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Narrows lighthouse in Gravenhurst torn down – will be replaced by aluminum replica soon »

The federal government's Oceans and Fisheries removed "The Narrows"  Lighthouse this week and according to John Miller of the Muskoka Navigation Company, they are replacing it possibly this fall.

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — An iconic Muskoka landmark is no more — for now. The federal government’s Oceans and Fisheries removed “The Narrows” Lighthouse this week and according to John Miller of the Muskoka Navigation Company, it may ……

Sep 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

3 people hospitalized after Hwy. 11 S. crash Friday at Kirk Line West in Bracebridge »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com BRACEBRIDGE — Two of three people hospitalized after a car that went off Hwy. 11 here early this morning were airlifted to Toronto for more care. Provincial police report that on Friday, Sept. 22, at 1……

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Clement recruits Sawdust City Brewing owner in fight against Liberal ‘tax grab’ »

GRAVENHURST – There was no cheers this morning at Sawdust City in Gravenhurst. Parry Sound-Muskoka MP, Tony Clement, visited Sawdust City Brewery in Gravenhurst Friday to “highlight the serious concerns local business owners have with the Liberal government’s proposed tax……

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Health unit issues don’t drink water warning for residents on Peninsula Lake hit with blue-green algae bloom »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com HUNTSVILLE Warms weather may have its drawbacks for a major Muskoka Lake, says the health unit. Lab results this week have confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in Peninsula Lake, said Thursday (Sept.……

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Clement goes after government Day 1 for proposed ‘tax grab on small business, farmers’ »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com OTTAWA Tony Clement wasted no time going after the federal government as the House of Commons resumed Monday. Conservative MP Tony Clement asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Tony ……

Sep 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Huntsville woman $100,000 Big Spin lotto winner »

TORONTO A Huntsville woman is one of the first big winners of the OLG’s new lottery game. Lisa Osmond starts the fall off with a $100,000 Big Spin game prize in Toronto. Lisa Osmond won a $100,000 prize with……

Sep 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Elderberries Choir welcomes new director Jardine at new location at Presbyterian Church ~ new members always welcome »

GRAVENHURST – Arts groups continue soar to new levels. The Elderberries Choir, in Gravenhurst, has a new director and a new location. The Elderberries Choir in performance at St. James Anglican Church, has a new director and welomes new members.……

Sep 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst woman charged with break-ins, police recover stolen goods in raid Wednesday »

GRAVENHURST — A 26-year-old Gravenhurst woman faces a number of break and enter charges following a police raid Wednesday. Provincial police say that on September 13, 2017, the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit executed a Criminal Code search warrant at……

Sep 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

71-year-old man dies in ATV rollover in Minden Township »

HALIBURTON — A 71-year-old Scarborough man has died after  his ATV rolled on a logging road near here Wednesday. Provincial police say that on september 13, 2017, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP detachment, along with……

Sep 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

2 men charged with armed home invasion on Bay Street in Gravenhurst early Saturday »

GRAVENHURST — Two Gravenhurst men face a bail hearing Tuesday following a alleged home invasions Saturday in downtowon Gravenhurst. The two face home invasion charges after a pair of break and enter encounters and robbery attempts by masked men at……

Sep 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

Books For Brunch, Sat. Sept. 23, family reading event at BB Public School »

GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Public Library and partnering Muskoka Family Literacy Group members would like to invite area families to attend their free ‘Books…

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Buy a Hortons Smile Cookie to help Ryde Community Co-op Sept. 11-17 in Gravenhurst »

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GRAVENHURST — Smile if you support the Ryde Community Co-op. This week — Sept. 11-17 — at the two Tim Hortons in Gravenhurst (in town and…

Sep 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

All animals welcome for ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at St. James Anglican Church Oct. 1 in Gravenhurst »

By Mary Leger, Special to MuskokaToDaily.com GRAVENHURST — All creatures great and small will be blessed at 3 p.m. on October 1, 2017 at St. James…

Sep 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Third theft of bikes from Wye Marsh has police asking the public for help »

MIDLAND — A third theft of bikes from the Wye Marsh has provincial police asking for the public’s help. They said Wednesday the Southern Georgian Bay…

Sep 6 2017 / Comments Off on Third theft of bikes from Wye Marsh has police asking the public for help / Read More »

