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Non-profit urges board to keep police out of Simcoe County schools

Non-profit urges board to keep police out of Simcoe County schools

Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and Bradford West Gwillimbury councils all sent letters to the SCDSB in support of bringing police-led programming back; programs were cancelled in 2022
Bear necessity: Be cautious as large animals wake from hibernation

Bear necessity: Be cautious as large animals wake from hibernation

With this winter’s mild weather and lack of snow, there have already been black bear sightings in Ontario, provincial government and OPP warn
'Something huge': Ghost Taco celebrates its journey to success

'Something huge': Ghost Taco celebrates its journey to success

One of Newmarket's most popular Main Street eateries, born as a COVID-19 pandemic pop-up, marked its official grand opening March 1
Dippers brave icy water in support of Special Olympics Ontario

Dippers brave icy water in support of Special Olympics Ontario

'We love the cause it’s supporting,' says one of more than 60 people who took plunge in Kempenfelt Bay in Barrie
Barrie police inspector's tribunal hearing adjourned to April

Barrie police inspector's tribunal hearing adjourned to April

Insp. Valarie Gates charged with discreditable conduct under Police Services Act; next date set for April 18
Man shouts at pro-Palestinian protesters, allegedly fires nail gun

Man shouts at pro-Palestinian protesters, allegedly fires nail gun

Incident occurred in Vaughan Sunday morning, York Regional Police say
Local sex assault victim raises red flag, calls for better approach

Local sex assault victim raises red flag, calls for better approach

System 'ultimately failed me in that my rape was left undocumented ... As a result, the man that raped me will not be held accountable for his crime,' laments victim
Multiple animals rescued from weekend house fire in Barrie

Multiple animals rescued from weekend house fire in Barrie

'They made entry and were able to evacuate some pets that were in the house,' says Barrie fire official
Simcoe-Muskoka residents urged to get screened for colorectal cancer

Simcoe-Muskoka residents urged to get screened for colorectal cancer

Thirty-four per cent of eligible people in region are due for screening, RVH says
Step into spring at home and garden show this weekend

Step into spring at home and garden show this weekend

Event taking place at Bradford Greenhouses location in Barrie on March 9 and 10