Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023 09:26 AM
City of Orillia administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 4, 2023 for Labour Day. This includes:
- Orillia City Centre (50 Andrew St. S.)
- Municipal Operations Centre (20 James St. W.)
- Wastewater Treatment Centre (40 Kitchener St.)
- Water Filtration Plant (200 Bay St.)
- Waste Diversion Site (100 Kitchener St.)
Hours of operation for other City facilities/services include:
Orillia Transit/OWLS: No service on Monday, Sept. 4.
Orillia Recreation Centre (255 West St. S.): Open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 04:02 PM
Special opening event takes place Sept. 9
For immediate release (Aug. 29, 2023) – The Leacock Museum is proud to present its latest exhibit, “Decoding Anne Lister: History’s First Modern Lesbian,” opening on Sept. 9, 2023.
The exhibit explores the life of one of the most famous code-writers and diarists, Anne Lister, who hid her private life inside a series of journals containing five million words and her own complex system of code.
“This is the first Anne Lister exhibit in North America,...
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 10:14 AM
For immediate release (Aug. 29, 2023) – On behalf of the Orillia Police Services Board, the City of Orillia is reminding residents to stay safe when school resumes on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023.
“With back to school, more people will be on our streets walking, cycling or driving to school,” said Coun. Ralph Cipolla, Chair of the Orillia Police Services Board. “Let’s make back to school a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone. Please be cautious, obey school zone requirements and help our...
Posted on Friday, August 18, 2023 04:04 PM
For immediate release (Aug. 18, 2023) – As a result of a review of the traffic impacts on streets surrounding Laclie Street during Phase 1 of the Laclie Street Reconstruction Project, the City of Orillia has implemented new traffic calming measures and detours.
“Construction activity can interrupt usual traffic patterns, and in this case, has resulted in more traffic on residential streets and concerns of speeding,” said Mayor Don McIsaac. “The City of Orillia has worked with our contractor to...
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 05:03 PM
For immediate release (Aug. 16, 2023) – The City of Orillia has received notice from the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit that the swimming advisory at Couchiching Beach, located at Couchiching Beach Park, has been lifted.
A swimming advisory was issued by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit on Aug. 15, 2023 due to a higher than normal bacteria count.
All three swimming areas in Orillia are now open for swimming. This includes Couchiching Beach, Moose Beach and Portage Bay.