South Simcoe police RIDE spotcheck. QMI FILE PHOTO

More RIDE

South Simcoe police will be raising their game for Sunday's Super Bowl.

Matt Mistele of the Oshawa Generals and Barrie Colts defenceman Jonathan Laser tangle in the corner during Ontario Hockey League action at the Barrie Molson Centre on Thursday night. The Generals came out on top, 5-1. ZACH MACPHERSON/PHOTO

Generals dismiss Colts

The Barrie Colts have shown that they can hang with the league’s best. Beating them, however, is still another story.

Driver's licence suspended

BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY – A Toronto man who misidentified himself to police after his vehicle went into the ditch Thursday faces two charges.

Simcoe County paramedic Frank Spiegelberg prepares to give blood Thursday to help fellow paramedic Brian Hekman, left, who is seeking a compatible bone-marrow donor for myelodysplastic syndrome. Hekman's sister, Kathi Anderson, who donated blood for the first time for the cause, watches Canadian Blood Services (CBS) phlebotomist Terri Brunelle prepare Spiegelberg for his donation. Dozens of paramedics — and even strangers coming into the Bayview Drive CBS facility for a scheduled donation — took part. A second blood donor clinic has been set up at the Simcoe County administration offices in the mobile unit on Monday, Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Giving their all

Simcoe County paramedic Frank Spiegelberg prepares to give blood Thursday to help fellow paramedic Brian Hekman, left, who is seeking a compatible bon

Barrie's newest McDonald’s restaurant, located in Park Place, celebrated its official opening on Thursday with a party featuring face painting for the kids, prize giveaways and celebration specials, as well as a nod to McHappy Days, being held on Wednesday, May 6. McHappy Day proceeds will support the new Child and Youth Mental Health unit at Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

McHappy moment

Barrie's newest McDonald’s restaurant, located in Park Place, celebrated its official opening on Thursday with a party

The Collier Centre in downtown Barrie. Mark Wanzel /The Barrie Examiner FILE

City tweaking bonus policies

Barrie councillors are looking at trading more height and density to developers for community benefits – providing planning merits exist.

Barrie Colts forward Kevin Labanc slips past Sudbury Wolves defenceman Trenton Bourque to snap a shot on net during first-period Ontario Hockey League action at the Sudbury Community Arena, Wednesday. Labanc had a goal and three assists in Barrie's 6-2 win. GINO DONATO/QMI AGENCY

Colts take Wolves 6-2

The game plan for the Sudbury Wolves was simple enough Wednesday night – keep the puck to the outside, make tape-to-tape passes and whatever you do, d

     

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