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Severn Township man facing weapons charges

Severn Township man facing weapons charges

The man is also facing multiple charges of resisting a peace officer and assaulting a peace officer
<b>COLUMN:</b> Spring has sprung... but better keep the snow brush handy

COLUMN: Spring has sprung... but better keep the snow brush handy

'I have been so excited for warmer weather, I was even happy to see my first fly of the season,' columnist writes while warning the arrival of spring could be a cruel trick
Governments approve $27M for COVID-related upgrades at Simcoe County schools

Governments approve $27M for COVID-related upgrades at Simcoe County schools

School boards applied for the infrastructure funding in the fall, and were informed of the successful applications recently; must spend funds by Dec. 2021
Six area residents among 89 new COVID cases in region

Six area residents among 89 new COVID cases in region

The health unit has reported one new case in Orillia, three in Oro-Medonte and two in Severn; Three more deaths in the region were reported today
Criminal charges laid after COVID-related incident at Midland business

Criminal charges laid after COVID-related incident at Midland business

OPP officers also laid a number of charges under the Reopening Ontario and Emergency Management Civil Protection Acts
Province antes up cash to aid local firefighters amid pandemic

Province antes up cash to aid local firefighters amid pandemic

'Investment will enhance fire safety ... by providing the technology and equipment needed to support training and fire inspections during' pandemic, says Dunlop
This week in OrilliaMatters+:  Join us for a +member exclusive with HGTV's Bryan Baeumler this Friday

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Reopen schools first and ASAP, says region's medical officer of health

Reopen schools first and ASAP, says region's medical officer of health

'I think it’s a reasonable thing to do at this time. But I do note it’s not without a cost,' said Dr. Charles Gardner
Toastmasters club reducing fees, hosting open house to entice new members

Toastmasters club reducing fees, hosting open house to entice new members

'The club promotes community, we encourage each other, we provide a safe learning environment that is free of judgment,' says Toastmasters official
20% of region's COVID cases linked to Easter gatherings

20% of region's COVID cases linked to Easter gatherings

'The bottom line would be people taking risks with their social interactions that put them at risk of transmission,' says Simcoe-Muskoka medical officer of health