'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
Although the human sense of smell isn’t nearly as acute as that of many other mammals, we have long been affected by the odours in the world around us
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
Our knowledge of birds has greatly increased over the past 20 years with DNA analyses, better field guides and smaller and more advanced cameras that
It's that time of year again, when folks will be searching for the perfect Christmas tree, either at tree farms or at neighbourhood stores.
Simcoe County students have come through for those in need.
INNISFIL — Provincial cutbacks are looming for the Barrie and Area Victim Crisis Assistance and Referral Service (VCARS).
The Barrie Colts were coming in on a high, facing an opponent who was down and out. But as is often the case, both teams reversed their fortunes by the end of the night.
Police and fire officials continue to investigate a fatal fire in Gravenhurst, but are releasing few details.
Employees of Leacock Care Centre have voted 92% in favour of a renewed three-year collective agreement.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Local author John Forrest continues his annual Christmas series for The Packet & Times. This year's story is Becca's Star.
The curling season at the Orillia Curling Club is winding down for the holidays.
Orillia’s reigning North American ball hockey champs are hoping to defend their title in Philadelphia in March.