Tuggs within rights to rent umbrellas

If you’ve visited Woodbine Beach on a busy weekend this summer, you may have come across a new area featuring beach umbrellas, chairs, a cordoned-off beer garden, and even a massage tent. No, the boardwalk doesn’t now take a detour at South Beach. The new enterprise is run by Boardwalk Place, the company owned by […]

Group wants new beach kiosk moved

The location of a new business on the beach is leaving some residents unable to see beyond the box. iPaddle Adventures provides stand up paddleboard and kayak rentals along with paddleboard lessons. The two-man operation opened last month in the small park beside the boardwalk near Balsam Avenue and Hubbard Boulevard. The business, which is […]

Does the Beach need a new stairway to heaven?

It’s no secret that the beach has a number of access points – some better known than others, wink, wink – but residents are now raising concerns about the danger that can be present at these points, saying something needs to be done – and soon. A sign was spotted on a fence leading down […]

Young scholarship winner helps others “rise above”

Sal Sabila knows that when it comes to inspiring change in this world, it takes a village. That’s why she’s made it her goal “to collaborate with youth across the nation and gravitate towards positive change.” Sabila, a Grade 12 student at Monarch Park Collegiate Institute, was presented with this year’s 55 Division Community Police […]

Small Crest swim team wins big – again

The Crest Swimming Team has once again taken home Swim Ontario’s Small Team Award, this time at the 2017 Summer Long Course Provincial Championship. This is the fourth time the team has taken home the award, which is awarded to the small team with the most points earned by swimmers in a competition, in 2017. […]