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Sustainable Orillia issues call to action for local artists

Sustainable Orillia issues call to action for local artists

Group is seeking the portrayal of local artists’ understanding of the central role of sustainable housing to human life
Fundraiser launched to help local teacher, her children following husband's death

Fundraiser launched to help local teacher, her children following husband's death

'She has been through so much in her life and she is obviously grieving, but is being strong for the boys,' says fellow teacher
Conservancy celebrates unveiling of Ron Taylor Nature Reserve

Conservancy celebrates unveiling of Ron Taylor Nature Reserve

Property has 'served as refuge from bricks, mortar and pavement of modern life,' say Taylors, who donated property to Couchiching Conservancy
Suspect in Timmins murder arrested near Orillia

Suspect in Timmins murder arrested near Orillia

The name of the male suspect and list of charges are expected later this week
Meeting draws plenty of opinions on short-term rentals in Severn

Meeting draws plenty of opinions on short-term rentals in Severn

Dozens registered for virtual open house about how Severn should deal with short-term rentals; 'Don’t use a blanket to try and cover the whole township'
Orillia youth among 16 new COVID cases in region Thursday

Orillia youth among 16 new COVID cases in region Thursday

Five people from Simcoe County are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, say health unit officials
Orillians to join global climate strike in downtown Orillia Friday

Orillians to join global climate strike in downtown Orillia Friday

'This is a powerful wave of movement that is needed,' says event organizer, who believes such actions can have profound impacts
Two residents dead as a result of Collingwood apartment fire

Two residents dead as a result of Collingwood apartment fire

Property management company estimates tenants could be returning to units within the next week; fire damage estimated at more than $1M
'Intentionally' placed glass shards found in school's playground

'Intentionally' placed glass shards found in school's playground

'We have seen glass placed in places before, but this is where little children are playing and could have been seriously hurt,' says Barrie police official
Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

Spooky Halloween attractions set to make frightening return

'It’s kind of like being in a movie and it’s in the forest which makes it creepy,' says owner of Escape Challenge North near Vasey Road