Jeff Cowan connects for a hit during Saturday night's IBL playoff game against Kitchener at Coates Stadium. The 'Cats won 12-4 in Game 3. ZACH MACPHERSON 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.

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.

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

PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia OPP officers confer with chamber of commerce president Pat Lassaline before removing John Turmel from behind the podium and out of the Orillia City Centre during Thursday's all-candidates meeting.

VIDEO: Fringe shakes things up

If you had guessed the "most arrested man in Toronto" would be the one taken out of the Orillia council chambers by police during Thursday's all-candi

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