August 8, 2019 / GCFRG / Comments Off on Grimsby Ranks #2 in Maclean’s Survey of Canada’s Best Communities
Macleans just released it’s annual list of the top communities in Canada to live and Grimsby ranked #2, being edged out only by Burlington. Heavyweights such as Toronto, Ottawa, Oakville and Mississauga ranked much further down the list.
Details are beginning to emerge on the case that the Town, through it’s hydro subsidiaries, has filed over the Biodigester project. The $18 million suit names three defendants including the former mayor, Bob Bentley.
May 26, 2019 / GCFRG / Comments Off on REMINDER: Livingston Avenue Extension/Woodlot Meeting May 28, 2019
Just a quick reminder that the Public Information Centre/Meeting/Workshop on the Environmental Assessment for the Livingston Avenue Extension will be held on Tuesday (May 28th), starting at 6:15PM at the Casablanca Winery Inn.
May 15, 2019 / GCFRG / Comments Off on NOTICE: Livingston Avenue Extension (Woodlot) PIC #2
Well, thanks to a tip from a reader we now know that the Region will be hosting their Public Information Centre #2 for the Livingston Avenue Extension EA on Tuesday May 28th. It should be interesting to see what plans they have for the Irish Grove Woodlot.
May 11, 2019 / GCFRG / Comments Off on Here We Grow Again: Casablanca Winery Inn Redux (Developer Open House)
More than a year after the then Planning & Development Committee Chairman Nick DiFlavio told the Casablanca Inn Winery developers “Please don’t come back here with the exact same plan”, it looks like they are ready to take another kick at the can.
As the Biodisaster Biodigester was long a “staple” post on GCFRG, it seemed appropriate to do a special post with a recent video piece from CHCH television about old Council’s science fair project. One paid with the million$ that rightfully belonged to the taxpayer.
February 24, 2019 / GCFRG / Comments Off on REMINDER: Losani/Fifth Wheel Planning “Open House” – Tuesday February 26, 2019
Let’s try this again… we are just posting a reminder of the “open house” event for the proposed Losani development at the Fifth Wheel property. The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday (February 26) at 6 PM. All are welcome and encouraged to attend and provide input.
February 12, 2019 / GCFRG / Comments Off on RESCHEDULED: Planning – Fifth Wheel/Losani Open House – February 26, 2019
As promised, we would post the updated date for the Planning & Development Committee “Open House” event for the Losani/Fifth Wheel proposal. It has been rescheduled for February 26th @ 6PM (Note the early start time) at Town Hall.
February 10, 2019 / GCFRG / Comments Off on REMINDER: Fifth Wheel/Losani Planning “Open House” – February 12th @ 6PM
As a public service, GCFRG will still post items that it deems of “significant public interest” and with that we are bringing you are a reminder of the Town’s “Open House” event for the proposed Losani development at the former “Fifth Wheel” site at Casablanca Boulevard & Winston Road.
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