21 - Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket is
underway on its plans to build a third Catheterization lab and replace
its two existing imaging systems to handle the growing demands for
advanced cardiac care within its catchment area, which includes New
20 - The towing and vehicle storage industry gets the
spotlight under new
legislation passed today by the provincial government via its Fighting
Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, 2014.
20 - Nottawasaga OPP will join their colleagues from
across the province on Monday to kick-off the annual Festive R.I.D.E.
(Reduce Impaired Driving Everywhere) campaign through to January 2,
Press photo by Tony Veltri
season upon us
20 - Town
crews this morning erect the Christmas Tree at Victoria and Mill
Street, which will anchor the Alliston BIA's Hometown Christmas
festivities on Saturday starting at 2 pm on Mill Street (next to
Details). Hometown Christmas will include Santa's Reindeer, decorate
some Christmas cookies, get your face painted, and enjoy some holiday
music while sipping hot chocolate. Pictures with Santa will take place
at Bern's Flowers. Downtown merchants are also having Christmas sales. The Tree Lighting on Mill Street will take place at
5 pm, followed by the Rotary Night-Lit Parade at 6 pm, starting at
Banting Memorial High School and ending on Young Street (Canadian Tire
lot). Christmas events move to Tottenham next Saturday and Beeton Dec. 6th.
19 - New Tecumseth Mayor-elect Rick Milne and
re-elected Essa Mayor Terry Dowdall, intend to run for Deputy Warden at
the Inaugural meeting next month of the incoming Simcoe County council.
18 - New Tecumseth, Essa, and Adjala-Tosorontio will
receive a rebate of $159,996 to reconcile the actual semi-annual cost
of the Nottawasaga OPP contract between January 1, and June 30, 2014
which was $5,377,014.
17 - The Canadian Army's 2 Service Battalion based in
Petawawa has moved into Beeton taking over the agricultural
fairgrounds for a week long military training exercise that was
reported to include about 280 personnel and 150 vehicles split into
18 - Nottawasaga OPP are seeking four male youth in
connection with several break-ins into vehicles early Sunday morning on
Jamieson Court in Thornton.
Tree clearing to provide more ag land in Utopia
18 - Paul and Reta Dobson have applied to Simcoe County
for a 'Special Permit' to clear about 10 acres (4 hectares) of trees to
increase available agricultural farm area on their property at 8719 9th
Line. The County has not yet made its decision.
17 - The Standard Land Company, on behalf of Rogers
Communications Inc., has submitted a request for a telecommunications
tower to be placed at the corner of County Road 21 and County Road 15
(6867 County Road 15).
Water, sewer rates proposed to climb
17 - Essa council is expected to set a public meeting
date , recommended for December 17th, to deal with proposed increases
of four per cent to the water volumetric rate from $1.23 m3 to $1.28 m3
and an eight per cent proposed increase to the water fixed part and
corresponding increase to the sewer charge. The increase in water rates
estimated to raise an additional $61,552, while sewer service revenue
would climb by $50,160.
21 - The Alliston Hornets padded their league lead by
seven points with a 6-2 win last night in Schomberg while Penetang
dropped a 1-0 game in Stayner. Mark O'Donnell's two goals and assist,
along with three point nights by Tanner Dockerty and Nic Archibald led
the way. TJ Sherwood got the win in net. Orillia's in tonight for a
7:30 puck drop at the NTRC.
Coyotes lose to Bradford
21 - Home ice didn't matter last night as the Alliston
Coyotes dropped a 10-7 decision to the Bradford Rattlers. Alliston
plays Toronto next Thursday night at the NTRC.
19 - Alliston Nikolettes Gymnastics Club members Camryn
Gibson, Level 8;
Ashlyn Christos, Level 7; and Kate Beausaert, Level 6, each earned
spots on Team Ontario in their respective categories and will be
representing Team Ontario at the 2015 Lady Luck Invitational in January
in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Steam score at will with home win over North York
18 - The Tottenham Steam followed up Sunday night's 18-3
win over Meaford with an 11-0 drubbing of North York at Tottenham
Arena, last night. Braden Kavaratzis paced the Steam with three goals
and two assists, while Tyler Lesschaeve turned aside 20 shots in the
shutout win, in his first start for Tottenham. The Steam have opened an
eight point lead in the South Division. Tottenham travels to
Temiscaming for a Friday night game against the North Division leader.
17 - Alliston's two wins on the weekend over Penetang
3-2 in OT, and 5-4 Sunday over Huntsville, has the Hornets with a five
point lead over the Kings just about half way through the regular
Steam pound Knights, host North York tonight
17 - Tottenham Steam's Ferdinando Colella's seven point
night paced the squad to an 18-1 beat-down of the Meaford Knights last
night. Colella scored three with four assists, while Braden Kavaratzis
chipped in two goals and four assists and Valery Ledovsky's hattrick
and two assists. The Steam are home tonight for an 8 pm puck drop
against North York.
19 - My Sister's Place Gimme Shelter Charity Run/Walk
will take place this Sunday starting at 9:30 am from the
Tottenham Community Centre. The route will follow Queen Street to
Western Avenue to Walkem Drive and Mill Street. The event runs to
approximately 11 am.
Bazaar, bake sale, auction, Saturday at Adjala United
18 - Adjala United Church is hosting a bazaar, bake
sale, and silent auction on Saturday, starting at 9 am to 11 am. In
addition to the homemade baked goods, Adjala Quilters' table, crafts
and silent auction items.
17 - More than 30 local artisans and crafters are taking
part in the annual South Simcoe Arts Council's Pop-Up Art Market now
open daily at 96 Victoria St. Unit 4 in Alliston, running
through to Dec. 21. There will be decorative home accessories,
woodturning, jewelry, weaving, knitting, pottery, stained glass, and