The archaeological assessment of Barrie's Allandale Station land is advancing to Stage 4 from Stage 3 next spring. MARK WANZEL photo

Next stage of investigation

Pottery and chipped stone tool fragments dating back as far as 700 years, 19th century Euro-Canadian artifacts from the property's railway use.

Hydro pole struck

ESSA TWP. - OPP are looking for a black pickup truck which struck a hydro pole Monday afternoon, leaving local residents without power.

Two men are being sought by Barrie police after cameras were stolen from Cabela's Nov. 2. Contributed photo

Cameras stolen

Barrie police are looking for two men after a pair of trail cameras worth $1,300 were stolen from Cabela's Nov. 2.

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Drug charges laid

ADJALA-TOSORONTIO TWP. - A local man faces drug charges after police raided a home here Tuesday.

A man armed with a knife who entered a Thornton convenience store and demanded cash last Saturday night is being sought by Nottawasaga OPP. Contributed photo

Cash demanded

ESSA TWP. - A man armed with a knife who entered a Thornton convenience store and demanded cash last Saturday night is being sought by police.

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Manslaughter charge

A Barrie man was charged with manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death last week in connection with a death at a city residence last summer.

Sean Palmer (left) of the St. Peter’s Panthers tries to get around a St. Thomas Aquinas Stingers player in their semifinal game during the Basketball Tip-Off Tournament held at Barrie’s St. Joan of Arc Catholic High School on Saturday. The Stingers prevailed, 78-43. St. Thomas Aquinas, based in Tottenham, faced Barrie’s St. Joseph’s Jaguars in the final, with the Jags coming out on top, 81-41. In the junior final, St. Thomas Aquinas was up against Orillia’s Patrick Fogarty Flames. The Stingers won the junior championship, 58-51. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Stingers advance to finals

Sean Palmer (left) of the St. Peter’s Panthers tries to get around a St. Thomas Aquinas Stingers player during the Basketball Tip-Off Tournament.

Woman facing charges

Police have arrested and charged a woman connected to an attempted armed robbery at a gas station Saturday night in Oro- Medonte Township.

Ariana Nicholson is the winner of the 2017 Mayor's Christmas Card Contest, and was honoured at Monday's city council meeting. She is shown above with Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman. Like all winning contest submissions, it has been framed, will be displayed at Barrie City Hall and will grace the Christmas card received by thousands of people across the country this year. BOB BRUTON photo

Christmas card winner

Ariana Nicholson is the winner of the 2017 Mayor's Christmas Card Contest, and was honoured at Monday's city council meeting by Mayor Jeff Lehman.

     

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