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Rocking out at Keogh Park

  The 7th annual Sunday Music in the Park concert series is under way in Tottenham. The nine-part concert series, running through August, is sponsored by: CRIC (Community Recreation Improvement Committee), Beeton–Tottenham Business Improvement Association, Tottenham Home Hardware, Budget Blinds ...

Aftermath of the 100-Year Flood: Beeton farm’s survival in question

Nearly two warm, sunny weeks have passed since the 100-year flood on June 23 that surprised New Tecumseth and surrounding areas. Here and there, patches of standing water in the fields remain as a telltale reminder of the deluge that inundated local rivers and creeks, spilling across roads and farmland.

Feature

Tottenham resident shares heart-warming story

A Tottenham resident’s story is good enough to warm your soul. A tale by Isolde Ryan is included in the new “Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of Canada” book. Canada is known for warm people and cold winters, vibrant cities and wide open spaces, national pride combined with a cultural mosaic, and its humorous, yet hard-working citizens. And these days, Canada, a relatively young nation at age 150, is looking better than ever to the rest of the world. You’ll know why after you read the 101 stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Spirit of Canada, released June 6.

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Bus trip to Casino Rama another huge success

Tottenham resident Eva Bradley has spent the past 10 years of her life fundraising for local charities. This year, despite her own personal circumstances, Eva once again hosted a bus trip to Casino Rama, with proceeds benefitting the Our Town Food Bank (Tottenham/Beeton).

Plans for hospital redevelopment outlined at Mayor’s Breakfast

The annual Mayor’s Breakfast took place at the Gibson Centre for Arts & Culture in Alliston on June 15. The purpose of the Breakfast was to allow members of the community an up-close and personal experience with the Mayor of New Tecumseth, Rick Milne, and members of Town Council.

Alliston resident wins $100,000 Encore

  David Cameron of Alliston said yes to Encore (May 20, Ontario 49) and won $100,000. David matched six of the seven winning numbers on ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Sports

Express Bantams give up loss to Orangeville

The TNT Express Bantams played a solid game against the Orangeville Outlaws on Sunday, (July 9) they just couldn’t score. After getting their first touchdown early on a goal from Colbin MacInnis, they Express couldn’t get past the O-ville defence for the rest of the game.

Express on the road

The TNT Express went on the road over the holiday weekend as the Ontario Provincial Football League had a full schedule of games in the lineup.

Athletics blanked by Dodgers

The Alliston Athletics just couldn't catch a break in Sunday night’s game against the Bolton Dodgers. After giving up a run in the first inning the Athletics fell behind and failed to score for the rest of the game.

Annual Kevin Lord tourney boosts charities

  The 11th annual Kevin Lord Memorial Foundation Spring Classic golf tournament held June 3 at Bear Creek Golf Club was a great success with ...

Undefeated Express JV team in first place

The TNT Express Junior Varsity team has moved into first place in the Regional Rep Junior Varsity division after winning over the Orangeville Outlaws on Sunday. The win gives the Express a 3-0 record so far for the season.

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.

911 News

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.

Police lay drug related charges

  On Thursday, June 15, members of the Nottawasaga Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Emergency ...

OPP commander receives Governor General’s Award

On May 25,  Nottawasaga OPP Detachment Commander, Inspector Steve Clegg was in Ottawa to receive The Order of Merit of the Police Services. The honour ...

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 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 ...

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