CKSS Students host Community Clean Up

While driving to school or work today did you notice a number of students walking along Louis St Laurent and 4th Line as well as other areas in town?  Those were CKSS students participating (in what I believe is the first annual) Community Clean Up. Many students at CKSS took time from their schedule today…

Increased Weed Control Being Considered in 2014 Budget

From the Milton Canadian Champion Town may increase weed control budget Town councillors have heard the message that residents want better weed control in parks and on boulevards, and will be looking at it when it comes to next year’s budget. Possibilities for improving the maintenance of the areas include more frequent mowing during dandelion…

Milton United Way 5K/10K Event October 6th 2013

The race is just over a month away and pledges are now open for the 2nd annual United Way 5K/10K run and 5K community walk on Oct 6th.  I’ll be participating this year so feel free to pledge your support here. Need some incentive? Meet Ronaldus Maximus of Milton United Way fame.  Notice the hair? …

Free Garbage Tags Expire Sept 7th

Just a reminder to Milton residents that the Region of Halton free bag tags expire this coming September 7th. After that you will be required to purchase them at $2.00 each. If you have any questions about the Halton Bag Tag program, please visit this website for more details OR you can call 3-1-1.  The…

Milton Trails & Cycling Master Plan

Public Input Session: Trails and Cycling Master Plan Update The Town of Milton is developing an updated Trails and Cycling Master Plan. The revised plan will build upon the Town’s existing system of roads and trails, as well as consider those planned in and surrounding Milton. Members of the public are invited to review the project’s…

Derry Road Underpass Construction Starts MONDAY June 17th

Attention residents in wards 7 & 8 The long awaited construction of the Derry Road underpass between Scott and Bronte Street will begin MONDAY JUNE 17th.  There will be some headaches along the way but this is a project that should have been done years ago before all the growth on the west side of…

Project Autism – I CAN Programs

My good friend Patrick Lee wanted me to pass this along for information. Project Autism is providing a number of “I CAN” programs for children who are on the autism spectrum. Here is the link to the programs starting in this month and in July as well. Take some time to take a look at…

New Cell Tower Application

The town of Milton has received an application from Rogers for the installation of a 35 metre cell tower for the corner of Louis St Laurent and Thompson Road.  This location is going to be a Tim Hortons restaurant and the tower application is pending a public meeting and review by town staff. The proponents…

Metrolinx Statistics Milton GO Station

Found this report online today and it had some very interesting statistics they’ve collected on who uses the GO Station in Milton, how many drive, bike, walk etc.  As you might have heard Metrolinx has started up what they call the BIG MOVE.  Its a plan for the next 25 years to look at options…