2008 Beijing Velodrome

Pan Am velodrome: Boon or bust for Milton?

Montreal’s failed attempt to sustain its Olympic track cycling venue after the ’76 games looms large in Milton.

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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

Milton Mayor Gord Krantz

Local Matters with Mayor Krantz

TV Cogeco presents Local Matters. This week, host Mark Carr interviews Milton Mayor Gord Krantz on the subject of Milton's transit budget. SOURCE: TV

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

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

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

Milton News

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

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

Milton News

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

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,

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

Velodrome Pan Am games

Milton gets the nod for the velodrome

The velodrome race is Milton’s to lose. Officials with the 2015 Pan Am Games confirmed that Milton is their pick for the planned site of a permanent indoor cycling

Wilfrid Laurier University campus coming to Milton

Wilfrid Laurier University involved in Milton’s velodrome bid

Wilfrid Laurier University could be getting a $40-million velodrome. Not at its home campus. Nor at its satellite school in Brantford. We’re talking about constructing a slanted oval for 2015

Tony Lambert Milton Ontario

Councillor Lambert in hot water again

A little less than two months after being charged with assault, Milton local and regional councillor Tony Lambert has found himself in more hot water. Earlier this morning, visitors

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: November 24, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, the Region looks to freeze taxes for a third

Halton Region roundabout Tremaine Rd.

Improvements to Tremaine Rd. make for shorter, smoother commutes

Commuters, residents and visitors will benefit from increased safety and improved traffic flow throughout Milton thanks to the reconstruction of Tremaine Road. This major infrastructure project included widening Tremaine

Milton News

Milton Newsstand: November 3, 2011

Milton Newsstand is a weekly rundown of links to current Milton news headlines around the mighty interweb. This week, an elderly man was assaulted on Halloween night, a

Velodrome Pan Am games

Milton in the running for Pan-Am velodrome

Milton is racing to bid for the permanent Pan Am indoor cycling facility turned down by Hamilton council. The council for the booming town of about 90,000 decided Monday

Tony Lambert Milton Ontario

Councillor Lambert charged with assault

The Milton Canadian Champion is reporting that local and regional councillor Tony Lambert of Milton is being charged with assault. According to Halton Regional Police, Lambert has been charged

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.

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

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

Grow Milton Hospital press conference Queen's Park

Grow Milton Hospital team at Queen’s Park

On Monday, the Grow Milton Hospital team, led by MPP Ted Chudleigh, sat in on the Provincial Legislature and delivered their petition to Dalton McGuinty's Liberal government. Ward 6

Scott Fox Milton Hospital Rally

Grow Milton Hospital Rally coverage

Despite the frigid, wet and blustery weather, the Grow Milton Hospital Rally went on as scheduled Saturday at Victoria Park in Milton. Ward 6 Councillor Mike Cluett, who was

Grow Milton Hospital Rally

Grow Milton Hospital Rally on April 16

Several concerned Milton residents and politicians have formed a group focused on raising awareness and lobbying the provincial government of Ontario for funding for a badly needed future

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

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

Bennett Blvd. Hawthorne Village Milton

Hawthorne Village Residents Association launched

MiltonSearch.com received the following press release earlier today from Steve Camilleri, detailing the launch of the new Hawthorne Village Residents Association: Hawthorne Village November 10, 2010 FORMATION OF HAWTHORNE VILLAGE

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

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