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Paint your pumpkins purple to raise awareness about epilepsy

Paint your pumpkins purple to raise awareness about epilepsy

Families throughout Simcoe County are encouraged to paint and decorate a purple pumpkin in support of epilepsy awareness
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Happiness multiplies when you share it
Masks are not just for Halloween or hold-ups anymore!

Masks are not just for Halloween or hold-ups anymore!

Entrepreneurs have taken a necessity and found a way to turn it into a side business, says columnist, who has a few unique ideas of her own
Proposed lakeside development a concern for local residents

Proposed lakeside development a concern for local residents

'Any time a wetland is developed it's of concern because so little wetland is actually left in Southern Ontario,' official says; Almost 200 homes have been approved
Joint investigation leads to multiple charges against Rama man

Joint investigation leads to multiple charges against Rama man

The 27-year-old was allegedly in possession of a firearm, cocaine and cash; Chief lauds efforts 'to combat illicit drugs and weapons in our communities'
Catholic school board welcomes new director of education

Catholic school board welcomes new director of education

Frances Bagley says goal is 'to provide a rich faith-filled learning and working environment for our school and board office communities'
Health unit offering catch-up vaccine clinics for Grade 8 students

Health unit offering catch-up vaccine clinics for Grade 8 students

The clinics will be held at health unit offices in Simcoe County and Muskoka starting in November and running through to the spring
Duo flee police, nearly injuring officer, face multiple charges

Duo flee police, nearly injuring officer, face multiple charges

This is the second time the pair have been charged; Orillia man is still at large and is wanted on charges stemming from two recent incidents
Proposed legislation aimed at COVID-related lawsuits expected to protect businesses

Proposed legislation aimed at COVID-related lawsuits expected to protect businesses

'I think the idea is … they're trying to prop up businesses that might otherwise fail,' says local lawyer of new legislation
Health unit confirms 8 new COVID cases in Simcoe County

Health unit confirms 8 new COVID cases in Simcoe County

This is the fewest number cases reported in a single day by the health unit in the last two weeks