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New Comprehensive Zoning By-law

New Comprehensive Zoning By-law

Posted On: Friday, April 20, 2018

Notice of Public Open House and Notice of Public Meeting to Consider a New Comprehensive Zoning By-law

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L.E. Shore Library Board Highlights

L.E. Shore Library Board Highlights

Posted On: Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Blue Mountains Public Library Board elected from its members, Odette Bartnicki to the position of Chair of the Board to terminate with the closing of this Board cycle. John McKean will be stepping down.

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New Superintendent of Education at Bluewater

New Superintendent of Education at Bluewater

Posted On: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Bluewater District School Board is pleased to announce that Cynthia Lemon has been appointed to the position of Superintendent of Education, effective May 1, 2018.

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County Campaign Targeting Homelessness

County Campaign Targeting Homelessness

Posted On: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

This April, Grey County is running a five-day campaign to better understand homelessness in our communities and to connect those in need with supports and services. From April 23-27, individuals and families who are without reliable shelter are encouraged to attend one of 13 drop-in hubs throughout the county.  Staff, partners and volunteers will inform attendees about programs and services and other supports.

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Special Committee of the Whole

Special Committee of the Whole

Posted On: Sunday, April 8, 2018

Monday, April 9th, 7pm, Town Hall, Council Chamber. Re: Internet and Telephone Voting Process for the 2018 Municipal and School Board Election in The Blue Mountains

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Hospice Walk - Thornbury-Clarksburg Sun May 6th 1pm

Hospice Walk - Thornbury-Clarksburg Sun May 6th 1pm

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Communities across Canada will come together to participate in a national day of action to raise awareness and funds for hospice palliative care.

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Easter Weekend Curling Event at the Beaver Valley Arena a Huge Success

Easter Weekend Curling Event at the Beaver Valley Arena a Huge Success

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

The Blue Mountains Curling Centre (“BMCC”) is pleased to announce its kick-off event on the Easter weekend was a huge success with over 245 curlers taking to the ice to try out the use of the Beaver Valley Arena as a Curling Centre.

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Meals on Wheels, Thornbury

Meals on Wheels, Thornbury

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Michael Martin and Meals on Wheels volunteer, Karen Stewart visit with, Minnie Sheridan, a recipient of the Meals on Wheels program. The Thornbury program relies on 6 volunteers, Mary Ann Dinsmore, Norm and Joan Haldane, Pattie Bastie, Mary Sandell and Karen Stewart  to deliver 312 meals a year. Meals are delivered 2 days a week.  If you are interested in volunteering please call 519-372-2091 press 6, 1-800-267-3798 press 6 

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Youth Career Expo

Youth Career Expo

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

Tuesday, May 1st, 9am-2pm, Blue Mountain Resort, Village Conference Centre, 242 Jozo Weider Boulevard, The Blue Mountains

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South Georgian Bay Tourism Employee Housing Survey

South Georgian Bay Tourism Employee Housing Survey

Posted On: Saturday, April 7, 2018

The purpose of this survey is to collect information regarding housing market conditions for employees in the South Georgian Bay tourism industry. The objective is to help design a program that would support the creation of a wider range of attainable housing in the region. This survey consists of 22 questions and should take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete. All responses will be kept confidential.

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CANDIDATE & THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER INFORMATION SESSIONS

CANDIDATE & THIRD PARTY ADVERTISER INFORMATION SESSIONS

Posted On: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Thinking about running in the 2018 municipal election or school board election this fall? Find out what you need to know at an upcoming candidate information sessions.

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Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce

Blue Mountains Chamber of Commerce

Posted On: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The BMCC's AGM, held March 28th at the March Street Centre was a great success. 

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Candidate Information Workshop

Candidate Information Workshop

Posted On: Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Saturday May 5, 2018, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Beaver Valley Community Centre, Thornbury

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Blue Mountains Review April 2018

Blue Mountains Review April 2018

Posted On: Sunday, April 1, 2018

Blue Mountains Review - April

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Grey County to Grow Business Enterprise Centre

Grey County to Grow Business Enterprise Centre

Posted On: Sunday, April 1, 2018

On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) will join the Economic Development Department at the Grey County Administration building, located at 595 9th Avenue East.

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Press Release from Mayor John McKean

Press Release from Mayor John McKean

Posted On: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Review received a press release from the Mayor on late Monday evening, March 28 after the Council Meeting at which Council voted 4-2, to meet to consider options for resolution of a Judicial Review the Town is involved in with Councillor Seguin.

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Thornbury Pharmacy 

Thornbury Pharmacy 

Posted On: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

It’s “Back to the Future” at Pharmasave

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The Orchid Restaurant

The Orchid Restaurant

Posted On: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The rumour is True! No, the rumour is Wrong! What? Well, would you believe both are true? Yes, the Orchid is closing and yes, the Orchid will still be in business, but at a new wonderful location at the other end of town.

