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Jul 22nd, 2010
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By JENNIFER BURDEN ORILLIA PACKET AND TIMES jULY 22 2010If Oro-Medonte Township doesn't want another landfill, a project like the proposed TRY Recycling site is the way to go, mayor Harry Hughes said Wednesday. ...
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Jul 22nd, 2010
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Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times July 16 2010Are you concerned about the water you drink? Mayor Harry Hughes and the Oro-Medonte council signed a badly constructed lease with TRY Recycling (Barrie) Inc. to allow the latter to go to the Ministry of the Environment to get a certificate of approva...
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Jul 21st, 2010
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By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe July 21 2010The old Oro town hall was hot and the debate got heated at a meeting organized by citizens concerned about the potential impact of a prioposed recycling plant on the Oro Moraine near Hawkestone."None of us are against the concpet of recycling," said Dr. Ted Be...
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Jul 21st, 2010
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By NATHAN TAYLOR ORILLIA PACKET AND TIMES July 21 2010About 80 people packed into the Oro Town Hall Tuesday evening for a meeting regarding a proposed recycling facility on a site on the Oro Moraine. A group of citizens opposed to Oro-Medonte Township's plan to put a construction-material recycling p...
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Jul 21st, 2010
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By Frank Matys Orillia Today Jul 15, 2010ORILLIA - An opponent of the defeated Site 41 landfill harbors similar concerns over an outdoor recycling operation proposed for a township-owned gravel pit in Oro-Medonte."It's the same thing," Steve Ogden said of potential impacts on the water table. "Are we...
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Jul 16th, 2010
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TRY Recycling wants to establish operation in Oro-Medonte By NATHAN TAYLOR THE PACKET & TIMESPutting a recycling operation on the Oro Moraine could create "another Site 41," says the organizer of an upcoming meeting. Gord Roehner, a member of a group of concerned Oro-Medonte Township citizens, wants ...
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Jul 8th, 2010
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By Sara Ross Midland Free Press July 7 2010Seven large solar-panel projects proposed for Severn and Oro-Medonte townships have to go through a "rigorous" government process before seeing the light of day, says Robert Leah, director of development with Recurrent Energy. ...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Barrie Examiner – May 7 2010 Incumbent Deputy Mayor Ralph Hough will have some competition for his job in Oro-Medonte Township in the upcoming election. But the veteran municipal politician is used to competition, which he said is “healthy.” “It’s no big deal. I’ve...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Joanne Saunders Simcoe.com March 16 2010Many of us have fond memories of the call of loons echoing across our waterways. Now, it seems, that haunting sound, so definitive of the Canadian wild, is seldom heard unless one travels much further north.Wasaga Beach resident David Featherstone, in his jo...
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Jan 21st, 2010
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Several townships, including Oro-Medonte, were paying more than they should have been By NATHAN TAYLOR, Orillia Packet AND Times Oro-Medonte Township, along with other municipalities, has been overpaying the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA). The wrong percentages were being used to ca...