Mark Wanzel Photo Work remains at a standstill on Mady Development's Collier Centre project downtown due to financing issues.

'Give me an opportunity'

An answer is expected by month's end on financing the completion of a stalled mixed-use development in downtown Barrie.

Area residents can watch hockey greats hit the ice to raise money and awareness for Barrie's less fortunate during Hockey Helps the Homeless Barrie on Friday at the Holly Community Centre. Former NHLers such as Mike Gartner (centre, kneeling), Shayne Corson and Kris King along with gold-medal Olympians Jocelyn Larocque and Laura Fortino will be on the ice between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. SUBMITTED

Hockey greats lace 'em up

Hockey players from Barrie and Simcoe County will lace up with hockey greats on Friday to raise money and awareness for Barrie’s homeless.

Preds, Express seek Cup berth

The North Central Predators and York-Simcoe Express minor midget 'AAA' teams are inching closer to a berth in the OHL Cup Showcase tournament.

The Barrie North Winter Tennis Club Skyhawks under-18 team won the North South Junior League championship on Saturday in Markham. From left are Briahn Guthrie, Stacy Ossipov, Claire Brown, Bryson Tye, Max Gillespie-Hewitt, Graham Whittaker, Wilson O'Neill and Aiden Maltby. SUBMITTED

Skyhawks soar in Markham

The Barrie North Winter Tennis Club Skyhawks under-18 team won the North South Junior League championship on Saturday in Markham.

Wearing prism glasses which are designed to help patients with double vision, Spencer Young, a Grade 7 student from Mapleview Heights Elementary School in Barrie, participates in an optometry workshop during a career day. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Career moves

More than 20 community volunteers from a variety of professions took part in a career day event at Mapleview Heights Elementary School in Barrie, shar

Mark Fisher of the Barrie Historical Society and Gary Owen of Gary Owen Custom Framing Gallery, carefully unveil the newly-restored portrait of Sir James Robert Gowan to a crowd of guests at the Barrie City Hall Rotunda Wednesday evening. MARK WANEL PHOTO

History unveiled

Mark Fisher of the Barrie Historical Society and Gary Owen of Gary Owen Custom Framing Gallery, carefully

SUBMITTED PHOTO Margaret Cole is pictured during a police interview. The Washago woman was found guilty Thursday of the first-degree murder of Richard Humble, 82, also of Washago. Cole was a caregiver and was accused of forging Humble’s will, then drugging him, then setting fire to his house.

Jury finds Cole guilty of murder

Richard Humble, 82, was a proud, independent man. He loved his quiet home, he loved nature, and the retired engineer was enjoying his peaceful, rural life.

     

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