Barrie's Kevin Labanc winds up and fire a hard shot on net in OHL action at the BMC in this file photo. The Colts take on Ottawa tonight at the BMC. ZACH MACPHERSON/Photo

Colts vs Ottawa: LIVE BLOG

Fresh off of their 8-3 win over the Sudbury Wolves, the Barrie Colts are back home tonight at the BMC to take on the Ottawa 67's.

A lost horse and an injured son

EDITOR’S NOTE: Local author John Forrest continues his annual Christmas series for The Packet & Times. This year’s story is Becca’s Star.

Capitalism coaxes communism

Where do we grow now? Now that we are told the Cold War is over, the ruble is collapsing and communism is consequently ruined, the world is free...

Musings on the giving of 'stuff'

'Tis the season for giving, and with that thought in mind we are purging some of our horded "stuff" and have been giving it away by the box load. To b

Mamie Shrum takes her shot

To mark the recent release of Hot Foot: Walter Knox’s Remarkable Life as a Professional in an Amateur World, The Packet & Times is running excerpts of

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