Marie 'Tonie' Farrell sits in her mother’s Orillia home where she now lives because she can’t work after suffering injuries from being beaten by an OPP officer. In the background is her son, R.J. Farrell, who bought her a silver-plated gavel with the words Not Guilty engraved on it. Tracy McLaughlin Photo

Farrell suing cop and OPP

An Orilllia grandmother who suffered "catastrophic" injuries in an altercation with a police officer has launched a $4 million lawsuit against the cop


Polar Bear Dip

Participants braved the icy waters of Collingwood harbour last Sunday March 29 at the third annual Meridian Credit Union Polar Bear Dip, raising funds

Environment Canada weather radar image. QMI AGENCY FILE

March winds

Do you remember hearing the words “March winds”? I do, and this has been one month full of them. I like the wind in March, as it’s the best way to low

Ted Stuart from Pretty River Academy in Collingwood was one of many students who took part in Simcoe County regional science fair on the weekend in Barrie. ZACH MACPHERSON PHOTO

Very scientific

Elementary school students from throughout the area showed off their skills on Saturday at the Simcoe County Regional Science and Technology Fair.

Internet program didn't connect

The five-year program the County of Simcoe helped develop to deliver high-speed Internet to its rural residents missed the mark, says the warden.

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