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  1. Two drivers charged with impaired in Halton Hills from Sept. 13-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | InsideHalton.com

    On Sept. 13, Marlene Schonnop, 55, of Georgetown was charged with impaired driving and driving over 80 milligrams, after police responded to a complaint in the area of Mountainview Road North and Maple Avenue shortly after 2:15 a.m. On Sept. 1 comment

  2. What's Going on Here? Condo at 42 Mill St. set to break groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | InsideHalton.com

    The Amico condo development at 42 Mill St. in Georgetown is ready to break ground on Oct. 3, starting a two-year building process. Town of Halton Hills council gave final approval of the project in July for the six-storey, 76-unit condominium near downtown Georgetown. 1 comment

  3. "There's no need for a transit system in Georgetown:" D'Arcy Keene runs for council in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | InsideHalton.com

    D'Arcy Keene moved to Georgetown 10 years ago because he was looking for a small town near the GTA. After leaving Milton amid massive growth, Keene is running for Ward 4 councillor to help keep Georgetown the small town that he fell in love with. 1 comment

  4. "Our council needs to be nimble and creative," Ann Lawlor Vying for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | InsideHalton.com

    As a retired communications expert running a business in town, Lawlor has been a volunteer for decades.The two-term ward four councillor is vying for a third term. Lawlor moved to Georgetown with her husband to run Lawlor and Co. 3 comments

  5. Will Halton Hills allow pot retail in town?:New council set to make...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | InsideHalton.com

    After the Oct. 22 election, one of council's first decisions will be to opt in or out of having recreational marijuana dispensaries in town. In anticipation of marijuana becoming legal in the fall, the town of Halton Hills has formed a working group on how legalization will affect aspects of town and what regulations would need to be put in place. 1 comment

  6. 'It's like a funnel over Georgetown south,' NAV Can proposes 6 steps...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | InsideHalton.com

    NAV Canada is looking to change some of the arrival and departure procedures for air traffic at Pearson after hearing numerous complaints about overhead noise. NAV Canada changed the arrival flights procedure which brought all incoming planes down one path which crossed over Georgetown south. 1 comment

  7. The 2 largest industrial investments in the region last quarter were in Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | InsideHalton.com

    Development in Halton Hills' industrial sector is taking the cake for the highest investments in the Region during the second quarter this year. Two industrial buildings valued at over $44.6 million have been built south of Georgetown, ranking higher than other investments in Milton and Oakville. 2 comments

  8. Ontario Cold Case: Gas bar owner found fighting for his life after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Hamilton Spectator

    That's how long Muhammad Azeem Khan had been working at Hornby Pump Gas Bar, before he would fall victim to a grisly incident that would see him fighting for his life. Khan purchased the gas station at Hornby Road and Steeles Avenue, in Halton Hills, and took possession on Sept. 1 comment

  9. Ontario Cold Case: Gas bar owner found fighting for his life after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 7 | The Guelph Mercury

    That's how long Muhammad Azeem Khan had been working at Hornby Pump Gas Bar, before he would fall victim to a grisly incident that would see him fighting for his life. Khan purchased the gas station at Hornby Road and Steeles Avenue, in Halton Hills, and took possession on Sept. 1 comment

  10. Up in smoke: Committee nixes Rosetta Street grow-op in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | InsideHalton.com

    For approximately a year now, marijuana has been growing inside a rental unit at 1 Rosetta St., an area surrounded by residential units and across the street from the Georgetown GO station. "The neighbourhood is upset," said Pat Morey, a resident living across the street, who spoke at the meeting. 2 comments

  11. Georgetown could be getting a new housing development beside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | InsideHalton.com

    While council was pleased to see such a proactive approach to planning a new community of the east side of Trafalgar Road, they were concerned about its affordability. Halton Hills planning, public works and transportation committee members saw three possible design layouts for a development along Trafalgar Road, just across from Halton Hills Christian School and adjacent to the Trafalgar Sports Park. 1 comment

  12. 'His attitude, his kindness, his joy:' Remembering Fred HelsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | InsideHalton.com

    ... when they were in between leaders. He married his first wife, Margaret, who was a manager of the CIBC bank in Georgetown for many years. Helson and his wife became avid supporters of the arts in Halton Hills through Georgetown Little Theatre, the ... 2 comments

  13. The sprawling suburbs: Study finds two-thirds of Canadians living in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 27 | InsideHalton.com

    ... the study's findings and that planners have been trying to circumvent these issues in new suburbs, like Vision Georgetown a 1,000-acre "If you look at a lot of the newer urban boundary expansions," he said. "They're a lot more dense than in the post ... 3 comments

  14. August impaired driving offences for Halton Hills:3 drivers nabbed between Aug. 3 and 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | InsideHalton.com

    Halton Police officers responded to a complaint near Princess Anne Boulevard and Atwood Avenue in Georgetown on Aug. 3, shortly before 8 p.m. As a result of the investigation, Robert Grasby, 55, of Georgetown, was charged with driving while ability impaired and driving over 80 milligrams. On Aug. 14, around 3:15 a.m., officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Windsor Road and Byron Street in Georgetown. 4 comments

  15. Meet the therapy dogs helping kids cope with the stress of going back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | InsideHalton.com

    ... lab when she walks into a school. As a St. John Ambulance therapy dog, Libby visits Catholic schools in Georgetown with alongside a group of volunteers on a weekly basis or more, to help students cope with the stresses that come with school. "In a ... 3 comments

  16. Halton Hills grapples with bylaws for Georgetown marijuana...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | InsideHalton.com

    They say the smell of skunky marijuana has been hanging in the air intermittently for nearly a year, and now, the town of Halton Hills has notified them that a marijuana production facility is operating in the old mill across the street. Notices posted on the front door of 1 Rosetta Street indicate that the building is the site of a proposed marijuana operation, and a letter mailed out to residents' states that the owners are applying to have the facility conform to the town's bylaws. 1 comment

  17. Meet Jim Waldbusser: the American with a heart for Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | InsideHalton.com

    As a young boy growing up on a farm in southern Maryland, he saw the stark contrast between the political values of his father and the town around him. "Dorchester county is one of the most backward counties that anyone could experience," said Waldbusser, whose father worked as a teacher in the day while farming melons and soy at home. 3 comments

  18. Meet the man who's helping pioneer some of Canada's leading roadside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | InsideHalton.com

    ... noticed a serious flaw in the planning of roadwork in Halton Hills, with construction in Norval as well as north Georgetown happening simultaneously. "How do you have them both happen at the same time?" He asked, noting that both main arteries in ... 4 comments

  19. Meet Patrick Cryan, the youngest person running for councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | InsideHalton.com

    He's running against incumbents like Moya Johnson and Dave Kentner, as well as new faces like Wendy Farrow-Reed and Randy Kerman. "I want to be a younger voice," said Cryan, who grew up in Georgetown and graduated from Christ the King secondary. 4 comments

  20. Police warn residents following string of auto thefts in Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | InsideHalton.com

    The Halton Regional Police Service is warning residents to lock their vehicles and to remove any valuables left inside, following a recent string of auto thefts in Halton Hills. "We have been getting a number of reports of theft from vehicles and theft of vehicles," said Halton Regional Police Service Det. 2 comments