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Rotary Club committed to improving park

Rotary Georgetown was dismayed to learn of a recent attempt to significantly damage the rubberized base at the Dominion Gardens play area.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Rock the Hills

For many years some residents of Halton Hills said that there are not a lot of activities in the community geared towards youth.

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Cell tower badly needed: Rogers

The Town of Halton Hills has forwarded the application by a company that wants to build a telecommunications tower in a church parking lot on 15 Sideroad to Industry Canada to validate the company's technical information.

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One-of-a-kind Community Covenant promotes support for veterans

Last month, the Town of Halton Hills launched Community Covenant for veterans and their families.

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Accused man 'pretty upset' after road rage incident

Halton Regional Police this week found themselves hunting down an entirely different kind of road-rager: a driver who allegedly hurled a steel block into the window of another vehicle, leaving a 5-year-old child and 3-month-old infant with minor injuries.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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MPP takes action on election promises

Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott wasted no time in taking action on three of his priorities outlined in his recent victorious election campaign.

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Man charged in road rage incident

An Acton man faces several criminal charges after what Halton Regional Police describe as "an atrocious fit of rage while driving."

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Man charges after driver, children injured in alleged road rage incident

Charges have been laid following what Halton Region police allege was an "atrocious fit of rage while driving" that injured a driver and two children.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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LNH honours Champions of Literacy and volunteers

Literacy North Halton, operating the Adult Learning Centre in Georgetown, Milton and Acton, recently held its Awards and Volunteer Recognition event at the Halton Hills Public Library-Georgetown Branch.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

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Jeffery L. Eason Barrister & Solicitor

For more than 30 years, Jeffery L. Eason Barrister & Solicitor has been setting the precedent for providing the highest level of professional legal services coupled with reasonable rates in a warm and welcoming environment.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

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CVC Saturday workshop: Learn to care for your land

Find out how to make the most of your rural property with guidance from Credit Valley Conservation .

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

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MPP: Time to get back to work

I want to begin this column by expressing my sincere thanks to the people of Wellington-Halton Hills for returning me to Queen's Park for another term as your Member of Provincial Parliament.

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Got a talent? Sign up for the Bash

Are you a talented person who wants a chance to show the world? Is it about time you got discovered? Talent Bash 2014 is your chance to show Halton Hills what you're about.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

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Sale raises funds for Old Armoury

There was no shortage of stuffed animals and toys at the Old Armoury garage sale, and these children seem to have found their favourites.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

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Summer activities begin new week at the library

The preschool crowd is entertained with stories, music and lots of fun. Georgetown Branch: Wednesdays, 10 a.m., July 2-Aug. 20 & Saturdays, 11 a.m., July 5-Aug. 23. Acton Branch: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., July 2-Aug. 20 & Saturdays,11 a.m., July 5-Aug. 23. for kids, 6-8.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

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Reader laments another local business is gone

At the end of this month, I am sad to acknowledge that a small, local business, Feet in Motion, will no longer fill our beloved small town Main Street.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Book chosen for town-wide book club

What are you reading this summer? Halton Hills Public Library invites you join One Book One Halton Hills, a program designed to encourage everyone in Halton Hills to read the same book - think of it as one big book club! This year's book is The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan.

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Meet Gelbert, the Gellert Centre's new mascot

Members of Halton Hills Council attended the 10th anniversary celebration of the Gellert Community Centre.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

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Mayor calls for meeting with MTO minister

Mayor Rick Bonnette wants a one-on-one with Steven Del Duca, the new Ontario Minister of Transportation to discuss the ongoing Province-driven GTA West Transportation Corridor.

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Hey volunteers, 'Thanks a latte'

Alexa and Elizabeth Bolton, volunteers of the North Halton Kitten Rescue were some of the many volunteers celebrated June 10. Sheila Kirk, a volunteer at the Seniors Centre shared why volunteering is amazing to her, on a chalkboard displayed at the volunteer appreciation evening.

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