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19 people dead, 122 residents and 69 staff positive for COVID at Roberta Place

19 people dead, 122 residents and 69 staff positive for COVID at Roberta Place

'This virus is very tenacious ... Seeing it spread in this facility this quickly is a concern,' says Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health
No back-to-school Monday for Simcoe County students

No back-to-school Monday for Simcoe County students

Students in neighbouring Grey-Bruce Counties will, however, be headed back to a physical classroom on Jan. 25
Massage therapist who sexually assaulted client should go to jail: Crown

Massage therapist who sexually assaulted client should go to jail: Crown

'It occurred at the hands of someone who is a licensed health-care practitioner. A real jail sentence is called for,' prosecutor says
OPP investigating Springwater break-in

OPP investigating Springwater break-in

The break-and-enter happened early Monday morning at a Snow Valley Road business in Springwater Township
<b>BREAKING:</b> Lab testing at Roberta Place identifies six swabs with COVID variant

BREAKING: Lab testing at Roberta Place identifies six swabs with COVID variant

'The variant strain testing is a two-part test and, at this time, the first test indicates a very high probability that they are of a variant strain of concern,' says health unit
Woman charged in sex-trafficking probe after under-aged girls located in Barrie

Woman charged in sex-trafficking probe after under-aged girls located in Barrie

Windsor resident, known as 'Icy', faces several charges following Durham Regional Police investigation
Group pushing for safe injection site in downtown Barrie launches petition

Group pushing for safe injection site in downtown Barrie launches petition

'We are hoping to get as many signatures as possible, from all over the city,' says group member
22 Barrie residents among 47 new COVID cases in the region today

22 Barrie residents among 47 new COVID cases in the region today

Health unit has also reported the death of an Innisfil resident
This week in BarrieToday+: A members-only flash auction and how do you pass the time?

This week in BarrieToday+: A members-only flash auction and how do you pass the time?

Plus great member deals and Miriam King talks about her unusual entrance into the world of journalism
For first time in 10 weeks, region's COVID case count has decreased

For first time in 10 weeks, region's COVID case count has decreased

'We had a sharp rise up until a week ago, and we’ve had some decline. But a week is not enough to be able to determine a trend,' says Gardner