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The Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) is looking for volunteers interested in serving on the accessibility advisory committee. People with d

Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times Carley Hall serves as the community meeting place for nearby residents, say Louise Calvert-Dale, right, and Sherrill Gill, who work together as co-chairs of the facilityís board of directors. Oro-Medonte Township is holding public meetings this weekend at five community halls, including Carley, to talk about their status and future.

Heart and soul of communities

Inside stately Carley Hall, a former one-room schoolhouse built in 1912, Louise Calvert-Dale proudly shows off the century-old blackboard, original wo

DAVID HAWKE/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES As cool, wet weather settles onto the land, shifting from one season to another, the condensation of water vapour can reveal the absolute beauty of the natural world.

Earth gives way to water

Drenched am I as I wander about this dew-laden garden, soaked in the lifeblood of all things living. Garden, say I? Nay, 'tis field most fallow, field

Submitted photo Three Orillia Lady Kings players, all students at Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School, have earned roster spots on Team Ontario’s U17 team that will compete in December’s prestigious Brogden Cup. From left are Kassidy Morris, Jerica Obee and Paige Stachura, who began tryouts for the international event in June and were among more than 90 players vying for just 17 roster spots.

Trio earn Ontario spots

Three members of the Orillia Lady Kings field lacrosse program have earned the right to play for Team Ontario, the Canadian entry at the 2018 Brogden

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