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High miler

SPRINGWATER TWP. - An Ajax man faces charges after Barrie OPP stopped a speeding vehicle early Tuesday on Highway 400, near Forbes Road.

Two Star Wars stormtroopers of the 501st Legion, Canadian Garrison, brush up on their evil at the second annual Barrie Public Library Comic-Con on Saturday. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Brushing up on evil

Two Star Wars stormtroopers of the 501st Legion, Canadian Garrison, brush up on their evil at the second annual Barrie Public Library Comic-Con on Saturday.

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Orillia Terriers forward Luke Charlebois sprawls out to block a shot during recent Provincial Junior Hockey League action. Charlebois, an Orillia native, scored twice to help the Terriers edge Midland 5-4 and help the local Jr. C team earn its first win of the season.

Terriers hit win column

An injection of new blood provided the Subaru of Orillia Terriers with renewed life as they recorded their first win of the season on the weekend.

Seven-year-old Dominic Smith was killed in a house fire in Clearview Township in July. SUBMITTED

Legal dilemma over GoFundMe funds

A dispute over the distribution of donations made to a local crowd-sourcing campaign has forced a law firm representing one of the families to send out a warning.

South Simcoe police are looking for this woman after a TV was taken from a Bradford grocery store Sept. 19. Contributed photo

TV taken

BRADFORD – A TV was stolen from a grocery store here Sept. 19 after a false start by a couple.

Swerving on road

INNISFIL – A local man faces impaired driving charges after a vehicle was reported swerving all over the road, almost striking a cyclist, early Saturday.

Drugs, ammo seized

INNISFIL – A shed fire early Saturday led to drugs, ammunition and an explosive device being found on Merrett Street.

Shoppers browse through the stock at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Brock Street in Barrie on Saturday as it celebrated its 21st anniversary. KEVIN LAMB PHOTO

ReStore celebrates

Shoppers browse through the stock at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore on Brock Street in Barrie on Saturday as it celebrated its 21st anniversary.

A lucky perch is prepared for release back into Kempenfelt Bay by Kim Kay during the start of the Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia Barrie Fall Fishing Festival on Saturday, which continues until Oct. 1. A prize pool of tagged perch worth more than $40,000 is up for grabs and at least 1,000 anglers are expected to take part this year. KEVIN LAMB PHOTO

Rotary fundraiser underway

A lucky perch is prepared for release back into Kempenfelt Bay by Kim Kay during the start of the Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia Barrie Fall Fishing Festival on Saturday, which continues until Oct. 1. A prize pool of tagged perch worth more than $40,000 is up for grabs and at least 1,000 anglers are expected to take part this year.

Mary Harris, director of history and research for the Barrie Historical Archive, leads a walking tour of downtown buildings on Saturday. The event celebrated the first anniversary of the free online museum. It can be found at www.barriearchive.ca KEVIN LAMB PHOTO

Walk through history

Mary Harris, director of history and research for the Barrie Historical Archive, leads a walking tour of downtown buildings on Saturday.

Members of the Barrie Native Friendship Center drum circle inspired the crowd at the Family Fun and Jam Day, held at at Heritage Park on Sunday to recognize the work of volunteers and the organizations they serve. Proceeds from the event benefited the Canadian Red Cross, The David Busby Street Centre and the Barrie Food Bank. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

A nod to volunteers

Members of the Barrie Native Friendship Center drum circle inspired the crowd at the Family Fun and Jam Day, held at at Heritage Park on Sunday to recognize the work of volunteers and the organizations they serve.

No foul play in death

Foul play was not a factor in the death of a Barrie man found on the front lawn of a Letitia Street residence last Saturday morning, say city police.