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Tim Horton’s Smile Cookies support SMH redevelopment

There’s another reason to smile this month as Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie week returns from September 13 to 19, supporting over 600 charities. Funds from Smile Cookies sold at both Alliston locations this year will go to the Stevenson Memorial ...

It’s all in the name: Chic and Unique opens in downtown Alliston

On Friday, September 10, Chic and Unique opened its doors at 4 Victoria Street East in Alliston. Owned by Lauri Brown, Alliston’s newest retail business ...

Junior hockey leagues announce vaccination policy

The Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL), the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) and the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL), have announced their policy when ...

Federal candidates debate environmental issues in Simcoe-Grey

Local candidates from the four main political parties were invited to take part in a debate on environmental issues concerning the riding of Simcoe-Grey.  The ...

New Tecumseth Recreation Centre getting a new roof

When it officially opened with a lot of fanfare in the fall of 2007, the brand-new New Tecumseth Recreation Centre created a lot of civic ...

Town reports on current local COVID situation

Town Council heard a report on the current local COVID-19 situation during the Monday, September 13, Council meeting.  Town CAO Blaine Parkin provided an update ...

Alliston Lions Club Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides raises funds to train helpful canines

Dog Guides are valuable companions for many people who have disabilities or need assistance in a variety of ways.  It takes a couple of years ...

NDBL senior division moves to championship series

The North Dufferin Baseball League senior division is moving to the championship series after completing the second round of the playoffs.  The final series will ...

Canada – and Tottenham’s Ballard – take Home BMO Cup

Tottenham native Erynn Ballard, along with Tiffany Foster, Eric Lamaze and Amy Millar, were the heart and soul as together they led Canada to the ...

Meet the candidates – Adam Minatel, People’s Party of Canada

Questions by Wendy Gabrek Full Name: Adam Minatel Town of Residence: Tottenham Length of time living in Simcoe–Grey: 2 years Primary reason you’re running: To ...

Meet the Candidates – Ken Stouffer, Christian Heritage Party

Questions by Wendy Gabrek Full Name: Ken Stouffer Town of Residence: Alliston Length of time living in Simcoe–Grey: 41 years Primary reason you’re running: To ...

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Jim Rutherford to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame

By Wendy Gabrek Jim Rutherford of Beeton will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday. Rutherford has known about the induction since ...

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Tim Horton’s Smile Cookies support SMH redevelopment

There’s another reason to smile this month as Tim Horton’s Smile Cookie week returns from September 13 to 19, supporting over 600 charities. Funds from ...

Federal candidates debate environmental issues in Simcoe-Grey

Local candidates from the four main political parties were invited to take part in a debate on environmental issues concerning the riding of Simcoe-Grey.  The ...

New Tecumseth Recreation Centre getting a new roof

When it officially opened with a lot of fanfare in the fall of 2007, the brand-new New Tecumseth Recreation Centre created a lot of civic ...

Town reports on current local COVID situation

Town Council heard a report on the current local COVID-19 situation during the Monday, September 13, Council meeting.  Town CAO Blaine Parkin provided an update ...

It’s all in the name: Chic and Unique opens in downtown Alliston

On Friday, September 10, Chic and Unique opened its doors at 4 Victoria Street East in Alliston. Owned by Lauri Brown, Alliston’s newest retail business ...

Alliston Lions Club Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides raises funds to train helpful canines

Dog Guides are valuable companions for many people who have disabilities or need assistance in a variety of ways.  It takes a couple of years ...

NDBL senior division moves to championship series

The North Dufferin Baseball League senior division is moving to the championship series after completing the second round of the playoffs.  The final series will ...

Junior hockey leagues announce vaccination policy

The Provincial Junior Hockey League (PJHL), the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) and the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League (NOJHL), have announced their policy when ...

Canada – and Tottenham’s Ballard – take Home BMO Cup

Tottenham native Erynn Ballard, along with Tiffany Foster, Eric Lamaze and Amy Millar, were the heart and soul as together they led Canada to the ...

