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Stories from the Spring 2008 Newsletter

Rainsford & Queen Condominium Development
Residents in the Queen and Rainsford area are expressing concerns regarding a condominium development proposed for the North side of Queen St., just West of Woodbine. Several residents have contacted BTRA Board members to have their say. Best take note. Your area may be next. [More]

Neighbourhood Watch
We all want to live and work in safe and healthy communities. Getting involved and becoming an active member of a Neighbourhood Watch group is one way to help make and keep our community a safe place for everyone. Prevention starts with you. By working together, neighbours can make their community a safer place to live. Neighbourhood Watch provides a means of reducing the opportunity for crime to occur through the active participation of citizens in crime prevention. [More]

Landscaping this Spring? It May Cost You More than You Think
If you are planning on landscaping your property this spring/summer, there is some important information that you should know. City Council met at the end of January and there were amendments made to the existing tree bylaws that may affect your pocket book. [More]

Police Liaison
As of April, there seems to be a slight increase in Break and Enters all over 55 Division. Police advise that these B&Es typically occur during daytime. [More]

Home History: 106 Dixon Road
This story is not so much about a home in the Triangle as about someone who lived in a Triangle home, and about an obsession mine! It begins with a previous Home History article that focused on Eight Rainsford Road, where I found that Annie May Taylor sold the home in 1911 to... [More]

My Car is Missing
Over 20 years ago, the BTRA was formed to address a common problem. Every evening, over 1000 patrons of the Greenwood racetrack would descend on our community to park for free on our local streets. With much local effort and the help of local councillors, a bylaw was passed to limit parking... [More]

Animal Licensing Takes Front Seat!
We understand the City is placing new emphasis on pet licensing this year. The municipal code requires that all dogs and cats owned in the City of Toronto must be licensed... [More]

The Emerald Ash Borer Has Been Detected in Toronto
The Emerald Ash Borer is a wood boring beetle from Asia that infests and kills all species of healthy Ash trees. It was first detected in the United States and Southwestern Ontario back in 2002 and has now reached trees in the Sheppard Ave. E. and Hwy. 404 vicinity of Toronto. The Emerald Ash Borer is capable of... [More]