The province will open the doors to the Huronia Regional Centre, which closed in 2009, and the grounds for tours starting Aug. 24. (PACKET & TIMES FILE PHOTO)

HRC opening for tours

Curious Orillia residents and the general public will have the opportunity to explore the Huronia Regional Centre and its grounds Aug. 24 and 25.

Firefighters contain a blaze which broke out on a transport truck hauling vehicles in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 south of Canal Road around 6 p.m. Tuesday. There were no injuries. PAUL NOVOSAD PHOTO

Truck fire on the 400

Firefighters contain a blaze which broke out on a transport truck hauling vehicles in the southbound lanes of Highway 400 south of Canal Road around 6

Roberta Place Retirement Lodge resident Helen Moore's life-long dream of cuddling up to a tiger came true Tuesday afternoon at the Elmvale Jungle Zoo when she got to hold Cornelius, a 12-day-old Bengal tiger. IAN MCINORY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Where the wild things are

Roberta Place Retirement Lodge resident Helen Moore's life-long dream of cuddling up to a tiger came true Tuesday afternoon at the Elmvale Jungle Zoo

Barrie Red Sox major peewee's Jonathan Balah (6) tries to beat out the throw to Deven D'Gama of the Mississaugua Tigers during playdown action at the Barrie Sport Complex. The Red Sox play at the CNE Aug. 20. J.T. McVeigh Photo

Red Sox off to the CNE

Just like most kids his age, Matthew Barr plans on having fun on his trip down to Toronto to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE).

     

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