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Model A Day returns May 28

Trillium Ford Lincoln Ltd. Alliston, will host its 16th Annual Ford Model A Day on Sunday, May 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the dealership, located at 4589 Industrial Parkway. The event draws 50+ 1920s and 1930s Ford ...

House fire in Tottenham

New Tecumseth firefighters responded to a house fire on Gunning Crescent in Tottenham around 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 20. The upper floor of the ...

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Holy Family celebrates 25th Anniversary in Alliston

Holy Family Catholic Elementary School celebrated its 25th anniversary May 5, with a school-wide celebration that carried over through Saturday, May 6, into a community celebration. On May 5, during an assembly in the gymnasium, a time capsuled was opened, and the contents shared with students.

Town found not guilty in Ministry of Labour charge

The Town of New Tecumseth has been found not guilty following a Ministry of Labour charge following a June 20, 2014 accident in which Public ...

Riding the Easter Express, railway prepares for season

Full loads of train and Easter enthusiasts fans were “all aboard” for a scenic journey through the Beeton Creek Valley on the South Simcoe Railway’s ...

JAK Fund Washer Toss a lot of fun in Tottenham

The inaugural JAK Fund Washer Toss Tournament was held on Saturday March 25 at the Tottenham Community Fitness Centre to rave reviews. Forty-eight two-player teams came out to support the Justin Alexander Keogh (JAK) Fund, a not-for-profit organization that raises funds to aid teens and young adults in transition. The fund was started three years ago in memory of Justin Keogh, who at the age of 18, tragically lost his life in an automobile accident along with two other local teens.

Get em while they’re hot!

Tickets to the biggest party of the year are now on sale. The annual CRIC (Community Recreation Improvement Committee) Dance has been held at the ...

Great coffee, great cause! Donate your McCafé® loyalty cards to support local health care!

Eileen O’Connell, guest experience manager drops her McCafé® Loyalty Card into the donation box to support local health care and Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation. MacKinnon ...

Tottenham students urged to ‘Push for Change’

Students at St. Thomas Aquinas High School gathered recently to do their part to keep Canadian youth off the streets.

Benefits policy still under fire at council

The debate over the extension of health benefits to retirees over 65 and members of council at Adjala-Tosorontio appears likely to continue. Council heard a delegation from two township residents at their last meeting, who asked for a complete chronology for the extension of the benefits since 1997 and the total costs of the benefits for each retired township employee and member of council to 2025.


Athletics split double header in opening games

After an opening week that had more rain than sun and caused the postponement of quite a few games the North Dufferin Baseball League is starting to get their opening outings in the record books.

Women’s ball hockey fundraiser this weekend

I would like to tell you about an incredibly talented, strong, beautiful young athlete who couldn’t get more humble and kind then Giuliana Pallotta. “Joolz”, as she is affectionately known to friends and family, is an incredible role model especially in today’s society when people talk about the youth of today.

Hornets announce change on and off the bench

The Alliston Hornets bench will look a little different when the team returns to the ice for the 2017 / 18 season – but not in a bad way. Long-time GM, Rick Bartlett, is stepping aside after spending a lot of years in the position. In his tenure as GM, he has seen the team win nine League championships and two Provincial Schmaltz Cup titles as well as three more trips to the Provincial finals.

Hornets wrap up successful season

They ended the season with a North Conference championship title to add to their impressive team accomplishes over the past several years and now the Alliston Hornets will start building for the 2017/18 season.

Stingers major atoms ace the season

The Beeton Stingers Major atom local league team have done what few Atom division teams have accomplished. They went the entire season without a single loss and claimed the Simcoe Region Local League championship. With head coach Mike Sommers leading the way on the bench, the team went 25-0-1 for the regular season to finish in first place.

STA Stingers claim CSASC championship

The St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School Stingers boys hockey team captured the Catholic School Athletics of Simcoe County A/AA championship with an overtime win over the Jean Vanier Catholic High School Storm on March 2, at the Tottenham Community Centre arena. The squad finished in third place in the regular season standings then managed to take a 4-2 win in their semi-final game to earn the right to go to the final.

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Suspicious barn fire in Adjala-Tosorontio

On Wednesday, May 17, at approximately 6:55 p.m., officers from the Nottwasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), assisted by the Adjala-Tosorontio Fire Department, ...

Female arrested for using counterfeit money

On Monday, May 8 at 9:26 a.m., Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a fraud at the Alliston Walmart ...

Ceremonial mounted unit debuts at change of command ceremony

It all came from an idea floated at a meeting of the working group for the South Simcoe Police’s 20th anniversary celebration. It was suggested that a mounted unit would be a nice addition, in a ceremonial capacity, of course.

Man faces numerous drug-related charges

On March 29 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Drug Enforcement ...

Impaired driver arrested in drive-thru

On Sunday March 26, 2017 at 11:43 p.m. an officer with the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was on general patrol in ...

OPP asking for public’s help with break-ins

On Feb. 23 at approximately 7:52 p.m., the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a report of a break and enter that ...

OPP investigate fatal collision with train

At approximately 4:15 pm, Wednesday March 1, members of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), New Tecumseth Fire Department, Simcoe County Paramedics ...

Charges laid after teen driver avoids spot check

At approximately 12:15 a.m. Nov. 26, members of the Nottawasaga OPP Detachment were conducting a R.I.D.E. checkpoint on Industrial Parkway (Alliston). An approaching vehicle was directed ...

Is taking the “high” road a safe alternative to drinking and driving?

Last year (2015), the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated 65 road collisions in which a drug-impaired driver was found to be the primary cause of ...

Serious injuries in two-car crash on Country Road 10

At approximately 5:55 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, members of the Nottawasaga Detachment, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), were called to the scene of a two car ...

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