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<b>COLUMN:</b> Footy fans can express passion through Rovers

COLUMN: Footy fans can express passion through Rovers

Simcoe County Rovers FC fans have witnessed an impressive inaugural season, but reporter Shawn Gibson hopes to see it continue
<b>COLUMN:</b> Loud mufflers shattering peace is 'exhausting'

COLUMN: Loud mufflers shattering peace is 'exhausting'

Columnist says he, like many, is 'sick and tired of the constant noise being belched out' by 'rip-roaring' young males driving cars with modified mufflers
<b>CHEF'S TABLE:</b> Students 'udderly' dazzled by dairy farm

CHEF'S TABLE: Students 'udderly' dazzled by dairy farm

Food columnist takes his Georgian College culinary students to visit Loretto-area farm and get first-hand look at how things are done
<b>EVERYTHING KING:</b> How times have changed in the job market

EVERYTHING KING: How times have changed in the job market

With so many job openings out there, in this week's column Wendy asks why it's so hard to hire reliable help in this post-COVID world
<b>COLUMN:</b> Read all about it! Libraries more than just books

COLUMN: Read all about it! Libraries more than just books

Reporter Nikki Cole says she still favours going to the library or bookstore to find new reading material, so the Barrie Public Library opening third branch this week is right up her alley
<b>COLUMN:</b> The Cult blasts devoted fans with hit after hit

COLUMN: The Cult blasts devoted fans with hit after hit

British rock group, still going strong after almost 40 years, hit the stage at Casino Rama on Saturday night
<b>SCENE SETTER:</b> All-female band won't be stereotyped

SCENE SETTER: All-female band won't be stereotyped

Not That I Care's new EP, titled Lost All Sense, will come out Aug. 5, with release party to follow Aug. 11 in downtown Barrie
<b>EVERYTHING KING:</b> Why not daddy long legs in the grapes?

EVERYTHING KING: Why not daddy long legs in the grapes?

In this week's Everything King, Wendy reacts to the local story about an unwanted hitchhiker — the black widow spider in the fruit carton
<b>COLUMN:</b> Little bit of green heaven just down the street

COLUMN: Little bit of green heaven just down the street

Reporter and neighbourhood resident Bob Bruton says he's 'not the only one who appreciates old-school ways of winding down in a stressful world'
<b>CHEF'S TABLE:</b> On the hunt for 'treasures of the forest'

CHEF'S TABLE: On the hunt for 'treasures of the forest'

'I have always had a love and respect for wild foraged foods, but none more than the plethora of wild mushrooms that can be found in the forests and fields that surround us,' says food columnist