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Fourth Annual Mental Health ‘SHARE’ Event – Registration now open

Fourth Annual Mental Health ‘SHARE’ Event – Registration now open

Posted On: Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The Grey Bruce We C.A.R.E Project is hosting the 4th annual SHARE event addressing youth mental health and wellness. Thursday, April 26, 9:00 am - 2:30 pm at Beaver Valley Community Centre, 58 Alfred Street West, Thornbury

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Town Communications Survey

Town Communications Survey

Posted On: Monday, March 19, 2018

Communications channels are growing with technology, and we have so many sources of information, it can sometimes be difficult to get our message heard. With your help, we hope to identify the best channels for the information we are working to convey. Whether you are a business, a visitor or a full/part-time resident, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. invites you to a Public Information Centre – Open House:

Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc. invites you to a Public Information Centre – Open House:

Posted On: Monday, March 19, 2018

March 27th 2018, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.; Craigleith Community Centre, 132 Lakeshore Road East, The Blue Mountains

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Are you challenged with labour shortages?

Are you challenged with labour shortages?

Posted On: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 4-6pm, Georgian College, Collingwood

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Municipal Forum replaces Municipal Representatives on Hospital Board

Municipal Forum replaces Municipal Representatives on Hospital Board

Posted On: Monday, March 12, 2018

Town of The Blue Mountains, ON – March 12, 2018 – The municipalities of Collingwood, Clearview Township, The Blue Mountains, Wasaga Beach and the Collingwood General and Marine Hospital are currently in the process of transitioning its Mayors’ Forum to a Municipal Forum, as the hospital, following best practice around the province, moves away from having municipal representatives on the Board of Trustees effective July 12, 2018. These members will be replaced by individuals from across the region selected on the basis of the skills and experience they bring to the Board.

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Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting: Monday, March 12, 5pm

Notice of Complete Application and Public Meeting: Monday, March 12, 5pm

Posted On: Friday, March 9, 2018

Held at the Council Chambers, Town Hall, Thornbury re: Consideration of 23 Townhouse Units – Part of Park Lot 10, RP 16R-1213 (Louisa Street)

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Thornbury Community Theatre presents

Thornbury Community Theatre presents

Posted On: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

“The Class Reunion” by Joh Mann - A Dinner Show

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Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages - March

Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages - March

Posted On: Saturday, March 3, 2018

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Grey County Council February 22 Meeting Highlights

Grey County Council February 22 Meeting Highlights

Posted On: Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Grey County Council met on Thursday, February 22 at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chambers. The council meeting was immediately followed by a session of committee of the whole.

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Cheer Our Local Athletes at the U16 National Championships

Cheer Our Local Athletes at the U16 National Championships

Posted On: Saturday, February 24, 2018

ONTARIO U16 ALPINE SKIERS NAMED FOR NATIONALS Eight local athletes headed to National Championships in The Blue Mountains. Opening ceremonies taking place on Tuesday, March 6th at 5pm in the Village Plaza

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Donations for New Books

Donations for New Books

Posted On: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary President Steven Schofield presented Blue Mountains Public Library with two cheques for new books.

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From North Grey Sauble Conservation Authority

From North Grey Sauble Conservation Authority

Posted On: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Watershed Municipalities and Watershed Media

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Thornbury Community Garden Applications Now Open!  

Thornbury Community Garden Applications Now Open!  

Posted On: Saturday, February 17, 2018

The Thornbury Community Gardens Committee wishes to welcome community members to apply for a garden plot rental for the 2018 growing season by visiting www.freespiritgardens.org.

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Local Choir Traveling to Czech Republic and Germany

Local Choir Traveling to Czech Republic and Germany

Posted On: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Contact: Ann-Marie MacDairmid Phone: 519-599-2710 Email: sbergstra@rogers.com

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Support The Rod Crane Fund

Support The Rod Crane Fund

Posted On: Saturday, February 17, 2018

My name is Rod Crane, I grew up in Beaver Valley and like most Canadian kids; winter sports were my passion. On March 10, 2010 I sustained a spinal cord injury from a trampoline accident.

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L.E. Shore Library News for February

L.E. Shore Library News for February

Posted On: Saturday, February 17, 2018

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CONFLICTED HISTORY: WRITING AND TEACHING HISTORY IN 2018

CONFLICTED HISTORY: WRITING AND TEACHING HISTORY IN 2018

Posted On: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Thursday, March 1, 7:00pm - 8:00pm ;
L.E. Shore Gallery, 173 Bruce St. S, Thornbury

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Petition to Save the GBCS Music Room

Petition to Save the GBCS Music Room

Posted On: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Georgian Bay Community school will be building a "super school" to host students from K-12 in Meaford, Ont.. However, the blueprint made for the new school has only one music room and is smaller than the current music room. This means that the elementary school and high school students will have to share the space for half a day each; essentially meaning no more extracurriculars and no more of that ‘family’ spirit that has made the music room such a comforting place.

