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Public board OKs $691M budget, hiring 72 staff amid enrolment hike

Public board OKs $691M budget, hiring 72 staff amid enrolment hike

‘The SCDSB continues to experience financial pressures in the areas of special education, transportation, student accommodation and sick leave,’ says official
Barrie unveils new bus routes, expands Transit ON Demand

Barrie unveils new bus routes, expands Transit ON Demand

'We are losing valuable time that could be spent with family or at work due to inefficient bus routes,' says commuter; city hosting info sessions which continue June 3 onward
COLUMN: As prices rise, check out this grocer code of conduct

COLUMN: As prices rise, check out this grocer code of conduct

With grocery boycotts making the news, in this week's column Wendy drafts her own set of principles and ethics for supermarkets
Georgian College Golf Classic raises $205K for student financial aid

Georgian College Golf Classic raises $205K for student financial aid

'I'm so pleased we were able to raise as much money as we did for the students,' says official
Barrie man, 75, airlifted to hospital after crash in East Garafraxa

Barrie man, 75, airlifted to hospital after crash in East Garafraxa

Sunday afternoon's two-vehicle collision outside Orangeville involved SUV and motorcycle
Barrie Catch the Ace jackpot climbs to $253K

Barrie Catch the Ace jackpot climbs to $253K

Last week’s winner was Keith Tuck, who took home $15,547; next draw taking place Thursday
AuroraToday joins our growing network of local news sites

AuroraToday joins our growing network of local news sites

Launched this morning, our new sister site in Aurora will be dedicated to telling the stories that matter most: the ones closest to home
What's the cost of speeding up liquor, beer sales at corner stores?

What's the cost of speeding up liquor, beer sales at corner stores?

Provincial government says true cost won't be known until people are buying more drinks from grocery and convenience stores instead of LCBO
Dog found abandoned in Guelph Lake washroom holding tank

Dog found abandoned in Guelph Lake washroom holding tank

The dog was found in the in-ground tank covered in human urine and feces
Resolution 'anticipated' next month for man accused of killing wife

Resolution 'anticipated' next month for man accused of killing wife

Former firefighter James Schwalm facing first-degree murder charge following January 2023 death of Ashley Schwalm