Multiple charges

Pots and pans were thrown at a female, and a bloodied paper towel at a police officer, early Friday in Barrie.

A group of children race through a giant water sprinkler provided by a nearby Barrie Fire ladder truck during a Hot Summer Nights event held at Batteaux Park, Thursday. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

Cooling off period

Barrie Fire & Emergency Service kicked off their annual Hot Summer Nights initiative for another season with visit to Batteaux Park.

Springwater Township Community Development Officer Janine Peck and Deputy Mayor Don Allen handed out buttertarts to the first 100 people Friday at the farmers' market. SUBMITTED

Market day in Elmvale

SPRINGWATER TWP. - The Springwater-Elmvale Farmers' Market was officially opened Friday on a sweet note.

Shoplifting arrest

A man faces three theft charges in connection with a series of shoplifting incidents at Shoppers Drug Mart stores in Innisfil and Bradford.

Tanner Wilson, 7, of Guelph, offers a smile before testing out the high carpet slide while visiting the midway at Promenade Days, Thursday. Mark Wanzel/Photo

Time to Promenade

Downtown Barrie has been the place to be as Promenade Days continues until July 5. The fun includes live entertainment and a midway.


Pool players heading to Iowa

Six local billiards players will be heading to Iowa later this month for the American Poolplayers Association (APA) junior championships.