Acton Newswire (Page 2)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Acton (Halton Hills, ON). (Page 2)

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  1. Town employees support Georgetown Bread Basket, Acton Food ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 |

    ... erintendent of public works, and mayor Rick Bonnette earlier this week. Another 175 pounds of food was dropped off at Acton Food Share. 8 comments

  2. No more first-time parking ticket warnings in Halton Hills starting in New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 |

    The idea that everyone deserves a second chance will no longer apply to parking tickets in Halton Hills come Jan. 1. "Please be advised Parking Control Officers will no longer issue first time infraction warnings to vehicle owners that have committed an offence," read the announcement. Currently, first-time offenders parking illegally in Halton Hills are given a written warning under certain circumstances, after which they are ticketed for subsequent infractions. 18 comments

  3. Halton Hills council approves 2.3 per cent tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 |

    ... f the budget will be posted on the Town website. Copies can be purchased from the Finance Department or viewed at the Acton and Georgetown branches of the library. 12 comments

  4. OPINION: Spread some joyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 |

    ... or 519-833-9696), Rockwood Food Bank or 519-856-2113), Acton Foodshare ( or 519-853-0457), and Georgetown Bread Basket ( or 905-873-3368). Whether you choose ... 5 comments

  5. Understanding BTUsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 |

    Appleby Systems Georgetown Inc . in Halton Hills offers heating and cooling systems for your home. 4 comments

  6. Four people seriously injured in three-vehicle crash in Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 |

    Halton Regional Police are still investigating a serious personal injury collision on Fifth Line north of Bridlewood Blvd. in the Town of Halton Hills Sunday morning involving three motor vehicles. Police say a southbound car, driven by a 72-year-old Hillsburgh resident, veered into the northbound lane after a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old Halton Hills resident pulled out onto Fifth Line from a private drive at approximately 11 a.m. At that time, a SUV driven by a 30-year-old Acton resident was travelling northbound and collided head-on with the southbound automobile. 7 comments

  7. Churchill: Is Georgetown finally ready for a bus system?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 |

    ... and Brampton, those answering the transit service survey were looking for transportation within Halton. Access from Acton to Georgetown and Georgetown to Milton were listed among the needed transit routes. So the battle lines are drawn. Those of us ... 5 comments

  8. Santa Claus is comin' to Town of Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 |

    1 p.m. in downtown Acton, hosted by the Acton Firefighters. Don't forget to stop by Roxy Coffee for your free photo with Santa from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 5-7 p.m. The Georgetown Lions Club organizes an evening event following Guelph St. from Sinclair Ave. to Mill St. and Charles St. to the Fairgrounds. 7 comments

  9. Ramp up your culinary skills with a smokerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 |

    If you are ready to ramp up your outdoor cooking skills, look no further than the Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker, available at Appleby Systems Georgetown Inc. in Halton Hills. There are distinct differences among smoking, barbecuing and grilling - namely, time and temperature. 1 comment

  10. Flu vaccine available at several Halton Hills locationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 |

    Pharmacist Raymond Bishay of Young's Pharmacy & Healthcare on Main St. in Georgetown administers a flu shot to colleague Lisa Bowen on Thursday. Young's is one of 18 locations in Halton Hills that provide the flu vaccine free of charge. 3 comments

  11. Fighting Jack exuded the spirit of a young nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 |

    As we approach Nov. 11, I wish to share with the people of Halton Hills the name of a true Canadian hero who is interred in Acton's Fairview Cemetery. John A. Munroe, or as he was better known Fighting Jack, was an extraordinary Canadian. 2 comments

  12. Recreation passes instead of treats big Halloween hit in Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 |

    ... number of passes sold out. The Town also partnered with the two Business Improvement Area (BIA) associations in Acton and Georgetown and provided BIA-member merchants with a limited number of passes that they could hand out during their annual ... 3 comments

  13. The King will strum his Christmas tunes in ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 |

    Local residents will soon get an early dose of the holiday spirit when the King of Rock and Roll brings his Christmas tunes to Halton Hills. One of North America's top Elvis tribute artists, Steve Michaels, is set to hit the stage at Knox Presbyterian Church in Acton for his Wonderful World of Christmas concert on Saturday, Nov. 5. Milton native Michaels - better known locally as Stephen Kabakos - has been performing as the King of Rock and Roll for almost 20 years. 2 comments

  14. Hot off the grill: Best BBQ tipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 |

    Appleby Systems Georgetown Inc. in Halton Hills has a great selection of barbecues, but to get the most from your grill, you need to brush up on your culinary skills and master some BBQ basics. Many will argue that there is no comparison between charcoal-fired barbecues and gas. 1 comment

  15. Halton Region making the switch to LED streetlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 |

    ... the investment will be paid back within five to six years through energy cost savings and maintenance cost savings. Acton company SouthWestern Energy Inc. has been given the green light to convert about 500 existing lights on regional roads in the ... 2 comments

  16. 1 dead in Halton Hills car crashRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2016 | CBC News

    A fatal car crash in Halton Hills has killed one person and left another with non-life threatening injuries on Friday. Police say they arrived on scene around 1:30 p.m. to find a silver 2001 Nissan Sentra upside down on the side of the road at Sixth Line between Steeles Avenue and 5 Side Road. 1 comment

  17. Teenage girls in Halton Hills are calling out for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 |

    ... confidential. Even the Distress Centre's Georgetown location is not publicized. Calls come in daily from Georgetown, Acton and Milton and surrounding areas. If you or someone you know just needs to hear an understanding voice, you can call the ... 8 comments

  18. Downtown Acton BIA welcomes new managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 |

    Switzer will be responsible for the management of the BIA and the implementation of the new strategic plan, in partnership with the Town of Halton Hills, which involves both economic development and the revitalization of Downtown Acton. Switzer comes to the BIA with over eight years of sales and marketing experience in both private and not-for profit industries and joins the Downtown Acton BIA team from The Georgetown Hospital Foundation and The Downtown Georgetown Farmer's Market. 2 comments

  19. Acton ice pads named after Townsley, McKnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2016 |

    Ron McKnight and Harold Townsley, two long-time local sports volunteers, were celebrated on Saturday by having ice pads at the Acton Arena and Community Centre officially named in their honour. The McKnight Ice Pad and Townsley Ice Pad name unveiling was celebrated by Mayor Rick Bonnette, members of Council, and McKnight and Townsley family members. 2 comments

  20. Missing sheep on the lamb in Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | 680News

    Halton Hills police are searching for a sheep that was last seen in Acton on Sept. 27, 2016. 1 comment