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Georgian Bay Steam Show chugs into Cookstown <b>(18 photos)</b>

Georgian Bay Steam Show chugs into Cookstown (18 photos)

'Our attendance has been good and it’s on par with what we expected,' said an event organizer
Celebration of indie music coming to Cookstown in September

Celebration of indie music coming to Cookstown in September

Gussapolooza Music Festival, a three-day festival, will shine the light on up-and-coming musical talent
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Coldwater, Orr Lake area

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Coldwater, Orr Lake area

Environment Canada says conditions favourable for development of dangerous thunderstorms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, heavy rain
New hair salon and barber shop aims to cut away barriers

New hair salon and barber shop aims to cut away barriers

'Everybody is trying to change our downtown and make it look better. We are excited to be a part of that,' says owner of Fabstyle, located in downtown Orillia
COLUMN: Film, capturing historic 1971 flights, a labour of love

COLUMN: Film, capturing historic 1971 flights, a labour of love

Former Packet & Times editor chronicled annual fly-in of the Experimental Aircraft Association of Canada at Lake St. John airport; 16 mm film is now digitized, on YouTube
Fire prompts evacuation of water park at Canada's Wonderland

Fire prompts evacuation of water park at Canada's Wonderland

The amusement park is open today, but Splash Works remains closed after the late Sunday night blaze
'Truly affordable housing' rises from ashes of apartment fire

'Truly affordable housing' rises from ashes of apartment fire

'One of the beautiful parts about this project is that it is part of the church’s mandate to care for people in poverty,' says official
Knights of Columbus host roast for the first time in two years

Knights of Columbus host roast for the first time in two years

The fundraiser will take place on Aug. 13
<b>LETTER</b> 'Self-interest' fuels move to reject online voting

LETTER 'Self-interest' fuels move to reject online voting

Oro-Medonte council's reasons for sticking with paper ballots 'done to suppress a segment of the electorate from voting,' letter writer says
Facebook Marketplace: where rare plants bloom <b>(4 photos)</b>

Facebook Marketplace: where rare plants bloom (4 photos)

Local 'Suburban Jungle Keeper' shares tips on how to use Facebook Marketplace to grow an exotic collection at bargain prices