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  1. Trio of motorists facing alcohol charges in Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 |

    Three out-of-town drivers were charged with alcohol-related charges in Halton Hills during a busy weekend for Halton Regional Police officers. Eleven people were charged between Friday and Sunday on Halton-area roads after allegedly drinking and getting behind the wheel of a vehicle. 1 comment

  2. Halton Hills man charged with impaired driving twice within a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 7 |

    Halton Regional Police charged a local man with impaired driving Thursday morning, just six days after he was arrested for the same offence about a kilometre away. Police reported that on Dec. 7 at around 2 a.m., a traffic stop was initiated in the area of Guelph Street and Delrex Boulevard.


  3. 5 passes for $5: Halton Hills offering special stocking stuffer dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 |

    The Town of Halton Hills has a special offer available allowing residents to give the gift of fun and exercise this holiday season. The five passes for $5 deal offers up five passes to any Town of Halton Hills recreational swim or skate at arenas and community centres in Acton and Georgetown. 1 comment

  4. Three more drivers charged in Halton HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 |

    Of the 12 drivers charged with alcohol-related offences by Halton Regional Police over the weekend, three of those incidents took place in Halton Hills. A number of witnesses called 9-1-1 at around 11:30 p.m. Friday upon observing a vehicle being driven erratically in the municipality before a traffic stop was initiated at 15 Sideroad and Sixth Line. 1 comment

  5. Three Halton Hills residents facing impaired driving chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 |

    On Sunday, Nov. 26, after 2:30 a.m., a traffic stop was initiated near Mountainview Road North and John Street in the town of Halton Hills. As a result of an investigation, James Boose, 21, of Halton Hills was charged with driving over 80 milligrams. 2 comments

  6. Pair of public meetings to focus on Halton Hills trucking strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 |

    The Town of Halton Hills will host its second round of public meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday to address the town's trucking strategy. The first meeting will be held Tuesday at the Acton Arena & Community Centre Hall at 415 Queen St. between 6 to 8 p.m. The second meeting is scheduled for Wednesday in Georgetown in the lobby at the Moldmasters Sportsplex located at 221 Guelph St., also from 6-8 p.m. "The Town of Halton Hills has been working with a consulting team from WSP to undertake a Trucking Strategy Study.


  7. Halton Hills Library 'Food for Fines' campaign collects more than ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 |

    ... idea, which was first proposed by Ward 1 Coun. Michael Albano, allowed residents to donate at both the Acton and Georgetown branches of the library. "I am very pleased that this initiative was embraced by so many people. Clearly there is not only a ... 1 comment

  8. Halton Hills transportation issues raised again at Queen's Park:MPP calls for long-term strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 |

    After unanimously passing a resolution to partner with the town on a number of transportation issues facing residents at the end of September, the matter was once again brought to the floor of the provincial legislature. Wellington-Halton Hills MPP Ted Arnott, who was behind September's private member's bill, once again called on the Ministry of Transportation to intervene and partner with the town to address the concerns.


  9. Black Friday traffic chaos at Toronto Premium OutletsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 |

    Black Friday hoppers looking for bargains at Toronto Premium Outlets in southwest Halton Hills had better bring along some patience in order to get there. Halton Regional Police report that traffic is lined up for a couple of kilometres on Highway 401 westbound and drivers can expect delays at the intersection of Trafalgar Road and Steeles Avenue as parking spaces are at a premium around the outdoor outlet mall. 3 comments

  10. Proposed changes to Halton Hills firearms bylaw shot to pieces by local gun ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 |

    ... five resident delegations with objections to some of the changes. Delegations included individual residents, the Georgetown Revolver Club and David Eagleson, a firearms safety and education expert who lives in town. The Ontario Federation of Anglers ... 11 comments

  11. Upgrades to Halton processing plant will reduce smell from Georgetown Wastewater Treatment PlantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | The Brampton Guardian

    During a Nov. 8 planning and public works meeting at the Region of Halton, council heard of some changes happening at the Biosolids Management Centre in Oakville, and those changes will positively affect the Georgetown Wastewater Treatment Plant. In 2012, regional staff initiated a study on how to better manage incoming sewage and septage, as well as assessing when new receiving facilities will be required. 3 comments

  12. Funding for new skate park in Georgetown included in 2018 budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 |

    Halton Hills' budget committee approved the town's proposed 2018 capital budget on Wednesday with funding for a new skate park in Georgetown. The new venue, which will be called the Georgetown Sports Action Park, will be located at the Gellert Community Park and will also feature two multi-purpose courts. 3 comments

  13. Halton Hills budget committee approves 2018 capital budget with 2.4 per cent tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 |

    The Town of Halton Hills came one step closer to finalizing its 2018 budget on Wednesday night, approving a proposed 2.4 per cent increase on next year's tax levy and $9.7 million in new capital projects. Town staff met its capped limit of a 3.9 per cent increase on the levy set by council in August. 5 comments

  14. Halton needs to 'right the wrong' in Hornby water servicingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 |

    During a Planning and Public Works public meeting on Nov. 8, a Hornby resident pleaded with council to investigate the water issues the area has experienced for the better part of a decade due to construction. Ken Lawday, who held a delegation during the meeting, started his presentation with a brief history on the issue: in March 2007, his home lost use of their well because the region set out to complete construction. 4 comments

  15. Halton Hills drivers facing chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 |

    Halton regional police arrested several people within its jurisdiction over the past week for suspected impaired driving, and two Halton Hills residents are facing a charge of exceeding the blood-alcohol limit. On Saturday just before 12:30 a.m., a traffic stop was initiated near Delrex Boulevard in Georgetown. 1 comment

  16. Light Up the Hills celebrates 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 |

    This year, Light Up the Hills celebrates a decade, and organizers are eager to make this year bigger and better. In February 2008, head organizer Gerry Kentner was driving through Georgetown along Main Street, right by the Cedarvale tobogganing hill, and an idea struck her. 5 comments

  17. Georgetown, China square off in hockey gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 |

    ... hockey. That's the base for co-operation between our two cities," said Yi Li, the executive mayor of Chengdu. Georgetown recently entered a sister city agreement with Wenjiang China, and Mayor Rick Bonnette said the festival is a way to bring the ... 2 comments

  18. Town saves popular Georgetown, Acton youth centres from closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2017 |

    Halton Hills council has decided to extend funding to keep a pair of popular Halton Hills youth centres open through spring 2019. In March of this year, Links2Care, the nonprofit organization operating the two youth centres since 2000, announced it no longer had the resources to continue operating the Open Door and the Off the Wall youth centres, and would be forced to shut them down in the summer.


  19. No safety risk at Georgetown's Christ the King S.S., Halton police reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 |

    "A vague comment" on social media over the weekend prompted calls of concern to Halton police, but following an investigation, it was determined that there was no public safety risk at Christ the King Secondary School in Georgetown. An unidentified man from Georgetown was apprehended under the Ontario Mental Health Act after a red vehicle was spotted driving erratically along Guelph Street in Halton Hills early Sunday morning.


  20. Chamber of Commerce honours Halton Hills' top businesses for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 |

    ... recipients. Radio DJ Scott Fox from Z103.5 served as Master of Ceremonies. Generations Physiotherapy Centre in Georgetown was recognized for the business award for Community Excellence. The Georgetown Bread Basket, the town's local food bank, ... 1 comment