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Pandemic hasn't slowed down cybercrime targeting locals, OPP inspector says

Pandemic hasn't slowed down cybercrime targeting locals, OPP inspector says

Cyber criminals don't 'discriminate,' says Det. Sgt. Vern Crowley, head of the OPP’s cybercrime investigations and a panelist on latest MCC Straight Talk program
Area man relieved to be vaccinated after catching COVID three times

Area man relieved to be vaccinated after catching COVID three times

Bradford appliance repair technician has caught the virus three times throughout the pandemic, and is still battling side effects
Gardner wants longer stay-at-home order, cautious reopening

Gardner wants longer stay-at-home order, cautious reopening

The region's medical officer of health said Ontario opened too soon after the last stay-at-home order and he hopes this time will be different
Lakehead going 'full force' with ambitious expansion plans

Lakehead going 'full force' with ambitious expansion plans

'Lakehead University is a financially sound, well-managed university,' says official who hopes to more than double enrolment at Orillia campus over next 10 years
Tiny Township launches 'CivicWeb' portal

Tiny Township launches 'CivicWeb' portal

Township says portal is user-friendly and is designed to be easy to navigate, permitting users to efficiently find information
One local resident among 40 new COVID-19 cases reported in region today

One local resident among 40 new COVID-19 cases reported in region today

Wasaga Beach resident dies after contracting COVID-19
COVID-19 vaccine update: here's how to book and who can book this week

COVID-19 vaccine update: here's how to book and who can book this week

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has started a daily standby list for last-minute vaccine appointments
Area man set to stand trial starting today in double killing of father, son

Area man set to stand trial starting today in double killing of father, son

Nick and James Pasowisty died from multiple stab wounds on Feb. 8, 2017 at their Allandale apartment
Canada-wide warrant issued for 2015 murder suspect

Canada-wide warrant issued for 2015 murder suspect

Danick Miguel Bourgeois is wanted for second degree murder; $50,000 reward offered
Town of Penetanguishene launches online building permit tool

Town of Penetanguishene launches online building permit tool

The intuitive Cloudpermit software provides a virtual workspace that replaces all paper-based processes