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Good morning, Barrie!

Good morning, Barrie!

Here's a look at the current local weather and gas prices
New shop brings 'simple joys' of thrifting to Innisfil

New shop brings 'simple joys' of thrifting to Innisfil

Julianna’s Thrift Shop opened along Yonge Street in the Churchill community in March
Rotary's Daily Cash Lottery raises 'phenomenal' $104K for groups

Rotary's Daily Cash Lottery raises 'phenomenal' $104K for groups

Money raised supports local charities, not-for-profit organizations and Rotary International projects around the globe
With trails closed until May, OPP charging off-road vehicle riders

With trails closed until May, OPP charging off-road vehicle riders

Provincial police have laid 24 charges since April 12, with Simcoe County trails still being assessed for hazards
'Iconic' Orillia street renamed in honour of Gordon Lightfoot

'Iconic' Orillia street renamed in honour of Gordon Lightfoot

'With this renaming, we honour not just a local icon, but a global ambassador of Orillia whose melodies continue to resonate with audiences worldwide,' says mayor
Lakehead teams with towns, county during innovation week

Lakehead teams with towns, county during innovation week

April 30 to May 2 event aims to help South Simcoe entrepreneurs turn their ideas into reality
Speed-camera administrative penalty being considered by council

Speed-camera administrative penalty being considered by council

'The $17 is not added to the penalty of the ticket. It is an internal cost,' says city official
Honda to build electric vehicles, battery plant in Alliston: sources

Honda to build electric vehicles, battery plant in Alliston: sources

Senior sources have told Canadian Press that federal and Ontario governments will make announcement this week, but were unable to provide dollar figures
MacLaren Art Centre's Black Tie Gala raises over $54K

MacLaren Art Centre's Black Tie Gala raises over $54K

Saturday night's event saw 'unprecedented turnout' and was 'a testament to the vibrant cultural scene in Barrie'
COLUMN: We wouldn't need Earth Day if people were thoughtful

COLUMN: We wouldn't need Earth Day if people were thoughtful

If you take the time to bend down and pick up after your canine buddy, also take the time to throw it out, because there is no 'dog poop fairy,' writes editor