Emergency crews responded to a fire on Old Second Road South, north of Barrie, on Friday. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Hobby farm fire

Springwater Township firefighters are battling a blaze on Old Second South, north of Barrie.

LSRCA's new research vessel Hexagenia, at Lefroy Harbour Resort and Marina in Innisfil, Ont. on Thursday September 29, 2016. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Launching the Hexagenia

“Hexagenia” is the latin name for the Mayfly – a small fly considered an indicator of clean, unpolluted water. It's a species that once formed dense s

The County of Simcoe announced Thursday that it had reached an agreement with representatives from the Midhurst developers group in Springwater Township to allow an increase of 3,000 additional residents as part of the resolution of the 20,000 population allocation under the province’s Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe. However, Springwater Township Mayor Bill French said he was disturbed by the county’s decision to come to an arrangement without the township’s knowledge or input. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Midhurst deal brokered

The County of Simcoe Council has reached an agreement with representatives from the Midhurst developer group.

The Kiwanis Club of Barrie has chipped in $175,000 toward the fund-raising campaign for a redeveloped Memorial Square and the new Meridian Place. Mark Wanzel/Photo

Kiwanis donation

The Kiwanis Club of Barrie has chipped in $175,000 toward the fund-raising campaign for a redeveloped Memorial Square and the new Meridian Place.

OPP cruiser. QMI Agency

High miler

SPRINGWATER TWP. - A Midland man faces charges after his vehicle was clocked at 144 kilometres an hour in a posted 80 km/h zone Thursday morning.

This walker was taken from Barrie's Burton Avenue on Wednesday, leaving a woman immobile.

Walker lifted

A woman's walker was stolen from Barrie's Allandale area on Wednesday, leaving her immobile.

Barrie police are looking for this woman after an incident at Additional-Elle Thursday evening.

Bare-foot bandit

Barrie police are looking for a heavy set woman who entered a store bare-foot and left with a pair of leather booties Thursday evening.

Major fraud

A Barrie woman faces fraud and theft charges in connection with more than $40,000 taken from her dead mother's bank account and from welfare.

Featured Businesses

Go to the Marketplace »

     

Nearby