A security firm has been picked for Stars and Thunder.

Timmins City Council has chosen Lowell Security Inc to work alongside the

Timmins Police Service for the eight day music festival.

Deputy Police Chief Des Walsh says the security firm will be in Timmins for 13 days around the festival.

Walsh says people from the security company will be stationed with police officers at all festival locations.

The bid for this service comes to 235 thousand dollars.

(Written By: Mackenzie Read)