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NEWS: Heritage house deteriorates (Nov. 2019)

December 9th, 2019 · Comments Off on NEWS: Heritage house deteriorates (Nov. 2019)

Residents frustrated by inaction

The houses at 6 and 8 Walmer Road have long been neglected. Windows and doors are boarded up and garbage accumulates on the property. Khyrsten Mieras/Gleaner News

By Khyrsten Mieras

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Bylaw targets “illegal postering”

April 12th, 2012 · 8 Comments

CITY WIDE POSTERING BYLAW SLAMS LOCAL BANDS AND VENUES

With bylaws now being highly enforced, postering is now subject to stiff fines for businesses, promoters, and bands. This photo was taken in 2010. Perry King/Gleaner News.

By Jelena Subotic

It looks like Mayor Rob Ford has picked another fight.

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Mad House: Madison dweller alleges harassment over heritage home

November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Mad House: Madison dweller alleges harassment over heritage home

The heritage property at 145 Madison Ave. Matt James/Gleaner News

By Eddie Mumford

‘Majestic’ would be a word to describe the house at 145 Madison Ave. With its uniformity of smooth brick and irregular shape, the massive, detached home stands out amongst the neighbouring houses. But the house, declared a historical site (under the Heritage Act) in 1974, has recently become a source of anxiety for its owner.

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Becoming anti-Social?: Queen West hot spot operating without a license

May 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Becoming anti-Social?: Queen West hot spot operating without a license


Neighbourhood residents have complained about The Social's crowded sidewalks. Beth Macdonell/Gleaner News

By Beth Macdonell

In what seems to be a response to the city issuing an increased number of fines last year, Richard Lambert, co-owner of The Social (1100 Queen St. W.), is asking the city to rezone the address to allow it to operate as a nightclub.

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