Ice on lakes Couchiching and Simcoe means anglers will have an extra challenge on their hands during the 33rd annual Orillia Perch Festival.
With three months left on his one-year probation, Ramara’s chief administrative officer, Mark Urbanski, has been let go.
Georgian College Orillia campus students are generally confident that their education - stressing both intellectual learning and hands-on experience - will lead to employment soon after graduation.
Studabakers Beach Side Bar and Grill reopened Thursday evening after Orillia firefighters knocked down a “small fire” on the roof and in the lighthouse tower earlier the same day, says Jenn Harvey, the restaurant’s general manager.
“New urbanism” is the style of building a young developer wants to bring to the prime downtown Orillia property he has purchased.
A Cobourg man who got out of drug rehab and went straight to the liquor store to buy a bottle of whiskey before killing a woman with his SUV doesn’t believe he needs any counselling, a Barrie court heard Thursday.
Customers at Studabakers Beach Side Bar and Grill had to leave the establishment Thursday afternoon when roofers working on the roof started a fire that extended to the lighthouse tower.
Finishing touches are being put on Stephen Leacock’s summer home as its $1.2-million restoration project nears completion.
The move earlier this year by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) to reclassify two firearms from unrestricted to prohibited instantly makes about 2,000 people in Canada criminals, says the local representative of the National Firearms Association (NFA).
Friends and co-workers of a local woman battling cancer have organized a fundraiser for her this weekend.
Participants are needed for the annual Orillia Mandarin Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Walk as registration has been slow, says walk co-ordinator Tammy Ritchie.
INNISFIL – A Severn Township man who was driving a tractor-trailer involved in a fatal crash in early March was charged Wednesday.
A Gravenhurst man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murder for beating his girlfriend to death, then setting fire to her home.
Grade 7 and 8 pupils of Ramara Central Public School filled about 200 bags of sand Wednesday to help local residents who are experiencing flooding.
This year marks the centenary of the beginning of the Great War.
An iron swing bridge in the Atherley Narrows is slowing development of a pedestrian and snowmobile connection between the City of Orillia and the Township of Ramara.
Despite having one generating station shut down for a nine-month overhaul, the Orillia Power Corporation (OPC) managed to surpass its 2012 generation results, says Keith McAllister, president and CEO of OPC.
When Ontario gambled on full-day kindergarten in 2010, critics called it costly babysitting the deficit-plagued province couldn’t afford.
The Federal Court of Appeal upheld a landmark ruling Thursday that gave Canada's Metis population Indian status within the Constitution, allowing negotiations to begin for all the rights and services that go with it.