ATV theft suspects sought in Wabaushene »

TAY TOWNSHIP Four suspects caught on security video have police on the lookout for ATV thieves. Southern Georgian Bay OPP are investigating the theft of…

Sep 3 2017 / Comments Off on ATV theft suspects sought in Wabaushene / Read More »

EZ Load boat trailer stolen from Driftwook Cove Marina »

GEORGIAN BAY TOWNSHIP — Police are searching for a stolen boat trailer taken from a marina late last month. They are investigating a theft of a…

Sep 3 2017 / Comments Off on EZ Load boat trailer stolen from Driftwook Cove Marina / Read More »

Huntsville asks citizens affected by Aug. 22 rains to assist in disaster relief funding from province »

HUNTSVILLE After the disastrous fallout from flooding previously, the Town of Huntsville is jumping onto Ontario relief funds. They have contacted the province with respect…

Sep 3 2017 / Comments Off on Huntsville asks citizens affected by Aug. 22 rains to assist in disaster relief funding from province / Read More »

Local golf tournaments top $1 million for SMHH Foundation; $110,000 in 2017 alone »

Local golf tournaments raised $110,000 this summer for the SMMH Foundation. Tournament representatives are, from left, Lori Reynolds (Freed Charity Golf Classic), Dave Bacon (Dave Ellis Pro-Am Golf Tournament), and Jodie Evans (South Muskoka Golf Classic).

BRACEBRIDGE — The weather hasn’t been great for golfing this season. Local golf tournaments raised $110,000 this summer for the SMMH Foundation. Tournament…

Aug 24 2017 / Comments Off on Local golf tournaments top $1 million for SMHH Foundation; $110,000 in 2017 alone / Read More »

Cash, chocolate bar stolen in break-in at train station coffee shop in Gravenhurst »

GRAVENHURST — A hungry thief with an penchant for chocolate and cash broke into the Coffee Station in Gravenhurst overnight Monday, Aug. 21. Provincial police say…

Aug 24 2017 / Comments Off on Cash, chocolate bar stolen in break-in at train station coffee shop in Gravenhurst / Read More »

Veronica Eaton new OPP detachment commander in Orillia »

ORILLIA — There’s a new sheriff in a town full of top cops. Policing the provincial headquarters of the OPP is now the job of Insp. Veronica…

Aug 11 2017 / Comments Off on Veronica Eaton new OPP detachment commander in Orillia / Read More »
Events

Muskoka Chautauqua wrapping up final starting with T.O. All-Star Youth Big Band Saturday

PORT CARLING — As August approaches its apex, the Muskoka Chautauqua is wrapping up its summer season; And if you meant to catch one of their great shows and…

Aug 15 2017 / Read More »

Fine Films season’s passes available at Scotiabank

GRAVENHURST — As Fine Films finalizes its next season, they are already selling season’s passes. They are now available for purchase at Scotiabank in Gravenhurst. The cost is $70 for…

Aug 11 2017 / Read More »

Gravenhurst Horticulture Society flower & vegetable show Aug. 9

GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society is heading into a spectacular annual flower and vegetable show Aug. 9 at the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Centre, on First Street North. Local businesses…

Jul 31 2017 / Read More »

Gary and Gayle’s Muskoka Chautauqua starts busy summer with big bang at Minett Marriott

MINETT — Gayle Dempsey and Gary Froude are off to another summer-packed Muskoka Chautauqua season. The Port Carling arts entrepreneurs are back with two months of activities that keeps…

Jul 12 2017 / Read More »
Letters

Ike Kelneck great friend, nature lover will be missed

Dear Editor: Recently I attended a celebration of life for Ike Kelneck and brought yellow-green roses as a sign of respect besides a sympathy card. By the time I arrived…

Jun 14 2017 / Read More »

Parking passes promote tourism, economic development in Tiny

Dear Editor: I have been coming to Midland, Tiny Township and Wasaga Beach for over a month now — and also since I was a small child — and I am…

Jun 14 2017 / Read More »

Six NDP wishes for Tony Clement to pass on to PM Harper

Dear Editor:  I thought maybe Tony Clement could pass my Christmas wish list on to Stephen Harper this year.  If Stephen Harper and conservatives can fork out $90,000 to commit…

Dec 17 2013 / Read More »

 

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