Posted on Friday, August 16, 2013 12:30 PM
For immediate release (August 16, 2013) – As per the direction of the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, the posting of Moose Beach, located at J.B. Tudhope Memorial Park, has been lifted.
Moose Beach was posted on Aug. 13, 2013, due to higher than normal bacteria count.
All three swimming areas in Orillia are now open for swimming. This includes Moose Beach and Portage Bay, located at J.B. Tudhope Memorial Park, and Couchiching Beach, located at Couchiching Beach Park.
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Posted on Friday, August 16, 2013 08:00 AM
The widening of Atherley Road from three lanes to four is starting Aug. 19, 2013, and will continue until Nov. 1, 2013.
During this time, Atherley Road between Gill Street and East Street, will be reduced to two lanes. Work has been underway adjacent to Atherley Road for a few weeks, but crews will now begin work on the road itself.
The road widening will help reduce traffic congestion and improve traffic flow, as well as improve the current deteriorated condition of the road surface.
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Posted on Thursday, August 08, 2013 06:30 AM
Immerse yourself in the weird and wacky world of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Rotary Aqua Theatre in Couchiching Beach Park Wednesday Aug. 14, 2013.
The free screening of the iconic cult-classic film wraps up the Orillia Parks, Recreation and Culture Department’s successful Movies in the Park series. Audiences of more than 200 enjoyed watching the original “King Kong” in June and the documentary concert film “Neil Young: Journeys” in July.
“Movies in the Park has been a great success this...
Posted on Thursday, August 08, 2013 04:15 AM
The Orillia and Area Community Development Corporation (CDC) is very excited to offer this unique opportunity to its business communities to assist with façade improvements and enhancements!
The Façade Improvement Loan Fund through the CDC is simple, affordable and flexible offering Unsecured Business Loans up to $10,000!
ONLY OFFERED UNTIL SEPTEMBER 30TH 2013!
Please view the attached flyer for full details.
Anyone interested and/or would like more information or an application dropped off personally,...
Posted on Friday, August 02, 2013 06:00 AM
Orillia Packet and Times:
Matthew Telford built his Grade 4 science fair project himself. It was an electric motor made of wood, copper wire and a battery.
His dad, Tony, owns Orser Electric, but he didn’t ask for help.
If he was stuck, he would have asked for help, but he was able to work through the process himself, he recalled.
“You’ve got to learn to take things on on your own,” said Telford, now 18. And he has.
The Park Street Collegiate Institute grad, the winner of the Orillia Manufacturers’...