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Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor

Nathan Taylor has been in the news business for more than 20 years, 10 of which were spent at Orillia’s former daily newspaper, the Packet & Times. He was a reporter before being promoted to city editor and, later, regional editor for five newspapers in Simcoe County.

Recent Work by Nathan

Couple donating Little Free Library to be placed at Tudhope Park

Couple donating Little Free Library to be placed at Tudhope Park

Starting a library in one of the two major parks would 'allow readers from all over to exchange books and promote reading,' says staff report
Grant denial is a matter of faith, raises questions about city's policy

Grant denial is a matter of faith, raises questions about city's policy

Catholic Family Services of Simcoe County asked city for $1,500; 'They do a lot of mental health counselling in our community,' mayor says
City council approves pay raise for senior staff

City council approves pay raise for senior staff

Vote on cost-of-living adjustment passes 8-1; 'This is not appropriate at this time,' councillor says
Filming movie in Orillia 'a wonderful experience,' says director

Filming movie in Orillia 'a wonderful experience,' says director

Sean Cisterna, who went to elementary school in Orillia, is filming Boy City in Orillia - 'a booming creative community with several fabulous artists and people'
Filming movie in Orillia 'a wonderful experience:' director

Filming movie in Orillia 'a wonderful experience:' director

Sean Cisterna, who went to elementary school in Orillia, is filming Boy City in Orillia - 'a booming creative community with several fabulous artists and people'
Lifeguards honoured for 'relentless' efforts to save Chris Bellchambers

Lifeguards honoured for 'relentless' efforts to save Chris Bellchambers

Well-known Orillia man died June 20 after being pulled from lake; lifeguards 'acted heroically and professionally and did everything they could,' mayor says
City council directs staff to create budget with a 3.5% tax increase

City council directs staff to create budget with a 3.5% tax increase

Council has to play 'catch-up' after not increasing tax levy in 2021; figure could change during November budget talks
Orillia lifeguards honoured for 'relentless' efforts to save local man

Orillia lifeguards honoured for 'relentless' efforts to save local man

Chris Bellchambers died June 20 after being pulled from Lake Couchiching; lifeguards 'acted heroically and professionally and did everything they could,' mayor says
City-led litter clean-up crew could be on horizon

City-led litter clean-up crew could be on horizon

Staff will make request during 2022 budget talks to create pilot project to address 'absolutely disgusting' litter problem
City to look into allowing shade structures at parks

City to look into allowing shade structures at parks

Some structures were banned as part of the city's efforts to discourage crowds at parks during the pandemic