Festival funding forms online

Festivals and events seeking funding from the City of Orillia for 2015 can now access application forms online for the new Festival and Event...

Severn Township firefighters take part in the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) ice-bucket challenge outside their Burnside Line fire station Saturday afternoon.

ALS challenge douses Severn fire

Severn Township firefighters are doused with 5,000 gallons of water in support of Fire Chief Eric Dowell and the amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Anne Collins, publicity for the Orillia Curling Club, right, and her assistant, Mary Hutton, attended the City of Orillia's 2014 Fall/Winter Leisure Fair at Orillia Square mall Saturday to drum up more membership.

Wanted: new members

Orillians looking to try out a new sport, or leisure activity have many opportunities as autumn approaches.

Hewitts Sweet Corn employees Jake Steeves, right, and Tim Langman use hoes to cut down cornstalks, making a path for the Warminster company's corn maze. The maze officially opens Sept. 13. (SARA CARSON/THE PACKET & TIMES)

How sweet it is

When the sun begins to rise each morning, local students enter the Hewitts Sweet Corn fields in Warminster to start their work day.

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