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Brent and Kelly Mollon are shown with son Jack. Brent, an orthopedic surgeon, and Kelly, a family doctor, are among several doctors and specialists the Orillia Area Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee has recently recruited to the area. SUBMITTED PHOTO

New doctors recruited to Orillia

As they look out over the pristine waters of Lake Couchiching, where their two-and-a-half-year-old son, Jake, loves to splash and play, Brent and Kelly Mollon feel grateful to call Orillia home.

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Charges in Ramara collision

RAMARA TWP. – On Aug. 27 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Orillia OPP responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision in Lagoon City, Ramara Township.

The male driver of a motorcycle was transported to Royal Victoria Region Health Centre with non-life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon after a two vehicle collision at St. Vincent Street and Cundles Road East at approximately 3:30 p.m. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Motorcycle driver taken to hospital: UPDATE

A 23-year-old Waubaushene man driving a motorcycle was transported to Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre with non-life-threatening injuries Sunday after a two-vehicle collision at St. Vincent Street and Cundles Road East at approximately 3:30 p.m. A Barrie police officer at the scene said an initial investigation suggests the motorcycle collided with a van. Simcoe

Maguire Warren chows down on a cob Sunday afternoon at the Simcoe County Museum's Crazy for Corn event. Visitors celebrated the corn harvest, made their own corn husk dolls, competed in a corn lawn-darts competition and sampled fresh sweet corn. Ian McInroy/Postmedia Network

'Crazy for Corn' at the museum

Maguire Warren chows down on a cob Sunday afternoon at the Simcoe County Museum's Crazy for Corn event. Visitors celebrated the corn harvest, made their own corn husk dolls, competed in a corn lawn-darts competition and sampled fresh sweet corn.

MEHREEN SHAHID/THE PACKET & TIMES The province has approved a set of traffic lights for the intersection of Highway 12 and Fairgrounds Road in Severn Township. Pictured, from left, are Severn Mayor Mike Burkett, Coun. John Betsworth, Coun. Don Westcott, Deputy Mayor Judith Cox, Coun. Ron Stevens and Coun. Jane Dunlop.

Province sees the light

The installation of traffic lights at Highway 12 and Fairgrounds Road in Severn Township could happen next year, Mayor Mike Burkett said Friday.