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Beware: ’emergency’ scam spreading across Muskoka »

BRACEBRIDGE — Scam: stupid crimes against the misguided. Sound familiar? It’s hard for police and most casual observers to believe the phone scams that work – and people actually give away their money. Whether it’s with computers: “Hi, your Windows……

Dec 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Niagara Falls couple charged with Walmart theft in Bracebridge »

BRACEBRIDGE — A Niagara Falls couple have been charged with stealing $500 worth of merchandise at the Walmart here Saturday. Provincial police at Bracebridge say they responded to a call from management at the Walmart December 9, 2017 at 1……

Dec 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Shot fired during rural road robbery; police in Bracebridge arrest three men after victim dials 911 »

BRACEBRIDGE — Police undertook a “high risk” take down Tuesday evening while arresting a three men, including two from Gravenhurst, wanted in a rural street robbery that saw a shot fired. Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Muskoka Crime……

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Miller highlights worst of times, best of times in Muskoka this holiday season »

QUEEN’S PARK — MPP Norm Miller had lots of good and bad news to report to fellow provincial legislators during member statements this week. MPP Norm Miller highlighted the plight of the homeless and hungry in Huntsville. However, he also ……

Dec 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

‘A caring and saintly man’: A salute to Dr. Terry Chute (1948~2017) »

GRAVENHURST — The sudden passing Dec. 6 of Dr. Terry Chute caught many in the Muskoka medical and church community by surprise It saddened all of them who knew him both personally as a physician, and after his retirement in……

Dec 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

2 arrested in theft at Bracebridge Walmart Sunday night »

BRACEBRIDGE — Two GTA men were in court Monday for a bail hearing after mad dash after a theft at Walmart Sunday night. OPP at Bracebridge responded to a call from management at the big box store December 10, 2017,……

Dec 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Can a Royal invite to Harry and Meghan’s wedding be in the post next? »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — When Harry wrote Betty. Betty Flaherty was “touched” to receive a letter back from Prince Harry, after congratulating him on the recent Invictus Games in Toronto, after reading the inspirational poem “Invictus” and sending ……

Dec 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Reign of Christ concert raises $900 – along with 9 crock pots for West Muskoka Food Bank »

PORT CARLING — The Reign of Christ  at St. James the Apostle Anglican Church in Port Carling was a “more than we could ask for or imagine” experience, says Rev. Gail Henderson. It was clear to all present that St.……

Dec 6 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

One more look at Santa Claus in Gravenhurst »

GRAVENHURST – Santa is in Bracebridge Sunday – his summer ‘Ho-Ho-Home!’ He’s been busy in Muskoka this season, already stopping in Bala, Huntsville, Georgian Bay and Gravenhurst. Look for him in Baysville next. You’ll see similar scenes to these last……

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Concerts, crafts galore: Men of Song, Muskoka Concert Band, Elderberries Choir Dec. 9-10 »

MUSKOKA — ’Tis the season, alright. Santa has already made several appearances, most recently in Bracebridge Sunday, Dec. 3. And a number of teas and craft sales have taken place, all important fundraisers for the various groups. But it’s not……

Dec 2 2017 / Comments Off on Concerts, crafts galore: Men of Song, Muskoka Concert Band, Elderberries Choir Dec. 9-10 / Read More »
District News

Man charged with impaired driving in Gravenhurst Thursday »

GRAVENHURST – Police didn’t need a Christmas RIDE check to arrest a 62-year-old Gravenhurst man Thursday. Provincial police got a call and were dispatched to attend…

Dec 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Repeat offender squad looking in Bancroft, Minden for walkaway »

Heather Bell may be in Minden or the Bancroft area.

TORONTO — The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant…

Dec 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst Horticulture Society’s fall potluck, photo contest & AGM Nov. 21 »

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GRAVENHURST — ‘Tis the season for Christmas craft and fair shows. Among the first is this one by the busy little potters at the Gravenhurst Horticultural Society. They…

Nov 11 2017 / Comments Off on Gravenhurst Horticulture Society’s fall potluck, photo contest & AGM Nov. 21 / Read More »

‘Nolan’s Story’ leads to donation of 100 CO detectors to Gravenhurst Fire Department »

Nolan's family, centre, presents 100 CO detectors to Fire Chief Larry Brassard, left, at the Home Hardware store of owner  Ian McNaughton Home Hardware owner Ian MacNaughton, right.

