OPP investigating after 2 people assaulted with pellet gun in Simcoe County


A Wasaga Beach man faces a series of charges after police say two people were assaulted with a pellet gun, and they are looking for a second suspect.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:33:27 -0500

Police alert residents about 'bank investigator' scam after several reports


Police are alerting residents to be vigilant in protecting personal information and finances after several reports of a scam known as 'bank investigator' fraud.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 12:35:26 -0500

Region expected to be blasted by wind storm


Strong wind gusts are expected in much of Parry Sound-Muskoka, Grey Bruce and Simcoe County Wednesday.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 06:35:00 -0500

Christmas cheer returns to Friday Harbour with annual market


Friday Harbour Resort in Innisfil is welcoming back its Christmas market for the second straight year.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 13:08:13 -0500

Man accused of ordering $12K in tires with stolen card confronted by OPP


Provincial police officers arrested a man accused of ordering $12,000 worth of tires online with a stolen credit card.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 17:18:00 -0500

Lakehead University matching donations for Giving Tuesday


Lakehead University's alum association is matching all new gifts for scholarships, bursaries and awards of up to $52,000.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:02:00 -0500

Mariposa House Hospice continues Angel Tree fundraiser


Mariposa House Hospice is turning to the public for support through its Angel Tree project.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:51:34 -0500

New stats suggest Canadians already kicking some plastic habits as national ban looms


Canadians appear to be slowly cutting back on their use of plastic straws and grocery bags ahead of a national ban on such items that will take effect next month, new statistics show.

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 06:38:56 -0500

Province helping Barrie police target auto thefts


The provincial government is investing more than half a million dollars to help combat rising auto thefts in Barrie.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 22:46:58 -0500

$1 million bail granted to Ont. man facing first-degree murder in death of father of four


An Ontario man accused of killing a father of four whose remains were later discovered across parts of Simcoe County and Muskoka has been granted bail.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:04:00 -0500

Alliston woman adds letter from King Charles III to impressive list of royal collectables


An Alliston, Ont. woman is adding King Charles III to her list of letters she's received from members of the Royal family over the years.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 18:24:00 -0500

3 charged with impaired driving in Simcoe County


Hunoria West Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged three people with impaired driving over the weekend.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 07:32:00 -0500

Barrie area food bank reliance surges as new Ontario report reveals usage increase


Food banks in Barrie and the surrounding area say usage numbers have increased, as a new report indicates Ontario's food bank numbers are rising.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 16:53:00 -0500

5 motorists charged with being impaired in Barrie over 2 days


Police in Barrie say officers arrested five drivers within city limits accused of being impaired over two days, two of whom were involved in collisions.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:23:37 -0500

Barrie's yard waste frustrations are over, City says


The City of Barrie says yard waste collection is back on schedule after weeks of leaf bags piling up at the end of driveways.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 12:00:00 -0500

Popular holiday train returns to Barrie this week after two-year hiatus


The CP Holiday Train will make its way across Canada, with stops in Barrie, Mactier, and Parry Sound.

Fri, 14 Oct 2022 17:45:00 -0400

Georgina man arrested in armed robbery case


A Georgina man faces multiple charges in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store earlier this month.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:01:00 -0500

High school students create murals to be displayed in Bradford


Bradford and District High School students are making a lasting impression on their town with oil painting and brushes.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:59:06 -0500

No foul play suspected in the death of 41-year-old Orangeville woman


Police in Orangeville are ruling out foul play in the death of a woman who was reported missing earlier this week.

Sun, 27 Nov 2022 17:42:04 -0500

Holiday celebrations continue in Bracebridge with Festival of Lights


Bracebridge's Festival of Lights returns for another season, putting holiday magic back into its downtown.

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:27:00 -0500