Meet the Candidates – Terry Dowdall, Conservative

Questions by Wendy Gabrek Full Name: Terry Dowdall Town of Residence: New Lowell Length of time living in Simcoe–Grey: 28 years Primary reason you’re running ...

Meet the candidates – Adam Minatel, People’s Party of Canada

Questions by Wendy Gabrek Full Name: Adam Minatel Town of Residence: Tottenham Length of time living in Simcoe–Grey: 2 years Primary reason you’re running: To ...

Meet the Candidates – Ken Stouffer, Christian Heritage Party

Questions by Wendy Gabrek Full Name: Ken Stouffer Town of Residence: Alliston Length of time living in Simcoe–Grey: 41 years Primary reason you’re running: To ...

Murphy’s Fun Farm Yard open this fall

Bring along the whole family for a day of fun at the Murphy’s Fun Farm Yard in Alliston. More than a farmers’ market and bakery, ...

Alliston RURBAN Farmers’ Market runs through Halloween

The Alliston Business Improvement Association (ABIA) will continue to host its popular fresh-air RURBAN (the best of all things rural and urban combined) Farmers’ Market ...

Health Unit advises businesses and organizations during fourth wave

As Simcoe Muskoka and the province have entered a fourth wave of the COVID-19 virus, with most cases caused by the highly contagious Delta variant, ...

Stevenson will require vaccinations for staff

Stevenson Memorial Hospital has announced that as of Tuesday, September 7, vaccinations will be mandatory for all staff, physicians, and other professional staff, students, volunteers, ...

Questions for the Candidates: Bren Munro, Liberal

Questions by Wendy Gabrek Full Name: Bren Munro Town of Residence: Collingwood Length of time living in Simcoe–Grey: 18 years Primary reason you’re running: I ...

Questions for the Candidates – Nick Clayton, Green Party

Questions by Wendy Gabrek Full Name: Nick Clayton Town of Residence: I have lived in The Blue Mountains for 12 years, and I am your ...

Webworms unsightly, but don’t cause damage to trees

After this summer’s invasion of gypsy moths, or LDD moths as they are now known, local property owners can now look forward to having their ...

Regional partner host event to discuss the future of food

In an area with a huge agricultural industry, local growers, agri-food processors, and food businesses are invited to join with others for a collaborative presentation ...

YSBA wraps up season with playoff weekend

It may have been a short season, but it was a successful one. The Tottenham Titans were able to get out on the diamond this ...

NDBL completes first round of senior playoffs

The North Dufferin Baseball League senior division is moving into the second round of playoffs after completing the first round during the final week of ...

GMHL joins list of leagues that require vaccinations

The Greater Metro Hockey League is joining the list of sports leagues requiring participants to be fully vaccinated. “All players, coaches, trainers, team staff, will ...

Alliston’s hero Deanne Rose returns home with Olympic Gold

Deanne Rose is more than an Olympic Gold Medallist; she is a role model for everyone in New Tecumseth who has big dreams, and the ...

NTPL appoints Jessica Mole as new CEO

The New Tecumseth Public Library (NTPL) has a new CEO. Jessica Mole was announced as the new full time library executive, taking over from Interim CEO ...

Meet more candidates, Simcoe-Grey

Meet your candidates, Simcoe-Grey By Wendy Gabrek As the clock ticks down to the 2021 Federal Election set for September 20, the ballot is filling ...

Chamber hosts final Artisan and Farmer’s Market for 2021

The Tottenham Beeton & District Chamber of Commerce (TBDCC) held its final Tottenham Artisan & Farmer’s Market of the season this past Sunday in Keogh ...

Sunday Concerts series in Tottenham ends with big finale

The Sunday Concerts in the Park series in Tottenham may have gotten off to a late start this year, but it finished with a big ...

Council proposes by-laws for cannabis production facility in New Tecumseth

Council’s August 25 meeting focused primarily on a by-law amendment regarding cannabis production in New Tecumseth. Ron Palmer from the Planning Partnership presented options for ...

