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Posted Tuesday, 07 December, 2021

august-general-storeNEWS RELEASE
AUGUST GENERAL STORE
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August General Store is excited to announce that their new location at 11 Peter Street South in Orillia has officially opened for business!
August General Store is a joint venture between Marley Lauro and Grace Schofield. The store opened Oct. 22, 2021. Shoppers are invited to shop in store and via the 
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Posted Monday, 06 December, 2021

Budget Info Post 2022Balancing the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, increased inflation rates and other economic pressures, Orillia Council approved a 2022 budget with a 2.98 per cent tax rate increase at its Special Council meeting today. 
“Despite being faced with significant economic pressures including record high inflation rates, Council was able to deliver a 2022 budget that not only maintains, but increases service levels, and responds to the needs of our community,”...

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Posted Monday, 06 December, 2021

matthew-taylor-12-02-21By Tyler Evans, Orillia Matters
Fin City Fish & Chips has rapidly grown since opening its doors at the corner of James Street and Forest Avenue in 2019. The local eatery has now expanded to 10 other markets around Ontario.
“The...

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Posted Wednesday, 01 December, 2021

Municipal Operations Centre – Telephone Issue – Please be advised that the phone line issues at the City of Orillia Municipal Operations Centre have been resolved. 
If you need assistance during regular business hours (Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm), please use the regular contact numbers: 

  • 705-329-7249 for Water and Sewer inquries
  • 705-326-4585 for Roads and Winter Control Operations inquiries
  • 705-325-3224...
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Posted Tuesday, 30 November, 2021

Orillia Transit Notice Winter Tips for Transit Riders
Plan Extra Time
During periods of heavy snow and ice, buses, like personal vehicles, will sometimes fall behind schedule, but rest assured operators will be working to reach your stop as soon as possible. Take an earlier trip. Plan extra time to get home. Buses not only get slowed down by the snow, but also by surrounding traffic. Allowing for extra time is the best way to get around...

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