Simcoe

Man charged after knife-wielding suspect attacks police officers

A London man faces multiple charges after a suspect armed with a knife charged at police officers during a standoff in the city’s downtown-area SoHo neighbourhood. London police responded around 5 p.m. Wednesday to the area of Simcoe and Burwell streets, where a man with a knife assaulted one person and threatened another, police said, […]

Don’t drink and drive also applies to scooters: police

A person operating a motorized scooter was charged with impaired driving after the scooter tipped over, police said. The charge was laid over the Family Day long weekend after officers responded to a 911 call in Simcoe involving a driver who was ejected from a scooter after it tipped over on Talbot Street, Norfolk OPP […]

lefroy harbour sucked in to conservation authority award

Lefroy Harbour sucked in to conservation authority award

Lefroy Harbour Resorts in Innisfil, Ontario was recognized at this year’s 39th annual Conservation Awards, hosted by the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA), for its efforts to keep the lake clean and pristine through water quality protection efforts including microplastic collecting Seabins. Read the full story by BarrieToday. Read the full story Tags: Daily…

Firefighter hurt as tenant stuck on balcony saved from blaze

A firefighter and resident were injured in an apartment fire south of the downtown core Sunday, a blaze that gutted the whole unit. Fire crews responded to an alarm at 241 Simcoe St. shortly after midnight Sunday, platoon chief Kirk Loveland said. Firefighters arrived on scene and saw a resident trapped on a 12th floor […]

Clan shocked as fire razes home, landmark furniture store

Owners of a landmark Tillsonburg furniture store are in shock after fire razed the building, which housed their home and business, a family member says. Emergency crews were called to a fire on Simcoe Street in the town of nearly 16,000 southeast of London at about 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oxford OPP said. Paramedics assessed one […]

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