Trudeau campaign event in Bolton cancelled due to safety concerns

On Friday evening in Bolton, at the Hampton Inn and Suites by Hilton, there was a large area of the parking lot roped off as ...

Debate set with focus on environment

A virtual All-Candidates’ Debate on the Environment will take place for the federal riding of Simcoe-Grey on September 8, 2021 starting at 7 p.m. This ...

Caledon Home and Lifestyle Show returns

Showcasing local businesses, and bringing the community flavour back to town is the new and improved Caledon Home and Lifestyle Show. The event, running September 10 to 12, is ...

Banting Foundation unveils monument to mark 100th anniversary of discovery

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin by a team of researchers whose important work has saved hundreds of millions of lives. ...

Woodington Lake submits new request for Tottenham development

The Town of New Tecumseth has received an updated Request for Consideration regarding a Minister’s Zoning Order from Woodington Lake Management, on lands north and ...

Peaceful Warriors protest local MZOs in Beeton and Tottenham

The Peaceful Warriors of New Tecumseth have a new cause, which is again bringing them out to the streets in protest. The group recently held ...

David Stone opens at Sunday Concert in Tottenham

The Sunday Concerts in the Park are again happening every weekend at Keogh Park in Tottenham. The summer series is made possible with the involvement ...

Simcoe County Museum announces re-opening

The Simcoe County Museum is opening its doors to the public as a result of the easing of public health measures. The Museum will continue ...

New Canadian families experience the great outdoors at Tiffin Centre

The Tiffin Centre for Conservation welcomed over 30 new Canadian families on August 14, to give the experience of enjoying the great Canadian outdoors. “At ...

Tottenham U18 end season in first place

The Tottenham Titans U18 (Midget) team have ended the regular season in first place in the South Simcoe Minor Baseball Association League.

County Ask an Expert series focus on healthy workplace

A new Ask an Expert webinar series, sponsored by the County of Simcoe, will help business owners gain helpful insights on strategies to build new ...

County continues to roll out new carts until October

With the County’s new automated cart collection due to start on November 1, 2021, the delivery of a trio of carts to all eligible households ...

Road closure for well construction

Please be advised that a portion of George Street in Alliston, from 50m west of Doner Street to 80m west of Doner Street, will be ...

Alliston Hornets celebrating 50 years this season

The Alliston Junior C Hornets will be celebrating an historic milestone during the 2021/22 season. The local club will be entering their 50th year as ...

And they’re off! Who will be the Federal candidates for Simcoe-Grey?

Sunday’s announcement that the nation will be going to the polls on September 20 was no surprise. The political ads started turning up on radio ...

Town seeks input on local cannabis operations

New Tecumseth Town Council will hold a statutory public meeting about the Interim Control By-lay on August 25, 2021. An interim control by-law was passed ...

Artisans’ and Farmer’s Market spotlight: Candle Creations – artistry in wax

When you first see the beautifully sculpted candles created by artist Susan Colavita, of Candle Creations, you have to wonder how she was able to ...

Alyssa Tess featured at Sunday Concert in Tottenham

The Sunday Concerts in the Park are again happening every weekend at Keogh Park in Tottenham. The summer series is made possible with the involvement ...

Utopia Conservation Area once again open for visitors

After being closed for several years, the Utopia Conservation Area is once again open for visitors. The Conservation area was reverted back to a more ...

Pop-up vaccine clinic set for Thursday at Earl Rowe

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit (SMDHU) will host a pop-up vaccination clinic for New Tecumseth-area residents this Thursday, August 19. The clinic, set to ...

OJHL unveils 2021/22 regular season schedule

Fans of junior hockey in the province will be pleased to hear that the Ontario Junior Hockey League has release its regular season schedule for ...

New Tecumseth’s Deanne Rose brings home gold

The last time Deanne Rose was at the Olympics in Brazil in 2016, she helped Team Canada win bronze by scoring the game-opening goal against ...

