Posted April 24 - The Clearview IceCats Bantam BB played in the Brampton "World's Largest Female Hockey Tournament" over the Easter weekend and finished off their incredible season as champions.
water tower, 'sound' but restoration costs pegged over $500k
Final OLG instalment of the year lifts Innisfil take to over $5 million
Posted April 21 - The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) today issued a fourth-quarter (January to March, 2017) payment of $898,195 to the Town of Innisfil for hosting OLG Slots at Georgian Downs.
Submitted photoSt. Thomas Aquinas students bussed in this morning were diverted to Tottenham Community Centre while OPP investigated a reported threat of violence that turned out to be directed to a same named school in Brampton.
St. Thomas Aquinas put on lock down as safety measure following general threat
Posted April 20 - St. Thomas Aquinas students and staff arrived to school this morning in Tottenham to a heavy police presence and immediately put on lock-down following a threat of violence issued over social media, though it did not specify the location.
New Tecumseth's upper tier tax hit climbs in 2017
Posted April 19 - New Tecumseth property taxes directed to Simcoe County, will climb by $1.3 million over last year for a total of $16,118,430, up from $14,813,070 in 2016, according to the County Rates and Tax Ratios for 2017.
County's legal department marks first year
Posted April 19 - Simcoe County's legal department celebrates its first anniversary this month by reporting savings of approximately $300,000 by handling files in-house.
Shannon won't return to coach Hornets
Posted April 21 - The Alliston Hornets lost their Schmalz Cup semi-final series to Port Hope last weekend, and will also lose their head coach Darrin Shannon, who told Free Press Online he will not be behind the bench next season.
"I'm definitely done coaching, and will not be part of the coaching staff next year," Shannon wrote via email. "Time for me to move on, and time for the team to have a different voice and person to push the team forward."
Shannon has served three different times dating back to the 2005-06 season as head coach. This third run started in 2015 season.
The veteran of 10 NHL seasons (a career cut short by injuries) Shannon's stints include successive league titles, and two Schmalz Cup titles.
'Maybe we will finally get some measure of transparency' A reader writes: Posted April 19 - Except for the fact that it is our tax dollars that are going to be spent, I would find it extremely amusing that Adjala Tosorontio Deputy Mayor Doug Little has called for the Integrity Commissioner to investigate ward councillors Bob Meadows and Floyd Pinto.