Erin Hawke and her son Toby Smit have a little more than $5 extra to spend these days, but it's money they wish they didn't have.The pair collected two full bags of garbage, including 53 beer cans, from the ditch near their rural Oro-Medonte home Monday."We noticed it's the same three types of beer...Budweiser, Coors Light and Alexander Keith's," H
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Orillia's business community is mourning the loss of one of its brightest lights and biggest boosters.Richard "Dick" Sheridan passed away Wednesday, a year to the month after his wife of 64 years Phyllis died. Sheridan leaves behind six children, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.Paul Sheridan said his father had a real passion for the
Eight months ago, Gillian Hunnisett arrived at Orillia Secondary School as a new student; unsure of how she'd fit in.
The teenage years can already be a trying time.
The finish line is now in sight for two area residents hoping to lead the Progressive Conservatives into the next provincial election.
It truly remains one of those great Canadian mysteries.
Like many other Canadians, Lisa Raitt is still waiting for the throng hoping to become the Conservatives' new leader to thin out a bit.
An "amazing" crop of nominees is vying for this year's Nelle Carter Woman of the Year honour.
One day, Nick Ewanchuk would like to build guitars.
The well's not running dry, but Oro-Medonte officials are busy these days studying potential changes to how much residents pay for their water.
A local golf course has a new owner and hopes to become a favourite with area duffers.
The proverbial ball is now in the court of a company planning to open an auto scrapyard in Severn Township.
Severn Township's plan to build a new recreation centre seems to have hit a stumbling block.
Sometimes, a lot of knowledge can be a good thing.
The city will go ahead with a consultant's report to get a better take on how to best develop a prime piece of real estate.
ORO-MEDONTE -- Greg Groen is pleased with his trip to Toronto earlier this week.
Pat Hehn wants to get shoppers from the box to the boutique.
It can be a difficult choice, but one Kathryn Enders hopes more farmers are able to make.
The city's auto-collision-repair industry could take a hit starting next week.
The city will soon have a public art policy and committee that should help drive future projects involving brushes, palettes and sculpting materials.