Steve Clarke helms one of his final meetings as Orillia mayor


After two terms as mayor, Steve Clarke helmed one of his final meetings in Orillia's council chambers on Monday afternoon.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 22:30:32 -0400

Multiple charges laid in ongoing Essa robbery investigation


Two people have been charged in connection to an ongoing robbery investigation in Essa Township.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 22:36:58 -0400

Simcoe County nearly $4 below livable wage, report states


Simcoe County's livable wage ranks fourth in Ontario, according to recent data.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 18:40:00 -0400

Series of brazen break-ins at Barrie businesses cost owners thousands


A series of break-ins at Barrie businesses has caused concern among owners who feel the police should do more, while authorities ask owners to step up security.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 18:21:00 -0400

Vehicle in Barrie stopped for 'improper muffler and unnecessary noise'


Provincial police had a vehicle in Barrie towed to the impound yard with several infractions, OPP says.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 12:06:03 -0400

Woman found in critical condition on Meaford street: OPP


Provincial police are investigating after a woman was found in critical condition in Meaford early Monday morning.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 08:40:00 -0400

Tips and tricks to wildlife proof your property this winter


The Aspen Valley Wildlife Sanctuary offers tips and tricks to avoid having unwanted house guests for the winter as critters seek warmth and shelter this winter.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 15:00:44 -0400

Kawartha Lakes crash sends two people to hospital


Police are investigating a collision that sent two people to the hospital Monday afternoon in Kawartha Lakes.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 19:32:46 -0400

New services open under one roof to boost healthcare for Innisfil residents


Rizzardo Health & Wellness Centre held official openings for three businesses in Innisfil to help support healthcare in the community.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 19:03:52 -0400

Indigenous grandmother's language classes become TikTok sensation


An Ojibwe woman living in Sioux Lookout uses TikTok to teach thousands of people around the world the indigenous language of her ancestors.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 17:25:56 -0400

Tourism booms in Simcoe County with the changing seasons


Tourism operators say the leaves aren't the only thing changing this fall, as an increase in travel is improving their fortune.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 16:34:00 -0400

Annual Muskoka Cranberry Route returns this fall for another season


The annual Muskoka Cranberry Route is returning this fall for another season.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 15:09:11 -0400

Owen Sound truck crashes into house, damages hydro pole


Owen Sound police responded to a single-vehicle crash in near 3rd Ave. West Sunday morning.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 11:12:00 -0400

In this fundraiser, every bra counts


The Bradford West Gwillimbury’s Women’s Institute is celebrating 75 years of social and community service by supporting women abroad and locally.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 13:52:00 -0400

Muskoka man charged with drug trafficking, weapons offences


A Gravenhurst man faces drug trafficking and weapons charges after officers on patrol Sunday night found a group of people "milling about parked cars."

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 11:43:40 -0400

Smoke pours from Barrie automotive shop as fire crews battle blaze


Fire crews were busy battling a fire at an automotive repair shop in Barrie on Sunday.

Sun, 2 Oct 2022 17:05:00 -0400

Old system, new ward boundaries in Oro-Medonte election


Oro-Medonte is using traditional paper and mail-in ballots for the municipal election on Oct. 24.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 13:17:00 -0400

Poppy use on election signs sparks controversy for two municipal candidates


The use of a remembrance Poppy on election signs in Bradford West Gwillimbury and Newmarket has stirred controversy for two local candidates.

Sun, 2 Oct 2022 18:50:25 -0400

Ontario education workers vote 96.5 per cent in favour of strike


Ontario education workers such as custodians, early childhood educators and school administration staff have voted 96.5 per cent in favour of a strike, the Canadian Union of Public Employees announced Monday.

Mon, 3 Oct 2022 06:51:00 -0400

Caledon police seek three suspects in armed robbery investigations


Caledon OPP are searching for three suspects after the second armed in one week.

Sun, 2 Oct 2022 18:30:47 -0400