SUBMITTED PHOTO Oro-Medonte Township resident David Hawke is wondering why Simcoe North provincial byelection PC candidate Patrick Brown's office would direct him to a polling station (left) other than the one provided by Elections Ontario (right).

Pick your own poll?

An Oro-Medonte Township resident wants to make sure everyone is aware they should be voting at the polling address specified by Elections Ontario and

Cardinal Richelieu

Religion rules the era

Editor's note: This is the fourth of a series of five articles about Samuel de Champlain and the Huron people who adopted him in 1615.

DAVE DAWSON/THE PACKET & TIMES The Wes Brennan peewee rep Royals baseball team claimed the York Simcoe league championship and will represent central Ontario at the provincial championships.

Eyes on provincial prize

After his team won just one of its first five baseball games, Wes Winkel, never one to back down from a challenge, wondered, briefly, if he had finall

SUBMITTED PHOTO Orillia’s Jonathan McMillan had a day to remember Sunday, winning the inaugural Ironman Muskoka in Huntsville, besting almost 1,300 competitors from around the globe. The local supply teacher completed the four-kilometre swim, 180-kilometre bicycle race and 42-kilometre run in a time of 9:19:28 — almost 30 minutes better than his pre-race goal.

Orillian wins Muskoka Ironman

Orillia's Jonathan McMillan made history Sunday at the first Ironman Muskoka in Huntsville, where he crossed the tape first, beating almost 1,300 athl

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