VAN HITS PEDESTRIANS ON SIDEWALK
4/23/2018 5:06:36 PM
Toronto police say nine people are dead and 16 are injured after a van mounted a sidewalk in north Toronto, hitting pedestrians. Police say the driver of the van has been arrested.

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COUNTY ANTI-RACISM & DISCRIMINATION CAMPAIGN: #ITSTARTS
4/23/2018 10:14:25 AM
Simcoe County is kicking of their #ITSTARTS campaign.
The multiculturalism awareness campaign is aimed at reducing racism and discrimination.
Sandra Lee, the Manager of the Local Immigration Partnership with Simcoe County.

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BLOOD DONORS NEEDED IN BWG
4/23/2018 9:54:25 AM
A blood donor clinic is being held in Bradford West Gwillimbury Tuesday (apr 24)
Canadian Blood Services will be setting up shop at St. John's Presbyterian Church
The clinic will be held from 3:30pm to 7:30pm in the evening.
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INNISFIL TO TRY APP TO SOLVE PARKING ISSUES
4/23/2018 7:28:10 AM
Innisfil is trying to do something about it's parking problems.
They hope to alleviate the problem with new smart phone app.

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TOOT 'N' HOLLER RETURNS
4/23/2018 7:25:43 AM
Tottenham and Beeton residents are being encouraged to start their spring cleaning in preparation for Toot 'N' Holler.

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NEW TEC OFFICIAL PLAN OPEN HOUSE
4/23/2018 6:13:36 AM
The public is invited to take part in an open house to view a draft of the Official Plan for the Town of New Tecumseth.
The event goes this Thursday (apr 26) from 5-7pm at the Beeton Memorial Arena.

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NEXT BIG STAR
4/20/2018 4:58:17 PM
Quincy Johnson is a grade 8 student at St. Paul's Catholic School in Alliston and is member of the school's glee club. 13 year old Quincy won a scholarship towards for a music camp this summer.

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PITCH IN WEEK: EARTH DAY
4/20/2018 2:17:02 PM
New Tecumseth Pitch-In Week starts Sunday (apr 22).
This is the 21st year the Town has taken part in the clean up.
Mayor Rick Milne says last year's weather was a bit better but the clean up will go ahead just the same.

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JIM WILSON WANTS HYDRO ONE EXECS OUT
4/20/2018 1:48:56 PM
The Provincial Tories are hopping mad at Hydro One.
PC Leader Doug Ford is calling on Hydro One's CEO and entire board to resign over multimillion-dollar severance packages for senior executives.

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PROVINCE DELIVERS LARGE CHEQUE TO MATTHEWS HOUSE
4/20/2018 11:46:07 AM
The province has made a significant contribution to Matthews House Capital Campaign.

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CAR COLLIDES WITH SCHOOL BUS
4/20/2018 7:38:27 AM
A collision with a school bus has led to charges.
OPP say the a car blew a stop sign at the 13th Line and 15th Sideroad of New Tecumseth and collided with the bus
The kids, on the bus at the time, were checked out by Simcoe County Paramedics and sent home.

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CANDIDATE INFO SESSION
4/20/2018 7:36:22 AM
Innisfil is holding an information session for would be candidates for the upcoming Municipal Election.

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SIGN UP FOR ORGAN DONATIONS INCREASE
4/20/2018 5:29:14 AM
The Trillium Gift of Life Network says that they have seen a 700% increase in online organ donor registrants since the Humboldt Broncos tragedy.
Broncos players Logan Boulet passed away as a result of the injuries he sustained in the crash.

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SIMCOE-GREY NDP NOMINATION MEETING
4/19/2018 12:51:30 PM
Simcoe-Grey NDP will soon be picking a candidate for the upcoming provincial election.
The will hold their nomination meeting next Saturday, April 28th, at the Collingwood Legion at 3:00pm.

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GUN AMNESTY UPDATE
4/19/2018 12:48:37 PM
OPP and local law enforcement, including South Simoce Police are past halfway point of their month long Gun Amnesty Campaign.
So far, 267 items have been recovered through appointments made with officers.

