanding Graduates for 2018 representing St. Thomas Aquinas.


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