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'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
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
Oro-Medonte strikes task force to target speeders, aggressive drivers

Oro-Medonte strikes task force to target speeders, aggressive drivers

As long weekend approaches, mayor urges people to 'help keep everyone safe by being alert in residential areas and around parks and green spaces'
Health unit keeps close eye on Lake Simcoe beaches for heightened bacteria levels

Health unit keeps close eye on Lake Simcoe beaches for heightened bacteria levels

'The purpose of the public beach monitoring program is to help prevent and reduce water-borne illness related to high bacteria levels in beach water,' says health official
Late home run pushes Panthers past Baycats

Late home run pushes Panthers past Baycats

Barrie back in action on Thursday when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs at Coates Stadium
Barrie group concerned after hearing 'horror stories' of seniors living below poverty line

Barrie group concerned after hearing 'horror stories' of seniors living below poverty line

With the poverty line at $19,501 or $1,625 a month, 'we know what the rents are in Barrie. A one-bedroom is $1,700 plus,' says CARP official
<b>PROFILE:</b> All roads lead to music, storytelling for Michael Martyn

PROFILE: All roads lead to music, storytelling for Michael Martyn

'I grew up understanding that writing and storytelling and presentation is important and it moves people,' says Martyn
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