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RVH HOPES TO EXPAND INTO INNISFIL
4/19/2018 12:27:07 PM
The plans to build a hospital campus in Innisfil are on back on the drawing board.
Representatives of Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie were before Innisfil Council to explain the highlights and the building time-line of the new facility.

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BUDDING STAR NEEDS A BOOST
4/19/2018 12:00:27 PM
Quincy Johnson is a grade 8 student at St. Paul's Catholic School in Alliston and is member of the school's glee club.
14 year old Quincy won a scholarship towards for a music camp this summer.

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PIPELINE TO TOTTENHAM IS A GO
4/19/2018 8:00:30 AM
Some good news for the residents of Tottenham who have long suffered with brown drinking water.
The Ministry of the Environment has decided to forgo an individual environmental assessment on a pipeline extension from Georgian Bay through Alliston.

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ALLISTON BIA WIFI A WINNER
4/19/2018 7:56:38 AM
The Alliston Business Improvement Association downtown WIFI project has become an award winner.
ABIA Chair Mike Jerry...

Jerry says they also gave a presentation on the project to the Ontario Business Improvement conference.

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NEW BUSINESS IN ALLISTON
4/18/2018 12:43:22 PM
A couple of more shopping opportunities for downtown Alliston.
Linda Spurr is the General Manager with the Alliston Business Improvement Association.
She says two new businesses have opened their doors.

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50 DRIVING CONVICTIONS...AND THEN SOME
4/18/2018 12:37:48 PM
Some people are just no good at certain things.
South Simcoe Police pulled over a car for speeding on Innisfil Beach Road Tuesday afternoon (apr 17).
The officer found that besides speeding, the driver was under suspension due to unpaid family support.

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EMERGENCY MESSAGES SENT YOUR PHONE
4/18/2018 12:23:39 PM
Emergency Services across the province can now send you warnings about natural disasters or terror threats straight to your phone.

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HIKE FOR HOSPICE APPROACHES
4/18/2018 8:34:47 AM
Hike for Hospice is coming up May 6th.
Andrea Roylance is the Manager of Gifts and Gratitude with Matthews House Hospice.
She says it is one of the largest fundraisers of the year.

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NEW TEC MAN FACING CHARGES AFTER BREAK IN
4/18/2018 8:31:28 AM
A New Tecumseth man charged in a robbery in Midland.
OPP say the 32 year old man was was charged with an accomplice after a home in Midland was broken into back on February 6.

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REALTORS BRING IT HOME FOR HOSPITAL
4/18/2018 5:30:31 AM
RCR Realty Alliston making another installment in their cash commitment to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation.
The latest cheque was for $1,000 bring to $10,000 the realtors have donated to the Hospital Foundation since 2013.

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NVCA FLOOD WATCH DOWNGRADED
4/17/2018 9:22:06 AM
The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority has downgraded it's Flood Watch to Low.
The NVCA says while 80-90 mm of rain, freezing rain, snow and ice fell since last Thursday, temperatures lower than originally forecast minimized the amount of runoff.

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COMMUNITY CONNECTION FAIR HOSTED BY COUNTY
4/17/2018 8:41:54 AM
Simcoe County is hosting Community Connection Fairs for newcomers to Canada and the County.
The focus of the fair is to connect newcomers with Employment Ontario agencies.

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WORKER CAUGHT ON VIDEO
4/17/2018 8:40:00 AM
Police says a worker was caught ripping off his employer on tape.
South Simcoe Police were called to a home in Bradford West Gwillimbury for a reported theft.
A 57 year old woman told the cops she hired a renovation company to do some work on her house.

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PERMIT PALOOZA IN INNISFIL
4/17/2018 5:36:27 AM
It might not look like construction season outside but you can get ahead of the busy time by taking part in Permit Palooza.
Innisfil's Building Department is extending hours to accepting permit applications today (apr 17).

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REPLACEMENT PLAQUES FOR HERITAGE HOMES
4/17/2018 5:35:25 AM
The New Tecumseth Heritage Committee is offering Heritage Building owners the chance to swap out old plaques for new updated ones.
New Tec Councillor and Chair of the Heritage Committee, Shira Harrison McIntyre.

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