News

Public intoxication

A Barrie man who lunged at a moving vehicle and screamed at grocery store customers Tuesday evening faces charges of public intoxication and causing a disturbance.

Store ripped off

MIDLAND – A local man faces fraud and forgery charges after a town business lost more than $3,000 since 2014.

Bigger share of the costs

The figures are out, and Bradford West Gwillimbury will be paying a slightly higher share of the Operating costs for Policing, in 2017.

Morris Desjardins and his wife Linda review their residential lease agreement while at their Collier Place apartment Tuesday. The couple are upset with the poor snow removal service currently being offered. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

Parking lot snow woes

In 2015, Linda and Morris Desjardins moved from Midland to their Barrie apartment so they wouldn’t have to shovel snow in the winter.

New home prices have soared in Bradford, leaving lower-income families, renters and first-time buyers scrambling. MIRIAM KING/BRADFORD TIMES/POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Affordable Housing Strategy... Not much for BWG?

Gregory Bishop, General Manager of Social and Community Services, and John Connell, Acting Implementation Manager for Social Housing, came before BWG Council on January 10 to provide an update of Simcoe County’s “Our Community 10-Year Affordable Housing and Homelessness Prevention Strategy.”

MARK WANZEL photo

Drizzle, freezing drizzle

Barrie temperatures are expected to rise today to a high of 2 degrees Celsius, with a chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle.

Drug, licence charges

Two people face drug charges after being stopped for a suspended driving infraction Tuesday evening in downtown Barrie.

Two-car crash

INNISFIL – A local man faces impaired driving charges after a two-car crash Monday morning.

Georgian College student Cody McCalmont waits patiently inside an ice covered bus shelter after Barrie and the surrounding region was hit with freezing rain, Tuesday. The weather forced school bus cancelations and other closures.

Icy bus stop

Georgian College student Cody McCalmont waits patiently inside an ice covered bus shelter after Barrie and the surrounding region was hit with freezing rain, Tuesday. The weather forced school bus cancelations and other closures.

In this Aug. 10, 2015, file photo, municipal workers search Reunion Island beaches where expected debris of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 could be washed up onto the shore near Saint-Andre, on the French Island of Reunion. While search crews spent years trawling in futility through a remote patch of the Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, people wandering along beaches on the other side of the ocean began spotting debris that washed ashore. Those pieces provided key information and raised questions whether Malaysia, Australia and China - who funded the hunt for the underwater wreckage - missed key opportunities by failing to organize coastal searches for plane parts. (AP Photo/Fabrice Wislez, File)

Were clues from MH370 debris missed?

Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years’ worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible — and arguably most important — clues into what happened to the aircraft have come courtesy of ordinary citizens, who bore the costs themselves.

Const. Joe Smyth of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and his wife Lisa Smyth look on during the Commission of Inquiry into the death of Don Dunphy in St. John's on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

Cop though he was going to be shot

The Newfoundland police officer who shot and killed Don Dunphy on Easter Sunday 2015 says he could only think “No!” as he suddenly saw a rifle in the man’s hands.

In this May 1, 2016 file photo, Asian elephants perform for the final time in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus in Providence, R.I. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will end "The Greatest Show on Earth" in May 2017, following a 146-year run. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to its demise. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)

Final Ringling Bros. show sells out

Officials with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey say the iconic travelling circus’ final show at the newly renovated Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island is sold out.

Forensic personnel arrives at a high school where a student opened fire on his classmates in Monterrey, Mexico, on January 18, 2017. (JULIO CESAR AGUILAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Gunfire erupts at Mexican private school

A 15-year-old student opened fire with a gun at a private school in the northern Mexican city of Monterrey on Wednesday, seriously wounding himself, a teacher and three other students, state officials said.

Featured Businesses

Go to the Marketplace »