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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.”

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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.

Mike Wells waits for traffic to pass while he attempts to remove snow and ice from a storm drain near his Bradford Street home, Tuesday. The buildup caused mild flooding on the road during a day when freezing rain made driving and walking a challenge.

Slick conditions after freezing rain

Mike Wells waits for traffic to pass while he attempts to remove snow and ice from a storm drain near his Bradford Street home, Tuesday. The buildup caused mild flooding on the road during a day when freezing rain made driving and walking a challenge.

Audrey Saunders (second from right) is supported by her two daughters Marni (left) and Naomi and her granddaughter Sierra Steuernol as they care for Dave Saunders, who has Alzheimer’s disease.

January Alzheimer's awareness month

One of the first clues Audrey Saunders had that her husband Dave was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease arrived when she opened up a cupboard and saw a fish.

Equipment and machinery connected to a Ministry of Labour investigation sit behind South Simcoe police tape at the Town of Innisfil municipal yards at Innisfil Beach Road and Yonge Street in this January 2016 file photo. The ministry has laid charges against Innisfil in connection with the incident.

Charges laid by Ministry of Labour

Ontario's Ministry of Labour has laid charges against Innisfil in connection with a January 2016 incident in which a town operations employee was injured while working.

Child Advocacy Centre of Simcoe/Muskoka

Project Arachnid unveiled

A new digital tool released by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (CCCP) hopes to take aim at bringing down the amount of child-sex abuse material available on the internet.

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Drug charges

Two Wasaga Beach residents face drug possession and trafficking charges after police stopped a vehicle in Springwater Township and then raided a Barrie home.

Barrie council chambers MARK WANZEL PHOTO

No hard questions

Monday wasn’t the night Barrie councillors were going to squeeze the budgets of city service partners.

Barrie city police are looking for this man after an elderly woman left her bank card at a Georgian Mall ATM. Contributed photo

Bank account theft

Police are looking for a man who withdrew a large amount of money from an elderly woman's bank account after she left her card at a Barrie ATM.