January 2021 Archive

Tottenham Chamber launches fun new contest to support local business

In an effort to support local businesses, the Tottenham Beeton District Chamber of Commerce has announced a new contest to increase exposure for businesses in ...

Emerald ash borer beetles march through Beeton

If you hear chainsaws and someone yelling “TIMBER!” in Beeton over the next few months, a rogue logging crew hasn’t moved in from Northern Ontario ...

SMH celebrates completion of Level 2 ICU

After being forced to halt construction in the spring due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Stevenson Memorial Hospital in Alliston is celebrating the ...

Simcoe-Muskoka Health Unit concerned about COVID-19 variant

By Brian LockhartLocal Journalism Initiative Reporter The Simcoe-Muskoka Health Unit is concerned a new variant of the COVID-19 virus could spread through the community after ...

Chasing ghosts: the lost town of Ballycroy

While thousands of commuters pass through the intersection of Highways 9 and 50 every day, few realize that on top of the hill on the ...

Mayors push for business “equality” during shutdown

Mayors of many of Ontario’s “small urban” communities are calling on the Province to be fairer on businesses during the Province-wide shutdown. Meeting on January ...

MPP Jim Wilson recognized for his support of CF campaign

Simcoe-Grey Member of Provincial Parliament, Jim Wilson, has been nominated for national recognition by the CF Get Loud Campaign. He was nominated by Beeton Cystic ...

The race is on to replace outgoing Jim Wilson

With a year and a-half to go before the next Provincial election, candidates have started throwing their hats in the ring to seek the nomination ...

Tottenham family fights for drugs to help brothers with cystic fibrosis

For brothers Andre and Joshua Larocque of Tottenham, access to new drugs could provide a huge change in the way they live their lives. Both ...

Stay-at-home order – what it means

With the Ontario government’s current state-of-emergency and stay-at-home orders telling people not to go out unless it’s for essential reasons, many people are unsure of ...

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