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Family, 'fearing the worst,' pleads for information about missing man

Family, 'fearing the worst,' pleads for information about missing man

Disappearance of Justin Evans, of Kilworthy, is 'criminally suspicious,' police say; 'Something bad happened,' says man's stepdad
Local retirement home residents getting vaccinated in 'race against time'

Local retirement home residents getting vaccinated in 'race against time'

'We are planning day-to-day, and doing our best to decide equitably and ethically to protect those who are most vulnerable,' says official
Orillia man facing criminal harassment, weapons charges

Orillia man facing criminal harassment, weapons charges

Richard Todish was arrested following a traffic stop during which police discovered and seized a prohibited edged weapon
Second wave 'much harder' than first, laments region's top doc

Second wave 'much harder' than first, laments region's top doc

'Clearly, (COVID-19) has had a major impact on the well-being of the people of Simcoe-Muskoka,' official says at virtual town hall forum on COVID-19
Orillia man charged with break and enter, theft

Orillia man charged with break and enter, theft

Four others were charged with trespassing after incident on East Street
Health Unit reports 112 new COVID cases in Simcoe County today

Health Unit reports 112 new COVID cases in Simcoe County today

There are five new confirmed cases in our area - three in Orillia, one in Oro-Medonte and one in Severn Township, officials say
Local pet owners 'begging' province to deem grooming essential

Local pet owners 'begging' province to deem grooming essential

'There are now animals out there who are suffering and can’t get the help they need,' said local groomer; MPP says she will raise issue with provincial leaders
'Kids have had everything taken away,' says frustrated parent of decision to keep schools closed

'Kids have had everything taken away,' says frustrated parent of decision to keep schools closed

'People that are north of Orillia where there are (fewer) cases, they should be going back to school' says parent, upset with the way the province made its decree this week
Challenge accepted: Severn, Oro-Medonte councils taking part in snowman competition

Challenge accepted: Severn, Oro-Medonte councils taking part in snowman competition

Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke will take on role of 'supposedly neutral' judge in lighthearted competition
<updated>WATCH: </updated> Feds deploying mobile health units to help Ontario in fight against COVID-19

WATCH: Feds deploying mobile health units to help Ontario in fight against COVID-19

MHUs will provide an additional 200 hospital beds in the GTA