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Shared: Tiny Township gravel pit expansion to go before Ontario Municipal Board

The proposed expansion of a Tiny Township gravel pit will be going in front of the Ontario Municipal Board. Dufferin Aggregates, a division of CRH Canada, which owns and operates the Teedon Pit at 40 Darby Road in Tiny Township, is trying to expand their operation northward. <p… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Tiny Township gravel […]

Shared: FACE program allows Midland-area offenders a chance to avoid court

Sometimes the circle method is more difficult than going to court. “It’s harder to actually face the person you have offended than to hide behind duty council,” he said. The circle, based on Indigenous healing circles, is a safe way to solve issues. … Read Full Simcoe.com Story: FACE program allows Midland-area offenders a chance […]

Shared: Man who drove off the road in Tay Township facing impaired driving charges

A 37-year-old Orillia man has been charged with impaired driving after driving off the road in Tay Township on Nov. 9. Just after 8 p.m., officers responded to the report of a vehicle that was off the road near the intersection of Highway 12 and Triple Bay Road. As a result of an… Read Full […]

Shared: Midland Salvation Army needs winter coats

Winter is coming — and the Midland Salvation Army hasn’t collected enough warm coats to meet demand, said business manager Jessie Crowe. Some residents in need have left the thrift shop empty-handed. “Some people have left because they haven’t found anything,… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland Salvation Army needs winter coats (34) Share With Your […]

Shared: Historic tall ships coming to Midland waterfront

Historic tall ships including the U.S. Brig Niagara and Pride of Baltimore II will be coming to the Midland waterfront in August as part of a tall ships Ontario tour. The Bluenose II, a replica of the ship that’s adorned the Canadian dime since 1937, will lead the fleet of… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Historic […]

Shared: Orillia resident finds hope as a survivor of suicide loss

Bernadette Ramsay-Copeland lost her sister to suicide 37 years ago, at a time when the subject of suicide remained heavily stigmatized and went largely unspoken. “Just finding my way was really, really difficult, because I was told not to talk about it,” Ramsay-Copeland told… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Orillia resident finds hope as a survivor […]

Shared: Indigenous doula program launches in Midland

An Indigenous full circle doula collective is launching at the Chigamik Community Health Centre in Midland. Biidaaban, meaning “sunrise” in Ojibwe, will be funded through The Journey Together: Ontario’s Commitment to Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples. It will directly… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Indigenous doula program launches in Midland (8) Share With Your Friends & Followers

Shared: Snowsquall watch in effect for parts of Simcoe County

Snowsqualls are expected to develop today in many parts of Simcoe County. Barrie, Innisfil, Angus, New Tecumseth, Collingwood, Hillsdale, Midland, Coldwater, Orr Lake, Orillia, Lagoon City and Washago are all expected to be hit. Snowsqualls are expected to develop this… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Snowsquall watch in effect for parts of Simcoe County (6) Share […]

Shared: Midland, Penetanguishene remember | Simcoe.com

Despite cold temperatures and consistent snowfall, hundreds of residents in Midland and Penetanguishene attended Remembrance Day services at local cenotaphs. Second World War veterans Frank Graham and Bert Reynolds, who passed away earlier this year, were honoured at both services. Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland, Penetanguishene remember | Simcoe.com (11) Share With Your Friends & […]