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Shared: Tay Township’s Scott Warnock joining Huronia Community Foundation

Former Tay Township mayor Scott Warnock will be taking over the reins of the Huronia Community Foundation. Warnock, who spent 21 years on Tay council, will be stepping into the executive director position being vacated by Stephen Couchman. “During my time in office I saw… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Tay Township’s Scott Warnock joining Huronia […]

Shared: OPP make speedy arrests after pair of Penetanguishene break-ins

A 23-year-old Penetanguishene man is facing a litany of charges after allegedly looting a Poyntz Street home. Southern Georgian Bay OPP officers responded to a report of a break-in in progress on Poyntz Street, shortly after 11 p.m. on Aug. 21, and arrested a man. Upon… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: OPP make speedy arrests after […]

Shared: Midland transit could get 3 new buses

The Ontario government has announced more funding to help improve the Midland transit system. The town could receive more than $238,000 to replace three buses, along with $36,500 for a new bus tracking system to optimize ride scheduling and allow for greater accuracy in vehicle… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland transit could get 3 new […]

Shared: Ford brings bus bucks to Orillia, Barrie, Midland

Orillia, Barrie and Midland will share in close to $20 million in provincial funding for 11 transit projects, including new buses and shelters. Premier Doug Ford announced the investments during an appearance at the Municipal Operations Centre in Orillia on Aug. 22. “These… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Ford brings bus bucks to Orillia, Barrie, Midland […]

Shared: OPP searching for 2 men who broke into Port McNicoll store

The Southern Georgian Bay OPP are attempting to identify two men who broke into the Liqui-Gator liquidation store in Port McNicoll on Aug. 15. The break-in was reported by a resident just before 12:30 a.m., while the unlawful entry was still in progress. Officers are seeking… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: OPP searching for 2 men […]

Shared: Midland man caught going 185 km/h on Highway 93

A 23-year-old Midland man is facing street racing charges after police say he was clocked going 185 km/h on Highway 93. A Southern Georgian Bay OPP officer on traffic patrol observed a white Subaru travelling 105 km/h over the 80 km/h posted speed limit on the highway around 8:45… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland man […]

Shared: Penetanguishene’s new five-bed residential hospice still needs funding

Although construction on a new five-bed residential hospice is already underway, another $900,000 is still needed to cover the build, furniture and operational costs. In May, with $4.1-million of the $5-million goal already raised, Hospice Huronia officials green-lit the project and… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Penetanguishene’s new five-bed residential hospice still needs funding (8) Share […]

Shared: Cancer experts to discuss latest in treatment and supports in Midland

Cancer has impacted everyone in one way or another. The deadly disease will be the topic of the next Our Health discussion Sept. 3 at the Midland Cultural Centre (MCC). “Cancer is a topic that resonates with everyone. If you haven’t been a patient, you’ve known a loved… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Cancer experts to […]

Shared: Makk Design proves high-tech survivability in small town

The historical Village Library building in Victoria Harbour is now a high-tech hub housing Makk Design Inc. “We sell consumer products to China,” said Stephen Makk, co-owner of the company with his wife Riina. Makk Design is basically an engineering department for hire,… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Makk Design proves high-tech survivability in small town […]