26 - Barring unexpected delays, Giant Tiger Alliston is
scheduled to host the grand opening of its new 22,000 sq. ft store at
130 Young Street in the Alliston Mills Shopping Centre, on Sat., March
14, beginning at 8 am.
26 - A South Simcoe Police traffic officer conducting
speed enforcement on
Hwy 89 near Cookstown yesterday morning, pulled a car over for an
a.m., and learned the driver was under two driving prohibitions.
25 - Nottawasaga OPP believe a residential alarm scared
off an alleged break and enter attempt at an Essa Township residence
Updated - fire out, road reopened
Posted February 25
- Cty Rd 50 between Hwy 9 and 5 Sideroad has reopened to traffic. A
shed used by the property owner for smoking meat, caught fire, believed
to have been caused by electrical wires. No injuries were reported.
Structure fire on Cty 50 north of Hwy 9
25 - At this update (12:42 pm) Adjala-Tosorontio fire
crews, with mutual aid from New Tecumseth Station 3 Tottenham, are on
scene of structure fire - reportedly a garage - at 1243 Cty Rd 50,
which is between Hwy 9 and 5 Sideroad. Traffic will be impacted. It's the third fire in the area since yesterday morning.
25 - Tender bids on the single largest road project of
the 2015 budget cycle in New Tecumseth, whose estimated $2,452,518 cost
will be financed by long term debenture, closes next Thurs., March 5th,
at 2:00 p.m.
25 - The 2015 Child Care Service Agreement (CCSA)
between Simcoe County and
the Ministry of Education (MEDU) includes a funding increase of
approximately $4 million, which raises the provincial grant to $26
Updated - Storage unit fire
25 - A Quonset type storage structure located at 6964
6th line, Tottenham, including its contents, suffered approximately
$50,000 in fire damage yesterday afternoon. Upon arrival at
approximately 2 pm, New Tecumseth fire crews reported heavy black smoke
coming from unit. Cause of fire is undetermined at this time. No
injuries were reported.
Structure fire on 6th Line
24 - At this post, (2:12 pm) New Tecumseth firefighters
battling a barn structure fire at 6964 6th Line New
Tecumseth, between Tottenham Road and Adjala-Tec Townline. It's the
second fire of the day for local crews since 5:30 am.
24 - A "special permit' granted to Tecumseth Estates
(Rizzardo) to clear
14.2 hectares (35 acres) of woodland on its 9th Line property in
Beeton, was issued by Simcoe County because the upper tier's Forest
Conservation Bylaw superscedes local policies when the site involved is
at least one hectare (2.5 acres) or more.
Press photo by Tony Veltri
Tecumseth firefighters contain Dufferin Street house fire.
23 - New Tecumseth councillors met in special session
last Friday afternoon and after more than an hour of debate, again
deferred voting on a motion that would reinstate development charges
(DCs) for hard services payable upon execution of a subdivision
agreement, to at least May 4th.
23 - An Essa Township man faces fraud related charges
following approximately three months of investigation by the
Nottawasaga OPP's Crime Unit.
courtesy Museum on the Boyne
Wall of Honour
February 23 - Ralph Wilding accepts his selection to the Museum
on the Boyne's Wall of Honour, Saturday afternoon in Alliston. Mr.
Wilding, whose role as Town Crier dates back to Tottenham in 1983, and
New Tecumseth since its amalgamation in 1991, was recognized for his
years of service promoting community heritage.
20 - Simcoe County, six years removed from the
protracted and bitter fight lost to opponents of its proposed landfill
site in Elmvale (Site 41), prepares to embark on a new site selection
process, this time to develop and operate an organics processing
facility, whose end results would divert waste from landfills.
26 - Corey Derose's powerplay goal 15:06 into overtime
last night in Tottenham, propelled The Steam into the next round of
Russell Cup playoffs, with a 3-2 win over the Alliston Coyotes.
Tottenham won the best of five first round series, 3-2. The home team
won all five games. The Steam now move on to a best of five
quarter-final round against the Halton Ravens, who won their first
round series 3-1 over Niagara Whalers.
Schedule as follows:
Today 3 pm @ Halton
Friday 8 pm @ Tottenham
Saturday 7:30 pm @ Tottenham
*Sunday 3:30 pm @ Halton (in Burlington)
*Wed. March 4, 8 pm @ Tottenham.
* If necessary.
25 - The Tottenham Road series between the Alliston
Coyotes and Tottenham Steam comes down to win or pack-up following
Alliston's 4-3, Game 4 victory last night at the NTRC. The Coyotes win
extends the best of five, first round Russell Cup playoff series, to a
deciding Game 5, which is tonight in Tottenham. Puck drop at 8 pm.
Coyotes goaltender Donald Oldreive made 62 saves in the win.
Schomberg into finals, Alliston's ticket on hold in OT
23 - With
wins tonight, the Alliston Hornets and their neighbouring rival
Schomberg Cougars, would set up their first ever meeting in a Jr. C
Steam take series lead over Coyotes, Game 4 Tuesday
23 - The Tottenham Steam defeated the Alliston Coyotes
4-2 Saturday night to take a 2-1 first round, best of five, Russell Cup
series lead. A Game 4 win tomorrow night at the NTRC in Alliston, and
the Steam would advance to the next round. Game time is 9 pm.
A reader writes: Posted February 24
- This is not a perfect world. If it were, the beautiful woodlot,
complete with abundant flora and fauna, which is situated in Beeton,
would not be slated for development.