Paul Allerston collected several accolades during his three decades with the OPP. Now he has a different kind of honour to hang on his personal wall of fame.
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Ian Bromley has been around the world, but he's happy to be back in the area as the city's new director of economic development.
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Growing fruits and vegetables might not seem like a dangerous pastime, but it seems to have created an insurance conundrum at city hall.
An Orillia man was sentenced this week to more than two years in jail after he tried to lure a teenager for a sexual rendezvous last year.
(SUBMITTED) - Representatives from Ford Motor Company of Canada and Barrie Ford gathered at the Barrie campus Wednesday to celebrate collaboration with the college and the two-year lease renewal of two electric vehicles (EVs).
The story of a father who shot and killed his wife on the night of their daughter's high school prom is one filled with "pain and sorrow," a judge said Wednesday.
Barrie's two federal ridings have received more than $1.35 million in Canada Summer Jobs funding for students.
SPRINGWATER TWP. - Min Zeng came to Canada from China nearly 16 years ago and never looked back.
A waterfront companion piece to the iconic Spirit Catcher was unveiled during a ceremony Tuesday evening.
The year-long process to create the Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan (CIP) concluded Monday night.
Brenda Jenkins could feel her hands getting cold in the water, but she kept going, focusing on the voices of people cheering her on, and her commitment to the cause.
Representatives from the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka told Orillia councillors there's a place they can go as the city is short on its dough.
More awareness of mental health, domestic violence, youth, housing and seniors’ services available in Orillia is key, according to the Orillia Community Action Network.
Orillia is one of six municipalities benefiting from the purchasing power of Metrolinx.
Orillia needs an integrated tourism information hub, according to suggestions emerging from a special council committee meeting Tuesday.
Hometown Hockey could be settling in Barrie by year's end.
All Riley Dooley wanted was a little toy dinosaur from the dollar store.