None of us should have too much salt and neither should Mother Nature.Local conservation authorities and the City of Barrie are ramping up efforts to see less salt getting into the environment, but not at the expense of safety.According to Environment Canada, residents in the Lake Simcoe watershed can expect a winter with lots of snow.But residents
Mark Wanzel/photoAdam Framssen inspects his work after spending over an hour shoveling his sidewalk and driveway as Barrie received its first major snowstorm Friday.
Lanterns light the path toward an outdoor bread oven, where events programmer Shaughna Crew prepares sugar cookies for visitors during the Simcoe County Museum’s Christmas, Past and Present. The two-day event ran Thursday and Friday. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO
“The public’s trust is essential and it must be earned every day.”
A tug-of-war for Barrie industrial land went to a familiar face.
Jeff French is Springwater Township's new deputy fire chief.
A Barrie man who caused trouble at a downtown bank and two restaurants Thursday morning faces threatening, vagrancy and probation charges.
BRADFORD – A Beeton woman was charged with impaired driving following a two- vehicle crash here Thursday night.
PENETANGUISHENE – Flames from unoccupied apartments above a Main Street business sent town firefighters and OPP there Thursday night.
Sophie Hoffsuemmer, 8 , was making a snowball at the lakeshore after 10 centimetres of snow fell in Barrie early Friday.
COLLINGWOOD – A local man faces charges after a woman was sexually assaulted at her Saint-Paul Street apartment here Dec. 2.
INNISFIL – A man was violently robbed of his wallet and cellphone by two other men in Alcona Thursday night.
It will begin to look at lot like Christmas.
Trustees elected Carol Corriveau-Truchon as chair and Maria Hardie as vice-chair at Wednesday’s Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board meeting.
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy are bringing a special Christmas concert to Barrie.
Snowmobilers itching to get out on their machines will have to avoid scratching and be patient.
After his wife Marie’s stroke, John Bennett cared for her at home for several years before admitting it was more than he could handle.
TINY TWP. - Two people face charges after drugs were found in a vehicle stopped for speeding on Highway 93 Monday night.
Nearly 1,300 housing units, shopping, parks and trails could be built right beside Barrie South GO Station.