SUBMITTED PHOTO Burl's Creek event grounds in Oro-Medonte Township are pictured.

Group wants injunction

A group concerned about two large music festivals planned for Burl's Creek Event Grounds is asking the Township of Oro- Medonte to seek a court order to prohibit them.

ROBERTA BELL/THE PACKET & TIMES Mariposa Folk Festival artist Kunle jams on the grass by the main stage Friday afternoon before his performance on the downtown stage.

Mariposa calling

Mariposa Folk Festival artist Kunle jams on the grass by the main stage Friday afternoon before his performance on the downtown stage. The festival kicked off Friday in downtown Orillia as well as at Tudhope Park, which is the main venue, and runs all weekend. Check out for more details, including a lineup of artists and schedule o

SUBMITTED PHOTO Norman Kelly stands by one of the transportation company's vehicles.

30 years in the making

As a teen driving buses and trucks in Muskoka in the 1940s and 1950s, Bill Kelly didn't realize what an important cog in the wheel he was.

PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES An open house was held Tuesday night for those interested in the Matchedash Lofts development proposed for the corner of Matchedash and Mississaga streets.

Buyers lining up for Matchedash Lofts

The condos in the five-storey building proposed for the former Paterson Pontiac property aren't on the market yet, but there are already up to 25 potential purchasers, Oakleigh Development's Geoffrey Campbell says.

Fire crews try to control a blaze at the Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Greeleyville, South Carolina in this June 30, 2015 handout photo. The African-American church, which was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan 20 years ago, was the scene of another blaze on Tuesday, officials said, though the cause was not immediately clear. The fire comes amid a rash of fires that have erupted at black churches across the U.S. south, at least two of which have already been declared as deliberate. REUTERS/Clarendon County Fire Department/Handout via Reuters

South Carolina church fire not arson

A fire that destroyed a Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal church in Greeleyville, South Carolina, on Tuesday was from natural causes and not linked to a spate of fires at similar churches across the South, state police said.

Pearson International Airport (Toronto Sun files)

Flights delayed and cancelled at Pearson airport

Scores of passengers saw their plans disrupted Friday when about 100 flights at Toronto Pearson International Airport were cancelled and many others delayed as a result of an apparent protest by workers facing job losses when a refuelling contract changes hands later this year.

Abdel Baset al-Megrahi (L), who was convicted for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing over Scotland, sits in a wheelchair as he attends a pro-government rally in Tripoli in this still image from a July 26, 2011 video from Libyan state television. The former Libyan intelligence agent, who returned to Libya in 2009 after being freed from a Scottish jail on the grounds he was suffering from terminal prostate cancer, made a rare public appearance on Tuesday at the rally in support of Muammar Gaddafi. REUTERS/Reuters TV via Al Jamahirya

Court rejects bid by Lockerbie victims' families

LONDON -- Judges at a Scottish court ruled Friday that relatives of people killed in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland cannot launch an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the attack.

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