Water crash in Oro-Medonte sends one person to hospital, other man facing charges

One person has suffered serious injuries in a crash on the water in Oro-Medonte.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 22:15:00 -0400

Alleged gang members charged with shooting innocent man 13 times in Schomberg

Police charged three men, believed to be members of a street gang, with the attempted murder of a 65-year-old man who was shot 13 times while walking his dog in Schomberg in February.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 15:13:00 -0400

‘Mole Mobile’: Mobile skin cancer unit rolls through Barrie

Melanoma Canada’s mobile skin cancer screening unit has rolled into Simcoe County.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 13:19:00 -0400

Animal lovers uniting to 'Walk for Pets' in Collingwood

Animal lovers will unite alongside their furry friends for a cause very close to their hearts later this month.

Sat, 3 Jun 2023 00:03:32 -0400

Bee swarm removed from south-end Barrie neighbourhood

When a cluster of bees took up residence in a tree in a south-end neighbourhood, the City of Barrie called the experts to relocate the swarm.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 17:27:00 -0400

KiteFest set to return to Simcoe County

The skies in Simcoe County will soon be overwhelmed with kites one day soon.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 22:25:43 -0400

Georgian College Auto Show pays tribute to student killed in Barrie crash

Georgian College honours student killed in Barrie crash with the Jason Ono-O'Connor Memorial Endowment Fund.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 18:42:26 -0400

Man, 70, charged with 13 counts of mischief after town and private property is damaged

A Caledon senior faces a slew of charges in connection with an ongoing OPP mischief investigation.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 11:44:00 -0400

Hunter fined $8,000, licence suspension after shooting at deer decoy in Muskoka

A hunter from Mactier is facing an $8,000 fine after pleading guilty to trespassing and shooting from a roadway in Muskoka.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 13:37:00 -0400

Ontario addresses lifeguard shortage by reducing the age requirement

Ontario lowered the minimum age requirement to become a lifeguard to 15 years old to address a staffing shortage across the province.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 19:03:00 -0400

Boy stopped for riding bike on Barrie sidewalk faces drug-related charges

A 16-year-old boy faces a slew of charges after police say he was found with cocaine and fentanyl while riding a bike in downtown Barrie.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 11:56:43 -0400

Orillia opens temporary parking lot near waterfront

A new temporary municipal parking lot is opening Saturday near the waterfront in Orillia while construction continues on the city's revitalization project.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 17:57:21 -0400

Sewing needles found at 2nd Bracebridge beach, prompting closure

A popular beach in Bracebridge is open to the public two days after sewing needles were found in the water, but a second beach has since closed over safety concerns.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 14:35:00 -0400

Barrie police warn residents not to hug strangers after 'bizarre theft'

Police in Barrie are warning the public about a "bizarre theft" where the suspects targeted a senior on her property outside her home.

Thu, 1 Jun 2023 15:03:00 -0400

Innisfil library celebrates Pride season with several family events

The library in Innisfil is celebrating Pride season with a list of events, including introducing the 'Love is Love' free library card to residents who don't currently have a library card.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 13:58:00 -0400

Chippewas Festival celebrates First Nations authors

A celebration of the written word of First Nation communities from across the country is being held on the grounds of Chippewas of Rama First Nation this weekend.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 14:35:45 -0400

Anne Street replacement bridge in Barrie opens after prolonged delays

After two years of construction, traffic can now officially travel over the new Anne Street bridge in Barrie.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 12:36:00 -0400

Tipi gathering in Barrie kicks off National Indigenous History Month

Barrie residents made their way out to Sunnidale Park Friday to help celebrate National Indigenous History Month with a Tipi gathering.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 14:35:12 -0400

Simcoe County upgrades fire danger ratings

Simcoe County has increased the fire danger rating from moderate to high, with the exception of Collingwood.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 10:39:00 -0400

Oro-Medonte cat shelter damaged by fire forced to close

The cat shelter in Oro-Medonte, severely damaged by a recent fire, is being forced to close.

Fri, 2 Jun 2023 07:41:36 -0400