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How a Milton commercial building will produce more energy than it uses

Del Ridge Homes has started construction in downtown Milton on a 32,000-square-foot office building — the first net-positive energy office building in Canada.

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Border confusion in Milton

Elayne Tanner has to convince people not to use a GPS to find her house, unless they want to type in all of this: 11084 Fifth Line Nassagaweya

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Today’s hot weather expected to break record

It’s a hot day in the GTA, with meteorologists predicting a record-breaking 30°C this afternoon. The temperature will heat up through to 5 p.m., with a chance of midday

GO Train Toronto

Deal reached to keep Milton GO trains running

CP Rail and the Teamsters union have reached a deal to keep big-city commuter trains running, including certain GO routes, even if there is a strike. “At the request

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

Traffic on highway 401 at night

407 operator facing $25 million lawsuit

The company that operates the 407 highway has been hit with a $25-million class action lawsuit over its allegedly “callous” toll collection practices. Hamilton lawyers David Thompson and Matthew

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

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

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

Milton Ontario Newspaper

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',

Smart Commute Halton Carpool Week

Smart Commute Halton encourages people to share the ride this Carpool Week

Smart Commute Halton is inviting people who live and work in Halton Region to carpool during Carpool Week, February 6-10, and discover how much commuters can save by

Milton GO Bus on Highway 401

GO Bus strike averted

Metrolinx has successfully reached an agreement with the Amalgamated Transit Union and all GO Transit service will operate as usual on Monday, October 24. 1,500 GO bus drivers and

GO Bus strikes expected across GTA

Commuters should prepare for headaches Monday morning as 1,500 GO bus drivers and other workers appear set to walk off the job. The transit union had yet to reach

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 Ontario sprawl Hawthorne Village

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

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 farmer Peter Lambrick

Rural road rage

When Peter Lambrick drives to work, he runs the gauntlet of rude gestures, angry honking and risky manoeuvres by other motorists. Rural road rage is at full throttle as

Silicon Halton

Making Halton the next Silicon Valley

Chris Herbert and Rick Stomphorst want Halton to become the next Silicon Valley. With a handful of highways criss-crossing the region, which encompasses Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills,

Gas prices jump at GTA pumps

Gasoline prices at the pumps soared in parts of Ontario and Quebec early Tuesday, even as the price of crude oil was little changed. Motorists were paying 6.5 cents

Ontario Place

Ontario Place offering free admission for Summer 2011

If you make it free they will come — in droves. Ontario Place is celebrating its 40th anniversary by offering free admission all summer long. It’s a move that boosted

Milton Mompreneur Showcase

Spring 2011 Milton Mompreneur Showcase

The Spring 2011 Milton Mompreneur Showcase will feature 120 unique vendors, all of whom are Mompreneurs in Milton and the surrounding GTA! The family friendly event will feature

Canada's Best Places to Live

Milton named 65th best place to live in Canada

What makes a city or town a great place to live? Can a community’s “livability” be measured? MoneySense Magazine believes that, to a certain extent, it can. In their

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

Hidden fees hike cost of new homes in GTA by as much as 30%

New home buyers in the GTA are being saddled with hidden fees that threaten to price buyers out of the market, with as much as 30 per cent

Winter storm warning in effect for Halton Region

Halton and GTA residents can expect a major winter storm tonight into tomorrow (groundhog day). Light snow in advance of this winter storm is moving across Southern Ontario

Winter storm expected to arrive Tuesday in GTA

Dust off those toques and shovels because 20-30 centimetres of snow is expected to fall Tuesday evening. Environment Canada has issued a statement warning residents in southern Ontario –

Serious crash closes 401 near Guelph Line

Police are amazed that nobody was badly hurt in a seven-vehicle crash that closed Highway 401 shortly after 8 a.m. It happened when a tractor-trailer hauling 30 tonnes of

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

Wild Wing Milton

Wing Wars: Wild Wing sues American competitor

Ontario’s poultry-pushing pugilist and self-styled chicken-wing king, is girding for a fight. Rick Smiciklas, the founder and owner of the Aurora, Ont.-based Wild Wing sports bar franchise — and also

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