Dec 15th, 2022
Bill 23’s change to wetland evaluation ‘smacks of a backroom deal to appease developers,’ says letter writer Photo: Demonstrators in Orillia protested against Bill 23 on Dec. 2 2022 Greg McGrath-Goudie/OrilliaMatters As more and more is revealed about the impact of Bill 23, oppositi...
Dec 14th, 2022
Council appointed Peter Lavoie to serve as deputy mayor for first two years of term and Lori Hutcheson to serve in the position during the second half OrilliaMatters Staff Dec 8, 2022 Last evening, the inaugural meeting of the 2022-2026 Township of Oro-Medonte Council took place at the Township Admin...
Dec 12th, 2022
‘If we lose it, it will not come back,’ says Bob Bowles; Oro Moraine about 35,000 acres in size, extending 21 kilometres from Orillia west to Highway 400 past Craighurst from OrilliaToday,Bob Bruton, Dec11,2022 A crash course on the Oro Moraine’s history, and its precarious future, were t...
Dec 7th, 2022
Annual count centres on Bass Lake area BarrieToday Staff Dec 4, 2022 NEWS RELEASE ORILLIA NATURALISTS’ CLUB ************************* The Orillia Christmas Bird Count is coming up for Saturday, Dec. 17. Since 1981 members and friends of the Orillia Naturalists’ Club have been documenting a sampling o...
Dec 4th, 2022
‘We now have turkeys, deer, coyotes, owls, and all sorts of things living in this forest that we planted. It’s very rewarding to see the wildlife responding to it,’ says Hawke Tyler Evans Nov 16, 2022 7:00 PM Two Oro-Medonte tree farmers have won the 2022 Huronia Woodland Owners Associati...
Oct 27th, 2022
File photo. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday From BarrieToday, October 25, 2022 By Erika Engel Yesterday, voters in the 444 municipalities in Ontario elected their new councils and school boards from a slate of more than 6,300 candidates running province-wide. In the Grey and Simcoe County area, voters elect...
Oct 27th, 2022
Randy Greenlaw has defeated incumbent Harry Hughes in the mayoral race in Oro-Medonte. | Supplied photo From OrilliaMatters, October 25, 2022 By Nathan Taylor Voters have wiped the council slate clean in Oro-Medonte. Unofficial results from the municipal election came in just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesda...
Oct 27th, 2022
From Simcoe.com, October 24, 2022 By Sara Carson RESULTS Click a municipality below to see results: MUNICIPALITIES: CITY OF BARRIE CITY OF ORILLIA TOWNSHIP OF ADJALA-TOSORONTIO BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY TOWNSHIP OF CLEARVIEW TOWN OF COLLINGWOOD TOWNSHIP OF ESSA TOWN OF INNISFIL TOWN OF MIDLAND TOWN O...
Oct 10th, 2022
Randy Greenlaw is running for mayor of Oro-Medonte. – Randy Greenlaw photo From Simcoe.com, October 7, 2022 By Frank Matys MAYOR Name: Harry Hughes Occupation: Mayor Oro-Medonte Address: 73 Line 6 North, Oro-Medonte Contact information: 705-330-7382, email@example.com, Re-Elect Mayor Harry ...
Oct 2nd, 2022
From OrilliaMatters, October 2, 2022 A Letter to te Editor As Sigmund Freud once wrote, “By words, one can make another blissfully happy or drive (them) to despair.” All of us know that the words we choose are powerful and often telegraph glimpses of our true personality. This past week the Oro-Medon...