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GISELE WINTON SARVIS PHOTO/ SPECIAL TO POSTMEDIA NETWORK The Stayner branch of the Clearview Public Library is the test site of the new Click, Connect computer program for Welcome Centre Immigrant Services. The program will be rolled out to library branches across Simcoe County in the new year. Celebrating its launch is, from left, Clearview Mayor Christopher Vanderkruys, County of Simcoe Warden Gerry Marshall, Darlene Brown, vice-president of Social Enterprise for Canada, County of Simcoe Deputy Warden Terry Dowdall and Collingwood Mayor Sandra Cooper.

Immigrants can 'click, connect' for info

New immigrants moving anywhere into Simcoe County will now only have to visit their local library to access information on how to settle into Canadian society.

GISELE WINTON SARVIS/Special to the Enterprise-Bulletin Ariel Amaral, 34, who trains in Collingwood and is a sponsored racer with Blu Wave SUP, is part of the nine-member Team Canada heading to the International Surf Association’s World Championships in Denmark Sept. 1 to 10. She’s seen competing at the recent Ontario SUP race held during Sidelaunch Days in Collingwood.

Athlete of the Week: Ariel Amaral

Ariel Amaral has all the momentum she needs going into the World Paddleboard Championship in Denmark Sept. 1 to 10.

Gisele Winton Sarvis photo Edward Green, 12, of Oro-Medonte hugs his mother Melissa Barron after taking his first ride in a small aircraft, a 1943 Cornell while pilot Bill Irwin looks on during the Gathering of the Classics last Saturday.

Gathering of the Classics lets imaginations soar

EDENVALE -- Twelve-year-old Edward Green is interested in anything to do with the Second World War but didn't attend the Gathering of the Classics Saturday to look at antique aircrafts.


Queen of Soul coming to Wasaga Beach

Wasaga Beach councillors gave approval in principal this week to host Aretha Franklin, The Four Tops and The Temptations in concert at Playland Square in Beach Area One on Saturday, Aug. 13.

Francesco Molinaro, 18, left, and Erick Tello Arias, 23, were fatally stabbed in separate incidents over the Victoria Day long weekend in Wasaga Beach. (Gofundme)

Two fatal stabbings in as many days

Young people coming to Wasaga Beach to enjoy the sunshine and the Electric Elements concert were shocked to hear that an 18-year-old man from Bolton is dead following a stabbing at around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

Submitted photo The Sandy Graham, built in 1955, has been taken out of service by Transport Canada, leaving Christian Island's 800 residents as well as cottagers without a way to take vehicles or heavy items to and from the island located on Georgian Bay, near Penetanguishene.

Vessel sought to replace Christian Island ferry

Christian Island’s 800 residents have no way to transport vehicles and heavy goods now that its car-carrying ferry the M.V. Sandy Graham has been taken out of service.

Nina Bifolchi, Wasaga Beach Deputy Mayor

Wasaga council chooses to appoint a replacement

WASAGA BEACH - Wasaga Beach council voted 4-2 against filling the vacant councillor chair by choosing the next person in line from 2014 election councillor candidates.

Gisele Winton Sarvis/ photo Wasaga Beach Brewing Company principals including, from left, David Cubitt, president and co-owner, Mark Van Remortel, financial investor, Eric Mitchell, creative director, Mike Boyles, marketing director, and Peter Wilkins, co-owner, gather for a photo to celebrate the launch of Beach One Cerveza at Marlwood Golf and Country Club.

Wasaga Beach launches new brew

"It's absolutely refreshing," said Rebecca Kennedy of Wasaga Beach about the long-awaited Beach Area One Cerveza, the first beer of the Wasaga Beach Brewing Company.

CFB Borden’s buglar retired Sgt. Tony Beresford and pipe major stand at attention during the Vimy Commemoration Ceremony Saturday morning at the First World War restored training trenches. Gisele Winton Sarvis/Postmedia Network

Ceremony at Base Borden recognizes the Battle of Vimy Ridge

CFB BORDEN - Students from four area high schools joined politicians, police, and soldiers walking through the restored training trenches to the sound of gunfire and bombing before the Vimy Commemoration Ceremony early Saturday morning.