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Shared: Snowmobiles stolen from Tiny Township cottage

Two snowmobiles were stolen from a Champlain Road cottage in Tiny Township on Feb. 18. Southern Georgian Bay OPP were dispatched to the cottage after receiving a theft report. The snowmobiles were unlawfully removed from a detached garage on the property at around 4 a.m. OPP… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Snowmobiles stolen from Tiny Township […]

Shared: Midland Payless to close, along with all other Canadian outlets

Customers were coming and going from the Midland Payless ShoeSource outlet, some knowing and some not knowing about the company’s recent filing of bankruptcy in the U.S. Cheryl Andersen of Tay Township — who came looking unsuccessfully for winter boots — said she wasn’t too… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Midland Payless to close, along with […]

Shared: Three recruits join Southern Georgian Bay OPP’s Midland office

Three new recruits are joining the Southern Georgian Bay OPP to work out of the detachment in downtown Midland. Provincial constables Steven Brown, Kyle Montpetit and Michael Tuck all graduated from the Ontario Provincial Police Academy on Feb. 12. Joining them at the… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Three recruits join Southern Georgian Bay OPP’s Midland […]

Shared: Sample from Penetanguishene sewage treatment plant acutely toxic

The Town of Penetanguishene received a warning from Environment and Climate Change Canada after an effluent sample taken from the sewage treatment plant on Fox Street was found to be acutely toxic. For the first time, a federal inspection of both town wastewater plants was conducted… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Sample from Penetanguishene sewage treatment […]

Shared: Tiny Township cancer patient ‘overwhelmed’ by community support

“It was terrible,” she said. Each treatment in Germany costs $38,000, so she started a GoFundMe campaign and there have been numerous community fundraisers held for the married mother with three children. “It’s unbelievable. “I grew up in Elmvale, so… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Tiny Township cancer patient ‘overwhelmed’ by community support (93) Share With […]

Shared: Beausoleil First Nation finally to receive funding for new ferry

When up and running, the ferry makes the 2.5-kilometre trip from Cedar Point to Christian Island 14 times a day, seven days a week. It is used alongside the M.V. Indian Maiden, a 70-passenger ferry with icebreaking capabilities. “It is a huge lifeline. It links us to Midland,… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Beausoleil First Nation […]

Shared: Tiny Township’s Bulbs of Fire farmers promote biodiversity and soil health

Bart and Simone Nagel are well known among Simcoe County foodies for the plus varieties of garlic they grow and sell together with garlic spreads, mustards and jams. Selling at the Midland, Orillia and Gravenhurst farmers’ markets, the Bulbs of Fire owners now have their products… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Tiny Township’s Bulbs of Fire […]

Shared: Government loans helping north Simcoe businesses get started

A diverse group of local businesses have the North Simcoe Community Futures Development Corp. to thank for helping them get off the ground. The federally funded corporation, located at 105 Fourth St. in Midland, has been assisting local small and medium businesses for more than 30… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Government loans helping north Simcoe […]

Shared: Snowmobiler on Penetanguishene Bay ejected after hitting pressure crack

A snowmobiler was ejected from his machine Saturday, Feb. 16 after striking a pressure crack at the mouth of Penetanguishene Bay between Coutnac Beach and Marygrove Camp. OPP Const. David Hobson, with the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment, said the man was taken to Georgian Bay… Read Full Simcoe.com Story: Snowmobiler on Penetanguishene Bay ejected after […]