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April 4
TTC recruits York Region Transit head to help improve service (

Analysis: Cells no good without towers (

Oversupply results in deal for Vaughan condo buyer (

Vaughan's proposed basement apartment policy rankles some residents (

Rob Ford's first big fundraiser is set for ... Vaughan? (Toronto Star)

No worry about spread of measles, York says (

Subway Extension (

Thornhill Secondary music students host exchange group (Thornhill Liberal)

Don't derail added train service, city staff says (Markham Economist & Sun)
April 3
Town Scores Bogey: OMB gives Glenway partial go-ahead (NRU)

Expanding Minds: York University to extend into York Region (NRU)

Coming To Terms: Focusing York election issues (NRU)

Civic hero award presented to Sonia Facchini (Vaughan Weekly)

Eliana Di Biase to be honoured by Jewish community (Vaughan Weekly)

More chances to take part in York Region Film Fest (Vaughan Weekly)

Martow’s private members bill to reduce gridlock and improve traffic flow passes second reading (Vaughan Weekly)

Kleinburg Leo Club donates proceeds from snow removal service to The Gatehouse (Vaughan Weekly)

York Region’s Travel Alert App receives more than 7,500 downloads during first year (Vaughan Weekly)

Vaughan Film Festival opens April 2 (Vaughan Weekly)

In the Vaughan Vicinity (Vaughan Weekly)

Al Palladini Community Centre celebrates 25th anniversary (Vaughan Weekly)

PowerStream reports 4.5 per cent less electricity used in Vaughan during Earth Hour (Vaughan Weekly)

Over 250 Vaughan employees make ‘Sunshine List’ (Vaughan Weekly)

‘Sunshine List’ continues to grow in York Region (Vaughan Weekly)

Vaughan resident demonstrates cost of billion dollar gas plant scandal (Vaughan Weekly)

Spring cleanup underway in Vaughan (Vaughan Weekly)

More parking needed at GO stations (Vaughan Weekly)

GE and PowerStream Launch Ontario Microgrid Demonstration Project to Help Address Growing Demand for Electricity (Wall Street Journal Online)

Markham interested in being home to York U. campus (Markham Economist & Sun)

Vaughan bicycle business provides comfy ride for baby boomers (

Lone measles case confirmed in York Region (

Criminals give tow truck operators bad name: business owner (

Woodworkers, gardeners rejoice: Lee Valley Tools opens doors in Vaughan (

Free online safety talk in Vaughan on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram for teens, parents (

New providers take over on-site seniors services (

North Simcoe power use drops during Earth Hour (

Developer earned OMB decision (

Festivals this week (
April 2
Secret documents point to big-spending Ontario Liberal budget (

Employer Leadership Council aims to help businesses find what they are looking for (

New School in Vaughan (Snapd Woodbridge and Snapd Vaughan East)

The 2014 Mayor's Luncheon (Snapd Woodbridge and Snapd Vaughan East)

International Women's Day Celebration (Snapd Woodbridge and Snapd Vaughan East)

March Break Breakfast and Skate with MPP Steven Del Duca (Snapd Woodbridge and Snapd Vaughan East)

Olive Branch for Children's 9th Annual Gala Fundraising Dinner (Snapd Woodbridge and Snapd Vaughan East)

Seedy Saturday (Snapd Woodbridge and Snapd Vaughan East)

Vaughan Receives Award for Israel Business Mission (Snapd Woodbridge and Snapd Vaughan East)

Pure Motivation Fitness Celebrates 5 years (Snapd Vaughan East)

Bill Fisch On Transportation & His Future Endeavours (Snapd Woodbridge)

Sunshine List membership balloons by 25% (

No York Region restaurants charged for food safety violations last week (

UPDATED: Town could negotiate Glenway settlement or try OMB again (

York Region approves the purchase of 34 new buses (

Winners of CommunityBuild challenge receive $5,000 each to address social issues (

TO 3 For All: Vaughan Film Festival, Toronto in 7 years, International Space Apps Challenge (

Bathurst development concerns mounting (

Electricity Distributors Association Recognizes PowerStream, CEO (

Ground breaks on Mercedes-Benz site (
April 1
PowerStream Reminds Customers to 'Call Before You Dig' (

7,500 users downloaded York Region's travel app (

York Region approves plan to buy 34 new buses (

Departed city manager tops Vaughan's sunshine list (

York Region seniors to continue receiving on-site care: LHIN (

Richmond Hill will soon livestream council meetings (Richmond Hill Liberal)

Is clock ticking on Earth Hour? (

York Region receives top grade from water quality report (Newmarket Era)

Brampton capital-projects review frees up $80M in unspent cash (Toronto Star)

Mayor Rob Ford attacks councillors over expense claims (Toronto Star)