Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 04:48 PM
By Orillia Matters Staff
Dean and Roseanne Beers have retired and sold business to former store manager; CDC provided 'invaluable' help to smooth the transition
Dean and Roseanne Beers are retired and loving it.
The long-time owners of Orillia’s Floor Fashion Centre handed over the keys to the kingdom to former store manager, Nicole Smith, on Jan. 1, 2022. With the help of the Orillia Area CDC, the transition has been seamless and practically painless.
“My wife and I were starting...
Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 03:20 PM
For immediate release (June 23, 2022) – The second phase of the Centennial Drive Reconstruction Project gets underway beginning in August.
“The reconstruction of Centennial Drive is vital to set the stage for the downtown waterfront area revitalization that will take place over the next several years, bringing new vibrancy, jobs and residents to the area,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “Summer is a busy time down at the waterfront and we appreciate our community’s and visitors’ patience as...
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 01:43 PM
For immediate release (June 22, 2022) – The City of Orillia has awarded $9,100 for two new projects through the first intake of the 2022 City of Orillia Downtown Tomorrow Community Improvement Plan (CIP) grant program.
“The cumulative impact of the Downtown Tomorrow CIP grant program is being noticed by residents and visitors alike,” said Mayor Steve Clarke. “Each and every project supported through this program adds vibrancy to our storefronts and plays an important role in the revitalization...
Posted on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:17 PM
For immediate release (June 22, 2022) – The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, in partnership with the City of Orillia and the Townships of Oro-Medonte, Severn, Ramara and Springwater, is hosting a free information session for potential candidates who are interested in running in the 2022 Municipal and School Board Elections.
The in-person Candidate Information Session will take place on July 7, 2022, from 6 to 8 p.m., in the Orillia Room at Rotary Place, located at 100 University Ave. in...
Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 04:44 PM
Orillia Transit Service Notice
Transit Detour & Modifications
June 17, 2022
Due to temporary road closures Old Muskoka Rd, Grace Avenue, and Orma Drive will be temporarily closed on June 17th, 2022. The following transit detours will be implemented and be in place.
Laclie Bus: With Old Muskoka Road being temporarily closed, the Laclie bus will be turning right onto Landon St, and left onto St Jean St to resume regular service to this area.
With Grace Avenue and Orma Drive being temporarily...