20 - The second of three wanted persons in connection
to a multi-faceted
credit card fraud, identity theft, and stolen goods operation running
out of an Alliston property until OPP shut it down about two months
ago, was apprehended Wednesday (Jan. 18) in Toronto.
20 - The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG)
today issued a third-quarter (October to December, 2016) non-tax gaming
revenue payment of $931,370 to the Town of Innisfil for hosting OLG
Slots at Georgian Downs.
19 - For the second time in less than six months,
Simcoe County's curbside collection contractor, Progressive Waste
Solutions (PWS), has had to defend its service delivery levels,
including missed routes, which over the past three weeks, are blamed on
19 - Simcoe County collected 22,600 kg. or approximately 900,000
batteries at curbside between Nov 7 - 11, 2016, an increase of 22.6 per
cent more than in 2015 - the first year of collection.
18 - Vianet, "a full service telecommunications
company" is proposing to install fibre optics
cable network that would provide Adjala Tosorontio residents with high
speed internet service.
16 - A three hectare lot at 7723 Hwy 89 (former Bennett
farm, immediately west of the TSC Store) has been rezoned to permit
development of a new commercial building, though what that will be has
not been confirmed at this post.
Ojibway Councillor Clayton King from Beausoleil First Nation
is expected to attend tomorrow's Ontario Municipal Board (OMB)
pre-hearing into the proposed Nelson/LaFarge gravel pit in
Adjala/Tosorontio, to request a moratorium on the application.
Posted January 19
- The Alliston Hornets organization is celebrating its 45 years of Jr.
C hockey on Fri., Jan. 27, starting at 5 pm at the NTRC, and is
extending an invitation to "all past players, coaches, trainers, board
members and fans to our Alumni Night. Please wear or bring with you old
jackets, shirts, pictures or Hornet memories to share with others." The
event will feature two alumni games - the first 1980s players vs 1990s;
and at 6 pm the 2000s' vs the "Rest." Opening ceremonies at 7:30 pm
will feature all the organization's captains, then the night's league
game vs the Orillia Terriers starting about 7:40 pm. Letters: email@example.com
A reader writes: Posted January 18
- The French-language debates for the Conservative leadership this week
raised an interesting economic policy question for Simcoe Grey MP
Kellie Leitch to answer that has a major impact locally on jobs in this
Posted January 18
- A fitness bootcamp and silent auction fundraiser for Sarah Hamby,
8, and her family as she battles leukemia, will be held Jan. 29th
at the Tottenham Community and Fitness Centre, from 12:30 pm to 2:30
pm. Fitness specialist Tara Vavala will lead the all ages event.
Robbie Burns dinner Jan 28 in Tottenham
Posted January 18
- Robbie Burns dinner takes place at the Tottenham Legion on Sa., Jan.
28th. It features an evening with stories, dinner and of course haggis.
Tickets are available in the clubroom for $25 each. Cocktails at 5 pm
dinner served at 6 pm.
Kids' Taste of the Arts Jan. 28 at GCC
Posted January 18
- Taste of the Arts on Saturday January 28th at the Gibson Centre in
Alliston. The drop-in, free event, takes place between 10 am and 2 for
kids from grades 1 - 8. Participants will get the chance to move from
activity to activity including drumming, piano, culinary, vocal, visual
arts and drama options. For more information, Heather Taws at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Council will be presented with a draft agreement tonight that
would pay the municipality $1 million in equal instalments over 10
years to rename the NTRC: FLATO New Tecumseth Recreation Centre.
replacement back on capital priority list at number two
Posted January 9
- As expected, the Simcoe County District School Board
(SCDSB) has included a replacement building for Banting Memorial High
School in Alliston in its top eight capital priority projects for
funding consideration by the Ministry of Education.
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