Dog shot, owner arrested following Wasaga Beach, Ont., house fire
An early morning fire in Wasaga Beach, Ont., has left a man facing charges and his dog suffering gunshot wounds.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:03:00 -0400
13 new COVID-19 cases and one new death reported in Simcoe Muskoka
The health unit reports 13 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, marking the second-highest weekly increase since the start of the pandemic.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 13:48:00 -0400
Barrie resident among more than two dozen arrested in major drug bust near Bancroft
A Barrie man is among 15 people arrested and charged in connection with a drug investigation that resulted in police seizing over 4,000 cannabis plants and multiple weapons.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:49:00 -0400
237 cannabis plants destroyed from property in Caledon
The OPP says it destroyed over 200 cannabis plants that were confiscated from a Caledon property on Wednesday.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:16:03 -0400
Local health unit urges people to shrink social bubbles as COVID cases surge
Public health officials in Simcoe Muskoka are urging the public to shrink their social circles as local cases of COVID-19 surge to numbers not seen since the spring.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:55:00 -0400
Concern growing over what's happening outside local high schools
Large crowds of students outside high schools are getting a lot of attention now that school is back.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:23:00 -0400
Will local businesses survive the coming months?
Businesses are feeling the pinch of a pandemic with no end in sight.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:14:12 -0400
New Waypoint Wellness Hub for Midland's youth and young adults opens
The new Waypoint Wellness Hub opened its doors this week to serve Midland's youth and young adults.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:38:46 -0400
Grey Bruce Health Unit reports new COVID cases
The Grey Bruce health unit is reporting two new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:30:19 -0400
Ontario premier warns gathering limits are about to be slashed in other regions
Ontario Premier Doug Ford said he will cut gathering sizes in other parts of the province after another spike in COVID-19 cases.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:12:00 -0400
Midland Legion launching new campaign to mark Military Family Appreciation Day
The Midland Legion is launching a new campaign to mark Military Family Appreciation Day on Friday.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:19:42 -0400
Bystanders make dramatic rescue after car plunges into Innisfil harbour
A dramatic rescue took place at Friday Harbour on Thursday morning after a car plunged into the water.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:40:05 -0400
Orillia's COVID-19 testing centre introduces game-changing new technology
The COVID-19 assessment centre in Orillia is using technology to help speed things up as the lineups for testing grow significantly.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:46:00 -0400
Killer parties: University students' get-togethers are putting lives at risk, officials warn
University officials say students may face 'significant penalties' for flouting COVID-19 guidelines as part of an effort to cut down on 'superspreader' events, warning that outbreaks sparked by students put vulnerable communities at risk.
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:13:45 -0400
Health unit reports 12 new COVID-19 cases in Simcoe County, including two children
The health unit reports a dozen new COVID-19 cases across Simcoe County on Thursday, including two children.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 14:01:00 -0400
Driver and vehicle involved in deadly hit and run in Springwater Twp identified
Ontario's watchdog is investigating a woman's death in Springwater Township late Tuesday night and says it has identified the driver and vehicle involved in the hit and run.
Wed, 16 Sep 2020 09:44:00 -0400
Stranger danger in Collingwood a 'misunderstanding,' OPP says
Police say an incident involving an unknown man approaching a Collingwood student biking home from school Tuesday afternoon was just a "misunderstanding."
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 12:02:42 -0400
King Street road construction in Midland nearing completion
The end is in sight after more than six months of road construction along King Street in Midland.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 18:58:05 -0400
Pandemic, home improvements lead to severe supply shortage
During the height of the pandemic, with everything closed and most people spending more time on the homefront, home improvement projects soured.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:30:35 -0400
Ontario slashes gathering limits in three COVID-19 hotspots. Here are the new rules
Ontario has rolled back social gathering limits in Toronto, Peel Region and Ottawa to 10 people indoors and 25 outdoors.
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 08:01:00 -0400