Parking restrictions are coming to the Orillia waterfront area, but notions of charging for parking or to launch boats at the harbour were sunk by councillors this week.
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Vacant buildings likely aren't going anywhere, but the rebates their owners receive from the city could soon be a thing of the past.
The Orillia Waterfront Centre was officially opened by Mayor Steve Clarke and members of city council during a ceremony Tuesday afternoon.
More than 840 years of volunteer service in the area were marked recently.
Ward boundaries in Orillia will probably change for the 2018 municipal election, but not as much as they could have.
If the city’s snow removal this past winter had you screaming into the snow banks, relief might be on the way for future years.
Last year Ontario's Lake Country had its best year ever.
Orillia's streets are alive for summer once again.
The third person wanted in connection with the death Joseph Simonds was arrested Friday in Quebec.
An Orillia infrastructure project is at the top of the list of 74 projects announced for funding by the federal and provincial governments Friday.
About 100 people signed their names to a petition demanding the province stop privatizing public properties.
Is Orillia a one-horse town? If so, it might not be a bad thing.
Two organizations continue to power through their investigations to determine why some 4,800 customers lost hydro and 160 customers had their gas shut off in Orillia last week.
Another bank is leaving downtown Orillia.
Orillia students had a chance to learn about human rights issues this week, as the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies’ Tour for Humanity rolled into town.
Police are remaining tight-lipped about the city's first homicide in about seven years.
The windows of St. Paul's Centre came to life this weekend as Somniatis returned to downtown Orillia.
Two men are dead following a plane crash Friday evening near the Gravenhurst- Bracebridge townline.
About a three block stretch of Mississaga Street West was under lockdown Saturday morning as Orillia OPP dealt with a barricaded individual.
Saturday was a great day to get on your bikes and ride.