Lowe's Distribution Centre Milton Ontario

Construction underway on Lowe’s Distribution Centre in Milton

Halton Region and the Town of Milton were on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony yesterday to celebrate the start of construction of Lowe’s Canada’s Distribution Centre at 3333 James Snow Parkway (West of Hwy. 25) in Milton.

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Downtown Milton Street Festival 2008

Downtown Milton Street Festival 2012

The Town of Milton is partnering with the Milton Downtown Business Improvement Association (DBIA) for the fifth annual Downtown Milton Street Festival. Admission is FREE! On Saturday, June 2nd,

2008 Beijing Velodrome

Pan Am velodrome: Boon or bust for Milton?

Montreal’s 1976 Olympic velodrome houses one of the city’s most unique tourist features — an indoor zoo opened in 1992. Montreal’s failed attempt to sustain its Olympic track cycling venue after

Black bear shot by police in Burlington Ontario

Officers dispatch black bear after Burlington sighting

On May 16th at 10:00 a.m., several Burlington residents reported seeing a large black bear in the area of Mountainside Park.  The park is heavily forested, contains a

Proposed Bell mobile tower at New Life Church Milton

Town staff says no to cross-shaped cell tower

Ward 6 Councillor Mike Cluett confirmed yesterday that Town staff recommended against proceeding with the controversial cell phone tower at New Life Church. You know, the cross-shaped one

Tom Chudleigh of Chudleigh's apple farm in Milton Ontario

75-90% damage expected to Ontario’s apple crop

When Tom Chudleigh awoke at 5:45 a.m. on April 28 at his orchard in Milton, about 65 kilometres west of Toronto, and saw his thermometer stuck at -5

GO Train Toronto

GO train commuters eligible for refunds this Fall — under certain conditions

Premier Dalton McGuinty’s money-back guarantee to GO Transit riders will kick in this fall, the government announced Monday. If a GO train is more than 15 minutes late, commuters will be

GO Train Toronto

GO Transit adding two new trains to Milton line

GO Transit has announced they'll be running an additional train trip along the Milton line during morning and afternoon peak periods starting June 25th, 2012. Some existing service

Halton Police operation hobo cop

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

Milton Centre for the Arts exterior

Milton Centre for the Arts wins Award of Excellence

The Town of Milton’s newest facility, the Milton Centre for the Arts, has won an Award of Excellence from Parks and Recreation Ontario. The Excellence in Design Award was

Milton truck inspection station on Hwy. 401

Gravel haulers interrupt truck inspections in Milton

Truck inspection activities have been ground to a halt at the Trafalgar South Inspection Station over the past two days, as disgruntled gravel haulers have overtaken the site

Globe Productions presents Annie

Globe Productions presents: Annie

Georgetown's Globe Productions returns to the Milton Centre for the Arts this May, presenting Annie after their last production, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat achieved critical acclaim

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

Recycling litter in Milton, Ontario

Shutterbug: Why is it always windy on recycling day?

It's always windy on garbage/recycling day, right? Or at least, that's the way it seems. The correct answer is that because recycling day falls on different days of the

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

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,

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

New development new homes in Milton Ontario

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

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

Velodrome Pan Am games

Milton Town Council gives green light to velodrome

Milton town council voted Monday night in favour of becoming the host community for a Pan Am velodrome, dashing the hopes of Hamilton cyclist supporters lobbying for the

Milton Centre for the Arts exterior

Milton Centre for the Arts Official Grand Opening

On Thursday, January 19th, you're invited to celebrate the official opening of the Milton Centre for the Arts with a diverse showcase of local community arts group talent,

Troy's Toy Drive 2011 raises over $100,000

Troy’s Toy Drive 2011 raises over $100,000

Every year at about this time, a jolly man delivers toys to children all over the world. I know, you're thinking Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas or Pére Noël,

Free Public Skating in Milton

Free Holiday 2011 Public Skating in Milton

Calling all parents: are your kids driving you nuts in the anticipation of Santa's visit, or do they need some exercise after days sitting around playing with their

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

32 Dills Cr. Milton, Ontario

The Grid looks at Milton vs. Toronto real estate

Each week in The Grid's Here & There feature, the publication compares how far the real-estate dollar goes in downtown Toronto versus outlying areas less than an hour

Milton Santa Claus Parade

Milton Santa Claus Parade 2011

This year's Santa Claus Parade through Milton, Ontario is scheduled for Sunday, November 20th. The parade gets under way at 2pm, starting on Bronte St. just north of

Aurora Borealis in Southern Ontario near Milton, Toronto, GTA

Shutterbug: Aurora borealis spotted in Milton

Normally only visible in northern parts of the country, many residents of Southern Ontario were treated to a spectacular light show Monday night, when the northern lights were

Sarah Richardson HGTV Canada

Sarah’s coming to the suburbs

The new season of HGTV's Sarah's House airs this Tuesday, October 18th at 8pm, starring Sarah Richardson. After renovating a quaint bungalow and a farm house (not to

Crawford Lake season of falling leaves

Season of Falling Leaves at Crawford Lake

Crawford Lake Conservation Area's Season of Falling Leaves is under way, weekends and holidays, September 10th to October 30th. The cooler weather is here, but you do not have

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