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Actor gets the ultimate gift

If you are lucky enough to get tickets to see Theatre Collingwood’s Barefoot in the Park this week, you will see two shows.

Creemore home listed as Historic site

CREEMORE – More than 125 people attended the official plaque unveiling of the St. Luke’s Anglican Church rectory in Creemore to celebrate its status as a national historic site Saturday.

John Franklin, describing his arrival at Point Humphreys, used George Back's illustration of the same event.

An early portrait of Canada

When George Back walked through what would soon be Barrie, mid-spring of 1825, he'd already lived an extraordinary life full of adventure and historic acts.

Kittypalooza setting new records

COLLINGWOOD - If you are still in the 150 mood after all of the celebrations this past weekend, the Georgian Triangle Humane Society has a deal for you.

Scrubbing and cooking for Special Olympics

It was all hands on deck as the Collingwood detachment of the OPP and members of the region's Special Olympics scrubbed and buffed cars while drivers had a chance to have a burger during the BBQ/Car Wash hosted by the OPP Wednesday at the Ontario Street detachment. Helping with the photo are Special Olympian David Szakall 12 left Steph Smith, Alex

Barrie resident Agnes Bernard married the man who would become Canada's first prime minister, propelling her to the forefront of Canadian high society.

Confederation’s key players

For a place with such a small population, Simcoe County made an incredible contribution to the formation of Canada and Confederation. This column highlights just four of those people.

Island sunk but flag flies on

Think that the Bay has risen a bit because of all the rain, you are probably correct, as there are more than farmer's fields submerged.

Heritage trail officially opens

Collingwood mayor Sandra Cooper snips the ribbon to officially open the Heritage Road Trail that runs from Sunset Point Park to Millennium Park as well as celebrate The artists who designed the cut-outs for the new bike racks on Heritage Drive trail are Pauline Jennett, Ken Newton, Eleanor Burke, Libby Mourant,and Shayna Donovan. Donovan was nota a

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