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Trouble in the lobby

A 32-year-old Innisfil woman is facing an assault charge after Barrie police say she punched her common-law partner several times in the face.

Ted Stuart from Pretty River Academy in Collingwood was one of many students who took part in Simcoe County regional science fair on the weekend in Barrie. ZACH MACPHERSON PHOTO

Very scientific

Elementary school students from throughout the area showed off their skills on Saturday at the Simcoe County Regional Science and Technology Fair.

Barrie firefighters pack up their equipment after dousing a dumpster fire next to a an Edgehill Drive highrise Saturday afternoon. MICHAEL OWEN/QMI AGENCY

Dumpster fire clears building

Barrie firefighters were called into action early Saturday afternoon after a dumpster fire in the parking lot of a west-end apartment building sent smoke billowing into the sky.

Camille Snow and Tyler Flinsenburg take a walk after stopping for lunch at Casa Cappuccino, in Barrie's downtown. Many restaurant and bar owners are looking forward to a busy spring. Mark Wanzel/QMI Agency

Changes on downtown menu

New blood and some sad farewells: as downtown bars and restaurants gear up for a busy spring, there will be some different faces and choices on the menu.

Sue Cumming, of Cumming and Company, was the group facilitator for Our Place Community Visioning Day Saturday March 28, 2015 at the Innisfil Town Hall. Saturday's public session was the first step in the town's Official Plan review process. Patrick Bales/Bradford Times/QMI Agency

Innisfil planning ahead

The process to create the new Official Plan officially got underway Saturday morning during the Our Place Community Visioning Day at the Innisfil Town Hall.

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RVH powers down for Earth Hour

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre will join worldwide Earth Hour efforts today by turning out or dimming as many non-essential lights and electrical devices as possible.