Essa sets 2020 budget timetablePosted October 15 - Essa council will begin deliberations on its 2020 budget on Wed., Nov. 20; Wed. Dec 4; and Wed., December 18, each session from 1 pm to 5 pm. These meetings are open to the public.
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Advance polls now open through Monday night in New Tecumseth
Posted October 11 - Four consecutive days of advance polls opened this morning from 9 am to 9 pm for the Oct. 21 federal elections, and will continue through Monday (Thanksgiving Day) Oct. 14 until 9 pm.
Simcoe County secondary, elementary school student numbers up
Posted October 9 - First enrollment counts of the new school term at Simcoe County's public and separate boards ticked upwards at both elementary and secondary schools over last year. Growth was led locally by an increase of 77 students at Monsignor J E Ronan in Beeton, and up 43 at Boyne River PS in Alliston.
New Beeton subdivision approved next to slaughter house
Posted October 8 - A proposed 164 unit residential subdivision in Beeton received draft plan approval last night in committee despite the objections of an adjcent abbatoir on Patterson Street, whose owners are concerned about future complaints related to noise and odours.
'The wider student body is interested and engaged'
A reader writes: Posted October 8 -As a 17-year-old student living in New Tecumseth, I get tired of hearing the general impression young people do not care about any aspects of politics, especially voting in federal elections. I would like to change that opinion.
ICIP picks shuffled to fit grant criteria
Posted October 7 - Three projects recommended for inclusion on the Investing in Canada Infrastructure grant application either don't fit guidelines, would impact baseball leagues next season in Alliston, and not meet next month's deadline to apply.
Simcoe County looks to reject speed limit reductions in Essa
Posted October 7 - Simcoe County's engineering department is recommending council retain existing speed limits along portions of Cty Rd 90 in Angus, and Cty Rd 27 in Thornton.
Disqualified Innisfil, Barrie cannabis store lottery winners lose in court
Posted October 4 - Ontario's divisional court has dismissed a request for a judicial review of the decision that disqualified lottery picks for Cannabis Retail Store Authorizations and Retail Operator Licences because of their failure to provide original copies of a Letter of Credit by a deadline of August 28, 2019.
Hospital Foundation launches its largest ever fundraising campaign
Posted October 1 - Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation (SMHF) this morning launched its 'Because of you, We can' fundraising campaign, setting a goal of $43 million to meet the local share of financing a planned new facility.
Stevenson signs into 'Patient Connect' with Southlake, Markham hospitals
Posted September 30 - Patients at Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) will have access to their health care information at their fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the launch of a new portal called Patient Connect.
Six confirmed candidates in Simcoe-Grey
Posted September 30 - Nominations close this afternoon (Sept. 30) at 2 pm to run in the Oct. 21 federal elections.
Multiple forces take down pot grow-op in Bradford
Posted September 30 - The OPP's Provincial Joint Forces Cannabis Enforcement Team (PJFCET), South Simcoe Police and members of the RCMP executed a search warrant on a Canal Road residence and left with over 2,000 marijuana plants.