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'Highly contagious' UK variant confirmed at Roberta Place in Barrie

'Highly contagious' UK variant confirmed at Roberta Place in Barrie

As of Friday, there have been 29 deaths at the long-term care home resulting from the virus, as well as 124 of 127 residents infected and 84 staff
Ontario reports 2,359 new COVID cases today

Ontario reports 2,359 new COVID cases today

Active cases have decreased to 24,545 province-wide
Take a trip down memory lane for an 'old school' flashback

Take a trip down memory lane for an 'old school' flashback

Collegiate Institute, the forerunner to ODCVI, was built in 1889 and boasted 10 classrooms and an assembly hall
Pandemic stress? Join 'Howl at the Full Moon Zoom' online on Jan. 28

Pandemic stress? Join 'Howl at the Full Moon Zoom' online on Jan. 28

Special guest howlers will teach about the way wolves communicate; 'We’re hoping to get as many folks as possible joining us from all over the world'
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

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Heading out on the ice this weekend? OPP issue warning

Heading out on the ice this weekend? OPP issue warning

Lack of consistent cold temperatures, along with record high water levels creating unusual water currents have resulted in poor ice conditions on area waterways
Orillia OPP officer facing assault charge remains on the job

Orillia OPP officer facing assault charge remains on the job

Orillia OPP official says officer is on administrative duties in wake of charge that followed an SIU investigation of 2019 incident in cell at Orillia detachment
Police arrest Orillia man in wake of 'serious assault' on Colborne Street

Police arrest Orillia man in wake of 'serious assault' on Colborne Street

OPP Central Region Emergency Response Team and Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement officers arrested the 27-year-old Orillia man today
Family, 'fearing the worst,' pleads for information about missing man

Family, 'fearing the worst,' pleads for information about missing man

Disappearance of Justin Evans, of Kilworthy, is 'criminally suspicious,' police say; 'Something bad happened,' says man's stepdad
Local retirement home residents getting vaccinated in 'race against time'

Local retirement home residents getting vaccinated in 'race against time'

'We are planning day-to-day, and doing our best to decide equitably and ethically to protect those who are most vulnerable,' says official