Town of Milton News

Posted Wednesday, July 06, 2016

News release - In the interest of public safety, the Milton Fire Department has placed restrictions on all open air burning until further notice. “The recent hot and dry weather conditions increase the risk of a fire burning out of control by quickly spreading to nearby grass and plants,” said Fire Chief Brian Ellsworth, Milton Fire Department. “The lack of rain presents a significant increase in risk of grass and brush fires due to dry conditions and dead undergrowth.&rdquo...

Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Jan Mowbray, Senior of the Year 2016News Release - The 2016 Milton Senior of the Year award was presented to Jan Mowbray at the Milton Council meeting on June 27, 2016. “On behalf of Council, I would like to congratulate Jan Mowbray on her achievement,” said Milton Mayor Gord Krantz. “Jan's devotion and commitment are exceptional and I value how she gives back to the community in so many genuine ways.” A long-time Milton resident for over 28 years, Jan has demonstrated leadership and dedication in her s...

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016

News Release - With hot, dry conditions expected to persist through the week, the Milton Fire Department reminds residents to take precautions with fireworks and open air fires to ensure a safe Canada Day weekend. “Fireworks can be very dangerous and the recent hot and dry weather raises the risk of fire spreading quickly,” said Fire Chief Brian Ellsworth. “The safest way to enjoy fireworks in Milton this weekend is to attend the Canada Day festivities at the Milton Fairgro...

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016

News Release - Residents are invited to watch, meet and greet the members of Canada's cycling team at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre in July to cheer them on and wish them luck as they head into the final laps of training for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio in August. “We are proud to have Hugo Barrett, Monique Sullivan and Kate O'Brien call Milton their training ground and their home,” said Milton Mayor Gord Krantz. “With just one month away from what they have been foc...

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016

News Release - The Town of Milton, with consultant Watson and Associates, has completed a market analysis of Milton's downtown to determine the types of growth that can be accommodated from an economic perspective. The analysis provides key market information with regard to vacancy rates, turnover rates and a suitable range of uses to create a sustainable and vibrant downtown. The market analysis identifies realistic opportunities for downtown redevelopment and revitalization, and suggests how ...