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Mehreen Shahid

Mehreen Shahid

Mehreen Shahid covers civic matters in Midland and Penetanguishene under the Local Journalism Initiative, which is funded by the Government of Canada

Recent Work by Mehreen

Tay fire department looking to welcome back an old friend

Tay fire department looking to welcome back an old friend

The Tay fire department is eyeing the acquisition of a 1927 LaFrance fire truck that was once used in Waubaushene.
Midland council to look into 'out-of-the-box' solutions to homelessness

Midland council to look into 'out-of-the-box' solutions to homelessness

One idea would see the building of small huts with laundry and washroom facilities located nearby
Things are now really starting to hit the fan near Tiny's beaches

Things are now really starting to hit the fan near Tiny's beaches

The township should have a water safety and porta-potty policy, says mayor
Midland council to look into 'out-of-the-box' solutions to homelessness

Midland council to look into 'out-of-the-box' solutions to homelessness

One idea would see the building of small huts with laundry and washroom facilities located nearby
It's time to clean up the town, Midland councillor says

It's time to clean up the town, Midland councillor says

While short on specifics, councillor says cleanup could also feature musical performances
Tiny goes back to the well to talk about parking...again

Tiny goes back to the well to talk about parking...again

"Out-of-towners" wrecking the beach experience for Tiny people, resident says
Tiny gives $21,000 to non-profits serving in the area

Tiny gives $21,000 to non-profits serving in the area

Non-profit recipients thanked council for their ongoing support and recognition of services in the area
Wycliffe Cove traffic calming measures approved despite lack of baseline data

Wycliffe Cove traffic calming measures approved despite lack of baseline data

"What will you compare data with?" asks Tay councillor
Council puts the brakes on Tiny Township's speed limits

Council puts the brakes on Tiny Township's speed limits

Deputy Mayor asks if staff looks into increasing speed limits when improvements are made to infrastructure
Midland council wants the town to operate under an inclusivity banner

Midland council wants the town to operate under an inclusivity banner

Staff will continue to review its policies and bylaws to ensure inclusivity in its procedures