This security camera photo released by Barrie police shows the victim, in a floral dress, during an apparent abduction on Dunlop Street East Saturday morning. Two people were later arrested several hours later and the victim safely located.

Man charged in downtown abduction

(STAFF) - A 35-year-old Barrie man is facing charges after a woman was the subject of an apparent armed abduction Saturday morning in downtown Barrie.

Barrie Baycats infielder Branfy Arias throws to first base to complete a successful double play during the fourth inning against the Kitchener Panthers at Coates Stadium in Midhurst. MARK WANZEL/FILE PHOTO

Baycats maul Panthers

With the top two teams in the Intercounty Baseball League having felt each other out, it was time for some heavyweight blows.

SUBMITTED PHOTO Ella was the winner of a birdhouse the Couchiching Conservancy had as a prize at its ambassador booth on Canada Day.

Building success with volunteers

It's hard to believe it's been 11 years since the Couchiching Conservancy office at Grant's Woods opened after renovations to the Grant house -- and e


Arson probe continues

The investigation continues into a house fire Thursday in Oro-Medonte Township that led to arson charges.

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