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Faith fair Saturday

Orillia and area churches are uniting for a faith fair Saturday at the Orillia Public Library.

Simcoe County District School Board director Steve Blake, left, and chairman Peter Beacock take part in 2017-18 budget discussions during Wednesday night's meeting. The board's approximately $572 million budget was passed. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Questions raised about absenteeism

Simcoe County District School Board trustees had some questions for staff Wednesday night prior to passing a budget pegged at more than half-a-billion dollars.

ANDREW PHILIPS/SPECIAL TO THE PACKET & TIMES Leanne Brown thinks this pothole (now covered by a large cone) hasn't been adequately repaired by the city and continues to cause issues for motorists.

Pothole problems

A Severn Township woman feels like she's hitting a dead end in her hopes that the City of Orillia would pay to repair her new car.