Skip to content

Mehreen Shahid

Mehreen Shahid

Mehreen Shahid covers civic matters in Midland and Penetanguishene under the Local Journalism Initiative, which is funded by the Government of Canada

Recent Work by Mehreen

Interactive cultural asset mapping coming soon to North Simcoe

Interactive cultural asset mapping coming soon to North Simcoe

The online tool will be used to pinpoint locations indicating sites of interest, such as cemeteries, plaques, museums, public art and community events
'Cleaner than ancient arctic ice,' university scientists plan to study Tiny groundwater

'Cleaner than ancient arctic ice,' university scientists plan to study Tiny groundwater

'This water I'm talking about is not just great water, it's absolutely exceptional water,' says university professor in asking township to collaborate on study
Tiny considers implementing boat launch fees for non-residents

Tiny considers implementing boat launch fees for non-residents

Non-residents may have to pay a $40 fee to use Jackson Beach Park boat launch as well as increased vehicle and trailer parking fees
'Rock star' crossing guard earns town's award of merit

'Rock star' crossing guard earns town's award of merit

Hearing kids' stories makes her day, says Murray, 83, who wants to keep on doing the work as long as her health allows her
Public invited to comment on subdivision plan for Penetang

Public invited to comment on subdivision plan for Penetang

The 2.9-acre triangular piece of land will feature a total of 33 townhomes, with 11 of then being rental units
Developer seeking OK to build apartment building in Port McNicoll

Developer seeking OK to build apartment building in Port McNicoll

A rezoning application is sought for a low-rise apartment building, consisting of four residential units, with each unit having an independent entrance
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Terry Fox's brother urges Canadians to keep up the fight

BEYOND LOCAL: Terry Fox's brother urges Canadians to keep up the fight

'Terry would say anything is possible if you try,' says older brother, adding 'that's what we challenge Canadians to do: try like Terry'
'Cleaner than ancient arctic ice,' university scientists plan to study Tiny-area groundwater

'Cleaner than ancient arctic ice,' university scientists plan to study Tiny-area groundwater

'This water I'm talking about is not just great water, it's absolutely exceptional water,' says university professor in asking township to collaborate on study. 'I think we should treasure this water'
Terry Fox's brother urges Canadians to keep up the fight

Terry Fox's brother urges Canadians to keep up the fight

'Terry would say anything is possible if you try,' says older brother, adding 'that's what we challenge Canadians to do: try like Terry'
Terry Fox's brother urges Canadians to keep up the fight

Terry Fox's brother urges Canadians to keep up the fight

'Terry would say anything is possible if you try,' says Canadian icon's older brother