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Corrections workers picket in Barrie, demand more training, raises - Central North Corrections officers are travelling the region’s hazardous roads today to increase awareness about their health and safety issues at work.

Corrections workers picket in Barrie, demand more training, raises - Central North Corrections officers are travelling the region’s hazardous roads today to increase awareness about their health and safety issues at work.

Snow squall warning in effect for Simcoe County and Grey County -  Environment Canada has issued a snow squall warning for Midland, Orr Lake, Coldwater, Orillia, Lagoon City, Washago, Blue Mountains and Northern Grey County.

Snow squall warning in effect for Simcoe County and Grey County - Environment Canada has issued a snow squall warning for Midland, Orr Lake, Coldwater, Orillia, Lagoon City, Washago, Blue Mountains and Northern Grey County.

Barrie Central - In September 2015, the final school year at Barrie Central will begin, as the Simcoe County District School Board decided this year to close the oldest high school in the region.

In September the final school year at Barrie Central will begin, as the Simcoe County District School Board decided this year to close the oldest high school in the region.

Barrie Newsmakers 2014: Barrie named safest city in Canada - The challenge to being named the safest city in Canada is staying on top, Mayor Jeff Lehman says.

Barrie Newsmakers Barrie named safest city in Canada - Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman and Police Chief Kimberly Greenwood stroll along Dunlop Street. The city was named the safest in Canada earlier this year.

Barrie Police keeping an eye on drivers with drink, drugs tonight - The Barrie police will be out checking for impaired drivers tonight. Sgt. Glen Furlong, right, is in charge of the R.I.D.E. program.

Barrie Police keeping an eye on drivers with drink, drugs tonight - The Barrie police will be out checking for impaired drivers tonight. Glen Furlong, right, is in charge of the R.

Dying Barrie man fills bucket list $1,000 at a time - Frank Nelson admits he hasn’t completed his bucket list, but he’s already crossed off six items.

BARRIE - Frank Nelson admits he hasn’t completed his bucket list, but he’s already crossed off six items.

Closing up shop - The Old Forester is packing up his books and moving on to the next phase of his life: hiking with his wife and working on the history of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters.

Closing up shop - The Old Forester is packing up his books and moving on to the next phase of his life: hiking with his wife and working on the history of the Grey and Simcoe Foresters.

Province pours cash into Barrie brewery - MPP Ann Hoggarth raises a glass of good wishes with Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery president and chief brewmaster Peter Chiodo as she announces the Liberal government will support the brewery’s expansion project.

Province pours cash into Barrie brewery - MPP Ann Hoggarth raises a glass of good wishes with Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery president and chief brewmaster Peter Chiodo as she announces the Liberal government will support the brewery’s expansion project.

Filipinos knight Barrie politicians to expand service work - A Filipino philanthropic fraternity is expanding its work into Barrie – and it’s starting its work with MP Patrick Brown, former councillor Alex Nuttall and Ward 9 Coun. Sergio Morales.

Filipinos knight Barrie politicians to expand service work - A Filipino philanthropic fraternity is expanding its work into Barrie – and it’s starting its work with MP Patrick Brown, former councillor Alex Nuttall and Ward 9 Coun.

Barrie Newsmakers 2014: Pathways ready to move forward with plans - The David Busby Street centre moved to a new location this year. Tara Powell, senior case manager, stands in front of the new building at 88 Mulcaster St.

Barrie Newsmakers Pathways ready to move forward with plans - The David Busby Street centre moved to a new location this year. Tara Powell, senior case manager, stands in front of the new building at 88 Mulcaster St.

Feeding feathered friends in Barrie - Connie Campbell brought her grandchildren Blake, centre, and Keith Pleli to share some Rice Krispies with the ducks who make the pond their winter home, but weren’t swarmed by the ducks the way they usually are.

Feeding feathered friends in Barrie - Connie Campbell brought her grandchildren Blake, centre, and Keith Pleli to share some Rice Krispies with the ducks who make the pond their winter home, but weren’t swarmed by the ducks the way they usually are.

Barrie politicians host New Year’s levees - Mayor Jeff Lehman is kicking off the new year with two events — a brunch and a levy — on Jan. 1.

Barrie politicians host New Year’s levees - Mayor Jeff Lehman is kicking off the new year with two events — a brunch and a levy — on Jan.

Merry Christmas from Simcoe.com - The staff at Simcoe.com, Alliston Herald, Barrie Advance, Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic, Collingwood Connection, Meaford Express, Midland Mirror, Orillia Today and The Sun wish you and your family a very merry Christmas.

Merry Christmas from Simcoe.com - The staff at Simcoe.com, Alliston Herald, Barrie Advance, Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic, Collingwood Connection, Meaford Express, Midland Mirror, Orillia Today and The Sun wish you and your family a very merry Christmas.

Time to wrap up your Christmas shopping in Barrie - Noreen Hamilton, left, and Carolyn Frid wrap at the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County gift wrapping booth at the Georgian Mall.

Time to wrap up your Christmas shopping in Barrie - Noreen Hamilton, left, and Carolyn Frid wrap at the Alzheimer Society of Simcoe County gift wrapping booth at the Georgian Mall.

Barrie Advance reporter stumbles through sobriety test - Barrie Advance reporter Sara Carson tries to walk in an impairment suit under the watchful eye of Barrie Police Sgt. Glen Furlong.

Barrie Advance reporter stumbles through sobriety test - Barrie Advance reporter Sara Carson tries to walk in an impairment suit under the watchful eye of Barrie Police Sgt.

Amputee angered by note left on car in Barrie - Mike Dolby received a hurtful note on his car recently after parking in a disabled spot. The Barrie man had his leg amputated in 2010 and said just because he doesn’t look disabled, doesn’t mean people should judge him.

BARRIE - Mike Dolby wants to remind you not to judge a book by its cover.