Administration & Planning Standing Committee Meeting June 18 2012

This coming Monday night June 18th will be the Administration & Planning Standing Committee meeting at Town Hall starting at 7pm. This Committee consists of five Councillors and the Mayor. Committee members review all reports, formulate policy and make recommendations to Council on matters over which Council has authority under the Municipal Act, the Planning…

More Construction Notices – Hydro One

The town of Milton received a notice from Hydro One about some upcoming constrcution to the transmission corridor along James Snow Parkway from Steeles to Main Street.  As you will read the construction will take a number of weeks with the goal of being finished by mid-May. Reisdents will see helicoptors flying around and there…

Widen Roads Around Future High School

According to a few people I have talked with in the last few weeks, some are worried about the addition of a high school at the corner of Louis St. Laurent and Fourth Line. Not because of the school mind you.  That is a welcomed addition to our continually growing region of town.  Our school…

2008 Milton Fall Fair

  Its coming faster than you think. This years looks to be better than last years event. People come from all around to attend what most people feel is the best Fall Fair in Ontario. Id have a hard time finding one better. www.miltonfair.com is the site to visit with more details coming in the…

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…

Is Milton doing an "Outstanding Job"?

In the May 9th edition of the Milton Canadian Champion, town CAO Mario Belvedere said the town of Milton was doing an “outstanding job” managing growth and roads over the past several years. Town doing ‘outstanding job’: CAO Town of Milton CAO Mario Belvedere tells council growth has been managed well overall Melanie Hennessey, Published…

Where will ward one go

Is the town making the right decision by looking at changing the ward boundries in Milton? By the sounds of this letter to the Champion last week, they might be jumping the gun. Milton resident Robert Harris states that the Town of Milton should wait until the Region of Halton completes its “Sustainable Halton” plan…

150th Kudos

As many of my blog readers are aware, I was heavily involved in Milton’s 150th Anniversary Celebrations for 2007.  It was an amazing time in my life as I got to learn more about our town and its rich history and we got to celebrate the town and the people who made it what it…

"Slow down and obey the rules of the road"

Intersection dangerous: residents Nov 09, 2007 A local woman is calling on the Town to put a four-way stop at a south Milton intersection after her house was struck by a car on the weekend for the second time in five months. Yates Drive resident Denise Dawes said people have been using her street as…

Yates Drive and March Crossing

Just the mere mention of that intersection causes many residents in the area to roll their eyes. Why? We have seen many near misses of vehicles driving down Yates from Thompson Road with cars coming out of March Crossing. This weekend was no different. Lets go back in time to this past summer around the…