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Marsupial moves into heart of Beach

April 15, 2014

Why did the opossum cross Wineva Avenue? Rick Wyszynski didn’t ask, but he did snap a photo of the one that slowly crossed his street a few weeks ago. Wyszynski said it was the first opossum he has seen in the Beach after 30 years here. “It didn’t look like the usual raccoon, so I […]

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The City of Toronto is holding an open house on Wednesday, April 16, to outline upcoming construction along Danforth Avenue between Woodbine and Victoria Park Avenues. The project, slated to begin in June, involves watermain replacement, road and sidewalk reconstruction, paving and streetscape improvements. The work is scheduled to be completed by November. Project staff […]

Police Beat

A second arrest has been made in a kidnapping and assault case from late last year. In December, a woman allegedly escaped after being confined and beaten for four days near Lawrence Avenue East and Kingston Road. She was then taken to another apartment near Danforth and Kingston, but when her kidnappers drove her to […]

Dozen schools to add all-day kindergarten

From heads to shoulders, knees and toes, kindergarteners can count on a lot of learning. And in Beach-area schools, teachers will soon be counting many more kindergarten classes, as 12 public and Catholic schools are scheduled to add full-day kindergarten this September. “We’re excited,” says Rita Gallippi, principal at Adam Beck Junior Public School, where […]


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