The 70th annual Rotary-Lions Funfest is underway at Couchiching Beach Park. The carnival began Friday and runs until Monday. The two local service clubs split the proceeds from the event, which this year are expected to reach about $10,000, to funnel back into the community.
Rita Polkinghorne, her son, Roger Polkinghorne, right, and nephew Mark Dennis enjoy themselves at a family reunion Saturday afternoon at Heidi's Campground in Oro-Medonte Township.
Lorna and Bill Hawke share a laugh Saturday afternoon during their 70th wedding anniversary celebration at Simcoe Street's seniors' apartments in Orillia. The couple were married Aug. 3, 1945 in Moncton, N.B. six weeks after meeting at a dance.
ORILLIA - For many, there's no better way to spend a summer long weekend than with best friends.
PENETANGUISHENE - Recognizing one of the province’s most important milestones helps give all Ontarians a better understanding of their collective past.
Ontario's premier is “doing the right thing” if she calls a byelection in Simcoe North before the legislature resumes, says official Opposition Leader Patrick Brown, who wants to run for the seat.
Michelle Caron, of Homeniuk Rides, and her canine companion, Curley, take a break from setting up the midway concession booths for this weekend's Rotary-Lions Funfest Friday at Couchiching Beach Park.
The installation of top-of-the-line surveillance cameras in downtown Orillia was botched.
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term is inspecting the Leacock Care Centre in Orillia after an elderly woman who lived there died after being assaulted.
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Flags were raised Friday across the county to kick off Simcoe Pride Week, which runs until Aug. 8.
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has given the green light to the city's plans for road improvements to pave the way for Costco.
The project to restore and refurbish an Edwardian-era ship and the pier it is anchored at in Tay Township has received a funding boost.
The city lightened its wallet Thursday to support 10 community groups.
John Kerr is hopeful his new neighbours can help solve a "grizzly" crime.
The sun is shining on a proposed solar-energy development near Washago.
More organizations are needed to come together under a common roof.
Orillia OPP arrested a man Wednesday after an incident involving a pellet gun and a city employee.
One man is in the hospital after colliding with a display of scooters and e-bike on Eleventh Srreet. on Thursday