Artisan’s and Farmer’s Market Spotlight: Bran View Kreations

The Tottenham Beeton & District Chamber of Commerce Artisan and Farmer’s Market continues to bring in new vendors every week at Keogh Park in Tottenham. ...

Benji Crane and Megan Anne perform at Sunday Concert in Tottenham

The Tottenham Sunday Concerts in the Park series, sponsored by the Tottenham & Beeton District Chamber of Commerce, the County of Simcoe, Town of New ...

PC nomination candidate launches court challenge to overturn appointment

Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario nomination candidate Stella Ambler has filed an application in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice seeking to overturn the party’s ...

Virtual sessions will help Addiction Services reach more people in need

Some might think not a lot can be accomplished in an hour; but 60 minutes in the right hands could be a life-saver for people ...

SMH Foundation video provides insight to need for hospital redevelopment

A video produced by the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation aims to provide local residents and those in the surrounding region who also rely on the ...

Ontario’s Return to School plan doesn’t go far enough: advocates

August is a time when most parents – and their kids – turn their focus on getting back to school. As planning takes place this ...

County explores work from home experience through web series

The Ask an Expert webinar series hosted by the County of Simcoe will explore key considerations for employers if their employees are working remotely, in ...

Titans Midget team undefeated after seven games

The Tottenham Titans Midget team (U18) now have a solid first place in the standings in the South Simcoe Minor Baseball League standings after winning ...

Popular Village Pizza closes after 32 years on Queen Street

It’s the end of an era in Tottenham. After 32 years on Queen Street, Bernice Augusto, owner of Village Pizza Restaurant and Baja Luna Lounge, ...

Alliston BIA open air market this Saturday, includes vaccine clinic

Just it time for some mid-summer fun, the Alliston BIA is hosting its RURBAN Open Air Market this coming Saturday, August 7, in downtown Alliston. ...

South Simcoe Railway will begin fall excursions

It has been a while since residents in Tottenham and Beeton have heard the familiar toot of the South Simcoe Railway’s steam engine whistle. Although ...

Education workers discuss safe return to the classroom

Education workers from schools in Simcoe County, Muskoka, and Grey and Bruce counties had the opportunity to voice concerns and provide some input regarding a ...

Survey wants input from youth about the County’s future

The Simcoe County Greenbelt Coalition and the Simcoe County Environmental Youth Alliance have announced the launchof a survey intended for youth to gather input about ...

Tottenham Artisan and Farmer’s Market Spotlight: Sprinkle, Eat, Repeat, all home-made cookies

The Tottenham Beeton & District Chamber of Commerce is having continued success through its program of bringing in different vendors weekly at the Tottenham Artisan ...

Town explores transit options with financial considerations

Town Council is currently examining six recommendations for addressing transit needs in the community. Additional information was provided during the Council meeting of July 26. ...

Town will allow remote internet voting for elections

There will be an alternative to marking your ballot with a pencil during the next municipal and school board elections. The Town Clerk’s office has ...

Kat Chabot starts off Sunday Concerts in the Park

The Sunday Concerts in the Park are again happening every weekend at Keogh Park in Tottenham. Singer/song writer Kat Chabot started off the series with ...

New waste collection carts will be delivered August to October

Beginning on August 3, 2021, eligible County of Simcoe households will start to receive their new waste collection carts. Almost half a million carts are ...

Local golfer aces 18th hole on once-in-a-lifetime shot

Most avid golfers spend a lifetime hoping for that one swing on a par three that sees the ball drop into the cup on the ...

New Tecumseth raised almost $10k for Tim Hortons’ Camp Day

Local Tim Hortons’ locations raised $9,306.39 to send kids to camp last Wednesday. The Tim Hortons in Alliston at 3 Dunham Drive and the Tim ...

SMDHU says no concerns over mixing vaccines

As members of the public continue to receive both the first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines, some people remain concerned about mixing different vaccines ...

King Street resident calls his street the Indy North

A King Street North resident is trying to raise awareness of speeders along that stretch of road heading into town. The location is posted as ...

