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​​​​​​​Conservation group urges people to leave leaves on the ground

​​​​​​​Conservation group urges people to leave leaves on the ground

Leaving fallen leaves in your yard is a small act of nature conservation that can support backyard biodiversity, experts say
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Mix of sun and cloud with moderate winds.
Author and playwright Dan Needles presents 'Farmer Thinking'

Author and playwright Dan Needles presents 'Farmer Thinking'

Former Leacock Medal of Humour winner and 'Mayor of Mariposa' will take a hilarious look at rural farm life
Paint your pumpkins purple to raise awareness about epilepsy

Paint your pumpkins purple to raise awareness about epilepsy

'People are often afraid of what they don’t know, and we’re here to help bridge that gap,' says Epilepsy Simcoe County official
Orillia Concert Association will kick off its new season Oct. 20

Orillia Concert Association will kick off its new season Oct. 20

Subscriptions for 2019-2020 season still available for all five concerts
Community forum will focus on 'horrible effects' of opioids

Community forum will focus on 'horrible effects' of opioids

'The opioid crisis is one of the most significant public health issues of our time,' says official; While forum is free, registration is required by Oct. 15
Silver Band tuning up for benefit concert for Hillcrest Lodge

Silver Band tuning up for benefit concert for Hillcrest Lodge

Oct. 27 event at Opera House will help raise funds for local geared-to-income facility for local vulnerable seniors
All aboard! Gordon Smith steamed into history in the 1960s

All aboard! Gordon Smith steamed into history in the 1960s

Mariposa Special has moved around the waterfront but still holds a place near and dear to people's hearts in Orillia
Local communications specialist to kick off speaker series

Local communications specialist to kick off speaker series

Canadian Federation of University Women Orillia will host Mehreen Shahid Oct. 22
OSS students will share reflections of trip to D-Day sites

OSS students will share reflections of trip to D-Day sites

Orillia Museum of History event will be held Oct. 16; Teacher will talk about making history relevant in the 21st century