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The Briar Crier™ is an independently owned community news magazine.
The Briar Crier is published monthly, in print and online, and delivered to residents in the Briar Hill and Green Briar adult lifestyle communities located in Alliston, Ontario. Copies of the print edition are also delivered to select locations in the surrounding area.

The Briar Crier will celebrate its 30th Anniversary in May 2020.

At present, print circulation equals approximately 2,050. The County of Simcoe is expected to experience significant growth in the coming years. Briar Hill is still in development, with approximately 60 housing units added each year. 

We provide our readers with up-to-date information on the events and activities of many local organizations.

Contact us to ask how we can help promote an event or activity for an organization or community group you are involved in.

You will find informative columns, entertaining stories, puzzles, humour, and occasionally a prize competition in the Briar Crier.

The Town of New Tecumseth and the County of South Simcoe are vibrant and growing communities. The Briar Crier will always have something new to share with you.


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