Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH) recently held its annual Service Awards celebrating 365 staff and physicians for reaching service milestones between five and 45 years. In the staff category, 11 members of Team RVH reached the 35-year milestone including (from left) Lois Smith from the integrated stroke and rehabilitation inpatient unit; Barbara Leonard from interprofessional practice; Charlene Hendricks from laboratory services; Constance Wood from clinical informatics and applications; and Janice Cimadamore from clinical informatics and applications. SUBMITTED

RVH hands out service awards

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre recently held its annual Service Awards celebrating 365 staff and physicians for reaching service milestones.

Barrie maintains two cash-in-lieu of parkland reserves – one from residential sources totalling $2.8 million and another from commercial industrial sources of almost $2.5 million. MARK WANZEL photo

Too much green

Land developers are seeing red about new calculations for green-space dedication, or cash-in-lieu of parkland, in Barrie.

Barrie council chambers MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Six Ward 6 candidates

Keith Robertson, Tara Wanamaker and Avery Konda have joined Jim Hosick, Brad Thompson and Alma Sanders as candidates for Barrie's Ward 6 vacancy.

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.

2 cases re-opened

South Simcoe police will re-open investigations into two sexual assault cases following a review of its 'unfounded' reports since 2010.

Heavy rains Friday morning have caused flooding and road washouts. At the bottom of Centre Street in Bradford, a vehicle has stalled and a tow truck in on scene. PAUL NOVOSAD photo

Flooding problems: UPDATE #2

Heavy rainfall during the early morning hours has flooded and washed out roads in New Tecumseth and Adjala-Tosorontio, say OPP.

An OPP cruiser. Postmedia Network file photo

Wrong way driver

ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - An Oakville man faces impaired driving charges after a car was seen driving south in the northbound lanes of Highway 11 Friday.

OPP Cruiser (QMI Agency).

Impaired charges

ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - An Aurora man faces impaired driving charges after his car was clocked at 146 kilometres an hour on Highway 400.

OPP logo.

Car strikes guardrail

ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - A Kitchener man faces impaired and dangerous driving charges after a car struck the centre guardrail on Highway 11.

South Simcoe police

Phoney forms

BRADFORD – A Newmarket woman was arrested after two phoney narcotics prescriptions were given to a pharmacist here Thursday.