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Mark Fisher stands, during Thursday afternoon's rain, where one of two planned bridges is planned to improve access to Barrie's dog-off-leash area in Sunnidale Park. MARK WANZEL photo

Are Sunnidale bridges necessary?

Mark Fisher says it's a leap to put two bridges across the little waterway at Barrie's Sunnidale Park.

A couple from the Greater Toronto Area faces numerous weapon and drug charges after being arrested with a loaded 9-millimetre Glock handgun, carrying nine rounds, behind a Barrie motel on Monday morning. City police say a Montreal teen staying at the same hotel was connected to the pair and faces three drug-related charges. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Couple noticed smoking marijuana

A GTA couple face numerous weapon and drug charges after being arrested with a loaded 9 mm Glock handgun, carrying nine rounds, behind a Barrie motel Monday morning.

Chase McAulay, 5, sold enough lemonade, homemade cookies and banana bread on the weekend to raise nearly $145 for Barrie Food Bank. BOB BRUTON/BARRIE EXAMINER

Little boy big help to Barrie Food Bank

Chase McAulay raised $144.90 for Barrie Food Bank by selling lemonade, homemade cookies and banana bread for three hours on the weekend.

A field full of dandelions takes root in a lot at the corner of at St. Vincent and Livingstone streets in Barrie where a rezoning application was recently put forth to build 27 residential units in three-storey townhouses on the 1.2 acres. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Another Barrie townhouse project

There's no welcome from Barrie neighbours for townhouses proposed at St. Vincent and Livingstone streets.

Barrie council chambers MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Kozlov St. development unpopular

There was little love from neighbours for a planned townhouse project on Barrie's Kozlov Street at Monday's public meeting.