Man facing multiple charges

A Cambridge man is facing multiple charges after police pulled him over on suspicion of impaired driving in Severn Township.

Gordie Weiss shut the door for the Terriers in goal through much of Saturday night’s home opener at Rotary Place against the visiting Penetang Kings, but four straight third-period tallies by the Kings proved to be the difference as Penetang skated to a 5-3 win. The Terriers open a home-and-home series against the Huntsville Friday night in Huntsville. (JAMES EVANS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES)

Terriers drop season opener

Opening-night jitters coupled with some costly rookie mistakes undermined an otherwise solid effort for the Jim Wilson Orillia Terriers, who...

Amy Patteden competes in the demolition derby in her pink car at the 162nd Oro World’s Fair Saturday. ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES

A smashing success

The engine of Amy Pattenden’s car was smoking, her tires were spinning and mud was splattering on her through the open windows.


Noganosh sworn in as chief

Newly elected Rama First Nation Chief Rodney Noganosh, pictured with Myrna Watson, a Rama elder, is sworn in Monday afternoon during a ceremony...

Lyle Buttineau

A legacy of kindness

After mowing an elderly woman’s lawn, Lyle Buttineau hopped on his bike and paid a brief visit to a friend.

Bicycle rally Wednesday

Cyclists, get ready for the seventh annual Orillia Bicycle Rally departing Wednesday from the Orillia City Centre.

Slow down and pay attention

I was parked at Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH), at the Eleanor Johnston Wing on Mississaga Street, adjacent to the crosswalk recently...

Plowing ahead

ESSA TWP. — After two years of planning, an Essa Township farm and some of the surrounding fields southwest of Barrie have been transformed into a cit

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