sales top $1 million for County coffers, $206k from Tottenham tract
New theatre opening delayed to November
Posted September 20 - Imagine Cinema's multi-screen theatre at Alliston Mills Plaza has pushed back its opening by about a month.
County owned dry AD with in-vessel composting preferred OPF option
Posted September 20 - A Simcoe County owned organics processing facility (OPF) utilizing dry anaerobic digestion (AD) with in-vessel composting technology is the preferred, and lowest cost option according to an Ernst & Young (EY) "preliminary business case" to be presented to councillors next Tuesday morning.
New Tecumseth woman facing fraud charges
Posted September 19 - A two-year-old investigation into an alleged theft of funds from the Community Living Association for South Simcoe (CLASS) has culminated with charges against a former employee.
County foray into public transit to start with takeovers in Essa, Collingwood
Posted September 19 - While Simcoe County is currently going through the process of uploading authority for public transit from the lower tiers to establish a regional system, including Alliston to Bradford lines, it expects to be in the business starting in January with assumption of the Collingwood to Wasaga Beach route and the Essa (Angus) to Barrie route in January 2018.
Councillors kibosh rush to switch how Warden is selected
Posted September 19 - Simcoe County councillors were less enthused about the notion of an outside appointment to serve as Warden, than the Governance committee which had recommended asking the Province for a "clear endorsement" to appoint an unelected qualified person as their head of council for a four-year term.
Brookfield to build park in Baxter ahead of new homes
Posted September 18 - Brookfield Homes continues to move forward with its plans to build 250 detached homes in Baxter with deals reached on a front-end, best efforts cost recovery arrangement for required improvements to the water system to service the subdivision.
hikes costs, cuts ties to hockey recreation program
'Councillors are still being refused access to documents'
A reader writes:, Posted September 18 - I read the flyer put out by Adjala Tosorontio councillors Floyd Pinto and Bob Meadows last month featuring the documentation (obtained under Freedom Of Information) regarding the 13 other instances of improper remuneration enhancements identified by the OPP during their investigation of the Adj/Tos Post Retirement Benefits.
Peewee AE win Fall Classic in Orangeville
Hornets open season with pair of wins
Posted September 18 - The Alliston Hornets opened defence of their league title with a 9-5 win Friday night over Huntsville then followed that up with a 11-1 road win in Orillia Saturday. Stayner Siskins have the early league lead roaring out to a 3-0 opening weekend record with wins over Schomberg, Penetang and Caledon. The Hornets next play Thursday night in Schomberg, then play host to the Cougars Friday night at the NTRC, and travel to Caledon for a Sunday match against the Golden Hawks.
David Anderson photoBolton wins Strother Cup
Posted September 18 - The Bolton Brewers defeated the New Lowell Knights 3-0 and 5-2 this past weekend to clinch the North Dufferin Baseball League's Strother Cup title, their first since 2013.
'Wings of Change' meeting Sept. 28 in Alliston