Author: Steve Pecar

One more chance to put out yard waste

Stouffville residents will have an extra week to get yard waste out to the curb. The Town has added the week of December 4 to its waste collection schedule. The debris can be put out on your regular waste collection day. The waste must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. on collection day. Leaves, plants, fine brush, tree clippings and branches can be included which must be placed in a paper yard waste bag or an open top container. Cardboard boxes and blue boxes can’t be used. What won’t be picked up are grass clippings, stumps, large roots, fruits...

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Stouffville native makes hockey history in China

Stouffville’s Liz Knox made some hockey history these past two weeks. A goaltender with the Markham Thunder of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL), Knox and her teammates played a series of games in China, becoming one of the first North American hockey teams to cross an ocean to appear in a league game. The Toronto Furies joined them on the trip for a number of games. On Friday, Knox and her team concluded the four game series in Shenzhen, a city located north of Hong Kong, against local teams Kunlun Red Star and Vanke Rays. The two Chinese...

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Spirit face tough road test

The Stouffville Spirit will see some tough competition in the weeks ahead, as they head out for an extended road trip throughout Ontario.   How about “Throughout December, the Ontario Junior Hockey League team will play seven out of nine games in locations such as Whitby, Newmarket, Trenton and Mississauga. The team returns to the Stouffville Arena on New Year’s Eve for an inter-conference matchup against the Cobourg Cougars.   How about “Currently, the fifth-place Spirit are fighting for a playoff spot in the North division.   Forward Andrew Hughes has been the offensive leader so far this season...

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New parking rules now in effect

Parking on Whitchurch-Stouffville roads for more than three hours can now bring you a ticket. New bylaw changes enacted by the Town means the three-hour limit is now back in effect on all streets and highways throughout the municipality. The on-street parking program has also been eliminated. “On-street parking was raised as a major concern for residents in the recent parking study,” said Linda Mainprize, Municipal Law Enforcement Manager for the Town. “Returning to three-hour parking restrictions helps alleviate congestion and drivers using streets as their primary parking location.” The Town has not indicated how much the parking fines will...

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