Parkland

Edgehill Park Trees Cut Down Despite Mayor’s Assurances

Disappointed residents around Edgehill Park have expressed further betrayal by Midland Council in the breach of the Mayor’s assurances that the old growth maple trees would remain on the site of the new health hub.  The chain link fence went up and the trees came down and without any explanation to local residents who have […]

Gerry Marshall & Gord McKay On Opposite Sides Of Simcoe County Issue

Simcoe County wants to collect $5,000 court costs from “AWARE Simcoe”.  In an article published by Kate Harries of AWARE News Network she reports: “The case involved an application by the citizens’ group for a judicial review of a County decision to allow a developer to clearcut a portion of Beeton Woods. A judge awarded the […]

Remaining Edgehill Park OMB Funds Donated To “Next Door”

The remaining balance in the Save Edgehill Park bank account, setup to receive donations from the community to help fund the now-withdrawn OMB appeal has been donated to the efforts to keep the “Next Door” teen transitional lodge’s doors open.  The group vowed that any leftover funds from the effort would be donated to local […]

Edgehill Park OMB Appeal Withdrawn

After months of work by the volunteer committee overseeing the OMB appeals, the group has had to withdraw from the appeal process. The appeal stems from the contentious decisions by Midland’s Council to re-zone one-third of Edgehill Park / Huronia Park to allow for commercial development of a Health Hub by Chigamik and Waypoint Centre for […]

Second OMB Appeal Of Edghill Park Rezoning Filed Today

At 3pm today the appeal documents pertaining to the County of Simcoe’s decision to approve Midland’s Official Plan Amendment (OPA#8) were filed with the County of Simcoe clerks.  This second appeal follows an existing appeal of Midland’s passing of two bylaws that saw the Official Plan amendment drafted for the County’s approval.  The County seemingly […]

Simcoe County Approves Midland’s Edgehill Park Plans

At their committee of the whole meeting on Tuesday January 12th 2016, the committee was presented with 275 letters of opposition to the Town of Midland’s Official Plan Amendment #8 that “paves the way” (pun intended) for the commercial development of a Health Hub on that pristine parkland (of which the Mayor and most of Council […]

278 Letters Of Opposition Submitted To Simcoe County

This afternoon, 278 signed letters expressing concern and opposition to the County approval of Midland’s Official Plan Amendment #8 were turned over to the clerks for County Council’s consideration in their upcoming vote. In addition, we have provided the signatures of 1851 County residents (1150 of which identify as Midland residents) who signed a petition to stop […]

Public Awareness Campaign Video Launched

Please share this video to help raise awareness about this group, our website and our campaign to save Edgehill Park:The Grove by funding an OMB appeal. Click here to see how you can support the appeal. (112) Share With Your Friends & Followers