Monte Sonnenberg, Simcoe Reformer

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 Garry Colorado of the firm Geomapleare was performing survey work on Basil Avenue in Simcoe last winter. Norfolk County has decided to defer the Basil improvement project until 2018. MONTE SONNENBERG/SIMCOE REFORMER FILE PHOTO

Basil Ave. rebuild deferred a year

Residents of Basil Avenue in Simcoe who have psyched themselves up for a summer of construction will have to stand down till next year.

Local paddleboarders have stepped up to help the Norfolk Association for Community Living (NACL) and Community Living Access Support Services (CLASS) of Simcoe with a major fundraising initiative in July, one involving a 32-kilometre paddleboard excursion across Lake Erie. On hand Monday for a news briefing were, from left, Kodie Peekstok of Waterford, NACL executive director Stella Barker, NACL board member Ralph Savage, CLASS executive director Tricia Morris, and Tyler Backus of South Coast Water Sports in Port Dover. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

July lake crossing a fundraiser for Community Living services

Community Living associations across Ontario have been asked to do something this summer to celebrate the spirit of Colin Sanders, the 63-year- old Port Hope man who will attempt to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean this fall.

A woman was injured and taken to Norfolk General Hospital Monday around 10 a.m. following a two-vehicle collision on the Queensway East in Simcoe at the intersection of Donly Drive North. Norfolk OPP are investigating and say charges are pending. MONTE SONNENBERG / SIMCOE REFORMER

Charges pending in two-vehicle crash

A woman was injured and taken to Norfolk General Hospital Monday around 10 a.m. following a two-vehicle collision on the Queensway East in Simcoe at the intersection of Donly Drive North.

Public works seeks parking limits

Parking congestion in the area of Norfolk General Hospital could increase now that Norfolk County is changing parking regulations on Charles Street.

Norfolk County council has removed from its official plan the mandatory provision for all new subdivisions to have sidewalks. (Postmedia Network photo)

New sidewalks no longer mandatory

Advocates of active living in Norfolk suffered a setback this week following a controversial modification to the county’s official plan.

A woman from the Boston area brought this chunk of pepperoni to the Norfolk detachment of the OPP in Simcoe Wednesday after her dog discovered it in her yard and tried to eat it. Police have determined that the meat is spiked with rat poison. (OPP photo)

OPP issue warning about baited meat

Police are on the lookout for someone in the Boston area who is scattering poisoned meat around the neighbourhood.