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Publishing Company, Established March 22, 1999. FIRST POST
APRIL 30, 1999.
Press photo by Tony Veltri
bridge is out
August 26 - There's no turning back on this job now that the
67-year-old Alliston bridge over the Boyne River on King Street (Simcoe
County Rd 15) has been removed. Esposito Bros. Construction Ltd. which
was awarded the $2.65 million contract to rebuild the structure, is
expected to have it reopened by mid-December. In the meantime, King
Street between Victoria and Fletcher Crescent is closed, with the
detour through Riverdale Park at Fletcher.
Posted August 25
- Simcoe County District School Board trustees met for
the first time last night since since June 15 ratifying collective
agreements reached with the local Elementary Teachers' Federation of
Ontario for the term September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2017, and the
Designated Early Childhood Educators and its local agreement, dated
August 24, 2016.
Posted August 24
- The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA)
board of directors are expected to ratify the process and timeline to
replace retiring CAO Gayle Wood, at their monthly meeting Friday
23 - Work is underway at the northwest corner of
Victoria and Paris Street
in Alliston to transform the approximate 20 year old Mill Pond
building, into a multi-disciplinary Mill Pond Medical Centre. Work
includes the addition of a three storey expansion attached to the
existing structure and will tie in at same grade and floor levels.
Posted August 23
- The next five years in Simcoe County could include a
'mandatory diversion bylaw' policed at curbside, namely, left
uncollected, if not sorted properly, according to the Solid Waste
Management Strategy Update Final Recommendations and Initiatives Report
being presented this morning to County councillors.
Provincial government representatives were in Alliston this
morning to announce $420,000 in annual funding immediately for Matthews
House Hospice's four bed operation inside two rented housing units at
Press photo by John Heydon
Feed Mill fire remains under investigation at this post.
Posted August 22
- At this writing, Nottawasaga OPP and the Ontario Fire
Marshal's office had not provided any new information as to the cause
of Friday's early morning suspected arson that destroyed a large part
of the Alliston Feed Service property.
Posted August 19
South Simcoe Police (SSP) expect to lay charges in Wednesday
morning's (Aug. 17) collision that killed Peter Reinlaender, 71, of
Tottenham, who was struck from behind by a pick-up truck, while riding
his bicycle on the 4th Line between 5th Sideroad and Hwy. 27, in
Bradford West Gwillimbury.
A reader writes: Posted August 24
- As the one year Anniversary of AWARE Simcoe's plight to Save the
Beeton Woods at Simcoe County Council passed, I recall some pivotal
discussions had by County Councillors and I'm not able to sit back
quietly and merely accept some statements made.
Posted August 26
- The Alliston Hornets have signed defenceman, Brandon Washer, 20, as
one of its overagers. Washer, from New Lowell, has played the
last three years with Lindsay and Markham of the Ontario Jr A League.
The Hornets, who opened camp earlier this week, are in Ayr tomorrow for
a three game exhibition.
Hornets open camp on upcoming season
Posted August 22
- Approximately 40 hopefuls will take to the ice tonight with the aim
of cracking the Alliston Hornets opening day roster when the Jr. C
club's season begin's Sept. 16 against Stayner. The Hornets, defending
league champions, will be in Ayr - Schmalz Cup champs - for a three
game exhibition against the home team, Caledon, and Dundas. The Hornets
will also host their annual pre-season 12-team tournament the weekend
of Sept. 9-11.
Posted August 23
- Cool Moose Creamery is hosting its 9th annual Ice Cream Block Party
Fundraiser in support of CLASS from 6-9 pm tonight, at 9 Church St. S
(Church St. South of Victoria St.). Kanye West concert tickets, and
Leafs tickets, are among the silent auction goods up for bid.
- Pictured above,
Andy Harasymczuk puts the final installation touch
yesterday, on his Modern Conservatory of Music's new outdoor signage at
78 Victoria Street E, in Alliston. The 10 ft high guitar was created by
Wes Wilkinson and his T1 Signs. "The sign is made from a picture of my
guitar, a Hagstrom 'Jimmy' made in Sweden and designed by a very well
known guitar designer named Jimmy D'Aquisto," explained Harasymczuk.
"I've had it since I was 14 years old."
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