Craig Busch of the Busch Group of Companies won the Greater Barrie Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur Award of Excellence in 2014. Mark Wanzel Photo

Carrying a torch

Craig Busch said he has nothing but respect for athletes competing in the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

Barrie Colts defenceman Rocky Kaura moves the puck against Belleville Bulls right winger Jake Bricknell, left, and defenceman Alix Yuill, right, during first period OHL playoff action at the Barrie Molson Centre Thursday night. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/QMI AGENCY

Colts grab Game 1

The Barrie Colts came into this playoff series as the prohibitive favourite. But that doesn’t mean wins would come easily.

Nottawasaga OPP, Simcoe County paramedics and New Tecumseth firefighters were called to a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 89 just east of Alliston around the lunch hour Friday. OPP say four vehicles collided which resulted in three minor injuries. Traffic was diverted around the scene while the incident was cleared. The road was re-opened by approximately 1:30 p.m. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Multi-vehicle crash on Hwy. 89

Nottawasaga OPP, Simcoe County paramedics and New Tecumseth firefighters were called to a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 89 just east of Alliston arou

The 4th annual Dancing with Easter Seals Stars Barrie will take place April 10 at Liberty North. This year the event has seven participants who will be partnered with a professional dancer in an effort to take home top honours while helping to support Easter Seals, a registered charitable organization that helps children and youth with physical disabilities. For information regarding tickets, please call. 705 797 2675. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Ready to dance

The 4th annual Dancing with Easter Seals Stars Barrie will take place April 10 at Liberty North.

South Simcoe Police cruiser

Pickup truck crash

INNISFIL – A local man was charged with careless driving after a pickup truck failed to negotiate a turn Wednesday night.

     

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