Milton Ontario News

Extra, Extra: April 20, 2012

Extra, extra is a rundown of all of the Milton, Ontario-related news headlines we missed earlier that you ought to care about or ought not to miss. This week, Regional Council is divided the DC issue and the Milton hospital expansion – budget debate contines.

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Milton Newsstand: April 19, 2012

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interwebs. This week, angry Moffat residents voice their concerns to Milton Hydro,

Smart Commute Halton Carpool Week

Halton Region named Smart Commute Gold Workplace for 2012

For the first time, Halton Region has been designated as a Smart Commute Gold Workplace by Smart Commute, a program of Metrolinx. The Smart Commute Workplace designation is

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Halton Region recognized for commitment to local food

On April 18, 2012, Local Food Plus presented Halton Region with a certificate of achievement for 2011 Local Sustainable Food Procurement. This award shows that Halton is meeting

Halton Regional Police

Spring seatbelt campaign on from April 14th – 22nd

The annual Spring Seatbelt Campaign will be taking place from April 14 – 22nd, marking the 36th anniversary of Ontario’s seatbelt law that was enacted in 1976. The Halton

Indira Naidoo-Harris

Naidoo-Harris petition urges Chudleigh to vote for provincial budget

Former Halton provincial Liberal candidate Indira Naidoo-Harris launched a petition earlier this week and began knocking on doors throughout Milton in an effort to gain the support to sway

Jason Laramee

Area families facing financial ruin after dealing with shady broker

Everything was going according to plan for Cindy and Larry Stevens. For 35 years, the stay-at-home mom and her maintenance worker husband planned for an early retirement. In 2005,

Grow Milton Hospital Rally

Milton hospital expansion still a go

We reported recently that because of budget cuts from our provincial government, the proposed expansion for Milton District Hospital could end up being scrapped. Apparently the government still plans

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Milton Newsstand: April 5, 2012

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interwebs. This week, Milton's poor Earth Hour results are dissected, kids love

Halton Regional Police

Toddler dies in Milton farm tragedy

Halton Regional Police are investigating the death of a Milton toddler at her family’s farm on the Nassagaweya-Puslinch Townline. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Sunday afternoon the child was

Milton hospital expansion announcement Deb Matthews

Milton hospital expansion in jeopardy

Ontario’s government will backtrack on planned construction of new hospitals and upgrades to existing ones just months after Premier Dalton McGuinty promised them during a series of showy

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Milton Newsstand: March 22, 2012

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interwebs. This week, the long-awaited expansion to Milton District Hospital looks to

Earth Hour

Region encourages residents to participate in Earth Hour

Halton Region encourages residents to participate in Earth Hour. On Saturday, March 31, Halton Region will join communities around the world by turning out the lights for Earth Hour.

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Halton Region to host first Agricultural Forum

On Thursday, March 29, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Halton Region will host its first Agricultural Forum at Country Heritage Park in Milton. “Halton Region is home

Halton Regional Police

Milton teacher charged with indecent act

A Milton elementary school teacher has been arrested by the Halton Regional Police Service for committing an indecent act and mischief. Halton police investigators say the 36-year-old man exposed

Halton Regional Police

Arrests made in pharmacy robberies

On February 17th 2012 the Halton Regional Police Service initiated an investigation into a robbery which had occurred at the Medexpress Pharmacy located on Brant Street, in Burlington. 

Giant stolen chicken found in Milton Ontario

Giant stolen chicken found in Milton backyard

The three-metre Texas chicken stolen from a Waterford-area farm has been found in a Milton back yard. One man has been charged with possession of stolen property. Halton police Sergeant

Halton Region red light camera program

Halton Region launches red light camera program

Halton Region has launched web pages (www.halton.ca/stoponred) to remind drivers about the dangers of running red lights, as well as informing residents about the new Red Light Camera

Proposed Bell mobile tower at New Life Church Milton

Bell proposes cross-shaped cell tower for Milton

An application has been made by Altus Group Limited (on behalf of Bell Canada) to install a new cell tower in Milton in front of New Life Church

Tim Hortons Coffee

Tim Hortons coming to Thompson-Louis St. Laurent?

The Town of Milton is serviced relatively well by Tim Hortons franchises with a fairly even distribution throughout the town. However, for the almighty coffee and doughnut chain, there

Milton truck inspection station on Hwy. 401

Trucking’s dirty little secret?

A few kilometres before the Ministry of Transportation's Milton truck inspection station, Jerzy Garnecki pulled his rig onto the shoulder of Highway 401. The lights were on at the

Martin Capper Ward 1 Milton Ontario

Capper: Velodrome project puts Milton taxpayers at risk

Ever since the Town of Milton was given the nod by Pan Am officials as the preferred location for the velodrome, followed up by Town Council's overwhelming approval,

Derailment of VIA train in Burlington, Ontario

All Via passengers accounted for

Investigators are now confident that outstanding passengers on board the Via train from Sunday's incident have now all been accounted for. ORIGINAL RELEASE: Appeal to Outstanding Passengers Halton Regional Police

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Globe and Mail runs feature on Milton

It looks like the results of the 2011 census grabbed some attention outside of our fair town after all. This past Saturday, the Globe and Mail ran a

Halton Regional Police

Halton Police continue their investigation into Venerus homicide

The Halton Regional Police Service is appealing to the public for information in the homicide of Raymond Venerus. Five years ago, on February 21, 2007,

Milton United Way reaches 2011 goal

United Way of Milton exceeds 2011 target

The United Way of Milton announced earlier this week that they have indeed exceeded their target of $660,000, raising a total of more than $680,000 as part of

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Milton Newsstand: February 15, 2012

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, Milton defends its title as 'Canada's fastest growing city',

Halton Regional Police

Police respond to youths firing pellet rifles

On February 9, 2012 at 6:00 PM, the Halton Regional Police Service responded to a complaint of youths firing pellet rifles in the Town of Milton. A citizen

Halton Regional Police

Pedestrian dies in Milton collision

Halton Regional Police are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Monday evening, February 13th, on Henderson Road in the Town of Milton. At approximately 8:30pm, emergency

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Milton: Still Canada’s fastest growing city

Take a bow Milton, you’re Canada’s fastest growing city. The city on Toronto’s outskirts grew by a whopping 56.5 per cent to 84,362 residents between 2006 and 2011, according

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