5 Things You Need to Know Today: September 2, 2016

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Long Weekend – Let’s Be Careful Out There

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Have an awesome long weekend- but do so safely. As they always do on long weekends, police will be stepping up patrols on the water and the roads. Of particular interest this weekend will be inattentive driving. Read more here.


Labour Day – What’s open and Closed


LCBO among the stores that will be closed this Labour Day Monday. Get the full list here.


Additional Charges Laid As Barrie Police Shut Down Two Pot Storefronts

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Final charges laid in connection to the raiding of two Barrie marijuana dispensaries. Read more here.


Barrie Fire Service Offers Up Frosh Week Expense List

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Barrie Fire and Emergency Service has produced its own version of a Frosh Week Expense List to point out the repercussions of certain Frosh Week activities. Read more here.


Weapon Involved in Oro Medonte Home Invasion


Barrie OPP say a Line 5 South homeowner was letting the dog out around 5:00 yesterday morning, when a man approached, showed a weapon, and forced his way in.  Read more here.