Council votes to bring down old Tottenham water tower

May 10, 2017   ·   0 Comments

A familiar site of the Tottenham skyline could soon be disappearing. New Tecumseth council has voted in favour of demolishing the old Tottenham water tower. The decision came during a May 1 session after an engineering report found it would cost nearly $500,000 to repair the tower.

Concert for Ashlie Drake a sold-out success

A benefit concert for Ashlie Drake was held at St. John’s United Church in Alliston and the public responded in droves. The event featured six local musical artists, and was a sold-out affair, held on behalf of Ashlie Drake and her family.

Premier visits Alliston hospice

Premier Kathleen Wynne was in Alliston last Thursday morning (April 6) for a tour of Matthews House Hospice (MHH). Wynne toured the Community Hospice on ...

New Tecumseth donates war memorial benches to the Town’s three Royal Canadian Legions

The Town of New Tecumseth has donated war memorial benches to the three Royal Canadian Legions, Alliston Branch 171, Beeton Branch 421 and Tottenham Branch ...

Eighteen make the ‘sunshine list’ in New Tecumseth

The Town of New Tecumseth has 18 staffers who earn $100,000 or more annually. The salaries and taxable benefits of employees in the Ontario Public Service and the broader public sector who were paid $100,000 or more in 2016 were released last week. The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act requires public sector organizations to disclose, by March 31, the name, position, salary and taxable benefits of their employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.

Council urged to better regulate Tottenham airfield project

New Tecumseth has come under scrutiny by an environmental group who says the town has not been enforcing its site plan agreement with the Tottenham Airfield Corporation (TAC) strongly enough. But town lawyer Jay Feehely says the town has been working closely with TAC to make sure the rules and regulations are being met.

Council sets date to review ward boundaries

New Tecumseth councillors have finalized their plan to hold a working session to review the town’s ward boundaries.

Young girl cuts her hair for cancer

Over the Family Day long weekend, 8-year-old New Tecumseth resident, Madison, cut off 20 inches of hair for donation to Angel Hair for Kids.

Fundraising for a new playground

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Tottenham water a topic of debate at council meeting

Tension was high in the council chambers Jan. 9 as Tottenham resident Nancy McBride voiced her displeasure with the town’s plan to fix the water problem in her community. McBride told council that she had filed a Part II Order with the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, which would lead to further investigation of the town’s proposed solution.

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