March 2020 Archive

COVID-19 assessment centre operational at Stevenson

On Monday, March 23, Stevenson Memorial Hospital (SMH) opened a COVID-19 Assessment Centre in the lower parking lot (staff/shipping & receiving entrance). To start, the ...

New Tecumseth case tests positive for COVID-19

By Sam OdrowskiLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter The Simcoe Muskoka Public Health Unit reported its 10th confirmed case of COVID-19 on Monday – a New Tecumseth women ...

Winter parking ban lifted by Council

By Sam OdrowskiLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter New Tecumseth’s overnight winter parking ban was lifted by Council at last Monday’s meeting as more people return to ...

Pay it forward food program launches in New Tecumseth

By Sam OdrowskiLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter A local woman is working hard to ensure town residents who face food insecurity can still access a warm, ...

Banting Marauders meet OPP Civics in support of Stevenson Memorial Hospital

Hundreds of Banting Memorial High School students arrived at the New Tecumseth Recreation Centre on Wednesday, March 11, to watch a hockey game between the ...

COVID-19 spreads to Simcoe County

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Simcoe County. The first case is a man in his 70s at Royal Victoria Health Centre ...

New Tecumseth shuts down facilities in response to COVID-19

The Town of New Tecumseth is taking measures to prepare for COVID-19 as cases continue to grow rapidly across the province. “Obviously, this is impacting ...

Simcoe County promoting diversity this month: #ITSTARTS campaign continues online

Residents throughout Simcoe County have been seeing increased diversity in their communities over the last decade. In response, the County created the #ITSTARTS Campaign in ...

“Red tape” stopping developers from building affordable housing

The Town of New Tecumseth continues to struggle with a lack of affordable housing, although county-wide efforts are taking place to reduce the gap. Simcoe ...

New Tottenham Library expected to open in June

By Sam OdrowskiLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter In a few months, Tottenham residents can expect more from their local library. Construction for a brand new 5,200 ...

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