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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 council and residents divided on simplified customer service survey

Tay council and residents divided on simplified customer service survey

'It's time we pull up our pants and take on our job and show respect for the people that pay our paycheque,' councillor says
Tiny considering increasing building permit fees next year

Tiny considering increasing building permit fees next year

Consultants hired by the township will present to council their recommendations around an increase in building permit fees
Tay considers investing in Habitat for Humanity's home ownership strategy

Tay considers investing in Habitat for Humanity's home ownership strategy

The non-profit has already completed two projects in the area, but currently only has one piece of land in Midland for future projects, says CEO.
Penetanguishene owes residents some Church Street parking, councillor says

Penetanguishene owes residents some Church Street parking, councillor says

'We have detailed drawings of that design,' says councillor. 'All we need to do is a curb and a parking area. We're obliged to make sure there's some room down there.'
Christmas by Little Lake Park may have to wait until next year

Christmas by Little Lake Park may have to wait until next year

For this year, the town will work with the Downtown BIA and Midland Civitan Club to decorate King Street
Tiny subdivision residents step up to defend 'noisy' neighbour

Tiny subdivision residents step up to defend 'noisy' neighbour

Five letters on this week's committee of the whole meeting agenda give council the other end of the tale, urging them to proceed with caution
SS Keewatin gets another lifeline to stay in Port McNicoll

SS Keewatin gets another lifeline to stay in Port McNicoll

With new curator on board, Friends of Keewatin expect smooth sailing as they reapply to Department of Canadian Heritage
Former Leacock Home curator helping S.S. Keewatin secure lifeline

Former Leacock Home curator helping S.S. Keewatin secure lifeline

Having Fred Addis 'onboard with us ... really gives us the credibility we need,' says Friends of Keewatin official of new plan to keep boat in area
The Keewatin gets another lifeline to stay in Port

The Keewatin gets another lifeline to stay in Port

With a new curator on board, the Friends of Keewatin expect smooth sailing as they reapply for a Category B designation with the Department of Canadian Heritage
Tay council approaches park expansion with caution and an eye on the budget

Tay council approaches park expansion with caution and an eye on the budget

Staff will come back to council with a cost estimate for covering the swale to put in an asphalt pad