Category Archives: Safety and Security
You might have read in the news that there was some controversy over a new design being used for police vehicles. The Police Chief put a hold on the new design to review options and there is now an online … Continue reading
On Tuesday April 11 at approximately 7:15 p.m., a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Gerrard Street East between Sackville Street and Gifford Street. The man who appeared to be in his 60s was pinned underneath the vehicle, until … Continue reading
We have had multiple reports from the neighbourhood of people going door-to-door pretending to be from Enbridge, but they are not actual representatives. These people are well-dressed, present themselves very professionally and politely, but are persistent – returning even after … Continue reading
In September 2016, we sought Cabbagetowners’ views on the issue of short-term rentals in the neighbourhood and we received a wide range of responses. The City of Toronto is now seeking the public’s input to help shape regulations on short-term … Continue reading
We have received multiple reports from residents about a coyote that has been seen in the lower part of Riverdale Park West and around Riverdale Farm. Although not unusual to see coyotes in the area due to the proximity of … Continue reading
Did you know…the City of Toronto has a “Good Neighbour Guide” for residential construction projects?
The City of Toronto has an interesting set of resources related to residential infill projects available online. Renovating your house? Living next to construction? Want to search the status of a building permit application? Learn more at: toronto.ca/infill
The Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group (AARG) (facebook.com) have informed us of another fire that police believe was intentionally set. There was another shed fire tonight (February 28) around 6:45 p.m. at the TCHC property behind the Parliament St LCBO. Apparently … Continue reading
Our friends at the Aberdeen Avenue Residents’ Group (AARG) (facebook.com) have informed us that there was a fire in Ishbel Lane sometime during the night of Saturday February 25 or early hours of Sunday February 26. Ishbel Lane is located … Continue reading
Did you know… you can get texts from TDSB for reminders, notices and alerts specific to local schools?
If you would like to be notified via text message of important notices specific to a local school, you can subscribe by texting the school name (all one word without PS or CI) to 647-496-0956. Very handy! Over 100 parents/guardians … Continue reading
The Glen Road Bridge is slightly outside of our neighbourhood’s boundaries, but the weather outside today reminded me of these images of an electric car that nearly went over the edge of the bridge in 1912. Please be careful if … Continue reading