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The male driver of a motorcycle was transported to Royal Victoria Region Health Centre with non-life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon after a two vehicle collision at St. Vincent Street and Cundles Road East at approximately 3:30 p.m. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Motorcycle driver taken to hospital

The male driver of a motorcycle was transported to Royal Victoria Region Health Centre with non-life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon after a two vehicle collision at St. Vincent Street and Cundles Road East at approximately 3:30 p.m. A Barrie police officer at the scene said an initial investigation suggests the motorcycle collided with a van. Simcoe

Maguire Warren chows down on a cob Sunday afternoon at the Simcoe County Museum's Crazy for Corn event. Visitors celebrated the corn harvest, made their own corn husk dolls, competed in a corn lawn-darts competition and sampled fresh sweet corn. Ian McInroy/Postmedia Network

'Crazy for Corn' at the museum

Maguire Warren chows down on a cob Sunday afternoon at the Simcoe County Museum's Crazy for Corn event. Visitors celebrated the corn harvest, made their own corn husk dolls, competed in a corn lawn-darts competition and sampled fresh sweet corn.

KEVIN LAMB PHOTO Riders and their horses enter the arena to start the RCMP Musical Ride at the Barrie Fair at the Essa Agriplex near Ivy on Saturday, August 27th, 2016.

Fun at the fair

The 163rd annual Barrie Fair was in full swing all weekend at the Essa Agriplex, located east of Ivy, and southwest of Barrie.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES The province has approved a set of traffic lights for the intersection of Highway 12 and Fairgrounds Road in Severn Township. Pictured, from left, are Severn Mayor Mike Burkett, Coun. John Betsworth, Coun. Don Westcott, Deputy Mayor Judith Cox, Coun. Ron Stevens and Coun. Jane Dunlop.

Province sees the light

The installation of traffic lights at Highway 12 and Fairgrounds Road in Severn Township could happen next year, Mayor Mike Burkett said Friday.

Barrie MPP Ann Hoggarth tours the Garaga Inc. Bayview Drive facility Friday morning with Garaga general manager Sylvain Fecteau after she announced a more than $254,000 investment in the south-end company from the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Province helps tech

Two Barrie companies received provincial money on Friday to provide new jobs and secure their future viability.

Data theft leads to four-year jail term

NEW TECUMSETH – On March 13, 2013, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) stopped a stolen motor vehicle northbound on the 400 Highway at Mapleview Drive in Barrie.

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Farm machinery stolen

CLEARVIEW TWP — Provincial police are asking for the public's assistance after farm machinery was stolen from a Clearview Township farm Wednesday night.

Jack Russell puppy (File photo)

Keeping animals safe

INNISFIL — The Ontario SPCA and South Simcoe police will be teaming up on Saturday at the Tanger Outlet Mall in Cookstown for an event to raise awareness about the Operation VALUE (Vulnerable Animals Left Unattended Everyday.

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Body of missing man recovered

GEORGIAN BAY TWP. — A body, believed to be that of a Mississauga man who went missing near Beausoleil Island on Monday, was recovered Friday morning.

Barrie police are looking for this man in connection with a cellphone theft last month.

Police seek cellphone thief

Barrie police are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a male suspect following a theft of a cellphone at Tim Hortons at Five Points downtown on Friday, July 22.