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Shared: Chamber of commerce hosting all-candidates meetings across north Simcoe

The Southern Georgian Bay Chamber of Commerce will host all-candidates meetings in Midland, Penetanguishene, Tay and Tiny. The public meetings will start at 5:30 p.m. followed by an informal meet and greet with the candidates. The Penetanguishene meeting will be held… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Chamber of commerce hosting all-candidates meetings across north Simcoe (7) […]

Shared: New Tay Township council members likely getting a raise

Currently, Tay Township’s mayor makes $26,055, the deputy mayor makes $18,882, and its five councillors make $15,398 each. Midland was at the high end of the comparators with its mayor making $39,595, the deputy mayor at $26,580 and councillors at $18,107. The… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: New Tay Township council members likely getting a raise […]

Shared: Penetanguishene’s Main Street expected to be done by Nov. 30

Penetanguishene officials are paying extra attention to the paving stones being installed on Main Street after receiving a variety of complaints. “A lot of the interlocking stone is not level at all,” said Coun. Mike Mayotte. “Some of them are an inch higher, while some are… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Penetanguishene’s Main Street expected to […]

Shared: Coldwater man refused service at Beer Store, charged with impaired driving

A 29-year-old Severn Township man was charged with impaired driving after causing a disturbance at the Coldwater Beer Store. Officers with the Southern Georgian Bay OPP were dispatched after a man allegedly crashing into the Beer Store just before 3 p.m., Sept. 17. … Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Coldwater man refused service at Beer Store, […]

Shared: Quick-acting swimmers prevent drowning at Awenda Provincial Park

A couple of quick-acting swimmers helped rescue two people struggling in the water at a beach in Awenda Provincial Park on Saturday evening. Members of the Southern Georgian Bay OPP were dispatched at 4:55 p.m. on Sept. 15 to a report of two people possibly drowning at Beach Area… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Quick-acting swimmers […]

Shared: New Tay Township council members will be getting a raise

Currently, Tay Township’s mayor makes $26,055, the deputy mayor makes $18,882, and its five councillors make $15,398 each. Midland was at the high end of the comparators with its mayor making $39,595, the deputy mayor at $26,580 and councillors at $18,107. The… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: New Tay Township council members will be getting a […]

Shared: Protesters keep up pressure over Tiny Township gravel-pit expansion

Protesters made their voice heard despite not being allowed into a recent Dufferin Aggregates meeting. About 60 people gathered outside the Wyebridge Community Hall Sept. 13 while the company met inside with its community liaison committee. The company is waiting for a… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Protesters keep up pressure over Tiny Township gravel-pit expansion […]

Shared: Penetanguishene upholds bylaw to prohibit temporary structures in driveways

Penetanguishene residents could soon be forced to take down any temporary structure in their front yard or driveway. Council defeated a motion to amend the town’s zoning bylaw to permit temporary structures in front yards and driveways for six months at a time. … Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Penetanguishene upholds bylaw to prohibit temporary structures […]

Shared: Federal funding to help Penetanguishene assess roads, sidewalks

The Town of Penetanguishene has received federal funding for new digital inspection technologies to assess the conditions of their roads and sidewalks. The government dollars will also cover the costs of asset management training for staff to help introduce a new process for… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Federal funding to help Penetanguishene assess roads, sidewalks […]