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Barrie business owner hit with double whammy during south-end tornado

Barrie business owner hit with double whammy during south-end tornado

Yoga studio reopening was to be 'light at the end of the tunnel' for Kim Ridgers after challenging year, but then her home was also damaged in July 15 twister
Six new COVID cases in the region today, including two in Barrie

Six new COVID cases in the region today, including two in Barrie

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit says other the new cases are in Bradford, Clearview, and Severn
This week in BarrieToday+: Last chance to put your feet up with Summer Staycation!

This week in BarrieToday+: Last chance to put your feet up with Summer Staycation!

Plus, do you know an aspiring journalist? Village Media has launched a scholarship program to support journalism students
Suspicious vehicle call leads to multiple charges in Essa Township

Suspicious vehicle call leads to multiple charges in Essa Township

Nottawasaga OPP had received complaints about vehicles being entered in the 5th Line area with wallets, ID and credit cards stolen
Oro-Medonte man, occasional lottery player cashes in for $243K

Oro-Medonte man, occasional lottery player cashes in for $243K

'I was holding up my phone showing my girlfriend and daughter and my hand was shaking,' says John Lloyd; Winning ticket purchased at Oro Station General Store
'Harmful' smoke from northern Ontario wildfires impacting Simcoe County's air quality

'Harmful' smoke from northern Ontario wildfires impacting Simcoe County's air quality

'Smoke from forest fires contains many air pollutants that can be harmful to our health,' says local health official
<updated>Update: </updated> Health minister unveils $324M surgical recovery plan to clear pandemic backlog

Update: Health minister unveils $324M surgical recovery plan to clear pandemic backlog

Urgent procedure backlog nearly cleared, Ontario announces new funding to manage expected surge in procedures delayed during the pandemic
More events added to Open Air Dunlop this weekend in downtown Barrie

More events added to Open Air Dunlop this weekend in downtown Barrie

Downtown Barrie BIA's Kelly McKenna says there will be programming at the Meridian Place Stage, pop-up performances, community tents
Clearview senior bilked out of $22K in 'grandparent scam'

Clearview senior bilked out of $22K in 'grandparent scam'

Provincial police say the caller masqueraded as an RCMP to secure the money to supposedly get the woman's grandson out of jail
Public Health Ontario reports 158 new COVID cases for July 28

Public Health Ontario reports 158 new COVID cases for July 28

In today's daily update from the province, officials say there were four deaths due to COVID-19 over the past 24 hours