Halton Regional Police

Halton Police release results from ‘Project Disconnect’

During a four day period between April 30th and May 3rd, 2012 the Burlington District Response Unit issued 362 Provincial offence notices, 301 for violations under the Distracted Driver Legislation.

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Halton police initiate ‘Operation Hobo-cop’ in Burlington

It looks like the stealthly Halton Regional Police force is at it again. Three years ago you'll remember they disguised their police cars as taxis in an attempt to

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

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,

New development new homes in Milton Ontario

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

Water fluoridation in Milton and Halton

Halton Region decides to keep fluoridation

In a somewhat surprising decision, Halton Region council voted against banning fluoride in its water Tuesday night after a 10-hour debate. The final vote was an 11-9 tally

Tim Hortons vs. Starbucks

Tim Hortons upsizes with new extra-large cups

We're a little obsessed about our coffee here in Canada, eh? Proof of this occurred yet again yesterday when news that the iconic Canadian franchise Tim Hortons, plans to

Water fluoridation in Milton and Halton

Why are we putting hazardous waste into our drinking water, again?

Halton Regional Council is set to revisit the issue of the fluoridation of Halton's water in January 2012, which means now is the perfect time to start really

Tintin movie

Tintin’s homeland gives movie a thumb’s up

Here at MiltonSearch.com headquarters, we've been huge fans of Hergé's The Adventures of Tintin books for many years now. So, we've been waiting anxiously for December 2011, when

CBC Vote Compass

Unsure of who to vote for? Try CBC’s Vote Compass

Well, here we are. For Ontario residents, it's election day. Are you still unsure of who to vote for? If so, it would hardly be surprising. It looks to be

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 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

Harris Stationery closing

Main Street losing an icon

After 58 years in business, a Downtown Milton institution is closing its doors at the end of this month. Sadly, Harris Office Pro (formerly Harris Stationery) will be closing

Traffic on highway 401 at night

Halton’s Transportation Master Plan for 2031

Former candidate for Milton Town Council (Ward 1), member of the Hawthorne Village Residents Association (HVRA) and concerned citizen Martin Capper recently attended the public information session on

Understanding your property tax bill

In the aftermath of the announcement of this year's tax increases (4.6% Town of Milton increase and 2.2% Halton Region increase), Regional Councillor Colin Best took to the

From unanimous “last resort” to tax levy in 7 months

Martin Capper discusses the controversial 1% tax levy Council passed last night to establish a hospital expansion reserve fund: At Council on Jan 24, 2011 by a split vote

Oakville cats now housebound

I had no idea that Milton had already passed a bylaw prohibiting free-range felines -- especially with the amount of posts popping up each week on the Hawthorne

A clash between two constitutional rights triggered in Halton

The Halton Catholic District School Board's (HCDSB) ban on gay-straight alliances (GSAs) has galvanized thousands to speak out. For many, the issue keeps coming back to a clash

Halton Catholic District School Board

Halton Catholic Board drops ban on gay-straight clubs

After raising the ire of many with their recent ban on gay-straight student alliance groups, the Halton Catholic District School Board reversed that decision Tuesday night. Quite bluntly, this

Burned out house in Milton after gas explosion

Update on Milton family affected by explosion / fire

Many of our readers are contacting us looking for information about the family affected by Wednesday's gas explosion and house fire at the corner of Bennett and Clark

Gas explosion fire near Clark and Bennett in Milton near Hawthorne Village PS

Milton gas explosion photos and video

It's over. As the townhouses that burned yesterday thanks to a gas explosion at the corner of Bennett and Clark Blvd. are being boarded up, it's time for the

Tony Lambert Milton Ontario

Lambert seen as the face of change in Milton

Phinjo Gombu of the Toronto Star penned two articles which appeared in the Toronto Star over the weekend on the topic of the changing landscape in municipal politics

Milton Casey's Bar & Grill

Milton Restaurant Reviews: Caseys Bar & Grill

Milton has more dining establishments than ever before but are they up to snuff? Enter The Picky Eater to save you from certain restaurant letdown and help guide

Anton Ego - Milton Ontario Restaurant Reviews

Milton restaurant reviews coming to MiltonSearch.com

Our recent MiltonSearch.com feedback survey wraps up later this week. You, our readers and visitors have spoken and we've begun working almost immediately on implementing some of the

Police clear Milton school bus driver

A week ago, we were the first to offer our $.02 on the big story being floated around town claiming that a Bishop Reding bus became trapped on

Milton school bus trapped at Main St. railway crossing

We first heard about this most troubling story whilst perusing the Hawthorne Villager Forum earlier this week in this thread. The original poster took their sweet time coming forward

On the Campaign Trail: The aftermath

Miltonians came, they saw and they voted yesterday. Not in record numbers, mind you -- but the voter turnout was slightly higher (32.64%) than in 2006, indicating a slight

Election Day

Election day is here!

It's here. Municipal election day. After months of our coverage, it's finally time to cast your ballot -- or read up on the candidates in your ward I suppose,

Ribbon cutting at Tiger Jeet Singh elementary school

Grand opening at Tiger Jeet Singh Public School

The brand new Tiger Jeet Singh Public School on Yates Dr. opened its doors to students at the beginning of the school year, but on Friday was the

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