Mar 6th, 2014
By Sara Ross, Orillia Packet & Times With many more goals to accomplish, the mayors of Oro-Medonte, Severn and Ramara townships are hoping to secure another term in the municipal elections this fall. Severn Mayor Mike Burkett’s first term on council has “been very positive.” “The three years have...
Dec 12th, 2013
By Sara Ross Orillia Packet & Times ORO-MEDONTE – Webers cannot build a restaurant at 99 Mount St. Louis Rd. in Oro-Medonte Township just off Highway 400, the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) has ruled. The development contravenes the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and the 2005 ...
Feb 14th, 2013
By Cheryl Browne, Barrie Examiner February 13, 2013ORO-MEDONTE - Residents of Oro-Medonte Township don't want anyone to pave paradise and put a hamburger spot.A pre-hearing of the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) at the Oro-Medonte Township office was attended by a few dozen residents and landowners who...
Feb 11th, 2013
UPDATE Re: Weber's Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) HearingLetter from Concerned Medonte Residents Group February 11 2013 Dear Residents of Oro-Medonte and Simcoe County,Wednesday February 13 at 10am is now a pre-hearing to deal with preliminary and procedural matters (mainly identifying parties and par...
Jan 14th, 2013
Letter from Concerned Medonte Residents January 13 2013Dear Residents of Oro-Medonte and Simcoe County,The owner of Webers (Fast Food Hamburgers) has purchased property in Rural Oro-Medonte at 99 Mount Saint Louis Road East. We feel that it is important for you to be aware of the progress regarding ...
Dec 8th, 2012
Letter to Orillia Packet and Times December 7, 2012 Re: West Oro residents fear water contamination, Page A1, Dec. 4 In the article concerning the TRY Recycling proposal for the used gravel pit on the Old Barrie Road and the 7th Line of Oro-Medonte, a significant point was missing. ...
Dec 8th, 2012
By Sara Ross, Orillia Packet & Times December 6, 2012 Jeff Hathaway has dreams of a local hospital — for turtles.His plan to create a Georgian Bay Turtle Hospital has made it to the semifinals of an online grant contest.“Getting the votes out right now is the most important thing,” Hathaway, owner of...
Nov 21st, 2012
By Sara Ross, Orillia Packet & Times November 18, 2012ORO-MEDONTE TWP. - Try Recycling, which has been working toward operating a collection and processing centre in Oro-Medonte since 2009, hopes to see a shovel in the ground by early summer....
Nov 9th, 2012
By Janis Ramsay Barrie Advance Nov 07, 2012 ORO-MEDONTE - Approximately 140 people concerned about the future of Oro-Medonte’s Copeland Forest spent several hours brainstorming about preserving the wilderness....