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....
Mar 30th, 2012
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...
Mar 6th, 2012
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...
Jan 30th, 2012
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 ...