Getting ready for Thursday's Steely Dan show at Casino Rama, Donald Fagen will carry on a routine he has experienced for the better part of his adult life.
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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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Bus service to the Orillia Square mall could soon stop, but the city is trying to keep the wheels from coming off.
The biggest difference between what Simcoe County Warden Gerry Marshall does now and what he'd do if elected MPP for Simcoe North is the number of kilometres he'd put on his vehicle.
The sweet taste of community enthusiasm is being enjoyed by a number of area elementary schools this month.
A new artistic director will be at the helm of the Mariposa Folk Festival for 2018.
The history of mental-health treatment in Ontario is the focus of a film project put together by Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care.
A Severn Township man is dead following a crash between a car and a motorcycle Monday afternoon.
World Mental Health Day was Tuesday and in Orillia preparations are well underway for the second annual Defeat Depression Run/Walk.
Another boating season along the Trent-Severn Waterway concluded Thanksgiving weekend, as the canal shut down for another year.
For 34 years, Thanksgiving weekend has been an art lover’s paradise in and around Orillia.
The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has been one of the most devastating in history, and Puerto Rico has experienced catastrophic damage, particularly from hurricane Maria.
A study of the 61 properties along the Dougall Canal found 60 have some sort of encroachment onto city-owned property.
There will be plenty of pie eaten this weekend during Thanksgiving dinners, but the United Way made sure a few people got a head start on dessert Friday afternoon.
For more than 90 years, a bronze statue of Samuel de Champlain has kept watch over Lake Couchiching.
Two men are dead and Orillia OPP believe drugs are to blame.
Potential changes to 36 health units in the province as the local board concerned.
A local taxi company is hoping the city can let the meter run a little longer for cabbies who get behind the wheel later in the year.
When a powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Sept. 19, Adolfo Martinez knew he needed to help.
Transit users in the city's west end should see some relief starting in January.
A charred pile sits where a family home once stood, following a fire early Monday in northern Severn Township.