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Blue Mountains Review - October 23 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - October 23 Edition

Posted On: Sunday, October 25, 2020

Community News and Information

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Ontario Invests $550 Million to Build and Upgrade Schools

Ontario Invests $550 Million to Build and Upgrade Schools

Posted On: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

New Projects will Deliver Modern, State-of-the-Art Classrooms and Licensed Child Care Spaces

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Ontario Protects Workers, Volunteers and Organizations Who Make Honest Efforts to Follow COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines and Laws

Ontario Protects Workers, Volunteers and Organizations Who Make Honest Efforts to Follow COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines and Laws

Posted On: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Proposed Legislation Will Still Allow for Legal Action Against Intentional Misconduct and Gross Negligence

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Ontario Extends COVID-19 Orders to Protect the Public

Ontario Extends COVID-19 Orders to Protect the Public

Posted On: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Options for Electricity Pricing beginning November 1

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Beaver Valley Bruce Trail Fall Newsletter

Beaver Valley Bruce Trail Fall Newsletter

Posted On: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

The Bruce Trail is made possible with the help of local landowners who grant the Bruce Trail Clubs and its hikers access to their properties. Be familiar with the standardized Bruce Trail Blazes used for route navigation before heading onto the trail. With some exceptions, use of the majority of the Bruce Trail in the Beaver Valley Section is suitable for foot traffic only. No wheelchair accessible trails fall within the Beaver Valley Club boundary.

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Halloween Drive-Thru

Halloween Drive-Thru

Posted On: Monday, October 19, 2020

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Virtual Town Hall Meeting - October 27

Virtual Town Hall Meeting - October 27

Posted On: Monday, October 19, 2020

Hosted by the Blue Mountain Ratepayers and The Citizens Forum

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COVID-19 Associated with School Students

COVID-19 Associated with School Students

Posted On: Sunday, October 18, 2020

The Grey Bruce Health Unit is working with the Bluewater District School Board to address cases of COVID-19 associated with students attending Osprey Central School in the Municipality of Grey Highlands. As a result of the positive cases, the proposed school re-organization will be delayed.

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Blue Mountains Review - October 16 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - October 16 Edition

Posted On: Sunday, October 18, 2020

Community News

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215 Days of Reporting - Covid Cases in Grey-Bruce, as of Oct 18th

215 Days of Reporting - Covid Cases in Grey-Bruce, as of Oct 18th

Posted On: Sunday, October 18, 2020

3 new case(s) reported in past 24 hours in Grey Bruce, 164 cases to date (current cumulative total), 8 active case(s); 1 case in hospital

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Posted On: Friday, October 16, 2020

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Blue Mountains Review - Oct 9 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - Oct 9 Edition

Posted On: Friday, October 9, 2020

Community Information

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COVID-19 Considerations for Halloween

COVID-19 Considerations for Halloween

Posted On: Friday, October 2, 2020

This document provides guidance on safety precautions to take for trick or treating and Halloween. Please note: the provincial government may develop their own messaging in response to an increase in provincial case numbers. In the event that this change effects our message, this document will be adjusted as needed – please check in regularly for updates to this document.

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COVID-19 Community Clusters

COVID-19 Community Clusters

Posted On: Friday, October 2, 2020

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has identified a cluster of COVID-19 cases in eastern Grey County resulting from some individuals failing to adhere to social gathering recommendations, regulations and basic COVID-19 preventive guidelines. A number of active cases share a common association.

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Addressing COVID-19 Assessment Centre Capacity

Addressing COVID-19 Assessment Centre Capacity

Posted On: Thursday, October 1, 2020

The Grey Bruce Health Unit and local hospitals are working together to increase testing capacity at area COVID-19 Assessment Centres where community testing is performed. The centres operate under the direction of local hospital corporations.

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Blue Mountains Review - September 25th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - September 25th Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Community News and Updates

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Grey County and Saugeen Ojibway Nation Reach Historic Agreement

Grey County and Saugeen Ojibway Nation Reach Historic Agreement

Posted On: Thursday, September 24, 2020

Grey County and the Saugeen Ojibway Nation (SON) have reached an agreement settling Grey County’s involvement in SON’s long-standing legal action in relation to parts of the Saugeen (Bruce) Peninsula. The agreement settles a claim launched by SON approximately 25 years ago and is a positive step towards fostering further cooperation and reconciliation between Grey County and SON. 

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Jim Wilson, MPP Grey Simcoe to retire

Jim Wilson, MPP Grey Simcoe to retire

Posted On: Thursday, September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 - Although I have been discussing my intentions with family, friends and constituents for months, I have today formally informed the Simcoe-Grey Progressive Conservative Riding Association that I will not be seeking the party nomination to run as their candidate in the next Ontario provincial election; nor will I run as an independent candidate. I have asked the Association to establish a Candidate Search Committee and begin the process of reviewing potential candidates for the next election.

