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People 'very excited' to be using Orillia Recreation Centre (4 photos)

People 'very excited' to be using Orillia Recreation Centre (4 photos)

'This facility is extremely impressive ... It’s really a place you could come to and spend a full day,' says resident who enjoyed pickleball, spin class and weight training
COVID-19 puts three more people in Simcoe Muskoka in hospital

COVID-19 puts three more people in Simcoe Muskoka in hospital

There are 13 new cases in Simcoe County and 2 in Muskoka today; Five of the new cases are in Barrie
Learning about mushrooms reveals 'hidden world beneath our feet'

Learning about mushrooms reveals 'hidden world beneath our feet'

'We should all know what’s out there, and how we can use it and protect it,' says Orillia's pioneer behind Ontario Master Naturalist program
Two men ordered to stand trial for Wasaga Beach shooting

Two men ordered to stand trial for Wasaga Beach shooting

Charges linked to February 2019 shooting in a residential neighbourhood; Victim later released from hospital with non-life-threatening injuries
Local chamber of commerce creating new advocacy position

Local chamber of commerce creating new advocacy position

'By developing this role, we’ll be able to transition past being asked to push forward a political agenda,' says outgoing chamber president
Ontario confirms 998 new COVID cases today

Ontario confirms 998 new COVID cases today

33 COVID patients have been reported hospitalized since yesterday and 13 people have died
City council going back in time ... with earlier meetings

City council going back in time ... with earlier meetings

All council and committee meetings will start at 4 p.m. in 2021 if decision is ratified; 'I really do not think that is a fair thing to do,' laments Coun. Jay Fallis
Don't put away those clubs just yet, two area courses reopening

Don't put away those clubs just yet, two area courses reopening

'Saturday and Sunday are sold out already and w’ere almost sold out for Friday and Thursday,' says Orr Lake Golf Club official
Hybrid model, 'exploding in confusion', put on hold by board

Hybrid model, 'exploding in confusion', put on hold by board

'Living in a small community, I’d like to be able to go to Zehrs and not have families bombarding me,' said trustee of plans to move to hybrid learning model
Good morning, Orillia!

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