Town of Milton News

Posted Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Pedestrian CrossingNews Release - The Town of Milton will be installing five new pedestrian crossovers across the community, in accordance with a new provincial law and the Making Ontario's Roads Safer Act. Several locations were determined to warrant the new pedestrian crossovers through pedestrian and vehicle volume counts. Locations and approximate installation dates are: Main Street East at Hugh Lane walkway (late August 2016)Philbrook Drive at Cousens Terrace (early September 2016)Maple Avenue at Book Dri...

Posted Tuesday, August 23, 2016

News Release - In celebration of National Forest Week (September 18-24), community partners in Milton are planning a park clean-up and tree planting at Drumquin Park. Drumquin Park is an important part of Milton's urban forest and the Sixteen Mile Creek watershed. The park clean-up is set for Saturday, September 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will be coordinated by the Field and Stream Rescue Team. With an estimated 2 tonnes of garbage in the park, Field and Stream Rescue Team is looking for ...

Posted Thursday, August 18, 2016

News Release - Starting Tuesday, September 6, Milton Transit will make changes to the bus schedule to accommodate the addition of a 10th GO Train on the Milton line. An additional morning GO Train will depart the Milton GO Station at 5:59 a.m., arriving at Union Station at 7:00 a.m. An evening GO Train will be added, departing Union Station at 5:55 p.m., and returning to the Milton GO Station at 6:54 p.m. Other GO Train times have been adjusted to accommodate these departures. Milton Transi...

Posted Thursday, August 18, 2016

News Release - With the recent rainy weather, the Milton Fire Department is lifting the restrictions on open air burning and reminding residents to obtain a Burn Permit. Open air burning can be a safe, enjoyable and convenient activity as long as it is done within the parameters of the Open Air Burning By-law (#48-2011). Open air burning is legal in the Town of Milton, provided the by-law is followed and a valid Burn Permit has been obtained. All open fires, including backyard chimineas and ou...

Posted Tuesday, August 09, 2016

News Release - The Milton Fire Department would like to remind home owners with “basement” apartments (formally known as “accessory apartments”) that they must ensure the safety of their tenants by complying with the Fire Code and other Town applicable laws and standards. The Fire Prevention Division of the Milton Fire Department recently charged the owners of a Weston Road home for various Fire Code offences relating to a residential basement rental apartment. The offe...