Don Moreton receives the Mariposa Belle trophy form Alec Adams. Submitted photo

Moreton wins Mariposa Belle

The annual Mariposa Belle sailing race is inspired by Stephen Leacock’s story The Marine Excursions of the Knights of Pythias, where the Mariposa ...

Amy Curran, right, pressures a Mimico forward during heated action in the gold-medal game at the Ontario Women’s Field Lacrosse championships Sunday at the West Orillia Sports Complex. Curran scored as Orillia lost a heart-breaking 10-9 decision in the under-13 Ontario championship. DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES

Under-13s fall short in finals

With her left hand almost numb, goalie Madison McLaughlin made a key last-minute save, passed the ball to a streaking forward and, with the clock ...

Children run to gather candy after David Brunelle, of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Bulger’s Company 1795 to 1816, lights the candy cannon, sending Tootsie Rolls into the air. (GISELE WINTON SARVIS/THE PACKET & TIMES)

Yesteryears event attracts a crowd

The first Yesteryears Celebration, recognizing Ramara Township’s past, attracted such a swell of guests and participants, organizers might have to offer it again next year.

Politics — who cares?

Now that the farce we called an election is over, perhaps we can take a look at what took place in the last six months.

A glass from the past

I don’t know if you were listening to Q, Jian Ghomeshi's radio show, the morning he interviewed the guy about the monocle coming back in style...

A fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a SUV in the northbound lanes of Hwy. 400 at the Dunlop Street on-ramp closed a section of the highway for several hours Friday. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Fatal crash probe ongoing

Police don't expect charges to be laid in last Friday afternoon's crash that killed an Oro Station man on Highway 400.


Beatles invasion: SEE TWEETS

Beatles lovers enter the mainstage area from Mississaga Street for the 8th annual Orillia Beatles Celebration that continues tonight to about midnight

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