31 - The OPP's Highway Safety Division Aurora
Detachment continues to
investigate a two vehicle collision that claimed the life of
44-year-old Dena Passero of Tottenham yesterday afternoon on Hwy 9,
east of the 12th Conc. in King Township.
30 - Simcoe County's 2015 draft budget presented to
councillors this morning projects average property tax hikes of $6.08
per $100,000 of assessment, which is two per cent increase over 2014.
29 - As reported here first on Monday, and new details
confirmed this morning, Bentall Kennedy, which owns Alliston Mills
Plaza on Young Street, is in negotiations with Windsor based Imagine
Cinemas to operate a multi-screen theatre in the reconstituted former
Zellers site. However, there is no signed commitment.
29 - A 53 per cent change of the mayors and deputy
mayors who also sit as Simcoe County councillors provides the ideal
opportunity to effect real change at the upper tier level.
Outgoing New Tecumseth
mayor Mike MacEachern, left, surprised George and Maria Tesseris,
owners of Nan's Restaurant in downtown Alliston, this afternoon, with a
proclamation announcing October 31, 2014 to be Tesseris - Nan's Day.
George and Maria, joined by sons Chris, right, Ted, his wife Bobbie and
their child Silas, were on hand for the presentation. George and Maria
are retiring from the restaurant after about 30 years on October 31.
"Over your three decades of operating in Alliston, many of us have been
enjoying Nan's since childhood - whether a favourite dish or memorable
meeting with family and friends - the experience you provided was
unique," according to the Proclamation.
28 - New Tecumseth Mayor-Elect Rick Milne said last
night his immediate
attention will turn to 2015 budget process to keep with the previous
years' practice of having the package approved no later than in
27 - Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) is limiting
public access to the building until further notice as part of a
provincial directive regarding preventive measures to combat the spread
of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).
27 - It's believed that Bentall Kennedy, which owns
Alliston Mills Plaza, has either signed, or still negotiating with a
theatre chain to open in the redeveloped former Zellers site on Young
Street in Alliston.
27 - Simcoe County is scheduled next Tuesday to approve
an Official Plan
Amendment (OPA) that will permit James Dick Construction Ltd to
annually extract 500,000 tons of aggregate from an existing operation
at 1922 Conc. Rd 3 in Adjala-Tosorontio.
27 - Approximately 18 per cent, or 4,121 of the 23,326
eligible voters in New Tecumseth live in Ward 3, Alliston, which is
bound by the east side of Church Street, west to Cty Rd 10, and several
lots south of Industrial Parkway.
A reader writes: Posted October 29
- I wish to congratulate all the successful candidates in this week's
Submit your sports reports
Hornets home to Stayner tonight, in Erin tomorrow
Posted October 31
- The Stayner Siskins make their first trip of the regular season into
Alliston for a 7:30 pm start tonight at the NTRC. The Hornets won 6-5
in Stayner Oct. 2. On Saturday, Alliston travels to Erin for a
7:30 puck drop against the Shamrocks.
Enough Steam to overcome Coyotes
Posted October 31
- The Tottenham Steam took a 3-0 lead into the third period last
night against the Alliston Coyotes at the NTRC, but had to hold on as
the Coyotes added two in the third, but not enough, dropping the second
in a row to their local rivals, 3-2. The 14-1 Steam lead the South
Division and are back home tomorrow night to host the Bradford
Rattlers, 7:30 start, while Alliston travels to Sturgeon Falls.
Coyotes, Steam in Alliston tonight at NTRC
Posted October 30
- The second meeting between the Alliston Coyotes and Tottenham Steam
renew hostilities tonight at the NTRC in Alliston, puck drop at 7:30.
The local rivals of the Jr A GMHL, met for the first time on October
18th in Tottenham, with the Steam hanging on to win 6-5. Tottenham
comes into tonight's game leading the South Division at 13-1, while
Alliston sits in 6th at 8-5.
Posted October 31
- Nottawasaga OPP is hosting four Crime Prevention seminars targeted to
seniors in the detachment starting Mon., Nov. 3. OPP Constable
Tracey Bednarczyk will be onsite with informational handouts on fraud,
telephone scams, safety tips for seniors, how to prevent falls, and
driving tests in Ontario. Times and locations as follow:
Mon. Nov. 3, 9 am to 11 am, at the Guardian Drugs in
Angus, 6 River Drive; and 12 pm to - 2 pm at the Pharmasave in
Tottenham, 55 Queen Street South.
Tues., Nov. 4, 9 am to 11 am at the Rexall
Pharmacy in Allistion, 149 Young Street.
Thurs., Nov. 6, 9 am to 12 pm at the Shoppers Drug
Mart in Beeton, 50 Main Street.
For more information please contact Constable Tracey Bednarczyk at the
Nottawasaga OPP at 705-434-1939.
Entries wanted for local Santa Claus parades
Posted October 30
- The 8th Annual Rotary Club of Alliston Night-Lit Santa Claus Parade
will take place on Sat., Nov. 22 starting at 6 pm. It's the first of
the three parades that will take place in New Tecumseth. For details to
take part in the Alliston parade, visit http://www.rotary-alliston.org.
Tottenham Santa Claus Parade is scheduled for Sat., Nov 29th at 3 pm;
and Beeton Santa Claus Parade is Sat., Dec. 6th at 3pm Festival of
Lights will follow immediately after the parades. For details on those
parades contact the BT BIA firstname.lastname@example.org