Alliston gets first jump on KingsPosted February 26 - The Alliston Hornets opened semifinal action with a 6-2 home win last night over the Penetang Kings to take a 1-0 best of seven series lead in PJHL Jr C playoffs. Jordan Taylor paced the victory with two goals and two assists. Adam Scott ran his record to 4-0, with the win in goal. In the other matchup, Orillia defeated Stayner 4-1 to take a 1-0 lead in that series. Game 2 is Thursday night in Stayner. Alliston travels to Penetang Friday night for Game 2.
Alliston, Penetang to meet in semi-finals, Gm 1 Tuesday night
24 - Orillia's 6-0 win over Schomberg Saturday night in
Game 7 of their quarter-final series clincher, sets up the Alliston
Hornets and Penetang Kings in one semi-final and Stayner and Orillia in
the other. The Hornets and Kings will play Gm 1 tomorrow (Feb. 25) night at the
NTRC with Gm 2 Friday night in Penetang. At this post, a schedule for
Stayner/Orillia wasn't posted yet.
Simcoe County committee opts for 21 councillors, five elected wards
Posted February 13 - Simcoe County's governance committee will recommend the upper tier council composition be reduced from 32 to 21 by retaining the 16 mayors, supplemented by the direct election of five 'sub regional' councillors from five wards.
Majority ignore staff recommendation, reject cannabis grow op zoning
Posted February 11 - New Tecumseth councillors voted 7-3 in committee last night against a site specific zoning bylaw amendment which was the final piece to permit a licenced cannabis micro-cultivation operation at 5776 11th Line.
Pair facing weapons charges in Banting lockdown incident
Posted February 11 - Two Banting students have been formally charged for their roles in triggering an approximate two hour lockdown on Feb. 4 shortly before 1 pm, after witnesses described watching one of the suspects threaten another student with a handgun, then concealed the weapon in another male's backpack.
Posted February 10 - Pamela Horan, left, and Diane Mason of Alliston have matched five of six numbers, plus the bonus in the Feb. 1, 2020 LOTTO 6/49 to win the second prize worth $231,305.10. The mother and daughter told OLG they "decided on a whim to stop and buy a ticket on our way home one day," said Diane. The winning ticket was purchased at Shell on Yonge Street in East Gwillimbury.
Tottenham fire station expansion moving forward
Posted February 10 - Alaimo Architecture Inc has been awarded a $94,782 contract to design and administer the addition of a 2,200 square foot, double depth apparatus bay to the east side of Station 3 Tottenham.
Plow truck tenders $74k over budget, fleet reserve to meet shortfall
Posted February 10 - Currie Truck Centre was the only bidder to supply and deliver New Tecumseth, two single axle combination plow and sander trucks at a cost of $514,938, not including HST.
OMAFRA to Town, 'cannabis crops qualifies as an agricultural use'
Posted February 7 - Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) has come down on the side of the proponent of a cannabis micro-cultivation facility at 5776 11th Line in New Tecumseth as it fits the definition of agricultural uses permitted in the prime agricultural area.
BTBIA looks to expand its reach in Tottenham
Posted February 7 - The Beeton Tottenham Business Improvement Association (BTBIA) wants to grow its boundaries to take in the 3rd Line plaza and Woodington Lake in Tottenham.