July 2017 Archive

TNT Bantams suffer one point loss to Guelph

Sundays (July 23) Bantam game between the TNT Express and the Guelph Gryphons came down to one single play at the end of the game. With the Express leading 42-37 and only seconds left on the clock the Gryphons threw a long incomplete pass at mid field. A flag on the play brought the teams back to midfield for a re-do on the down.

Funding helps launch ‘Sanctuary at Home’ program

  Thanks to the generosity of the Baxter International Foundation, Matthews House Hospice has received funding in the amount of $80,000 US to launch the ...

Family Fishing Derby

  Thank you to everyone who came out to support the Tottenham Community Week free Family Fishing Derby, sponsored by Trillium Ford Lincoln Ltd. and ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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).

Town collecting data on number of impacted properties following rainfall

The Town of New Tecumseth has reached out to the Province of Ontario to inquire about any potential funding programs that may be available 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.

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