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Lefroy business owner donates 100 bags of rice to Innisfil Food Bank

Lefroy business owner donates 100 bags of rice to Innisfil Food Bank

'Every family that uses the food bank in the next 30 days will get a bag,' says pastor
Women’s shelter fundraiser sees major dip in participation

Women’s shelter fundraiser sees major dip in participation

Officials 'worried' about success of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser with one week left to raise $50,000 to help cover operations costs
Provincial Offences courts in the area remain closed until mid-October

Provincial Offences courts in the area remain closed until mid-October

POA courts handles matters such as Highway Traffic Act charges and municipal bylaw infractions
Orillia man's 'tragic' drug-related death leaves family 'devastated'

Orillia man's 'tragic' drug-related death leaves family 'devastated'

Death and subsequent manslaughter charge a wakeup call, says detective; 'This is a young man, at 24, who should still be alive'
Catholic board confirms COVID case at Sister Catherine Donnelly school

Catholic board confirms COVID case at Sister Catherine Donnelly school

Two classes at Hanmer Street school have been sent home to quarantine for two weeks and have been encouraged to get tested
Top doc says second wave is here; prioritized testing needed

Top doc says second wave is here; prioritized testing needed

'We need to make sure those who are at the highest risk of having a positive test result get access to assessments,' says region's medical officer of health
All residents, staff at Leacock Lodge test negative for COVID

All residents, staff at Leacock Lodge test negative for COVID

Staff member tested positive Sept. 17, remains in isolation; The facility remains in an 'outbreak' for 14 days after most recent positive case
How will the Catholic board spend $5.1M from province on back-to-school?

How will the Catholic board spend $5.1M from province on back-to-school?

During Wednesday’s board meeting, trustees received funding breakdown on how provincial dollars will be spent, once they are received
Reducing class sizes to 15 students not on the table for public board

Reducing class sizes to 15 students not on the table for public board

'I am extremely concerned with... class sizes,' says parent, adding 'we need to do better to protect our children'
Five new COVID cases confirmed in Barrie today

Five new COVID cases confirmed in Barrie today

Local cases include a young girl and four men; Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit reporting seven new cases in the region