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Provincial Offences courts in the area remain closed until mid-October

Provincial Offences courts in the area remain closed until mid-October

POA courts handles matters such as Highway Traffic Act charges and municipal bylaw infractions
No serious injuries after motorcycle accident in Orillia

No serious injuries after motorcycle accident in Orillia

Motorcyclist taken to hospital as a precaution after incident at West Street and Commerce Road
Reducing classes to 15 students not on the table for public board

Reducing classes to 15 students not on the table for public board

'I am extremely concerned with... class sizes,' says parent; Officials says a 15:1 ratio would cost the board $600,000 extra each day
All residents, staff at Leacock Lodge have tested negative for COVID

All residents, staff at Leacock Lodge have tested negative for COVID

A single staff member tested positive Sept. 17 and remains in isolation; The facility remains in an 'outbreak' for 14 days after the most recent positive case
Orillia man's 'tragic' drug-related death leaves family 'devastated'

Orillia man's 'tragic' drug-related death leaves family 'devastated'

Death and subsequent manslaughter charge a wakeup call, says detective; 'This is a young man, at 24, who should still be alive'
Seven new COVID cases confirmed in Simcoe County today

Seven new COVID cases confirmed in Simcoe County today

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit says five of today's cases are Barrie residents - including one girl under the age of 18
Orillia YMCA building could become youth services hub

Orillia YMCA building could become youth services hub

Longtime Y member says many members are 'just totally amazed that nobody’s been approached. We have business experience and we have money'
Ontario changes COVID-19 testing guidance, shifts focus to symptomatic testing

Ontario changes COVID-19 testing guidance, shifts focus to symptomatic testing

Previously, the government had encouraged anyone who wanted to get a COVID-19 test to get one
Despite COVID, it was smooth sailing for local club <b>(7 photos)</b>

Despite COVID, it was smooth sailing for local club (7 photos)

'Members have appreciated being able to continue sailing and get out to enjoy the sport they love,' says commodore of Champlain Sailing Club
Two local men facing multiple drug charges — again

Two local men facing multiple drug charges — again

Police seized a quantity of drugs, including cocaine and opioids; Both suspects have been arrested previously for similar charges