The provincewide testing needs an overhaul, but Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) trustees are not ready to scrap it.
Gisele Winton Sarvis, Special to Postmedia Network
New immigrants moving anywhere into Simcoe County will now only have to visit their local library to access information on how to settle into Canadian society.
A young Collingwood man who dreamed of opening a trampoline studio remains in hospital following a horrific trampoline accident that has left him paralyzed.
The level of excitement was palpable at the Stayner Memorial Arena on Thursday night as the hometown Stayner Siskins and Midland Flyers clashed in Game 1 of their Provincial Junior Hockey League Carruthers Division semifinal series.
The Stayner Siskins have moved into the No. 1 spot in the Provincial Junior Hockey League thanks to 15 consecutive wins.
EDENVALE -- Twelve-year-old Edward Green is interested in anything to do with the Second World War but didn't attend the Gathering of the Classics Saturday to look at antique aircrafts.
WASAGA BEACH – Residents of Wasaga Beach are reeling following two fatal stabbings over the long weekend.
Young people coming to Wasaga Beach to enjoy the sunshine and the Electric Elements concert were shocked to hear that an 18-year-old man from Bolton is dead following a stabbing at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.
Christian Island’s 800 residents have no way to transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V. Sandy Graham has been taken out of service.
CFB BORDEN - Students from four area high schools joined politicians, police, and soldiers walking through the restored training trenches to the sound of gunfire and bombing before the Vimy Commemoration Ceremony early Saturday morning.
WASAGA BEACH "' John Cropper still won't be needing a new pair of trunks this summer.
CLEARVIEW TWP. - Stayner Collegiate Institute students are mourning the loss of one of their own.
It's Ricky Darrell's time to shine.
A small but dedicated crew of hardworking Conservative volunteers welcomed Dr. Kellie Leitch at the Station on the Green in Creemore for her victory party.
WASAGA BEACH - Leading up to Victoria Day weekend, bar operator Enzo Grossi typically has eight to 12 weeks to prepare for the summer season.
ORO-MEDONTE TWP. -- Eight-year-old Owen Sandke loves playing hockey, but he had no idea until recently he has talent as a rower.
Wasaga Beach council chambers were overflowing Tuesday night for the vote on whether or not the municipality should be purchasing seven waterfront properties in Beach Area 1 for a cost of $13.8 million.
The Town of Wasaga Beach is taking its destiny into it’s own hands voting Tuesday afternoon to purchase seven properties on Beach Area 1 for $13.8 million, representing more than 70% of the main beach.
The Stayner Siskins outshot the Orillia Terriers 46 – 20 Thursday night but the wall put up by Terriers goaltender Gordie Weiss proved virtually impenetrable, helping give the Terriers the 5-2 win and a 3-2 lead in the series.
STAYNER -- The hometown Stayner Siskins rode a dominant second period -- fuelled by four straight penalties to the visiting Jim Wilson Orillia Terriers -- to draw first blood in their best-of-seven Georgian Bay Mid-Ontario Junior C Hockey League quarter-final playoffs Thursday night.