It rained about a half-dozen times at Burl’s Creek last Friday, but the last burst was different.
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Patrick Bales is a reporter with The Packet & Times. A native of Bradford, Ontario (Ontario's Salad Bowl), Patrick's interests include writing, rock and roll, hockey and history - not necessarily in order. He likes the Bruins, the Hip, jukeboxes, Instagram, oxford commas and irony.
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Saturday’s Steampunk Festival in Coldwater was the biggest one yet.
The Orillia Waterfront Festival welcomed visitors to the Port of Orillia this weekend, with a bevy of vendors on the shore and a number of boats in the harbour, both visiting and for sale.
Two people were transported to hospital with what appeared to be minor injuries following a two-vehicle crash in Severn Township Monday afternoon.
The 26th annual swim raised needed cash to help vulnerable children and their families.
Traffic was heavy Monday morning along Highway 11 southbound for the nearly 12 km stretch between Burl's Creek Event Grounds and the Highway 400 split, a sure sign Boots & Hearts Music Festival was finished for another year.
When the Boots and Hearts Music Festival first came to Oro-Medonte in 2015, Republic Live owner Stan Dunford quipped he wasn't sure how they could pull off a festival without a torrential downpour.
Impaired-driving charges in Oro-Medonte have nearly doubled so far in 2017.
A 100-year-old woman has been forced from the home she lived in for most of her adult life, following an overnight fire Friday.
A two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Laclie Street and Sundial Drive put two people in the care of paramedics Thursday afternoon.
Dress for Success is setting up a Breakfast Club even Claire Standish and Allison Reynolds would want to be part of.
Stan Dunford wasn't blind to the fact fewer people had purchased tickets for this year's WayHome Music and Arts Festival heading into the weekend.
It isn't unusual to see a person on a street corner with a sign in hand, even in Orillia.
The City of Orillia has full confidence in the deal it has with Hydro One regarding the sale of the Orillia Power Distribution Corporation.
With ticket sales down and a lineup that failed to capture the imagination of past years, the third WayHome Music and Arts Festival was fighting an uphill battle to be successful before the campground surrounding Burl's Creek Event Grounds opened Thursday night.
A new focal point in Orillia's downtown was unveiled Saturday afternoon.
Wayhome 2017 is underway.
Orillia ratepayers are paying less on average than many other municipalities in Ontario, particularly those in the counties of Simcoe and Dufferin and District of Muksoka.
The Coldwater Canadiana Museum held its annual Heritage Day Sunday, and fittingly, red and white was the theme.
Approximately 5,000 people were at least a little Scottish this weekend.