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Shared: Penetanguishene resident wins big on Instant Crossword

Celestin Forget of Penetanguishene is $50,000 richer after winning the top prize playing Instant Crossword. The Instant Crossword game is available for $3 a play and has a grand prize of $50,000. Odds of winning any prize are one in 3.23. Forget purchased the winning ticket at… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Penetanguishene resident wins big […]

Shared: Midland projected to grow by leaps and bounds

“But, if we don’t hit the targets, there is no penalty,” said Coun. Jonathan Main. Whether this forecast comes to fruition or not, Midland officials are putting the tools in place to accommodate significant growth over the next 10 years and beyond. The town is in the… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland projected to grow […]

Shared: UPDATE: Ooey-Gooey butter tarts from Maid’s Cottage in Newmarket win again

“There’s a lot of choice there, but you had to be particular,” Lewis said. It took 24 judges to proclaim the top three in each category and a lone judge who branded the best in show. Tarts were judged based on appearance, taste and texture, said the Midland Butter Tart… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: UPDATE: […]

Shared: Georgian Bay OPP charge boater for impaired operation

Alcohol and boating never mix, according to the Southern Georgian Bay OPP. Police charged five boaters under the Liquor Licence Act over the June 21-23 weekend. Officers also issued 11 offence notices to boaters for vessel equipment deficiencies, including four operators for… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Georgian Bay OPP charge boater for impaired operation (31) […]

Shared: Midland focusing on improving laneways before King Street reconstruction

Business owners in downtown Midland are eligible for up to $6,000 each in grant funding for improvements to their back entrances. The Town of Midland, at the direction of a committee of residents, has introduced a Love Your Laneways community improvement plan. The goal is to spruce… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland focusing on improving […]

Shared: Olde Town Library offers a dining and shopping experience in Midland

Tucked into the back of Midland’s original library building is the Carnegie Café, smelling of fresh coffee and showcasing homemade soups, salads and baked goods. At the front of the Olde Town Library at 526 Hugel Ave. is an eclectic collection of new and vintage home decor and… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Olde Town Library […]

Shared: Counterfeit cash used in Penetanguishene leads to drug and weapons charges

The use of counterfeit cash at a Penetanguishene business led Southern Georgian Bay OPP to drugs, weapons and other property stolen during some recent day time break-ins. Police were notified of counterfeit $10 bills being used at local businesses just after 7 p.m. on June 14. An… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Counterfeit cash used in […]

Shared: Arbitrator rules Waypoint violated Ontario Labour Relations Act

An arbitrator has ruled that the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health violated a section of the Ontario Labour Relations Act. The ruling was in favour of Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) allegations of unfair labour practice against the Penetanguishene hospital. In… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Arbitrator rules Waypoint violated Ontario Labour Relations Act (78) […]

Shared: Midland’s butter tart festival becoming national event

It is amazing how far people will go to get their hands on a great-tasting butter tart. An estimated 60,000 to 65,000 people flocked to Midland on June 8 to purchase their fair share of ooey-gooey, sweet-and-sticky, melt-in-your-mouth butter tarts. Along with the thousands of… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland’s butter tart festival becoming national […]