17 - Nottawasaga OPP are seeking the driver of a GMC
Sierra pick-up truck with extensive front end damage who caused a three
vehicle collision yesterday afternoon in Alliston, then fled the scene.
OPP were alerted yesterday by Nottawasaga Pines Secondary
School in Angus, about what appeared to be a threat posted to a "Snap
Chat" page (Feb. 15) "that suggested to students to not attend school
15 - There were 323 reports of violent crimes in the
Nottawasaga OPP detachment area by the end of 2016, according to the
most recent summary presented to the Police Services Board. That's up
from 287 in 2015, a 12.5 per cent increase.
15 - Essa councillors rejected a Township staff motion
that would have scheduld a public meeting to gather comments about
allowing a resident to house up to five egg laying hens in residential
areas with lot sizes at least 1,400 sq. m.
14 - New Tecumseth has awarded the job of redesigning
the former Alliston Union Public School (AUPS) into the Town
Administration Centre, to +VG Architects, The Ventin Group LTD.,
for the upset fee of $171,350 plus HST.
14 - Adjala Tosorontio councillors voted 4-3 last night
in favour of supporting Vianet's federal government funding application
to subsidize construction of a fibre optics network to deliver high
speed internet service into the township.
14 - Adjala Tosorontio council last night rejected a
staff recommendation to hold the Township's 2018 municipal elections by
internet and telephone vote, opting instead for paper ballots and
manual counting at a cost of $45,000.
14 - Essa Township will pay a $457,160 (including
taxes) premium, per year, on its two year municipal insurance policy
renewal, up 1.2 per cent "due to one addtional heavy fire vehicle"
added in June 2016.
If the near year-long matter of a ward boundary review in New
Tecumseth were an Olympic sport, it would be called political
gymnastics, with a diving board chaser. Sports: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hornets put in overtime kill Cougars's season
13 - The Alliston Hornets needed five minutes and 19
seconds of overtime to finally put Schomberg away with a 5-4 win on the
road to take the quarterfinal series, 4-1. The Cougars had a 4-1 lead
with less than 12 minutes to play in regulation. Alliston's lone goal
was from call-up Ben Beausaert, making his first playoff appearance,
who scored his first goal at 7:13 of the second. The Hornets fired back
with three unanswered goals by Drake Board, Matthew Nastasiuk, and Ryan
McReynolds, to tie it at 4-4. Board's second of the game in extra time,
clinched the series. Alliston now waits for the outcome of the Stayner
Caledon series. The Siskins, as number one seed, hold a 3-1 lead over
Caledon. If they advance, Stayner would play the lowest seed remaining.
Orillia is up 3-1 on Penetang, and Midland Huntsville tied, 2-2.