Grayson Gillespie, 7, centre, with Cathy O'Connor, back, did the ceremonial puck drop for an Orillia Minor Hockey League game Sunday afternoon. Players of team Major Atom A such as Nathan Healy, left, worked over the summer to raise money to send Gillespie and his family to an NHL game in November. MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES

The power of teamwork

A lesson in strong work ethic for a minor hockey league team became a special gift for Grayson Gillespie.

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Art exhibit at Waypoint

Recreation for Recovery - an exhibit to share art, poetry and research findings will be on display in Waypoint's main lobby on Oct. 4 in celebration o


Applications for funding

The Orillia Police Services Board wants the local OPP detachment to apply for funding under an "innovative," new provincial program.

Support Sharing Place

Sharing Place food bank will be receiving support from a local business. Julie Tennant, owner at Grae Lynn & Co. is hoping to raise $500 by Oct. 7, by


Breastfeeding support

Centre de santé communautaire CHIGAMIK Community Health Centre announced today that starting on Oct. 5, Midland and area mothers and babies will now b

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