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City cracking down on out-of-town visitors to beaches, boat launches

City cracking down on out-of-town visitors to beaches, boat launches

Visitors will have to pay $50 to park and $50 to launch boats; 'The big issue, at the end of day, is enforcement,' says councillor
Tudhope Park is about more than daily fitness regime for folk festival organizer

Tudhope Park is about more than daily fitness regime for folk festival organizer

'The sense of community around the festival is quite astounding,' says Pam Carter whose daily 8-km trek always includes Tudhope Park, the folk fest's home
Severn Township man facing impaired charges

Severn Township man facing impaired charges

Two concerned residents called OPP about incident; During an impaired driving investigation, drugs were observed in the vehicle, police say
Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

Province reporting 153 new COVID cases today, four more deaths

A little over 15 per cent of all cases — or 5,488 — are residents of long-term care homes
Youth Centre helps local youth stay connected, celebrate milestones

Youth Centre helps local youth stay connected, celebrate milestones

'They’re always there for him, if he needs someone to talk to, without judgment,' says grateful parent of Orillia's Youth Centre
CFUW marks impressive milestone with new history booklet

CFUW marks impressive milestone with new history booklet

Despite challenges presented by COVID-19, CFUW will still present $15,000 in scholarships this year to deserving local female students
Barrie teen drowns at Wasaga Beach

Barrie teen drowns at Wasaga Beach

Police say he was found in the water with vital signs absent
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Make today unforgettable
'It's time to join them in this fight,' says protest organizer (10 photos)

'It's time to join them in this fight,' says protest organizer (10 photos)

Speakers discuss history of Champlain in region, encourage white people to be allies to Indigenous peoples at peaceful Canada Day protest
Pandemic has produced a soul-numbing weariness

Pandemic has produced a soul-numbing weariness

Like many people, our columnist admits to being tired of it all and feeling COVID exhaustion