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Downtown eatery serves up 'eclectic' addition to Fall Flavours

Downtown eatery serves up 'eclectic' addition to Fall Flavours

Eclectic Café is one of 17 eateries participating in this year's Fall Flavours of Lake Country event
<b>WEEKLY TIP:</b> Programmable thermostat can help dial up savings

WEEKLY TIP: Programmable thermostat can help dial up savings

Heating our homes or keeping them cool is one of Canada’s main sources of greenhouse gases, notes Sustainable Orillia
Well-known basketball referee relishes five decades on local courts

Well-known basketball referee relishes five decades on local courts

Mike McParland, 72, has a passion for being a referee; 'I enjoy going to every game,' says retired teacher also known as The Key Man at Webers since 1963
Parents call for action at opioid forum in Orillia <b>(4 photos)</b>

Parents call for action at opioid forum in Orillia (4 photos)

More support needed to combat crisis, help addicts, local heart-broken families say; 'We need to do something now'
This is the last week to donate to Winter Coat Drive

This is the last week to donate to Winter Coat Drive

Coats can be dropped off at various locations in Orillia until Oct. 25
OLG pays out almost $2 million to Innisfil this quarter

OLG pays out almost $2 million to Innisfil this quarter

Since November 2001, Innisfil has received more than $85.9 million in money for local infrastructure improvements
Simcoe County painted blue in a big way amid Liberal minority

Simcoe County painted blue in a big way amid Liberal minority

Conservatives John Brassard, Scot Davidson, Terry Dowdall, Doug Shipley and Bruce Stanton win in Simcoe County
Ford announces new grant for police services to fight crime

Ford announces new grant for police services to fight crime

The $6 million grant over three years is earmarked for crime-fighting initiatives targeting gun and gang violence, human trafficking, and sexual assault
<b>Adopt Me:</b> Muriel and Rhonda are still waiting for their perfect home (adopted)

Adopt Me: Muriel and Rhonda are still waiting for their perfect home (adopted)

Fruits and veggies are the way to their hearts, and they would love a home where they are spoiled with love and treats
Mary Brown's cooking up a new location in Orillia

Mary Brown's cooking up a new location in Orillia

'Fastest-growing quick-serve franchise in Canada' setting up shop on Memorial Avenue; Opening planned for Oct. 29