2 More Days for 2012 Budget Input

This is just a reminder that you have until June 8th to submit your comments through the Town of Milton’s website for the 2012 Budget Call Report. Here is the link to the survey. The survey collects information from residents asking them questions on the priorities YOU would like to see Milton Town Council &…

Traffic Calming Policy

The Town of Milton has issued a report outlining the new traffic calming policy for our roads.   The Town’s Traffic Calming Policy provides guidelines, procedures and criteria to initiate, investigate and implement traffic calming measures within residential neighbourhoods. Its purpose is to address safety concerns related to speeding and excessive volume in a fair and…

Will The Race Go On?

Here is an article from Christina Commisso from the Milton Canadian Champion about last Monday nights Community Services Standing Committee Meeting. Farmer fears race will hurt business Plans for Milton to host the premier race during June’s Canadian Road Cycling Championships are in jeopardy, following opposition from a local strawberry farm.Saturday, June 25 is the…

Traffic Calming Report

Here’s a little weekend reading for you.  I thought given the intense desire on the part of many councillors for this report, they would have it up on their sites as well (hint hint 🙂 ) Over the course of the last municipal campaign and in fact over the past several years people have asked…

Milton Police Blotter December 23

From the Milton Canadian Champion Milton Police Blotter Shortly after 12:30 a.m. last Thursday, a pick-up truck was seen by police driving dangerously at Thompson and Derry roads. Soon after, police say, the vehicle left the road and swiped a curb before coming back onto the road.  When signaled to do so, police say, the…

Halton Police Update

File this one under REALLY?  So far this year Halton Police have laid almost 300 impaired driving charges.  “Halton police report that since Jan. 1, 2010, 295 drivers on Halton roads have been arrested for impaired driving. A total of 123 impaired charges have been laid in Burlington followed by 87 in Oakville, 49 in…

Today Is Election Day

Its been over 10 months since I began my campaign to become the local councillor for ward 6.  On January 11, 2010 I visited town hall and filed my nomination papers and started what was to become a tiring, yet satisfying campaign. Over these past 10 months I have met many of you, a couple…

More people agree about aggressive drivers

As I pointed out in a previous post, and commented on by another Milton blogger Zeeshan Hamid, there was a letter to the Champion outlining several instances of aggressive drivers in the Town of Milton.  It seems to be an ongoing problem with no real direction on what changes can be made. Here’s Jean Paul’s…

Never ending story

It’s another long weekend in Milton. Schools are all out and kids are running around their homes as we speak trying to find something to keep them busy. I know Anthony is ready to do something … and fast. That’s why I love the summer. He loves it too, like driving his bike to the…

It happened again

I was getting ready to go to the last official meeting of the Milton 150th Anniversary committee around 630pm when I heard some weird sounds and then a smash. Oh no, not again I thought and hoped for the best as I made my way to front porch. So much for hoping. There was another…