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Blue Mountains Review - September 18 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - September 18 Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Community News and Information

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Ontario Set to Launch Largest Flu Immunization Campaign in Province's History

Ontario Set to Launch Largest Flu Immunization Campaign in Province's History

Posted On: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Ontario Set to Launch Largest Flu Immunization Campaign in Province's History. The plan, entitled Keeping Ontarians Safe: Preparing for Future Waves of COVID-19, sets out a series of steps to prevent, identify and respond to any outbreak scenario this fall.

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Town proposes to Purchase 19 Napier Street E, Thornbury

Town proposes to Purchase 19 Napier Street E, Thornbury

Posted On: Friday, September 18, 2020

Item for Sept 22nd Council Meeting. To approve the Purchase of 19 Napier Street E, Thornbury for $425,000.00

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School screening and return to school

School screening and return to school

Posted On: Friday, September 18, 2020

The Grey Bruce Health Unit has heard from a variety of stakeholders expressing substantial concerns about stringent application of the current screening questionnaire that may send children for testing when it is not required. This may also needlessly exclude children from school, and result in isolation of household members including parents’ inability to go to work. For example, one sneeze should not warrant school exclusion, isolation, nor testing.

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Tree Trust On the Look Out for Special Trees

Tree Trust On the Look Out for Special Trees

Posted On: Friday, September 18, 2020

Tree Trust TBM is a charitable organization that collects donations from citizens who care about the health and longevity of one of our community’s most valuable resources – our trees!

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Ontario Launches New COVID-19 Screening Tool to Help Protect Students and Staff

Ontario Launches New COVID-19 Screening Tool to Help Protect Students and Staff

Posted On: Friday, September 18, 2020

New Tool Part of the Government’s Plan for the Safe Reopening of Schools

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BVOChallenge2020  -  $20,000 Goal

BVOChallenge2020 - $20,000 Goal

Posted On: Friday, September 18, 2020

Spearheaded by Georgian Peaks ski athletes have currently raised $15,000.

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Open letter from Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra

Open letter from Grey Bruce Medical Officer of Health Dr. Ian Arra

Posted On: Tuesday, September 15, 2020

to Parents, Grandparents, and Guardians of Children in Grey Bruce. To be tested or not?

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BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT PREPARES FOR WINTER 20/21  

BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT PREPARES FOR WINTER 20/21  

Posted On: Monday, September 14, 2020

Blue Mountain Prepares for Winter Operations with Enhanced Protocol and Managed Mountain Capacity with Advanced Lift Tickets Online 

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Blue Mountains Review - Sept 10 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - Sept 10 Edition

Posted On: Monday, September 14, 2020

Community News and Events

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Grey Bruce Public Health COVID-19 Resources and Information

Grey Bruce Public Health COVID-19 Resources and Information

Posted On: Friday, September 11, 2020

As part of our on-going efforts to keep you up-to-date on COVID-19 related information, we are providing resources and links that may be useful for you and your organization.

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Blue Mountains Review - August 28 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - August 28 Edition

Posted On: Friday, September 4, 2020

Community News and Events

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Little River Park Beach - Thornbury - OK ti Swim

Little River Park Beach - Thornbury - OK ti Swim

Posted On: Saturday, August 29, 2020

Results from re-sampling that took place on August 31 are now in. They show that the water quality at Little River Beach falls within acceptable levels of bacteria. The posting of the beach is being lifted. 

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Presentation of Initial Concept Plans for 171 King Street, “Gateway Site”

Presentation of Initial Concept Plans for 171 King Street, “Gateway Site”

Posted On: Friday, August 28, 2020

April 23rd meeting - The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation will receive the Concept Plans for information and requests the Executive Director to proceed with initiating public consultation on the plans with any feedback provided back to the Board of The Blue Mountains Attainable Housing Corporation, and Council of the Town of The Blue Mountains. Design by MHBC Planning

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Grey Transit Route set to launch September 14

Grey Transit Route set to launch September 14

Posted On: Thursday, August 27, 2020

Grey County is excited to announce that the Grey Transportation Route (GTR) will begin operating their new transit service starting on September 14. The service will be free to ride from September 14 to October 31.

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Blue Mountains Review - August 21st Edition

Blue Mountains Review - August 21st Edition

Posted On: Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Community News and Updates - School begins with staggered days and Leisure Activity Plan looking for committee members.

