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Barrie's new website will even talk to youBy Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe January 30 2010Things are looking up at Barrie City Hall - for citizens who want to be in the know.There’s a new website that's loaded with information and fun to explore. It will even talk to you, with an up-to-the-minute ‘browse...
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Jan 18th, 2011
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Barrie Advance Jan 14, 2011Barrie needs to start thinking about being cool and hip, said a branding specialist paid to help revitalize downtown.Roger Brooks paid another visit to Barrie this week and has many ideas to fix the problems.An amphitheatre in the vacant Five Points spot and a ‘public marke...
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Jan 18th, 2011
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance January 18 2011BARRIE - With a view of Highway 400 and good access that could get even better with a possible interchange at Big Bay Point Road, a former toilet-seat factory could see a new lease on life in 2011. ...
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Jan 9th, 2011
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By BOB BRUTON BARRIE EXAMINER January 6 2011The city has shuffled its reference committees, which could give Barrie residents a better deal.“I want the reference committees to be a little bit more of ‘working’ committees — dealing on an ongoing basis with counc i l’s str...
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Dec 19th, 2010
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By Janis Ramsay Barrie Advance Dec 16, 2010 BARRIE – The city may lease a building in the southwest end for a new fire hall, at least until a permanent facility can be built. Ward 7 Coun. John Brassard said Monday night he wants a study done – at a cost not to exceed $35,000 […]...
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Dec 19th, 2010
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By Janis Ramsay Barrie Advance Dec 16, 2010BARRIE – GO Transit is ready to put a fueling station near the Southshore Community Centre.“Willowbrook is GO’s only fuelling location,” wrote Wendell McArthur, Barrie’s director of engineering, in a note to council. “Should problems arise within that ...
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Dec 16th, 2010
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By Laurie Watt Simcoe.com Dec 11, 2010BARRIE – Barrie has more time to put the finishing touches on tens of millions in infrastructure projects – from creek culverts to roads to an arena upgrade to a new fire station and a new theatre.Dec. 2, Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave municipalities ac...
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Dec 16th, 2010
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By Janis Ramsay, Simcoe.com Dec 08, 2010 It is Cassie and other youngsters like her who inspired Barrie’s newest mayor to do more.Jeff Lehman took his oath of office Monday night and gave a speech about his goals in the next four years.“My family is one of the reasons I ran for mayor. I want [&hellip...
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Dec 16th, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON BARRIE EXAMINER December 8 2010Alex Nuttall could walk out on provincial politics, or he might be pushed.The nomination committee of Barrie's Progressive Conservative riding association has asked Nuttall to step down as a candidate at the Dec. 17 nomination meeting, or the Ontario party...
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Dec 16th, 2010
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By BOB BRUTON BARRIE EXAMINER December 7 2010And so it begins again.Barrie’s new city council was officially sworn in Monday, marking the start of its 2010-2014 term of office.“Welcome to a new day in Barrie,” said Mayor Jeff Lehman to a standing-room-only crowd in the council chamb...