Firefighters braved cold winds and chilly weather to help out in the fight against cancer. A car wash set up in the parking lot of Zehrs on Coldwater to clean up cars and collect money for cancer research. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES

Fighting cancer with fire

Firefighters braved cold winds and chilly weather to help out in the fight against cancer. A car wash set up in the parking lot of Zehrs.

Sarah Oakley, 13, of Orillia put the finishing touches on her mermaid pumpkin to be entered in the library-run contest. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES

Delightfully pumpkin

A different variety of pumpkin delights were put on display at Orillia Public Library on Saturday. Kids of all ages decorated pumpkins to be voted on.

Barrie police are looking for the public's help to identify these three men, wanted for a downtown incident in August.SUBMITTED PHOTOS.

Wanted men

Barrie police now have surveillance photos of three men wanted in connection with an Aug. 26 assault that injured three other men.

Southern Georgian Bay OPP say the black-and-red 2016 Monster Emmo e-bike was taken between 1 p.m. on Oct. 17 and 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 19.SUBMITTED PHOTO

E-bike stolen

PENETAGUISHENE – An e-bike was stolen from a shed at a Peel Street residence here this week.

Belpark owns the 16.3 agricultural property within the Settlement Area of Cookstown, Ont. and is pursuing a 285 unit plan of subdivision for the property. Miriam King/Innisfil Examiner/Postmedia Network

Developers eyeing Cookstown

The Province is permitting Simcoe County to allocate another 20,000 in population, over and above what was allocated through Places to Grow legislatio

Judges - including, from left, Barrie Innisfil MP John Brassard and Innisfil Deputy Mayor Lynn Dollin - write down the score, at Lakeside Retirement's Pie Tasting event, in Innisfil, Ont. on Saturday October 15, 2016. Miriam King/Innisfil Examiner/Postmedia Network

Pie-licious, at Lakeside Retirement

Lakeside Retirement residence in Alcona held its annual Pie-Tasting event – for a 9th year, challenging local bakeries and individual bakers to vie fo

Standard & Poor's is an internationally recognized credit-rating agency that issues ratings for the debt of public and private corporations. (QMI AGENCY)

City keeps credit rating

The City of Barrie has maintained its ‘AA’ credit rating, according to the annual report from Standard & Poor’s.

Author, Editor and book seller Peter Sellers will be at the Cookstown Branch of the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library in Cookstown, Ont. on October 20, 2016. Submitted

Calling all writers!

The Innisfil ideaLAB & Library presents the Fall Author Series, an entertaining and enlightening series of presentations featuring authors and editors