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The Town of The Blue Mountains Receives $493,500

The Town of The Blue Mountains Receives $493,500

Posted On: Friday, August 21, 2020

Ontario secured up to $4 billion in emergency assistance for municipalities through the Safe Restart Agreement, which gives them the support and flexibility they need to protect the health and well-being of their communities, while continuing to deliver critical public services as the province continues on the path of renewal, growth and economic recovery.

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Grey Bruce Top Doctor Facebook Live with Parents and Guardians of School-Aged Children

Grey Bruce Top Doctor Facebook Live with Parents and Guardians of School-Aged Children

Posted On: Thursday, August 20, 2020

The event will be hosted on the Grey Bruce Health Unit Facebook Live page starting at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2020. The session will be recorded and made available on the Grey Bruce Health Unit YouTube channel.

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Medical Officer of Health Open Letter to Parents and Guardians of School-Aged Children

Medical Officer of Health Open Letter to Parents and Guardians of School-Aged Children

Posted On: Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians: As the Medical Officer of Health for Grey Bruce, I want to thank you for the great efforts you have invested in keeping your family and our community safe over the past few months.

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The Review - August 14th Edition

The Review - August 14th Edition

Posted On: Sunday, August 16, 2020

Community News and Updates

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Grey County Participating in 2020 AMO Virtual Conference

Grey County Participating in 2020 AMO Virtual Conference

Posted On: Friday, August 14, 2020

Grey County Warden Paul McQueen and a number of County Councillors will join more than 1,000 participants in the Association of Municipalities of Ontario's 2020 AMO Conference from Monday, August 17 to Wednesday, August 19.

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Medical Officer of Health Renews Order – Face Coverings in Indoor Public Places in Grey Bruce

Medical Officer of Health Renews Order – Face Coverings in Indoor Public Places in Grey Bruce

Posted On: Thursday, August 13, 2020

Face Coverings in Indoor Public Places in Grey Bruce for another 4 weeks

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Leisure Activities Plan

Leisure Activities Plan

Posted On: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A community survey has been issued to gain feedback and ideas from residents regarding the creation of a Leisure Activities Plan for the Town of The Blue Mountains.

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Ontario Releases 2020-21 First Quarter Finances

Ontario Releases 2020-21 First Quarter Finances

Posted On: Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Ontario Makes $30 Billion Available in Response to Global Pandemic and Providing Municipalities with up to $1.6 Billion in First Round of Emergency Funding

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Starter Company Delivers Recovery Funds to Small Businesses Across Grey County

Starter Company Delivers Recovery Funds to Small Businesses Across Grey County

Posted On: Monday, August 10, 2020

A new COVID-19 recovery program offered through the Grey County Business Enterprise Centre is providing 45 small businesses from across the region with one-time funding. The Starter Company Plus Recovery Program is providing small businesses with grants of $2,500 to assist them as they reopen and maintain operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Blue Mountains Review - August Edition

Blue Mountains Review - August Edition

Posted On: Monday, August 10, 2020

Community News and Updates

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Ontario Supporting Non-Profits as Province Recovers from COVID-19

Ontario Supporting Non-Profits as Province Recovers from COVID-19

Posted On: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Grant Program Will Ensure Royal Canadian Legions and Other Non-Profits Can Continue to Deliver Vital Services

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Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

Ontario Releases Plan for Safe Reopening of Schools in September

Posted On: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Province Providing Critical Investments and Resources to Keep Students and Staff Safe

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Blue Mountains Review - July 30 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - July 30 Edition

Posted On: Sunday, August 2, 2020

Community News

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Tree Trust in The Blue Mountains

Tree Trust in The Blue Mountains

Posted On: Saturday, August 1, 2020

Big Trees Do The Heavy Lifting - Planting a tree is heralded as a key tool in our fight against climate change. But, did you know that one large tree offers the same ecological benefits as more than 250 saplings? Big trees do heavy lifting on sequestering carbon and offer a number of valuable ecological services: reducing demand for air conditioning; providing wildlife habitat; adding beauty; and slowing storm water to name a few.

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Media Release Opioid Overdose Alert July 31 2020

Media Release Opioid Overdose Alert July 31 2020

Posted On: Saturday, August 1, 2020

Opioid Overdoses – TOXIC SUPPLY The Grey Bruce Health Unit and Owen Sound Police would like to alert the public that fatal overdoses continue to affect our community. There have been multiple fatal overdoses in the past 5 days. It is not only affecting the larger towns and cities, but virtually every small community, hamlet and village within our region.

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Soft Launch of Paid Parking Pilot Project Starting This Weekend

Soft Launch of Paid Parking Pilot Project Starting This Weekend

Posted On: Friday, July 31, 2020

The purpose of this press release is to provide an update regarding the status of the paid parking pilot project that is being implemented by The Town of The Blue Mountains.

