DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES Orillia Trojans forward Alexis Busato forechecks deep in the Century 21 zone during action Saturday at Rotary Place in the 18th annual Brewery Bay Oldtimers hockey tournament. It was the first time a women’s team played in a men’s division.

A league not their own

A team of pioneering local women skated into the history books on the weekend at the 18th annual Brewery Bay Oldtimers hockey tournament.

Rebecca Harbridge, a public health nurse in the tobacco program with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, was at Jackson Toyota Scion Monday to show off one of three vehicles smokers who quit smoking for the month of March can win. These include a Scion tC, Toyotal Corolla or Nissa Sentra. CHERYL BROWNE/BARRIE EXAMINER

Driving home a message

If the idea of driving a new vehicle that doesn't stink of cigarette smoke appeals to you, keep reading.

Rama Aces captain Gavin McAughey battles with Bracebridge Blues forward Riley Major in front of goalie Jakub Kochta as Aces forward Francesco Corona awaits a pass during Greater Metro Jr. A Hockey League action Friday night at the Rama MASK. The Aces scored twice in 11 seconds in the third period en route to a 7-4 win over the visitors. DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES

Aces fire back at Bracebridge

After playing one of their gutsiest games of the year on the road Thursday — a 2-1 shootout loss to a tough Temiscaming team — the tired Rama Aces had

SUBMITTED Glen R. Murray (centre), Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, presents Simcoe County Coun. Doug Little (left) and Willma Bureau (right) from the County of Simcoe’s Solid Waste Management department, with his award for Environmental Excellence acknowledging the Learning & Living Green partnership program between the county and local school boards.

County given environmental nod

(STAFF) — Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Glen R. Murray has presented the County of Simcoe with an award for Environmental Excellence

Crash closes Hwy. 400 extension

ORO-MEDONTE - Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after their SUV rolled down an embankment early Monday morning on the Highway 400 exte

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