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Ontario reports 4,156 new COVID cases Wednesday

Ontario reports 4,156 new COVID cases Wednesday

Today's report includes 3,160 recoveries, 28 deaths, and 191 new hospitalizations
Alzheimer Society to host free virtual concert event

Alzheimer Society to host free virtual concert event

Live zoom event will celebrate participants, create awareness and share how you can walk 10,006 steps for 10,006 people living with dementia in Simcoe County
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Improving death-friendliness offers further opportunity to improve social inclusion

BEYOND LOCAL: Improving death-friendliness offers further opportunity to improve social inclusion

A death-friendly approach could lay the groundwork for people to stop fearing getting old or alienating those who have, experts say
Tiny considers implementing boat launch fees for non-residents

Tiny considers implementing boat launch fees for non-residents

Non-residents may have to pay a $40 fee to use Jackson Beach Park boat launch as well as increased vehicle and trailer parking fees
Good morning, Midland!

Good morning, Midland!

Celebrate the little things
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why investing in early childhood is critical after COVID-19

BEYOND LOCAL: Why investing in early childhood is critical after COVID-19

COVID-19 has led to global shut-downs which have rattled economies and families and will affect children for years to come
Situation boils over at Barrie restaurant with viral video; liquor licence suspended

Situation boils over at Barrie restaurant with viral video; liquor licence suspended

South-end Barrie eatery has been defying provincial order in recent days; Video posted on weekend shows mob yelling at inspectors
Local health officials taking abuse over vaccine rollout

Local health officials taking abuse over vaccine rollout

Enforcement officers struggle to compel compliance more than one year into pandemic-related restrictions
Emergency shelters will struggle to house homeless when hotel program ends, officials say

Emergency shelters will struggle to house homeless when hotel program ends, officials say

‘I’m looking ahead to a major challenge, which is about 250 people exiting that model into our communities, but not having anywhere to go,’ says Barrie mayor
Here are some tips on how to avoid issues with gypsy moths this year

Here are some tips on how to avoid issues with gypsy moths this year

Populations of the species are cyclical, with a surge every seven to 10 years; Simcoe County has been hit particularly hard the last two years