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Coyotes Track Club looking for support

Coyotes Track Club looking for support

Posted On: Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Meaford Coyotes Track Club is a non-profit organization, which started in August 2010. They are registered through Athletics Ontario and Ontario Minor Track and Field Association. MISSION is to provide quality coaching and training for middle and long distance runners of all ages. VISION is to help each athlete achieve their personal best in a positive and uplifting environment. Minimum age is 7 years old.

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Blue Water District School Board - updates

Blue Water District School Board - updates

Posted On: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Initial Plan for $24 million dollar school in Meaford decreases space for the music program and track and field. Markdale receives funding for new elementary school. Funding of $1,588,137 to add childcare spaces in Sauble Beach and Durham and BDSB working to build community partnerships.

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Multiple Medals for Coyotes

Multiple Medals for Coyotes

Posted On: Thursday, February 15, 2018

7 year old Freja Kulakowsky of the The Blue Mountains, won two 1st place trophies at the Flying Angels Indoor Classic on Saturday, Feb. 10th in Toronto

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Blue Mountains Curling - Easter Weekend

Blue Mountains Curling - Easter Weekend

Posted On: Saturday, February 10, 2018

Did you see the Olympic Mixed Doubles Curling Trials? by Robert Burcher

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Rotary Ski Days

Rotary Ski Days

Posted On: Friday, February 9, 2018

Nori Szabó, Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary's International Youth Exchange student from Hungary, was joined by 12 of her colleagues on Sunday evening when all the RYE students in the district were brought to Ravenna to begin their annual Ski Days Conference. Many had traveled through white out conditions to get to the gathering. Their drivers were the half dozen volunteer "Red Coats"  - District Youth Exchange Officers - who run the RYE program. As usual, there was great excitement at being together and anticipation for two days of skiing.

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Blue Mountains Review & Citizens Pages February

Blue Mountains Review & Citizens Pages February

Posted On: Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February 2018 - Blue Mountains Review and Citizens Pages

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Proposed Changes to the Town Procedural By-law  2009-59

Proposed Changes to the Town Procedural By-law  2009-59

Posted On: Monday, February 5, 2018

The staff report presented on Feb 5th to Council at the Committee of the Whole provides Council with several recommendations for revisions to the Town’s Procedural By-law and requests Council’s direction on revisions. The revisions are a result of changes made to the Municipal Act through Bill 68, previous Council direction, and includes updates recommended by Staff.  The procedural by-law sets out the rules and regulations for the proceedings of Council, Committees and Local Boards.

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Report of The Economic Development Advisory Committee

Report of The Economic Development Advisory Committee

Posted On: Sunday, February 4, 2018

The Economic Development Advisory Committee presented updates on their key priorities to Council at the Committee of the Whole, Jan 29 including:

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Aging with Confidence  | Ontario's Action Plan for Seniors

Aging with Confidence | Ontario's Action Plan for Seniors

Posted On: Sunday, January 28, 2018

Discussion Questions on Long-Term Care Capacity and Staffing

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Composition of The Blue  Mountains Public Library Board

Composition of The Blue  Mountains Public Library Board

Posted On: Sunday, January 28, 2018

With the recent resignation of 2 board members the current composition of The Blue Mountains Library Board of seven members being four members of the Public and three members of Council), shall remain for the balance of the 2014/2018 term of Council

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 Sustainability Fund

Sustainability Fund

Posted On: Sunday, January 28, 2018

Council approved the creation of a Sustainability Fund (Staff Report CSPW.17.090) to provide financial support to projects that advance sustainability in The Blue Mountains. A fund of $5,000 to be distributed to local sustainable/environmental projects was created. A terms of reference guides the distribution of the funds.

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Conservative MP Kellie Leitch will not seek re-election in 2019.

Conservative MP Kellie Leitch will not seek re-election in 2019.

Posted On: Wednesday, January 24, 2018

"My time in politics has been a genuine privilege, and I will always be thankful to the constituents of Simcoe-Grey for their tremendous support," Leitch said in a statement late Tuesday. "I have concluded, however, that the time has come for me to serve in other ways, including as a surgeon and volunteer."

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Blue Mountains Review January

Blue Mountains Review January

Posted On: Monday, January 15, 2018

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Citizens’ Pages May 2017

Citizens’ Pages May 2017

Posted On: Tuesday, January 2, 2018

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Blue Mountains Review August

Blue Mountains Review August

Posted On: Saturday, August 5, 2017

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Municipal Events
Upcoming Events
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April

Location: 15 Harbour Street, Maiolos, Thornbury

27
April

Location: Beaver Valley Community Centre, Thornbury

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April

Location: Thornbury

28
April

Location: Marsh Street Centre

03
May

Location: Beaver Valley Community Center, Thornbury/Clarksburg

03
May

Location: Marsh Street Centre, Clarksburg

the Official Community Events Calendar for The Blue Mountains

Blue Mountain Honda

Jazzmania - 15 Harbour Street

Jazzmania - Mike Grace

Scandinave Spa

Town Communications Survey

Donations

Hike for Hospice

Thornbury Community Theatre presents

Big Band Apr 28