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Local woman 'bouncing off the walls' after Soldiers' jackpot win

Local woman 'bouncing off the walls' after Soldiers' jackpot win

'I’ve already booked a family trip to Mexico,' says Irene Jensen, who won more than $19K in January's Soldiers' 50/50 draw
<b>LETTER:</b> It's time to bring Champlain 'home where he belongs'

LETTER: It's time to bring Champlain 'home where he belongs'

'Removing the statue of the 17th-century explorer does not change the more recent history. It does nothing to make amends for the grievous damage done to First Nations,' says letter writer
Ramara council OKs 3.5% tax hike, $16.7M in capital projects

Ramara council OKs 3.5% tax hike, $16.7M in capital projects

Township is allocating $10.9 million to infrastructure with the big-ticket item the reconstruction of Ramara Road 47 at $7.5 million
Alleged shoplifters flee Orillia OPP, ram police cruiser

Alleged shoplifters flee Orillia OPP, ram police cruiser

Orillia OPP say suspects were driving a stolen vehicle with stolen plates; the pair are facing multiple charges in wake of incident at Monarch Drive business
<b>LETTER:</b> Council should support affordable housing plans

LETTER: Council should support affordable housing plans

'I am hoping there are also plans to bring more of this type of affordable housing to the non-seniors of Orillia,' letter-writer says
Pakistani street food restaurant testing its flavours in Orillia

Pakistani street food restaurant testing its flavours in Orillia

Chachu's offering Pakistani-Canadian fusion; 'We are trying to mix both cultures together,' says owner of new Front Street eatery
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Here's a look at the current local weather and gas prices
City to consider enforcement strategies for homeless encampments

City to consider enforcement strategies for homeless encampments

'It's very important to get this right on behalf of the folks that are being forced into encampments ... but also the neighbours that are dealing (with them),' says Coun. Tim Lauer
County of Simcoe OKs 3.5% tax hike, its highest in several years

County of Simcoe OKs 3.5% tax hike, its highest in several years

Last-ditch effort to slash $2M from budget fails after area mayor says 'this is killing us' in reference to this year's tax hike
OFSC urges snowmobilers to 'treat Mother Nature respectfully'

OFSC urges snowmobilers to 'treat Mother Nature respectfully'

Organization provides tips during National Snowmobile Environment Month