Fairmount Park Farmers’ Market seeks new home

On the eve of planting season, the future of the Fairmount Park Farmers’ Market is in question once again. The community-run market offers seasonal local produce and products, kids activities, and live music Wednesdays throughout the summer and early fall at Fairmount Park on Gerrard Street and Beaton Avenue. A year ago, a lack of […]

Project Borderline nets arrests

Police made several arrests for shoplifting and heroin possession last month after stepping up patrols along the eastern part of Danforth Avenue. Called Project Borderline, the extra patrols involve not only police officers from 54 and 55 Division, but also licensing inspectors from the City of Toronto and agents with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission […]

Rail Garden sprouts thanks to volunteers, city staff

Three years ago, it was an empty lot on the wrong side of the tracks. Today, it’s the Woodfield Community Rail Garden – a bustling place full of raised garden beds, fruit trees, perennials and special plants for butterflies. “I think everybody who walked this path to Monarch Park thought it would be a beautiful […]

Basement flooding open house

City of Toronto staff recently held two open houses (Jimmie Simpson Community Centre on June 13  and the Mennonite New Life Centre of Toronto June 16) to present residents with the progress of their investigation of basement flooding in Study Area 32 (Eastern Beaches Area). On hand were project staff who were available for one-on-one […]