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Local crafters, artisans offer unique Christmas shopping experiences

Local crafters, artisans offer unique Christmas shopping experiences

There are many local pre-holiday events that are worth checking out, says arts and entertainment columnist
Fire causes estimated $250K in damage in Oro-Medonte

Fire causes estimated $250K in damage in Oro-Medonte

No one injured in Wednesday morning blaze that destroyed storage building
YMCA hosting free yoga events to help mark Peace Week

YMCA hosting free yoga events to help mark Peace Week

'It is important that we work together to create peaceful communities where everyone feels like they belong,' says official; Free yoga set for Nov. 20 in Orillia
Add a furry friend to your holiday gift list this Christmas

Add a furry friend to your holiday gift list this Christmas

iAdopt annual campaign seeks to find homes for as many pets as possible over the holiday season
Historic murder case ends with guilty plea on conspiracy charge

Historic murder case ends with guilty plea on conspiracy charge

Grant Ayerst, 21, and Norman Whalley, 36, were killed in 1991; Justice apologizes that she can't provide the family 'the answers they want, need and deserve'
Severn changes course, votes to seek grant for new rec centre

Severn changes course, votes to seek grant for new rec centre

Councillors swayed after concerned resident hosts public meeting; This is 'a really excellent example of community activism,' says resident
Flag to be raised for first time in support of Special Olympics Orillia

Flag to be raised for first time in support of Special Olympics Orillia

This is more than a flag raising; 'It is all about inclusion and how important it is for our athletes to feel supported and be a part of community events'
Suspect sought after CIBC was robbed by man with a weapon

Suspect sought after CIBC was robbed by man with a weapon

The suspect approached the teller at the West Street South bank, stated he had a weapon and requested money; Police seek help identifying male suspect
City pledges 'improved level' of snow clearing this winter

City pledges 'improved level' of snow clearing this winter

City has purchased new plows and invested in more staff; 'I am confident people will notice the improved level of service this season,' vows mayor
Vaccines 'vital' to health and well-being of us all: Health unit

Vaccines 'vital' to health and well-being of us all: Health unit

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, Ontario Medical Association teaming up to underscore the importance of being immunized