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Rain doesn’t dampen the mood at Tottenham Bluegrass

The 34th Annual Tottenham Bluegrass Festival took place over the June 16-18 weekend in the beautiful natural amphitheater of the Conservation Area. Despite the rain (and it fell in buckets) the music played on, with bands and individual musicians moving under the covered pavilion, and spectators following with their lawn chairs.

Honda makes $4 million donation to Stevenson foundation campaign

The Honda Canada Foundation announced a significant $4 million charitable donation to the Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation. The commitment includes $1 million to purchase life-saving medical equipment. The remaining funds will support the complete redevelopment and revitalization of the community hospital, which is local to the Honda of Canada Mfg. facilities and its more than 4,000 Honda associates.

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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 ...

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.

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.

Sports

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.

Express Bantams suffer loss to Orangeville

The TNT Express Bantam team had a good showing in Sunday’s (June 4) game against the Orangeville Outlaws, but an early lead by the visitors put the Express behind and they couldn’t make up the difference later in the game.

TNT Express host full day of gridiron action

The TNT Express hosted full day of football for the second Sunday in a row at Mel Mitchell Athletic Field in Beeton on May 28. All four Express teams hosted games on a day which turned out to be more favourable weather than the previous week.

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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