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Feb 14th, 2013
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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...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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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...
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Jan 14th, 2013
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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 ...
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Dec 8th, 2012
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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. ...
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Dec 8th, 2012
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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...
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Nov 21st, 2012
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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....
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Nov 9th, 2012
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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....
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Mar 30th, 2012
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Firefighters to be nominated for bravery medalsBy ROBIN MACLENNAN Barrie Examiner March 29 2012ORO-MEDONTE TWP. — Oro-Medonte Township council will nominate several firefighters for bravery awards and attempt to recover the $5,000 cost of rescuing 26 anglers from a Lake Simcoe ice floe earlier this m...
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Mar 6th, 2012
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By GISELE WINTON SARVIS Orillia Packet & Times March 5 2012 Planners and economic development officials in Oro-Medonte Township have visions of Horseshoe Valley being transformed into a Whistler Village-style development. “We are hoping to make us the Whistler or Mount Tremblant of our area,” sa...
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Jan 30th, 2012
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Driven to extinction By ROBIN MACLENNAN Orillia Packet & Times January 28 2012 Oro-Medonte Township will spend more than $1.6 million on paving, building and reconstructing local roads this year. Read more ...