The Paul Kenyon Trial Coming to a Close

The trial of Paul Kenyon, accused of killing Stouffville resident Marion Deacon in 2010 is coming to a close. The jury will begin deliberations today after Kenyon’s lawyer gave final arguments yesterday.  Kenyon testified last week that Marlon Jackson, a drug dealer he dealt with, killer Deacon and set her house on fire.  Cell phone records showed that Jackson was in Stouffville... Read More

More Candidates Announced

Hugo Kroon has indicated that he will be running for councillor of Ward 3. Ian Lovatt has also indicated that he will be running for councillor of ward 5. Ward 6 is the only ward so far where the incumbent ,Rob Hargrave has indicated he is running for councillor.  Read More

Eliminating Waitlists in York Region

York Region MPP’s Dr. Helena Jaczek is pleased to announce that Ontario plans to eliminate wait lists for direct funding for 21,000 people with developmental disabilities. As part of the government’s vision for the transformation of developmental services, the provide would eliminate the current wait list for the Special Services at Home program for children in two years... Read More

Fire engulfs a storage barn in Whitchurch-Stouffville

On Sunday morning a fire engulfed and gutted a storage barn in Whitchurch-Stouffville. The fire started around 6:30am in a large shed on Aurora Road, east of McCowan. The structure and equipment contents belonged to Suburban Landscaping. York Regional Police said the barn was fully engulfed, and the property owner was taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. Fire crews... Read More

Notice of Special Council Meeting – Tomorrow – April 9th

Press Release:   Whitchurch-Stouffville – Please be advised that a Special Council Meeting is being held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 9 am in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville Council Chambers.  The purpose of the meeting is to reconsider the matter, re: Rogers Telecommunications Tower Draft, Part of Lot 5, Plan 70, 20 Freel Lane, Community of Stouffville, File No. SPA13.004. The... Read More

Military Training in York/Durham this weekend

Members of The Ontario Regiment (Royal Canadian Armoured Corps) will conduct military training on April 5, between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the vicinity of Claremont, Brougham, and Stouffville. The majority of this vehicle training will take place on low-traffic concession roads involving six military vehicles. Motorist are asked to remain alert as our training scenario is aimed... Read More

Cause of Death in Marion Deacon case

According to testimony this week, Gormley’s Marion Deacon died from blunt force trauma to the head and face. Dr. Toby Rose, the deputy chief forensic pathologist for Ontario, who performed Ms. Deacon’s autopsy in 2010, stated she received at least 10 blows to the head resulting in a broken jaw and a skull fracture. Ms. Deacon was found inside her house after a fire on Doner... Read More

Stouffville Doctor becomes Federal Liberal Candidate

A Stouffville doctor has been acclaimed as the federal Liberal candidate in the new riding of Markham-Stouffville. Dr. Jane Philpott, chief of the department of family medicine at Markham-Stouffville Hospital, will represent the Liberals in the October 19, 2015 election. The new Markham-Stouffville Federal Liberal Association will be holding a celebratory evening at Willow Springs... Read More

York Region Drug Bust

York Regional Police have busted a large gun and drug trafficking operation. Police on Friday announced that they made 18 arrests in connection with Project Tugboat, a year-long investigation into organized crime. According to police, they seized 10 guns, including five handguns, four assault rifles and countless rounds of ammunition.  Also seized was 8.5 pounds of opium, 13 kilograms... Read More

Roger’s Cell Tower in Downtown Stouffville?

Despite Town Council allowing Roger’s Communications to forward their application for a new cell tower in Downtown Stouffville to the federal government, local MP Paul Calandra has called a public meeting for this weekend. Whitchurch-Stouffville Town Council had set a procedure in place for cell tower applications in 2011.  The Town effectively “okays” an application... Read More

Whitchurch-Stouffville 2013 Sunshine List

Twenty Six current and former Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville employees have made the 2013 Sunshine List. Leading the pack is former Town CAO Dave Cash who earned $196,549.00.  Cash retired last October and was replaced on an interim basis by Andrew McNeely, another member on the list. Also included on the list is the Fire Chief, Deputy Fire Chief, 5 managers and 5 directors. The... Read More

Stouffville Man dies in Whitby Accident

A 46-year-old Stouffville man is dead following an accident in Whitby Wednesday morning. Police say a pickup truck was travelling east on Nichol Ave. when it collided with a City of Whitby transit bus. Two of the three passengers on the bus were transported to hospital for minor injuries. The roadway closed for several hours as durham Regional Police’s traffic services investigated. Wednesday... Read More