Ian McInroy, Barrie Examiner

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Highway 400/Essa Road bridge and interchange reconstruction projects are part of the Ontario Ministry of Transportation's five-year Southern Highways Program for the expressway through Barrie.

Timeline for Barrie Highway 400 expansion not known

Whatever shape the inevitable Highway 400 expansion through Barrie takes, its 10 lanes will be gobbling up land, something property owners along certain stretches of the road have known for years.

The Simcoe County District School Board's sixth annual Poetry Slam was held on Tuesday at the board's education centre. Keynote speaker Wali Shah, who was one of the event judges, was named one of Canada’s Top 20 Under 20 in 2014. Approximately 60 grades 7 and 8 youngsters from 11 schools presented group and individual poems during the event. Shah, above, is a Canadian speaker and poet and University of Toronto student who combines social issues, experiences, comedy and his South Asian and Muslim background to bring his work to life.

Poetry competition a slam dunk

(STAFF) — The Simcoe County District School Board's sixth annual Poetry Slam was held on Tuesday at the board's education centre.

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High hopes for increased voter turnout

Local municipalities are hoping residents will take advantage of different methods to make their vote count during the fall 2018 elections.