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Georgina Council approves $15k expenditure for proposed West Park re-design

Tuesday Jul 19th, 2016

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~ Content via Georgina Advocate It will cost $15,000 right out of the gate to see if an estimated $7-million fix of the baseball diamonds at West Park in Keswick is an option. That is because most of the park is in a flood plain and includes wetlands that are both under the jurisdiction of the Lake Simcoe Conservartion Authority. Since extensive excavation, fill and drainage would be part of an overall full rebuild of the diamonds, which includes lighting and above-ground... [read more]

Hwy. 400/404 link gaining momentum, according to Bradford mayor

Thursday Aug 25th, 2016

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  'Bradford Bypass' hot topic with province File photo The Hwy. 400/404 link has topped priority lists for municipalities such as Bradford, Innisfil and East Gwillimbury. Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic By Brea Bartholet  Talks surrounding the proposed Hwy. 400/404 link, formerly known as the Bradford Bypass, seem to be gaining more ground as months go by. Mayors within Simcoe County and York Region continue to meet on a... [read more]

East Gwillimbury residents urged to support Hwy. 400, 404 link by Oct. 31

Friday Oct 28th, 2016

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Having nightmares about congested roads in town? Time is running out for East Gwillimbury residents to show their support for the need of a dedicated connection between highways 400 and 404. Resident can comment on the Province of Ontario’s Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review, which features four plans: the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe, the Greenbelt Plan, the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan and Niagara Escarpment Plan up until Oct. 31. For more than a year,... [read more]

Sharon beekeeper suspects loss of 17 hives caused by neonicotinoids

Thursday Jul 07th, 2016

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East Gwillimbury Express By Simon Martin When Sharon beekeeper James Murray went out to check on his bees last week he was in for a shock: dead bees in front of his hives. “I thought that was odd. All the bees were shaking,” he said.  The situation worsened when he discovered 17 hives were ruined and it appeared the bees had clearly been affected by something, Murray said. “It was horrible. I cried,” he said. “I lost a lot of... [read more]

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