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Shared: UPDATE: Missing man, who had last been seen in Midland, found ‘safe and sound’

Ontario Provincial Police officers have now located a man who was reported missing May 19. The Southern Georgian Bay Detachment said officers and family members had been concerned for the man’s well-being. However, he was found “safe and sound.” “Thank you to anyone who… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: UPDATE: Missing man, who had last been […]

Shared: Midland approves one per cent tax levy to fund infrastructure reserve

A Midland resident with a $300,000 home will pay $4,263 in taxes this year — a $63 increase over 2018. Of that, $2,943 will be kept by the municipality, $837 will be directed to Simcoe County and $483 to education. Midland council approved a 2.96 per cent spending increase,… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland approves […]

Shared: Southern Georgian Bay OPP stressing importance of wearing a life-jacket

A 59-year-old Tay Township man is alive thanks to his personal flotation device. On May 12, the man was out in his 12-foot aluminum boat fishing off Lighthouse Point in Hog Bay when things went awry. “The waves and winds were not in his favour. He was reeling in a fish, got… Read Full Simcoe.com […]

Shared: Midland hospital declares influenza outbreak

Georgian Bay General Hospital has officially declared an outbreak of influenza A at its north complex continuing care, rehabilitation and palliative care unit. The outbreak was declared after consultation with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit based on two lab-confirmed,… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland hospital declares influenza outbreak (93) Share With Your Friends & […]

Shared: Penetanguishene honours longtime firefighters | Simcoe.com

The Town of Penetanguishene recently recognized four firefighters for their decades of service to the community. Volunteer firefighter Kurt Baumer, Capt. Ron Marchand, Deputy Fire Chief Pierre Genier and fire prevention officer Steven Bellisle have a combined 105 years of service. … Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Penetanguishene honours longtime firefighters | Simcoe.com (12) Share With […]

Shared: OPP investigating robbery of Tiny Township home

Southern Georgian Bay OPP is investigating a robbery that occurred early Friday morning. Officers were dispatched to a residence on Tiny Beaches Road North just after 6 a.m. May 17 to investigate a report of a robbery. Officers learned that a man and woman had entered the… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: OPP investigating robbery of […]

Shared: Midland area OPP bombarded with false 911 calls

The Southern Georgian Bay OPP responded to 1,358 false 911 calls in 2018 — an average of nearly four false calls a day. “Many of these calls, commonly referred to as pocket dials, happen when a mobile device is carried in a purse, backpack or in a pocket,” said Const. David… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: […]

Shared: Police searching for 2 men involved in Midland car wash thefts

Southern Georgian Bay OPP officers are investigating a string of thefts and break and enters at car washes in Midland. The offences occurred in the early morning hours between May 12 and 16. Police are searching for two men they believe were involved in these incidents. … Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Police searching for 2 […]

Shared: Another 72 houses being constructed in Penetanguishene

Penetanguishene council has given the green light for the next phase of the Bellisle Heights subdivision development. At a May 8 committee meeting, council approved a pre-servicing agreement for Phase 3 of the development, which will allow the developer to start preparing land for… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Another 72 houses being constructed in Penetanguishene […]