Submitted photoPictured above the water course in the area of Cty Rd 1 and Cty Rd 50 in Loretto pouring over the roadway this morning causing its closure.
@OPP_HSD photoPosted June 19 - OPP continue to investigate a two vehicle head-on collision that occured approximately 6:46 pm Saturday on Hwy 9 east of Tottenham that sent a total of six people to hospital, including two airlifted to Toronto with serious injuries. Police reported both cars heading in the opposite direction when one crossed the centre line. The driver and one passenger in that vehicle were airlifted out, and its two other passengers, and the driver and passenger in the other vehicle were sent to hospitals in Newmarket and Orangeville. A third vehicle was sustained some damage as a result of the debris. No one was injured. OPP had not released any updates at this post.
raid in Tottenham nets three
Councillors split on timing of compensation review
Posted June 15 - It ended as it opened, in confusion, but in the end, New Tecumseth councillors, at least the majority, voted in committee Monday night to award a $35,000 contract to Gallagher McDowall Associates to conduct a compensation review for the Town's 121 full-time, 43 part-time/seasonal and Volunteer/Paid On Call Firefighters, including vacation entitlements, tuition allowances/reimbursements and paid leaves.
Road reconstruction to close 3rd Line
Posted June 15 - A four-month road closure along 3rd Line in Tottenham from the intersection of Martin Trail to a location approximately 640m east begins July 4, through to November 3 as required of the LRG (Deer Springs) development.
Alliston Farmer's Market to expand
Posted June 15 - The weekly Farmer's Market on Mill Street in Alliston will stretch out another 20 metres extending from Victoria Street to the Boyne River fence line on Dominion Street.
New Tecumseth on list of claims exposed in Walton's creditor protection status
Posted June 14 - Walton South Simcoe Residential Development Corporation (West Country Beeton), one of the 32 Walton International Group holdings under creditor protection, shows $5.9 million in unsecured claims, including a small sum owed to the Town of New Tecumseth.
Free Press photo by John HeydonHonda Canada Foundation donates $4 million to Stevenson Memorial
Posted June 13 - Honda Canada Foundation (HCF) made the largest ever contribution to the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation (SMHF) this morning, providing $3 million towards the redevelopment project, and $1 million for the purchase of equipment.
Free Press photo by Stephanie MacLellanPosted June 13 - New Tecumseth councillors voted 6-3 last night in a recorded vote to take the ward boundary review options, including the preferred Option 1, to the public for comments. No date has been set yet. Pictured standing from left, Shira Harrison McIntyre, Ward 7; Donna Jebb, Ward 5; and Michael Beattie, Ward 2, vote against going any further in the process.
Beattie farm sold to Flato with 'hopes that one day we will be developing it'
Posted June 12 - A 100 acre farm property currently in production at 6416 10th Line has been sold by its owner, Ken Beattie Holdings Inc., to Flato Development Inc. for what's believed to be $2.2 million.
Fire service calls up 11 per cent in New Tecumseth
Posted June 12 - New Tecumseth Fire Rescue responded to 942 incidents in 2016, up from 850 in 2015, an increase of 11 per cent.