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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
Seeing more wildlife these days? Nature Conservancy says no

Seeing more wildlife these days? Nature Conservancy says no

As our social media posts indicate, many of us believe we are observing more birds and animals in our community
Ontario reports 511 new COVID-19 cases today

Ontario reports 511 new COVID-19 cases today

Another 565 people have recovered and there have been 55 more deaths reported since yesterday
Take a trip down memory lane to Main Street Orillia, circa 1920

Take a trip down memory lane to Main Street Orillia, circa 1920

In a town of fewer than 8,000, the main street had seven butchers, nine shoe stores, nine barbers, 13 grocers and much more
Orillia Cricket Club goes to bat for Sharing Place Food Centre

Orillia Cricket Club goes to bat for Sharing Place Food Centre

Club starts fundraising drive for local agency feeding those in need
Ramara park maintenance to continue while facilities remain closed

Ramara park maintenance to continue while facilities remain closed

Parks will be cut every two to three weeks rather than weekly; Maintenance schedule will start May 25
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Stay positive
Friends surprise Orillia woman on 95th birthday (8 photos)

Friends surprise Orillia woman on 95th birthday (8 photos)

Peggy Martin receives 'absolutely fantastic' surprise as friends show up on her front lawn; 'I was beginning to think I wouldn’t see you again,' she told them
Paramedics to help with testing at local long-term care homes

Paramedics to help with testing at local long-term care homes

They cannot provide COVID-19 testing through a 9-1-1 call and are working directly through the Public Health Unit to provide community testing support