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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 ...
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Jan 17th, 2012
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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...
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Jan 13th, 2012
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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...
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Jan 12th, 2012
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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...
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Jan 8th, 2012
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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...