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Main Street Presto gates officially opened

For the past several weeks, commuters who use the Main Street transit station have been testing out the newly-installed Presto-enabled fare gates under the watchful eyes of numerous transit and Presto workers huddled together at the front of the station. But it wasn’t until this morning — under the guidance of a number of politicians and transit officials — that […]

It’s time to set some goals for Beaches-East York

Summer is officially over. Our students are back in school. And in a few weeks, the legislature will be back in session. To kick off the new parliamentary season, premier Kathleen Wynne publicly released her ministers’ mandate letters, which outline our government’s objectives for the next four years. I thought this would be a great […]

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 […]

Elevator maintenance no walk in the park for some

The sole elevator leading from street level to the concourse at Main Street subway station will be out of service until March 23, adding delays to the already complicated process of using the TTC for those with disabilities. While the transit operator is working toward providing accessible service at all stations, the situation for disabled […]