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Mention Tony Clement – and CN jumps on crossing repairs in downtown Gravenhurst »

Cars crossing First Street at Phillip found the ride a little - but not a lot - smoother with the addition of a couple of inches of asphalt. It feels like it won't last the summer.

GRAVENHURST — After years of driver complaints about rail crossing in Gravenhurst, it took less than two days to get action — and less than a day do a quick fix. That’s because a threatened letter by the town to……

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Horticulture flower show today, July 30, from 2-4 p.m. »

GRAVENHURST —… A year in the life of a gardener. The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society is heading into a spectacular annual flower and vegetable show on Wednesday, July 30. The public is invited to attend from 2-4 p.m., enjoy refreshments and…

Jul 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Huntsville accidents lead to charges of careless driving, public mischief »

HUNTSVILLE — A pair of dangerous accidents on Hwy. 11 near Huntsville has resulted in charges. Police say that on Tuesday July 28, just before 5:30 .p.m. Huntsville OPP and Muskoka EMS attended Highway #11 south near Madill Church Rd……

Jul 29 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Join Rotarians Monday for new member meeting 7:30 p.m. at Dock on Bay »

GRAVENHURST —… You probably know the Rotary Club. “Service Above Self.” And some of the members, like Curtis Humber at Stedman’s, Mark Clairmont at MusokaTODAILY, Jim Pattinson and Dave Reid at Enjoy Muskoka. They are some of the 50-odd, er…

Jul 27 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Elvis, The Beatles, Nylons – lots of great music across Central Ontario Friday, Saturday, Sunday »

It’s going to be hot weekend for music in Central Ontario from the 1950s to 2000. From Collingwood, where the 20th annual Elvis Festival welcomes Priscilla Presley for three days, to the Beatles Festival in Orillia and in Gravenhurst the……

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Teen confronts Bracebridge burglar, sending him fleeing without goods »

BRACEBRIDGE — A teen who confronted a burglar in his home scared the man off without the loot. The OPP are investigating the daytime burglary on Manitoba Street, here. Police say that on Thursday, July 24, at 4:05 pm the……

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Miller goes to bat for Burk’s Falls bridge funding »

QUEEN’S PARK – During every election now, constituents in Norm Miller’s riding question whether he can adequately be a strong enough advocate for Parry Sound-Muskoka while sitting on the opposition benches. They remember all-too-painfully the separation of north and south……

Jul 24 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Bala Falls portage court loss could go to Supreme Court »

BALA — An Ontario Court of Appeals challenge by Muskoka Lakes Township regarding the right of canoesists to portage around the BalaFalls was denied Monday. The provincial court turned down the appeal, which was launched over Swift River Energy’s safety……

Jul 23 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Napiers continue to help south Muskoka with $500,000 donation for CT scanner at hospital in Bracebridge »

BRACEBRIDGE — A generous donation by a pair of local philanthropists has netted the Bracebridge hospital foundation half a million dollars to replace the CT scanner. Brock and Willa Napier have a passion for local health care that has led……

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Bracebridge angler fined $1,400 for two walleye over limit of six »

BRACEBRIDGE —… A Bracebridge area man has been fined a total of $1,400 for fishing violations. Kyle Matthew Crawford pleaded guilty to fishing without a licence, says the MNR in a release Tuesday. They say he had caught and kept…

Jul 22 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

Muskoka Pride Week sees 600 attend events »

DEAR EDITOR: Muskoka Pride Week came to a close with a roaring success, at the 6th annual Picnic at Annie Williams Park. Rainy skies gave way…

Jul 30 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Huntsville firefighter car wash July 26 at Canadian Tire »

HUNTSVILLE — On Saturday July 26th, the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Firefighters will be hosting a car wash at the Canadian Tire parking lot from 10…

Jul 25 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

New Walker’s Point Trail part of community celebration July 12 »

WALKER’S POINT -… On Saturday, July 12th, from noon to 3 p.m. join the Walker’s Point Community Celebration & BBQ. The Muskoka Lakes Fire Department will be doing the…

Jul 8 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Peace Crane Project in Muskoka this summer »

PORT CARLING — Muskoka Chautauqua is rounding up a large origami flock this summer to take part in an international project for world peace.  The Port…

Jul 2 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Orillia Chamber Music at Gravenhurst United July 4 »

ORILLIA  — A rousing program of glorious music for ’cello, piano, violin awaits you Friday, July 4, 7 p.m. at TrinityUnitedChurch in Gravenhurst. Featuring Mateusz Swoboda…

Jun 30 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Father’s Day breakfast June 15, Gravenhurst Seniors $7 »

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GRAVENHURST — Wakeup dad with breakfast at the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Centre June 15.  …

Jun 7 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

15 Reasons to Live ~ Parry Sound film club’s June 10 inspiration »

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PARRY SOUND — The Films That Make You Think Film Club will be hosting a final film before taking a break for the summer on…

Jun 4 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

@ Gravenhurst Library: Reaching out – GPL on the move »

Reaching Out at the Gravenhurst Public Library

GRAVENHURST -… More and more public libraries are providing services by having staff go out into the communities they…

Jun 4 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Soap box derby at Watt school May 24 »

ULLSWATER — Rev up your soap boxes. The 2nd annual Watt Public School Spring Soap Box Derby will take place on Saturday, May 24 at the…

May 18 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
Events

Orillia Chamber Music at Gravenhurst United July 4

ORILLIA  — A rousing program of glorious music for ’cello, piano, violin awaits you Friday, July 4, 7 p.m. at TrinityUnitedChurch in Gravenhurst. Featuring Mateusz Swoboda  on cello, Marie-Caroline…

Jun 30 2014 / Read More »

Father’s Day breakfast June 15, Gravenhurst Seniors $7

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GRAVENHURST — Wakeup dad with breakfast at the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Centre June 15.  …

Jun 7 2014 / Read More »

Soap box derby at Watt school May 24

ULLSWATER — Rev up your soap boxes. The 2nd annual Watt Public School Spring Soap Box Derby will take place on Saturday, May 24 at the school (2794 Highway…

May 18 2014 / Read More »
Letters

Pecoke byproduct of tar sands new threat to environment

Dear  Editor:… Petcoke? What is it and why should I care? Petcoke or petroleum coke is a powdery by-product of heavy oil refining.  Recently, an expanded refinery on the Detroit River in…

Feb 13 2014 / Read More »

Scott Greer’s passing big loss for Bent River

Dear Editor:…

I was working on a letter to the editor regarding “federal budget planning.” But my thoughts were elsewhere. Today my family and I attended a church service in Windermere…

Jan 25 2014 / 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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