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Wee Willie, relaxed at his home near the Wiarton Library, Aug. 3. Photo by Zoe Kessler/Wiarton Echo

"Wee Willie" ready to take on top job: caretaker

Gord Glover says he doesn't have a shadow of a doubt that Wee Willie – the three-year-old “understudy” of the recently departed Wiarton Willie – is ready to take on the starring role as Canada's most-famous weather prognosticating groundhog.

Coldwater’s Sonia Kamel uses a Russian tape-lace technique on a piece she is creating as it is being viewed through a magnifying glass and lamp at the Simcoe County Museum during its Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair on Sunday. KEVIN LAMB/PHOTO

Museum gets crafty

Coldwater’s Sonia Kamel uses a Russian tape-lace technique on a piece she is creating as it is being viewed through a magnifying glass and lamp at the Simcoe County Museum during its Quilt, Rug and Craft Fair on Sunday.

PATRICK BALES/THE PACKET & TIMES The former Huronia Regional Centre is the proposed future home of the Huronia Cultural Campus.

HCC board lays out plans

Another $25,000 from the City of Orillia will be essential in opening the door for further investment in the Huronia Cultural Campus (HCC), councillors were told Monday night.