Wasaga Beach Newswire

Wasaga Beach Newswire

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  1. You can still rent a DVD at this Stayner shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Simcoe.com

    ... to Styles, with some of the clientele having rented from the shop for 25 years. Since a rental shop in Wasaga Beach closed earlier this year, Video Visions is the only place to rent a DVD for miles. The biggest challenge to running a video store in ...

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  2. 'Nobody likes having a shotgun pointed at their head': Cyber-thugs take aim at small town OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | National Post

    ... that said: This is a ransomware attack - your files are encrypted - please pay. Like Atlanta, Ga., like nearby Wasaga Beach and like an untold (and unreported) number of other municipalities, Midland had been hacked. Taken hostage by a band of ...

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  3. Fram revises Wasaga Beach development plans: fewer units, more beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | Simcoe.com

    ... by the current owner or FRAM," Andrew McNeill, director of economic development and tourism for the Town of Wasaga Beach. "It's not a private development, we want it to feel public," McNeill said. "If you look at all of the development that FRAM has ...

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  4. Men to walk in high heels to support Collingwood women's shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Simcoe.com

    ... money raised from the event will help My Friend's House provide services to women and children in Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Clearview Township and The Blue Mountains. The organization is tasked with raising $400,000 annually to provide the ...

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  5. Echoes from the Past - Sept. 7-13Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | Wiarton Echo

    ... $7,200. Local athlete Jakob Van Dorp competed in the Provincial Triathlon Championships on Saturday, Sept. 6 at Wasaga Beach. Van Dorp competed in the Olympic Distance race, finishing 4th in the Age 20-24 category and 22nd overall. 20 YEARS AGO - ...

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  6. Stirling Hart competing at the Stihl Timbersports 2018 World...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Canada NewsWire

    ... STIHL TIMBERSPORTS 2018 Canadian Championship and Stirling Hart wins the STIHL TIMBERSPORTS Canadian Trophy in Wasaga Beach, ON

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  7. Small Ontario towns pay ransom after hackers' hold computer systems hostageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | CBC News

    ... said Midland made the decision to take extra precautions by isolating their systems back in April after nearby Wasaga Beach experienced a similar attack. He said the hackers were paid through the town's insurance policy, not taxpayer dollars. ... 1 comment

  8. Three charged and purple fentanyl seized in Collingwood arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Simcoe.com

    ... and other drugs). He will appear at the Ontario court of justice in Collingwood on Sept. 4. Ryan Scott, 40, of Wasaga Beach is charged with two counts of possession of a schedule 1 substance (heroin and opioid other than heroin), as well as two ...

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  9. Mississauga and Brampton 19-year-olds facing guns and drugs charges...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | The Brampton Guardian

    ... tactical officers. The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. on Sept. 12 at a business on Main Street in Wasaga Beach. Huronia West OPP's canine unit and tactical unit, along with the provincial Repeat Offender & Parole Enforcement unit, arrested two ...

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  10. Cybercriminals locked two Ontario towns out of their servers this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | GlobalNews

    ... servers in a cyberattack. After trying and failing to unlock their systems on their own, both Midland and Wasaga Beach made the decision to pay the ransom demanded by the hackers. Wasaga Beach handed over an amount totalling $35,000, while Midland ... 2 comments

  11. and Brampton 19-year-olds facing guns and drugs charges...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Mississauga

    ... tactical officers. The incident occurred just before 9 p.m. on Sept. 12 at a business on Main Street in Wasaga Beach. Huronia West OPP's canine unit and tactical unit, along with the provincial Repeat Offender & Parole Enforcement unit, arrested two ...

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  12. Cocaine, gun seized in Wasaga Beach arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Simcoe.com

    Members of the Huronia West OPP arrested two men at a Main Street business in Wasaga Beach on Sept. 12. During a search, the police located a handgun, a conducted energy weapon, cocaine, crack cocaine and paraphernalia associated with trafficking.

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  13. Design contract to be awarded soon for Tottenham water...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Simcoe.com

    ... rrain Vehicle Club. Council was asked to consider the request in April by Central Ontario ATV Club director and Wasaga Beach resident Soren Klemmensen.

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  14. Ontario police warn of recent cyberattacks targeting local governmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | CBC News

    ... may have been had it happened three months ago. At that time, another ransomware attack on the nearby town of Wasaga Beach, Ont., prompted Midland's officials to take out insurance to protect against such an incident, he said. "We took a good ...

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  15. Former Wasaga mayor chips in opinion on golf course...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Simcoe.com

    Wasaga Beach's former mayor has stepped forward and into the middle of a dispute between the owner of a Wasaga Beach golf course and the people who live around it. In an affidavit provided to the Marlwood Home Owners Group, Cal Patterson stated a restrictive covenant was placed on Marlwood Golf Course in 2003 to prevent any further expansion of water, sewer, and housing development.

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  16. WHW: USA Hockey officially recognizes Women's Development Sled Hockey TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Pension Plan Puppets

    ... be sending a full team of women to compete in a women's para ice hockey tournament at the Games. Simcoe.com Wasaga Beach native Vicki Bendus always had a love for the game of hockey, and she is still finding a way to stay involved. NWHLer Kelly ...

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  17. Cyber Security Today: Ransomware hits Ontario town, more on British...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | ITWorld Canada

    ... to CTV News, the town may have to pay a ransom to unlock the machines. Earlier this year the Ontario town of Wasaga Beach had to pay out after a ransomware attack. Apparently Midland's email access and payment processing were out for 48 hours. A ...

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  18. Environmental group highlights Wasaga sewage bypass:Georgian Bay...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Simcoe.com

    ... or the equivalent to more than 376 Olympic-size swimming pools. The group pointed to two bypass events in Wasaga Beach, including one that released about 2,400 cubic metres - or 2.4 million litres - of sewage into the Nottawasaga River in March, ...

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  19. Teens face murder charges in Wasaga stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Simcoe.com

    Two teens charged with a stabbing murder in Wasaga Beach made a brief appearance in Barrie court Monday, Sept. 10. Francesco Molinaro, 18, of Bolton, was stabbed seven times during an altercation at a pizza shop on Mosley Street on May 21, 2016.

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  20. Was the cyber-attack on Midland servers preventable?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Simcoe.com

    ... website. The town had previously secured an insurance policy to cover the possibility of a cyber-attack, after Wasaga Beach networks were seized by hackers in late April. "This (policy) has a number of benefits, it covers the ransomware and (ransom) ...

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