Letters for Dec. 12, 2017

In the recent past I’ve heard complaints that the public is not being told about upcoming meetings, such as the Kew Gardens Renovation, the Woodbine Bike Lanes etc. I recently attended a presentation for our community, about the newly proposed $200,000 Donald D. Summerville Playground Replacement. From 7:15 to 8 p.m. five citizens attended. In […]

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 14, 2017

He’s driven past the Scarborough War Memorial for years I had just arrived home after driving by the intersection of Kingston Road and Danforth Avenue, and sat down to read Richard Dionne’s article on the “forgotten” Scarborough War Memorial (Oct. 31). I was quite moved and wanted to write and say what a touching and […]

Letters to the Editor, Oct. 31, 2017

We are writing to you as members of Ward 32 Spokes, the local cycling advocacy group associated with Cycle Toronto. The Woodbine bike lanes are an important addition to the minimum grid of bike lanes cyclists need to get around the city safely. The installation on Woodbine now allows cyclists from Scarborough and the east […]

Letters: Clean up our streets, clean up our attitudes

Let’s take pride in the appearance of our community. Whether young or old, student or worker, shopkeeper or resident, please place trash in the numerous garbage containers along Kingston Road and on the side streets. We can all do a better job at keeping this neighborhood clean. It takes proper attitude and little effort. Susan […]

Letters: Bike lanes, bike lanes, bike lanes!

Change isn’t always good Stephen Wickens has written a thoughtful column regarding bike lanes (“Bike-lane debate comes full cycle”, Sept. 5, 2017). As a cyclist, I value bike lanes. However, I also walk, use public transit and drive. Many or even most families use a mix of transportation modes. I disagree with the premise that […]

Letters to the Editor for Sept. 5, 2017

Rentals make it easier for all to enjoy the water I just finished reading, “Letters To The Editor”, in your Aug. 22 issue of Beach Metro News. I am sure this topic is exhausted, but I wanted to add my two cents. We are so thankful that the new paddleboard and kayak rental services are […]

Letters to the editor, Aug. 22, 2017

Public land used for private profit is cause for alarm The use of public land for private profit is a growing concern in the Beach. Tuggs Inc.’s contract [for land-use around the eastern beaches] is a long-standing issue, with the company’s permanent buildings bolstered by the addition of trailers, pop-up beer gardens and permitted hot […]