Tottenham Artisan and Farmer’s Market – Blacksmith turns metal into art

The Tottenham Beeton & District Chamber of Commerce is reporting continued success at its weekly Artisan and Farmer’s Market at Keogh Park in Tottenham. The ...

Mental Health in Motion raises nearly $170,000 for youth programs

If you see the colourful MOBYSS bus in your neighbourhood providing mental health services to youth where they need it most, it is all thanks ...

Visitor restrictions eased at SMH

Now that the province has entered into Step 3 of the Roadmap to Reopen, Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston has updated their policy regarding visitors ...

Noise Control By-law regulates noise that is a public nuisance

The Town of New Tecumseth is reminding residents about the Noise Control by-law which regulates and prohibits noise that could be a public nuisance. If ...

Fundraising golf tourney on the horizon

A former Caledon resident is trying to increase awareness through a fundraising golf tournament this September. Vera Robinson, who owned a business in Bolton for ...

From horseshoe to a work of art – Think Pink!

One of the best things about visiting a market that features work from various artisans is you will always see something new. At the Tottenham ...

Environmental groups fear long-term impacts on Province’s transportation plan

In early July, the Government of Ontario released its Master Transportation Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH). Its purpose is to outline the future ...

Moondog Cornhole will host league play in Alliston

It’s a fast-growing activity that anyone can play and is growing in popularity. Cornhole is sort of a new take on horseshoes. Slanted boards are ...

RURBAN Farmer’s Market Spotlight: D&D Meats

When you think of a farmer’s market, quite often one of the first things that comes to mind is cured meats right from the farm. ...

Improvements to Riverdale Park trail will help accessibility

The Town is going to make improvements to the Riverdale Park Accessible Trail that runs along the Boyne River in Alliston. Crews have begun prepping ...

SMDHU opens walk-in clinics for COVID vaccinations

As the community settles into Stage 3 of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit says vaccinations have been key to getting ...

Town reminds residents to watch for flashing green

If you’re a long-time resident of the area, you’ve probably seen a vehicle approaching from behind with a flashing green light on the dashboard. For ...

Arrival of local railway helped to put Proton Station on the map

Current residents of Proton Station might not consider their corner of the world to be an actual ghost town, however when you consider the past ...

Camp Tiffin now open for registration

If you’re looking to keep the kids busy this summer, Camp Tiffin is now open for registration. Led by Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority environmental educators, ...

Basketball back on track for practice and games

Ontario Basketball, the governing body of the sport in Ontario, is giving clubs the green light to get back into b-ball activity now that the ...

Senior of the Year for 2021 has long history of community involvement

Many local residents and graduates of Banting Memorial High School will remember Larry Keogh as a long-time teacher, vice principal, and principal at the local ...

Town working on by-law to regulate cannabis production

If you want to grow cannabis in New Tecumseth on a commercial level, there are rules in place regarding cannabis as an agricultural use. The ...

New Tec libraries are now open for Browse, Borrow and Go

There’s now some good news for book lovers. All three branches of the New Tecumseth Public Library are now open for visitors. As of July ...

Farmer’s Market Spotlight: Lovin Little Gems

The gems come from all over the world and are turned into beautiful works of art by Janita Robbins, of Lovin Little Gems. Janita brings ...

More than 8,000 available jobs in Simcoe: County

Following an on-line Work in Simcoe County Job Fair, held on July 2, the County released data collected through June on available job postings in ...

Ask an Expert Series explores cybersecurity for business

The County of Simcoe’s newest installment in the Ask an Expert virtual series will focus on cybersecurity risks for business. The aim of the webinar ...

Gibson Centre re-tools Taste of the Town with gift cards

Taste of the Town, the popular annual fundraiser benefiting the Gibson Centre for Community, Arts and Culture, may have to wait another year for a ...

County hosting virtual session on new automated cart program

The County of Simcoe will be hosting a virtual public information centre for residents to learn more about the new automated cart collection program that ...

