SUBMITTED Glen R. Murray (centre), Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, presents Simcoe County Coun. Doug Little (left) and Willma Bureau (right) from the County of Simcoe’s Solid Waste Management department, with his award for Environmental Excellence acknowledging the Learning & Living Green partnership program between the county and local school boards.

County given environmental nod

(STAFF) — Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen R. Murray has presented the County of Simcoe with an award for Environmental Excellence

Joseph Blandisi of the Barrie Colts finds himself in the boards during some heavy action against the Saginaw Spirit Saturday the Barrie Molson Centre. The Colts won 3-1. Mark Wanzel Photo

Colts break Spirit

The Barrie Colts and their top lines were having trouble breaking through. But it was the bottom six that stepped up to make a difference.

Police tape blocks access to the second-floor fire escape access to an apartment unit at the rear of 862 2nd Ave. W. in Owen Sound Friday. Police on Saturday identified apartment resident Lezleigh Hopkins, 28, as the victim of murder. (James Masters/Owen Sound/QMI)

Now it's a murder investigation

Police now describe the death of an Owen Sound resident as “murder” and advised the public Saturday to “to be aware of their personal safety at all ti

Contract confusion

As the city and chamber of commerce consider talking about sharing the cost of temporary trailers at Port of Orillia, one councillor has questions...

MacLeod's lucky charm

The concerns at the provincial level of Orillia-area residents aren’t much different from the concerns of Ottawa-area residents, says Lisa MacLeod.

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