Preds, Express seek Cup berth

The North Central Predators and York-Simcoe Express minor midget 'AAA' teams are inching closer to a berth in the OHL Cup Showcase tournament.

KATE GRIGG/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Ron Vance is always on the lookout for scrap metal he can convert into cash for charity.

Tough to say no to people in need

You didn’t think of saying no to Uncle Dick, such was the force of his personality — a force enhanced by his 400-pound physical presence, and...

PACKET & TIMES FILE PHOTO Crews are pictured cleaning up at Couchiching Beach Park after a storm last fall.

City denied tree grant

The city will replant trees in its parks ravaged by a storm last September, but it will have less money than hoped for do so.

No four-way stop at intersection

A resident’s request for a four-way stop at the intersection of Patrick and Penetang streets, near Lions Oval Public School, won’t be granted.

LETTER: Sorry for the omission

I wish to apologize, on behalf of the 2014-2015 Orillia and District Arts Council Arts Awards committee, for neglecting to cite and congratulate...

The Level 1 team is made up of, from left, Winter, Morgan Fitzgerald, Alise Artichuk and Kaitlyn Silk. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Slalom event at Blue Mountain

Twin Lakes Secondary School's Level 1 (no racing experience) girls' team placed fourth recently at the Ontario Federation of School Athletic Associati

Winners of the invitational bonspiel were, from left, Delaine Payton, Jane Binns, Pat Bromley and Mary Thib. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Busy week for local curlers

The Orillia Curling Club is proud to have a team entered in the 2015 Best Western Intermediate Women's Championship, which is being played this week i

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