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Groundbreaking Held for New Facility in Acton

Posted on Friday, October 28, 2022 02:01 PM

HALTON HILLS, ON – Halton Hills will soon be home to a new, major development located at Futura Drive. The Panattoni Development Company broke ground this week on a 141,000 sq. ft. industrial building with leasing opportunities available in the latter half of 2023. The project represents a $35 million investment by the Panattoni Development Company that is expected to have positive spin-off economic benefits for the Acton community.

In attendance was Mayor Rick Bonnette, Councillors, Somerville,...

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Town Awards CIP Grant to New Downtown Acton Business

Posted on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 03:55 PM

HALTON HILLS, ON –Ward 1 Councillors recently presented a new Acton business, Zapa Projects, with a Community Improvement Program (CIP) Façade Improvement Grant in the amount of $7,395 to support renovations to their new storefront.

John and Kaylee O’Sullivan spent the summer refurbishing the old dance studio building at 17 Mill Street East in Acton into a coffee house and birthday party, event rental space. Building restorations included new paint to the front and back entrances, a new sign and...

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Town Celebrates Small Business Week with Free Photo Studio Space

Posted on Thursday, October 13, 2022 12:26 PM

HALTON HILLS, ON – The Town of Halton Hills is bringing back programming in celebration of Small Business Week (October 16 – 22) to support new and growing businesses. The Picture Perfect – DIY Product Photography Event is geared to local small businesses, including start-ups, home-based businesses, and entrepreneurs. The initiative offers free studio space and equipment at the Georgetown Public Library and includes information on best practices for product photography.

“I’m very pleased we are able...

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Acton Discount Receives CIP Façade Improvement Grant

Posted on Thursday, October 06, 2022 04:15 PM

HALTON HILLS, ON –  On Tuesday, Mayor Bonnette and Ward 1 Councillors presented Acton Discount with a cheque for $8,762 from the Community Improvement Program (CIP) Façade Improvement Grant Program to support renovations to their storefront at 52 Mill Street East in Acton.  

SangWon Bak’s family has owned Acton Discount since 2004. When the pandemic hit in 2020 SangWon and his wife pivoted from their careers in downtown Toronto and took over the business. They joined the Acton BIA...

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Heritage Acton Receives CIP Facade Improvement Grant to Restore Town Hall

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 11:09 AM

HALTON HILLS, ON –  On August 11, Heritage Acton received a Community Improvement Plan (CIP) Façade Improvement Grant in the amount of $17,500 to support renovations to the historic Acton Town Hall building located at 19 Willow Street North.

The Acton Town Hall building was constructed in 1882 and operated as a social community hub in Acton for over 80 years. Heritage Acton purchased the building in 1982 with the goal of ensuring that the heritage components remained in good condition and...