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New bus service from Orillia to Barrie will begin Aug. 6

New bus service from Orillia to Barrie will begin Aug. 6

Council inks fare arrangement so Orillia Transit riders get $1 reduction, allowing trips to Barrie for just $3; 'It's a win-win for Orillia area transit users'
Orillia decides not to licence Airbnbs, short-term rentals

Orillia decides not to licence Airbnbs, short-term rentals

'It's not a major issue in our community,' said Coun. Ted Emond; Staff noted there were 'isolated' complaints about eight properties in last 2.5 years
Clearview Township considers civil lawsuit against Roxodus organizers

Clearview Township considers civil lawsuit against Roxodus organizers

'We are a municipal government. When you approach the counter here, we don't ask difficult questions,' says mayor, stressing the township 'didn't do anything wrong'
Good morning, Orillia!

Good morning, Orillia!

Mainly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorm today
Five RIDE checks see 563 drivers

Five RIDE checks see 563 drivers

Also respond to 17 crashes on area roadways this weekend
From surgery, to rehab, to the winner's circle for local horse, rider

From surgery, to rehab, to the winner's circle for local horse, rider

'I could not have made this comeback without every single person at the farm,' says emotional Chelsea McGee after impressive, surprising victory
OPP, Parks Canada team up to crack down on boater safety

OPP, Parks Canada team up to crack down on boater safety

As a result of focused effort, some charges were laid and officers provided safety tips to several boaters
Countdown to Scottish Festival is on

Countdown to Scottish Festival is on

Festival flag flying at Orillia Opera House ahead of this weekend's event
Check out who scored a hole-in-one at Hawk Ridge!

Check out who scored a hole-in-one at Hawk Ridge!

It was the first ace for Orillia golfer Jill Locke
Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

Rainbow crosswalk vandalized by burnouts, black streaks purposely left behind

'That's horrible, disappointing and heart-breaking. The Barrie that I know and love is about inclusivity, acceptance and love,' says city councillor