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Extra, Extra: September 24, 2011

The Milton news headlines we overlooked earlier in the week. This week, development charges in are line for a sharp increase, opposition to a Main St. condo development and more.

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Milton Newsstand: September 22, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, justifying the Main St. underpass, phase 2 of the

Longos store in Milton

Longo’s new Milton store hiring this weekend

As you may or may not know, the grocery store chain Longo’s will be opening a new store in Milton this December and are currently accepting applications for

Lesley Baldwin judge in Halton

Judge takes on Halton police

A provincial court judge in Halton has taken on police in the region, releasing two bold rulings in less than a month rebuking officers for excessive force. One officer,

Halton Regional Police

Gas bar in Hornby robbed

The Halton Regional Police Service are investigating an armed robbery which occurred on Monday September 19th, 2011 at 8:30 pm at the Hornby’s Pump Gas Bar situate at

Halton Regional Police

Police seek public’s assistance in identifying suspects

The Halton Regional Police Service is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in relation to an assault on a taxi cab driver in Milton. On

Halton debate Provincial election 2011 Ted Chudleigh

Halton Votes 2011: Looking at the three main candidates

The video below is from Stuart Service, a freelance reporter covering the 2011 Ontario election for the Speak your Mind community blog. Stuart was on hand in Oakville to

Dalton McGuinty campaign trail 2011

Halton Votes 2011: Critiquing the Liberal platform

The following column was written by Laura Steiner, a freelance journalist based in Milton. Laura was also selected to be a Halton correspondent by the Toronto Star for

Ontario election 2011

Halton Votes 2011: One vital promise

Laura Steiner, freelance journalist and Halton correspondant for the 2011 Provincial Election for Speak your Mind, recently posted her initial thoughts on the race here in our fair

Milton Transit Bus

Halton Region to help low income residents with cost of public transit

Starting September 15, 2011 Halton residents with incomes below the Low Income Cut Off (LICO) will be able to apply to Halton Region for help with the cost

Ontario election 2011

Ontario Election 2011: Halton Overview

With parts of Burlington, Milton and Oakville in the riding, it is one of the more populous electoral districts, with many residents commuting to either Toronto or Hamilton.

United Way Kickoff 2011

For the first time ever, the United Way of Milton is having a formal kickoff event, where the 2011 goal will be announced. The kickoff is being held

New roads, new rules

You may have noticed the roundabout recently opened at the intersection of Tremaine Rd. and Main St. in west Milton. If you've driven on the QEW between between

Halton Art Contest Waste Calendar

Region invites young artists to participate in annual calendar cover contest

Halton's fourth annual Waste Management calendar cover art contest will run from September 8 to October 14, 2011. Students from kindergarten to grade eight who live in or

Halton Regional Police

Halton Regional Police Service seeking additional auxiliary members

If you have been seeking a volunteer opportunity to help serve your community and have always wanted to learn about policing then this may be an opportunity for

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Heat alert issued for Halton Region

As a result of hot temperatures, a Humidex Advisory will be issued by Environment Canada beginning today, September 2. This advisory is due to the combination of high

OPP Special investigations unit

SIU Concludes Vehicle Death Investigation

The Director of the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), Ian Scott, has concluded that there are no reasonable grounds to charge an officer of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: August 26, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, the government *gasp* green lights Milton's hospital expansion plan,

Milton hospital expansion announcement Deb Matthews

Milton hospital expansion approved

And so, after much lobbying over the past few years by both our MPP and a couple of different pro-hospital groups, it has happened. The long-awaited and overdue expansion

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Milton boom pushes Halton home sales to a high

All that hot weather did nothing to cool buyers’ heels as new home sales surged in July across the greater Toronto region. Halton region recorded the biggest spike: a

West Nile virus Halton

Burlington woman’s death linked to West Nile Virus

A Burlington senior who died last week appears to have been infected with the West Nile virus carried by a mosquito, according to Halton Region’s medical officer of

Halton Regional Police

Milton toddler airlifted to Sick Kids after fall in pool

A two year old girl is in serious condition after falling in her family pool in Milton, Ontario. At approximately 2:20 p.m. police and paramedics were called to a

Highway 401

GTA commute remains worst in Canada

Toronto held on to its title as the worst region for commuting in the country, according to a Statistics Canada survey released Wednesday. It takes an average of 33

Milton Ontario Ribfest

2011 Milton Rib Fest wrapup

The 2011 Milton Rib Fest is in the books and TV Cogeco was on hand to document the event, including speaking with the organizers, Brad Burkholder and Scott

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: July 29, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, Ted Chudleigh promises to eliminate red tape for small

Dalton McGuinty campaign trail 2011

Liberals promise both new and improved hospitals if elected

Ontario’s Liberal government is set to pave the campaign trail with announcements that at least 28 communities will share $5 billion in new or improved hospitals if the

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: July 21, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, the former Bruce St. Library location is scheduled to

Splash pads in Milton Ontario

How to beat the heat

Ian Punnett, the Saturday night host of the alternative radio program Coast to Coast AM (among other things) has coined it 'Under Armageddon.' The heat wave encompassing not only Southern Ontario,

Heat alert sun

Halton Region issues heat alert: July 20, 2011

Residents are reminded to take special care to prevent heat-related illness during the current heat wave in the province. The extreme heat is expected to last most of

OPP Special investigations unit

SIU identifies Milton man who died in motorcycle crash

The Guelph Mercury is reporting that the Special Investigations Unit of the OPP has identified the motorcyclist who died Sunday following a collision on the Hanlon Expressway. 30-year-old Robert Collins

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