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Construction of Bleeker Street deemed essential, starts Monday

Construction of Bleeker Street deemed essential, starts Monday

After postponing project in April, work gets green light from province 'due to the deteriorated condition of road and sidewalk'
Volunteers calling seniors to help combat loneliness amid pandemic

Volunteers calling seniors to help combat loneliness amid pandemic

'We’re reaching out to isolated seniors and are making phone calls to give them a bit of social interaction,' said Red Cross official
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Embrace the moment
Dive into local heritage, culture during Museum Month

Dive into local heritage, culture during Museum Month

Simcoe County Museum joining others to engage audiences online through #MuseumFromHome experience
International buzz created by local cannabis concentrate company

International buzz created by local cannabis concentrate company

MediPharm Labs is the first fully licensed extraction-only company in Canada; 'The industry has become so much more with a growth in overall products'
Oro-Medonte man killed in Georgian Bay plane crash

Oro-Medonte man killed in Georgian Bay plane crash

'It's just an unfortunate incident,' said OPP official of ultralight plane crash that happened in Victoria Harbour area
Georgian College refunding students due to COVID-19 impact

Georgian College refunding students due to COVID-19 impact

Various ancillary fees can add up and 'seriously impact a student's financial situation,' says frustrated Georgian College student
Now more than ever, it's vital to plan for emergencies

Now more than ever, it's vital to plan for emergencies

'It is important that individuals and businesses continue to plan ahead to keep everyone safe and healthy whatever the emergency,' says county official
Hawkestone man carves out uplifting message (8 photos)

Hawkestone man carves out uplifting message (8 photos)

Larry Whitehead has been creating large, wooden signs to encourage people; 'We’re all going through it and we’re all going to get through it'
Five community champions up for Orillia's Woman of the Year award

Five community champions up for Orillia's Woman of the Year award

Orillia Business Women's Association announces nominees for annual honour