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 ...
Jan 17th, 2012
Letter to Orillia Packet and Times January 17 2012 Re: Oro-Medonte MOU a mediation success story (Letter to the editor, Jan. 4) I read with interest and concern Mr. John Connor’s explanation of the bureaucratic process and legalities around mediation. I am sure he is probably correct in his int...
Jan 13th, 2012
By MIRANDA MINASSIAN, The Packet & Times January 13 2012 Two years ago, Denis and Carolyn Paccagnella and Gord Roehner filed appeals against the Township of Oro-Medonte, expressing concerns about planned zoning amendments that would allow a recycling facility to be built on a corner of the Oro M...
Jan 12th, 2012
Are you concerned about the water you drink?? By Ann Truyens AWARE Oro-Medonte January 11 2012This Thursday, January 12 at 10:30 a.m., there will be a preliminary OMB Hearing held in the O-M Township council chamber.This meeting is in regards to the application made to the Ministry of Environment (MO...
Jan 8th, 2012
Former councillor says a smoke screen is in effect Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times Re: Oro-Medonte MOU a mediation success story (Letter to the editor, Jan. 4) Mr. John Connor’s assessment of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) issue reminds me of that old joke, “The operation wa...