Joseph Blandisi of the Barrie Colts finds himself in the boards during some heavy action against the Saginaw Spirit Saturday the Barrie Molson Centre. The Colts won 3-1. Mark Wanzel Photo

Colts break Spirit

The Barrie Colts and their top lines were having trouble breaking through. But it was the bottom six that stepped up to make a difference.

Police tape blocks access to the second-floor fire escape access to an apartment unit at the rear of 862 2nd Ave. W. in Owen Sound Friday. Police on Saturday identified apartment resident Lezleigh Hopkins, 28, as the victim of murder. (James Masters/Owen Sound/QMI)

Now it's a murder investigation

Police now describe the death of an Owen Sound resident as “murder” and advised the public Saturday to “to be aware of their personal safety at all ti

The ribbon was officially cut Saturday at the Goodness Me! store at Park Place in Barrie. The family-owned business aims to meet the health needs of residents. On hand for the event, which included demonstrations and prizes, are, from left, Coun. Arif Khan, owner Mike Jacks, store manager Dale Chapman, Mayor Jeff Lehman, and company founder Janet Jacks who started the business 34 years ago. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Open for business

The ribbon was officially cut Saturday at the Goodness Me! store at Park Place in Barrie. The family-owned business aims to meet the health needs

Noah (left) and Alan (right) are seen enjoying some ice fishing. The two recently celebrated their six year match anniversary as Little and Big Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Georgian Triangle (BBBSGT). BBBSGT recently moved to a new location at 74 Hume St. in Collingwood. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Alan and Noah

When Little Brother Noah met his Big Brother Alan, he was just nine-years-old. Noah is now 15 years old, and on Jan. 19, Noah and Alan celebrated thei

ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES Linda Murray, pictured Thursday at the Orillia Public Library, will address Orillia's and Oro-Medonte Township's councils with hopes of spurring negotiations to reinstate Oro-Medonte residents' access to the Orillia library.

Reopening the book

When running last fall in the municipal election in Oro-Medonte Township, former Orillia councillor Linda Murray made one promise.

     

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