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