Grade 7 teacher Sue Walters introduces herself to her new crop of students Tuesday at West Bayfield Elementary School in Barrie. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Back to class

Grade 7 teacher Sue Walters introduces herself to her new crop of students Tuesday at West Bayfield Elementary School in Barrie.

A tow-truck driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being run over by his own vehicle before it wound up submerged in Barrie's Kempenfelt Bay, Tuesday afternoon. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Tow truck winds up in lake

A tow truck driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being run over by his own truck before it wound up submerged in Kempenfelt Bay.

Pickup truck stolen: Police briefs

INNISFIL - South Simcoe police are investigating thefts from several vehicles overnight Sunday in Innisfil and Bradford, as well as the theft of a pickup tru

Ex-boyfriend facing charges

An Innisfil man is facing charges after Barrie police say he continued to harass his ex-girlfriend after being told not to.

Rodney Noganosh, 56, was elected chief of Chippewas of Rama First Nation in Friday's election. He defeated longtime chief Sharon Stinson Henry by 93 votes. SARA CARSON/THE PACKET & TIMES

New chief 'community driven'

Rodney Noganosh has been named chief of Chippewas of Rama First Nation, but says he wants the entire community to lead as a team.

Teen admits to crimes

A resident of Michael Crescent in Barrie's north end attended the police station Monday morning advising that his vehicle had been entered overnight.

A two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Innisfil Street and Essa Road sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday afternoon. Police say the collision involved a vehicle that suffered brake failure and charges were laid against one of the drivers. ZACH MACPHERSON PHOTO

Two sent to hospital

A two-vehicle collision near the intersection of Innisfil Street and Essa Road sent two people to hospital with non-life threatening injuries Monday a

     

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