GRAVENHURST — The memory of a little boy’s accidental poisoning by carbon monoxide in 2013 is a stark reminder of the ongoing need for education…

Oct 30 2017 / Comments Off on ‘Nolan’s Story’ leads to donation of 100 CO detectors to Gravenhurst Fire Department / Read More »

Oct. 31 deadline to help Barry, Theresa Buker with Free Stuff 4 Daily Needs »

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GRAVENHURST — An online auction to help Barry and Theresa Buker wraps up Oct. 31 at 4 p.m. If you’d like to help…

Oct 30 2017 / Comments Off on Oct. 31 deadline to help Barry, Theresa Buker with Free Stuff 4 Daily Needs / Read More »

Halloween safety tips for kids, parents, homeowners, drivers »

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Police remind children and parents to practise Halloween safety precautions to make the evening a memorable one. For Parents: Discourage the use of masks…

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Health unit’s Cent$less campaign calls for more money basics, like food, housing »

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By SMDHU staff SIMCOE MUSKOKA — About one household in eight in Simcoe Muskoka is struggling with a shortage of money to put food on the…

Oct 30 2017 / Comments Off on Health unit’s Cent$less campaign calls for more money basics, like food, housing / Read More »

St. James’ classical music series continues Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. »

GRAVENHURST – In the continuation of their 150th anniversary music series, on Sunday, October 22, at 2 p.m., St. James Anglican Church Gravenhurst presents another Muskoka…

Oct 17 2017 / Comments Off on St. James’ classical music series continues Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. / Read More »

Rotary Club of Gravenhurst Food Drive collects 8,200 lbs from generous community donors with help of young volunteers »

Beechgrove students were on the job at the legion for a barbecue and to pick up their routes before the fourth annual Rotary food drive.

Barb McCabe | Rotary PR Volunteer runners Paige LaHay and Nikita Benson fill a pickup with food donations Tuesday night. GRAVENHURST — On Tuesday our…

Oct 6 2017 / Comments Off on Rotary Club of Gravenhurst Food Drive collects 8,200 lbs from generous community donors with help of young volunteers / Read More »

Driver asks girls to get in car; they call police in Huntsville »

HUNTSVILLE On Wednesday October 4, 2017 just after 3:15 p.m. three young girls were walking home after school. Police say they were approached on Caroline…

Oct 6 2017 / Comments Off on Driver asks girls to get in car; they call police in Huntsville / Read More »
Events

Concerts, crafts galore: Men of Song, Muskoka Concert Band, Elderberries Choir Dec. 9-10

MUSKOKA — ’Tis the season, alright. Santa has already made several appearances, most recently in Bracebridge Sunday, Dec. 3. And a number of teas and craft sales have taken place,…

Dec 2 2017 / Read More »

Gravenhurst Horticulture Society’s fall potluck, photo contest & AGM Nov. 21

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GRAVENHURST — ‘Tis the season for Christmas craft and fair shows. Among the first is this one by the busy little potters at the Gravenhurst Horticultural Society. They say reserve Tuesday…

Nov 11 2017 / Read More »

St. James’ classical music series continues Oct. 22 at 2 p.m.

GRAVENHURST – In the continuation of their 150th anniversary music series, on Sunday, October 22, at 2 p.m., St. James Anglican Church Gravenhurst presents another Muskoka classical concert. Members of…

Oct 17 2017 / Read More »

Sugar Plum Market Nov. 4 Gravenhurst Anglican Church

GRAVENHURST — Got a sweet tooth? Or are you hungering for Christmas early. Well, St. James Anglican Church, Gravenhurst, 191 Hotchkiss St., can help. They present their Sugar Plum Market…

Oct 3 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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