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Driver hits snowbank, officer happens along, man charged with impaired driving in Huntsville »

HUNTSVILLE — A driver who hit a snowbank and was trying to dig himself out was arrested and charged with impaired driving after a police officer happened along. On Friday January 23, 2015 Just before 9:00pm an off duty police……

Jan 26 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Gliddon returns home after 2012 motorcycle accident to new home and beaming family »

GRAVENHURST — A happy homecoming took place here Thursday on the Beach Road. It was thumbs up all around from Danny and his family who never thought this day would come. Danny Gliddon, 68, who was injured in a motorcycle……

Jan 24 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Security surrounds million-dollar cottage fire site on Lake Muskoka Tuesday »

GRAVENHURST — While cleanup continues at the site of a million-dollar cottage fire Tuesday afternoon, a security guard isn’t letting any unauthorized people on the property. A security guard walks toward the Service Master SUV at the site of a……

Jan 23 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Fire destroys million-dollar cottage at north end Gravenhurst on Lake Muskoka »

GRAVENHURST — Clean-up continued Wednesday after a late afternoon million-dollar cottage fire at the north end of Gravenhurst on Lake Muskoka yesterday. Gravenhurst firefighters stood guard overnight Tuesday to make sure the smouldering embers didn’t re-ignite at the property off……

Jan 21 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Parks Canada offering early bird two-for-one coupons for locks »

PETERBOROUGH — Parks Canada is encouraging more use of the Trent-Severn Waterway with an early bird two-for-one coupon. Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, made the announcement Monday. Parks Canada is offering boaters a……

Jan 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

2 more snowmobiles stolen on weekend – bringing total to 6 since November »

GRAVENHURST — Police are investigating the fifth and sixth snowmobile thefts of this season. OPP at Bracebridge say are investigating two separate thefts of motorized snow vehicles reported over the weekend, both from addresses in Gravenhurst and both taken sometime……

Jan 19 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Less rain and snow in Muskoka in December »

MUSKOKA — Less snow and less rain, that was December Geoff Coulson, warning preparedness meteorologist at Environment Canada, says in his monthly missive that Muskoka was below norms for the month past. We had 34 milimetres less rain, coming in……

Jan 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Federal budget roundtables with local business people »

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — With federal Finanance Minister Joe Oliver delaying his budget forecast, MP Tony Clement has been meeting with stakeholders to hear what Parry Sound-Muskoka business people want in a possible spring election budget. Over the past week, Clement……

Jan 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Clement announced $8 million for Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Watersheds »

PARRY SOUND — In what seems like a pre-election announcement, MP Tony Clement was here Friday to announce $8 million in funding for 32 environmental projects “that will improve the ecosystem health of the Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay……

Jan 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Luring and sexting charges laid against 3 people »

BRACEBRIDGE — Three people have been charged with luring and sending sexually explicit pictures (sexting) to childern under 16 in separate incidents in the area recently. OPP in Bracebridge and Orillia say a young offender and two adult males have……

Jan 17 2015 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

Man fined $1,500 for careless hunting »

PARRY SOUND — A Southern Ontario man has been fined $1,500 for careless hunting. Terrence Cook, of Oakville, pleaded guilty to carelessly hunting moose. In addition…

Jan 20 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Hospice Huntsville Volunteer Open House »

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Hospice Huntsville Volunteer Open House

Tuesday January 27th, 2015 7 – 8 p.m. Hospice Huntsville.

The first step in volunteering for Hospice Huntsville is to attend…

Jan 13 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Rotary curling bonspiel Jan. 24, golf tournament May 28 »

SOUTH MUSKOKARotarians Kim Rixon in Bracebridge and Barb McCabe in Gravenhurst are gearing up for some fun and games in 2015. First, you are…

Jan 13 2015 / No Comment / Read More »

Muskoka Lakes Public Library Events »

Muskoka Lakes Public Library Events

Thursdays 1:00-3:00 Kniterary  Drop in to Muskoka Lakes Public Library, Port Carling, with your latest needleworking project. Join others at the…

Jan 10 2015 / Comments Off / Read More »

Huntsville Lions start monthy pancake breafast Jan. 31 at Chaffey Hall »

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HUNTSVILLE The Huntsville Lions Club is holding a free fundraising Pancake Breakfast at Chaffey Hall in Huntsville on Saturday Jan. 31 from 8 to…

Jan 8 2015 / Comments Off / Read More »

GH Legion prime rib dinner Jan. 16 »

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TGIF Dinner

Friday, January 16, 2015

Prime Rib Dinner

Gravenhurst Legion 6 p.m.

$17.50 per person.
Open to the public.……

Jan 3 2015 / Comments Off / Read More »

Orillia resident loses $8,000 in ‘cash transfer’ scam »

ORILLIA An Orillia resident is out $8,000 and an Etobicoke man remains in custody charged in an elaborate and unusual “cash transfer” scam. The OPP…

Dec 13 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

$50,000 in stolen heavy equipment recovered »

TAY TOWNSHIP - Police investiagating a piece of stolen heavy equipment stumbled onto a larger cache of stolen goods here. They say that members of the Southern Georgian Bay…

Dec 13 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Snowmobile accident results in power outage »

PETERBOROUGH— A snowmobile accident resulted in a power outage near here Friday. Members of the Peterborough OPP were called to investigate a collision on Providence Line…

Dec 13 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

5 new snowmobiles stolen in Oro Medonte »

ORA MEDONTE — The snow may be gone — but so are five snowmobiles. Simcoe County OPP report that sometime between Friday Nov. 28 and Saturday…

Dec 2 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
Events

Hospice Huntsville Volunteer Open House

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Hospice Huntsville Volunteer Open House

Tuesday January 27th, 2015 7 – 8 p.m. Hospice Huntsville.

The first step in volunteering for Hospice Huntsville is to attend our Volunteer Information…

Jan 13 2015 / Read More »

Muskoka Lakes Public Library Events

Muskoka Lakes Public Library Events

Thursdays 1:00-3:00 Kniterary  Drop in to Muskoka Lakes Public Library, Port Carling, with your latest needleworking project. Join others at the fireplace lounge for…

Jan 10 2015 / Read More »

Huntsville Lions start monthy pancake breafast Jan. 31 at Chaffey Hall

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HUNTSVILLE The Huntsville Lions Club is holding a free fundraising Pancake Breakfast at Chaffey Hall in Huntsville on Saturday Jan. 31 from 8 to 11 a.m. Jan 8 2015 / Read More »

GH Legion prime rib dinner Jan. 16

TGIF-Prime Rib (Small)

TGIF Dinner

Friday, January 16, 2015

Prime Rib Dinner

Gravenhurst Legion 6 p.m.

$17.50 per person.
Open to the public.……

Jan 3 2015 / Read More »
Letters

‘Gravenhurst has best service fellow cottager could ever ask for’

LETTER TO EDITOR: I would like to thank Mr.Sub in Gravehurst for contacting the police, and the young woman from the fire department that help my brother inlaw find…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »

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 »

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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