St Patricks Day Weekend

Yes, its St Patricks Day Weekend.  Blarney stones, green beer and jigs will be the order of the day this coming Sunday.  Lots of fun to be had by all but we should also remember to enjoy the celebration and party responsibly. Here is an article from the Milton Canadian Champion about Halton Police’s plans…

Halton Region Update: Garbage Tags

Recently, the Region of Halton had approved a 3 bag limit for Halton residents for bi-weekly pickup.  Combined with changes to the Blue Box program, a 3 bag limit will encourage Halton residents to put less waste in our landfill and increase the amount of waste we recycle.  At the last Planning & Public works,…

2013 Spring/Summer Community Guide Available ONLINE

From the Town of Milton website The Community Services Guide is a comprehensive information source for recreation, leisure, sports and community programs in the Town of Milton. Each year includes a fall/winter issue as well as a spring/summer issue to help you have fun during every season. Spring & Summer 2013 Community Services Guide The…

New Blue Boxes Coming to Halton

From the Region of Halton website: Halton Region Offers Larger Blue Boxes Starting in March Release Date: Mar 4, 2013 Boxes will help residents recycle new Blue Box materials accepted as of April 1, 2013 Monday, April 1, 2013 will mark the start of new changes to Halton Region’s waste collection program, including larger Blue…

MOVE MORE MILTON

From the Town of Milton MOVE MORE MILTON page. March is More More, Milton Month! – Goal: 85,000 minutes of physical activity Join the active revolution and get involved in Milton’s third annual Move More, Milton month. Try something new on your own or with your family, school, group, business or organization by committing to at least 15…

Halton Region News: OMB Hearings Adjourned

This is actually good news for Derry Green business park.  It gives the Region and the developers time to come to an agreement to move forward with the future corporate business park and a new survey called Boyne in Milton.  I have said many times that business growth is our biggest challenge for Milton and…

Family Day In Milton 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013 Celebrate this holiday by participating in family-friendly activities at Town of Milton facilities, including swimming, skating, fitness, sports and more (see the link below for detailed schedules). Families can also get creative in a workshop at the Milton Centre for the Arts. Design an entry for the TORONTO 2015 Mascot Creation Challenge with help…

Keep Taxes Low

Its a message we hear from many Milton residents throughout the year and especially around election time.  The next municipal election is to be held on October 27, 2014 in case you are wondering. In a recent letter to the editor, one of my council colleagues brought up some concerns about spending at the local…

Halton Region Asks For Input On Communication

If you are interested in taking part in the survey by Halton Region, please sign up at www.halton.ca/mvp This is a great service provided by the Region to get as much citizen input as possible and work towards making things better.  I know that when I speak with residents in Milton about both town and…