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Blue Mountains Review - July 16 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - July 16 Edition

Posted On: Sunday, July 19, 2020

Community News

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Blue Mountains Review - June 10th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - June 10th Edition

Posted On: Thursday, June 11, 2020

Community News and Information - COVID-19 Phase 1 Reopening Plan To Cost Up to $260,000 - details on page 10

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Blue Mountains Review - June 2 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - June 2 Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Community News and Information

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Blue Mountains Review - May 21st

Blue Mountains Review - May 21st

Posted On: Sunday, May 24, 2020

Weekly edition of The Review - Community News and Updates

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Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to Keep People Safe

Ontario Extends Emergency Orders to Keep People Safe

Posted On: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Some Outdoor Recreational Amenities Reopening with Restrictions - The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has extended all emergency orders currently in force until May 29, 2020. That includes the closure of bars and restaurants except for takeout and delivery only, restrictions on social gatherings of more than five people, and staff redeployment rules for long-term care homes and congregate settings like retirement homes and women's shelters. The government is also allowing drive-in religious gatherings.

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Coyotes Arrive in Montreal - virtually

Coyotes Arrive in Montreal - virtually

Posted On: Monday, May 18, 2020

The Georgian Bay Coyotes continue their virtual Trans-Canada Trek across as they keep focused during the COVID-19 isolation and have just completed week #4. 

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Blue Mountains Review - May 13 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - May 13 Edition

Posted On: Friday, May 15, 2020

Weekly edition of The Review - Community News and Updates.

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Blue Mountains Review - May 6th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - May 6th Edition

Posted On: Friday, May 8, 2020

Weekly edition of The Review - Community News and Updates. Special report from the Blue Mountains Library and the Georgian Trail

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Blue Mountains Review - April 16th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - April 16th Edition

Posted On: Friday, April 17, 2020

Weekly Edition of The Review

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Blue Mountains Review - April 9th Edition

Blue Mountains Review - April 9th Edition

Posted On: Friday, April 10, 2020

Community news and updates.

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Review - April 2nd, 2020

Review - April 2nd, 2020

Posted On: Sunday, April 5, 2020

News from The Community

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Blue Mountains Review - March 19 e-Edition

Blue Mountains Review - March 19 e-Edition

Posted On: Thursday, March 19, 2020

Weekly update

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Blue Mountains Review - March 12th edition

Blue Mountains Review - March 12th edition

Posted On: Thursday, March 12, 2020

Community Events and News

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Blue Mountains Review - March Edition

Blue Mountains Review - March Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

News and Community Events

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Grey County Council Supports 2020 Budget

Grey County Council Supports 2020 Budget

Posted On: Saturday, February 8, 2020

On February 7, County Council recommended adoption of the 2020 budget. The budget supports continued delivery of high-quality services while adjusting to changes in Provincial funding and invests in valuable projects and important infrastructure. A County tax rate increase of 1.26% (or about $750,000 compared to 2019) is needed on a total budget of $157.5 million. This represents a $14.48 increase to the average household.

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Blue Mountains Review - January 2020

Blue Mountains Review - January 2020

Posted On: Wednesday, January 8, 2020

News and Community Events

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Blue Mountains Review - December 2019

Blue Mountains Review - December 2019

Posted On: Friday, December 6, 2019

Events, News and Stories

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Blue Mountains Review - November 2019 Edition

Blue Mountains Review - November 2019 Edition

Posted On: Monday, November 11, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Blue Mountains Review - October 2019

Blue Mountains Review - October 2019

Posted On: Monday, October 7, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Council to Purchase former Foodland Property - Special Meeting of Council Sept 25, 8:30am

Council to Purchase former Foodland Property - Special Meeting of Council Sept 25, 8:30am

Posted On: Tuesday, September 24, 2019

THAT Council receive Staff Report FAF.19.203, entitled “Authorization to Purchase 171 King Street East”; AND THAT Council approve the purchase of 171 King Street East, the subject property being the former Foodland at a cost of $1,600,000

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Blue Mountains Review - September Edition

Blue Mountains Review - September Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, September 11, 2019

News, Events and Stories

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Reframing Hope - One Wish at a Time

Reframing Hope - One Wish at a Time

Posted On: Thursday, May 9, 2019

The Living Wish Foundation is a not-for-profit organization devoted to making the world a better place through various initiatives designed to help terminally ill patients re frame hope and realize their dreams

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Blue Mountains Review - May Edition

Blue Mountains Review - May Edition

Posted On: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

News, Stories, Events - open pdf link for complete newsletter

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