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Couchiching Conservancy applauds funding in provincial budget

Couchiching Conservancy applauds funding in provincial budget

'We are delighted the province is making this a priority in such difficult economic times,' says local conservancy official
'Iconic' sculpture will soon be on the move to its new home

'Iconic' sculpture will soon be on the move to its new home

The piece, created by Marlene Hilton Moore, has been at the Simcoe County Museum since 2014, but there are plans in the works to move it to 'perfect lookout'
Georgian College to be part of pandemic research project

Georgian College to be part of pandemic research project

'This is a fantastic opportunity for Georgian to contribute to the fight against COVID-19,' says Georgian's director of research and innovation
Single-vehicle crash in Hillsdale sends two to hospital

Single-vehicle crash in Hillsdale sends two to hospital

Police say the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree
Georgian College to host first virtual open house next weekend

Georgian College to host first virtual open house next weekend

The fall virtual event takes place on Nov. 14 and is a chance to learn about financial aid and academic programs
County wants 17.9% hike from Orillia as it tables tax-freeze budget

County wants 17.9% hike from Orillia as it tables tax-freeze budget

Orillia Mayor Steve Clarke said he's 'confident that that entire number will not be taken on by the (local) taxpayer'; Orillia's share is $7.7 million in 2021
Ramara woman among 13 new COVID cases in region today

Ramara woman among 13 new COVID cases in region today

There are five new cases being reported today as part of an outbreak at a manufacturing facility in Barrie, the health unit says
OPP arrest eight people as part of Muskoka 'street sweep'

OPP arrest eight people as part of Muskoka 'street sweep'

Those arrested during the multiple-day sweep are facing multiple charges, OPP say
OPP collects old cell phones for Victim Services agencies

OPP collects old cell phones for Victim Services agencies

If a landline or cell phone is damaged by the abuser, a 911 cell phone may be a victims' only way to seek help, police say
Overnight explosion rocks Victoria Harbour neighbourhood

Overnight explosion rocks Victoria Harbour neighbourhood

Residents report hearing loud explosion, followed by bright bluish light; Fire Marshal is assisting the investigation