A further $25,000 in upgrades will be undertaken at the Sir Sam Steele Memorial Building by the end of March, thanks to funding from the federal government.
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Things got a little seedy at the Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers' Market this weekend.
There's still four more weeks of winter, but Saturday's balmy temperatures certainly had folks feeling Wiarton Willie's prediction of an early spring may come to fruition.
What a difference a year makes.
The Orillia chapter off the Ontario Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) held a Mad Hatter Tea Saturday morning.
A new maestro is set to conduct the orchestra that is Lakehead Orillia, as the university enters the next phase of its evolution.
How would you like it if about 40,000 party goers set up shop outside your house?
Get a couple of men of a certain age together, with a little extra cash and just as much time on their hands, and someone is bound to say, “We should open a bar.”
Orillia's youth could soon get more input on the issues affecting the city.
Now that he’s gone, there’s debate as to whether Thomas Caldwell ever really worked a day in his life.
City council has dumped the proposals submitted to pick up Orillia's garbage.
A plan to convert a residence on North Street East into a triplex has been shot down by city council.
It's going to be a long summer for drivers who use Highways 11 and 400 regularly.
Quintin Hoch-Bullen's competitive streak doesn't just show up on the field.
A $17-million project got the green light from council Monday, one that could be the game changer for the waterfront that has been promised for years.
A long-awaited costing proposal from the OPP for the Town of Midland was presented to councillors Wednesday night.
Initial census figures released by Statistics Canada this week show Simcoe County’s population has grown 7.5% in the past five years.There are 479,650 people living in Simcoe County, compared to 446,063 in 2011. The county’s population grew at a faster rate than both the national and provincial averages.That’s thanks in-part to municipalities in th
Further changes to the city’s parking policy are not forthcoming.Orillia council committee received as information a report from the engineering and transportation department on a possible pilot project allowing lower driveway boulevard parking on private property at its meeting this week.The report stemmed from a request made by Coun. Jeff Clark l
Wednesday morning, two of the nine members of Orillia city council took their first rides on Orillia Transit.
If things get out of hand at Boots and Hearts this year, Jack Bauer will be there to save the day.