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As an Ontario Municipal Board hearing was set to kick off on a temporary zoning bylaw regarding Burl's Creek, work was being done to the subject lands at the event grounds Tuesday morning.

Start digging before festivals: archeologist

Representatives from Montagnais Métis First Nation have argued all along further archeological studies are required on the land at Burl's Creek that is under consideration for a temporary zoning bylaw before any more work is done on the site.

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

OMB hearing far from over

Despite assurances and best intentions, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing into the temporary zoning bylaw proposed by Burl's Creek Event Grounds ended its first week of testimony far away from a resolution.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES Cara Cooper, a BodyTalk practitioner-in-training from Washago, is looking forward to attending the Summer Solstice Holistic Healing and Wellness Fair in Orillia next month.

Holistic health focus of wellness fair

A group of holistic practitioners will be coming to Orillia next month to help residents in need take healing to a higher level, according to the organizer of the event.

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Thousands respond to county survey

In an effort to identify gaps and priorities in its policies, programs, services and environments that support and enable people to age actively, the County of Simcoe reached out to area seniors -- and they responded.