Ontario moves to Step 3 of re-opening plan this Friday

As the number of new daily cases of COVID-19 continues to drop, Ontario will move into Stage 3 of its Roadmap to Recovery at 12.01 ...

Hornets prepare for 2021 / 22 season

The Provincial Junior Hockey League is looking at an October 1, start to the season this year – that is if all goes well and ...

ILSA raises $14,000 for Indigenous Youth

The Indigenous Life Sport Academy raised $14,000 in support of Indigenous youth this year. The Whistler, BC not-for-profit organization sold Indigenous art to raise funds ...

Citizens recognized for community contributions ahead of Canada Day

The Town of New Tecumseth announced the 2021 award winners for volunteerism and community involvement during the June 28 Council meeting. The awards are presented ...

Sports

Hornets win back to back weekend games

It didn’t take the Alliston Junior C Hornets long to set the tone of their Friday (Oct. 6) night home game against the Orillia Terriers. At the end of the first period the Alliston team was leading 6-0.

Steam take win over North York

The Tottenham Steam won their fourth game of the season when they hosted the North York Renegades on Saturday (Sept. 30) night at the Tottenham Community Centre arena. North York came to Saturday’s game with a 4-3 record and both teams were trying to get the two points to move up in the standings.

Hornets double down over Schomberg

The Alliston Junior C Hornets are undefeated in four games to start the season after back-to-back wins over the Schomberg Cougars. The teams met up on Schomberg home ice on Thursday (Sept. 21).

Minor peewee AEs return with victory

  The wait was over. The much anticipated return of the mighty minor peewee AE from TNT was finally here. The team travelled to the ...

Alliston Hornets opener nets first win

The Alliston Junior C Hornets are back on the ice for the 2017/18. Things got under way Friday (Sept. 15) night when the Alliston squad hosted the Huntsville Otters at the New Tecumseth Recreation Centre.

Organization receives $5,000 donation from The Nottawasaga Foundation

The Nottawasaga Foundation presented a cheque for $5,000 to Help The Kids Play (HTPK). HTPK is a community based organization that has been operating in the Tottenham, Beeton and surrounding areas since 2007 with the mandate to provide children with the funding to participate in a recreational activity, outside of regular school and home environments, where their parents / guardians are unable to do so.

Heritage Celebration brings players home

Looking around a packed room full of local residents, former residents, family and friends, it’s easy to see the impact that growing up in Beeton had on many people – especially those that were, and are a part of the town’s rich sports history. The Aug. 20 Beeton Heritage Celebration took place in the upstairs hall of the Community Centre and it was standing room only by the time everyone arrived.

911 News

Tottenham man arrested in Feed Mill arson

  In the early morning hours of Aug. 19, 2016, members of the Nottawasaga Detachment, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), were called to the scene of ...

Arrested at Potato Fest.

Members of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the OPP arrested a male who was fighting with a security officer at the Potato Festival Saturday, August 12, ...

Adj–Tos resident charged for drugs and a weapon

On Wednesday August 9th, at 8:30 a.m., as part of an on-going joint investigation, members of the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Grey-Bruce Community Street Crime ...

Motorcyclists terrorize on 400 series highways

On Sunday, August 6, between 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., the OPP Highway Safety Division received numerous complaints of a large group of motorcycles traveling ...

Alliston man charged with “Fail to Remain”

On Sunday, July 30, at approximately 9:54 p.m., officers from the Caledon OPP were dispatched to a collision on Caledon King Townline S, south of ...

“Move Over” charges double

For the second consecutive year, the OPP is reporting one of the highest numbers of charges laid in recent history against drivers who failed to ...

Guide Light embraced in King, proven to save lives

A close-knit community looks after its own. That sentiment is behind a project supported by fire departments in York Region. The Guide Light program aims to ensure that every senior, living independently in their own home, is taken care of.

Health and Wellness

Worrod Memorial golf tourney raises $18.5K

The 10th Annual Michael Worrod Memorial Golf Tournament, held in July at Glen Eagle Golf Course, raised an amazing $18,500. “We are so thankful and ...

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