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Education workers meet in Barrie to plan for safe return to class in September

Education workers meet in Barrie to plan for safe return to class in September

Gathering includes reps from Simcoe County, Muskoka and Grey-Bruce; Health, safety and quality of education among priorities
Ontario reports 192 new COVID cases Friday

Ontario reports 192 new COVID cases Friday

Today's report also includes one new hospitalization, one death, and 147 recoveries
Ontario science experts hope for fewer runny nose disruptions when risk is low

Ontario science experts hope for fewer runny nose disruptions when risk is low

The runny nose will likely retain its power to turn school days and work schedules upside down in September
Hundreds of local soldiers fought during World War I 'trench raid' 104 years ago today <b>(11 photos)</b>

Hundreds of local soldiers fought during World War I 'trench raid' 104 years ago today (11 photos)

Local soldiers battled hard against German soldiers during trench raid in France that saw enemy launch 'a gas attack'
Island Princess not docking in Midland, Penetanguishene after all

Island Princess not docking in Midland, Penetanguishene after all

'The Island Princess is such a great tradition, it means a lot to the community, so the chamber and city council worked hard to keep it here,' says Chamber official
Local OSPCA reopens leash-free dog park

Local OSPCA reopens leash-free dog park

'We are thrilled to reopen our leash-free zone and welcome dogs from our community back for some fun outdoor play time,' Midland & District Animal Centre interim manager says
Snap some pics, raise awareness around Canada's freshwater lakes

Snap some pics, raise awareness around Canada's freshwater lakes

Living Lakes Canada's photo challenge is part of its inaugural national lake blitz program; Deadline is July 31
Future beach-acquisition idea met like sand in the pants by Tiny council

Future beach-acquisition idea met like sand in the pants by Tiny council

‘Communist movement’ just one comment thrown at deputy mayor prior to proposal during council meeting
Three new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka Thursday

Three new COVID cases in Simcoe-Muskoka Thursday

Report includes new cases in Barrie and Springwater
Penetanguishene looking for volunteers to rid waterfront of invasive phragmites

Penetanguishene looking for volunteers to rid waterfront of invasive phragmites

Invasive Phragmites are an invasive plant that hinder native wildlife from using the area. Event takes place Saturday