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Shared: Midland driver threatened with cattle prod during road rage incident

A 25-year-old Tay Township man allegedly threatened another man with a cattle prod during a road rage incident in Midland on July 20. Southern Georgian Bay OPP officers responded to the incident on King Street just after 11 p.m. on Saturday night. Officers spoke with the victim and… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland driver threatened […]

Shared: Eastern Hemlock Florals owner ‘paints’ with flowers in Midland

Stefanie (Gogan) Shutuc is an oil painter by love and a florist by profession. The Midland resident uses her artist’s eye when creating floral designs for her business, Eastern Hemlock Florals, which is run from a converted garage on her 8836 Highway 93 property. “It’s… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Eastern Hemlock Florals owner ‘paints’ with […]

Shared: Provincial, federal governments to help pave roads on Christian Island

The dirt roads on Christian Island are finally going to get paved. The federal and provincial governments are partnering up with Beausoliel First Nation to fund a roads project that will see all dirt roads on the island became hard surface roads. “I think the people of… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Provincial, federal governments to […]

Shared: Midland man charged with firearms offences after shots heard

A Midland man has had his long gun seized and faces charges of careless use and storage of a firearm after police responded to shots allegedly being fired July 19 at Roberts Island. A Southern Georgian Bay OPP marine officer and Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland man charged with […]

Shared: Elizabeth May supports opponents of gravel pit expansion in Tiny Twp.

Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May said the gathering bad news about the climate crisis and the extinction crisis is filling people with fear for their children. “If we keep going down this path millions of species will go extinct. If we keep going down this path we will… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Elizabeth […]

Shared: Women Have Heart at Orr Lake offers golfing fun and heart education

Women need to be a lot more aware about their heart, says an organizer of the third annual Women Have Heart Golf Tournament. “Women think they are going to die of breast cancer more frequently than heart attack or stroke, but it’s not true,” said Cathy Hartley, who is on the… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: […]

Shared: New French history festival may be coming to Penetanguishene in 2020

A new historical festival celebrating francophone heritage may be coming to Penetanguishene next year, pending the outcome of a feasibility study. La Clé d’la Baie en Huronie has received a federal grant for approximately $60,000 to complete a study to see if a new festival would… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: New French history festival may […]

Shared: What’s going on here: 877 King St. in Midland

At the south end of King Street, between Huronia Pools LeisureScapes and Ideal Supply Inc., lies an empty four-acre chunk of land. It is the future home of a Hampton Inn. Here are the facts: • A four-storey, 80-room hotel has been approved for the open lot on the east side… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: […]

Shared: Decision on Tiny Township gravel pit expansion not expected until 2020

It looks as though a decision regarding the proposed expansion of the Teedon Pit won’t be made until 2020. On July 2, a third pre-hearing conference call was held with CRH Canada, Tiny Township and Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) officials regarding the proposed expansion… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Decision on Tiny Township gravel pit expansion […]