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OPP detachment at Bracebridge now official ‘community safe zone’ for exchange of online sales »

BRACEBRIDGE – Online traders now have a safe location to exchange goods. The  OPP have launched an online buy and sell exchange zone at the Bracebridge OPP detachment in an effort to make online transactions safer for buyers and sellers.……

Oct 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Older man in grey/silver vehicle sought after girls asked to get in car in Huntsville »

HUNTSVILLE — Police are looking for an older man in a grey or silver-coloured sedan after a second incent this month in which a female student and some young girls were approached and asked to get into a car. Police……

Oct 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst mayor ‘disheartened’ by collapse of Muskoka Centre school talks, but vows to continue economic efforts in earnest »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Mayor Paisley Donaldson is less confident, but standing by the Muskoka Centre bid partners. A “disheartened” Mayor Paisley Donaldson was joined by CAO Glen Davies and director of development services Scott Lucas in saying ……

Oct 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

54th annual “South Muskoka Walking, Marching, Cycling, Swimming, Paddling and Save White Lake Society” walk huge success »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com TORRANCEThe group with the longest monkier in the world held their 54th annual walk Saturday. The “South Muskoka Walking, Marching, Cycling, Swimming, Paddling and Save White Lake Society” paraded out to Camp Pinecrest. The……

Oct 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

MAHC survey seeks input on future of hospitals by Oct. 13 »

MUSKOKA — Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) is planning for the future and is creating a long-term vision of how hospital services should be delivered in the year 2030 and beyond. MAHC wants to know what’s important to you about the……

Oct 4 2017 / Comments Off on MAHC survey seeks input on future of hospitals by Oct. 13 / Read More »

Miller paints dire picture if minimum wages inch toward liveable wage in Ontario »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com QUEEN’S PARK – MPP Norm Miller had more dire and predictable predictions for the local labour market Monday regarding raises in the provincial minimum wage. The Parry Sound-Muskoka provincial parliamentary representative painted a bleak picture workers……

Oct 4 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

GHS Alumni Reunion game Oct. 7 celebrates 1993 all-Ontario championship hoops team »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Winning a provincial championship is a big, big deal. Twenty-five years ago the GHS boys senior basketball team gave the school its one and only Ontario title. Sure, Gravenhurst High School teams had won……

Oct 4 2017 / Comments Off on GHS Alumni Reunion game Oct. 7 celebrates 1993 all-Ontario championship hoops team / Read More »

Muskoka Centre ‘impasse’ ends talk of Chinese bilingual school in Gravenhurst; town to appeal to premier »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Bad news for Gravenhurst. The province wanted assurance that the 70-acre Lake Muskoka property wouldn’t be flipped or become a for-profit centre for 20 years – a contract clause the proponents refused to agree ……

Oct 2 2017 / Comments Off on Muskoka Centre ‘impasse’ ends talk of Chinese bilingual school in Gravenhurst; town to appeal to premier / Read More »

Special town council meetings Thursday on fate of Muskoka Centre in Gravenhurst »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — There could be movement on the Muskoka Centre this week. If a new deal has been worked out it would delay the opening to at least 2019. Town council will hold a closed door……

Oct 1 2017 / Comments Off on Special town council meetings Thursday on fate of Muskoka Centre in Gravenhurst / Read More »

UPDATE: One body found after overnight canoe accident leaves 2 of 4 men missing in Sturgeon Lake Sunday »

UPDATE — Officers from the OPP continue to be on scene Monday. In addition to officers from the USRU, officers from Aviation Services (helicopter) have attended the area to assist in locating the missing persons. At approximately 5:25 p.m. one……

Oct 1 2017 / Comments Off on UPDATE: One body found after overnight canoe accident leaves 2 of 4 men missing in Sturgeon Lake Sunday / Read More »
District News

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 / No Comment / 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 / No Comment / 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 / No Comment / Read More »

Tax town halls hosted by MP Clement, with BDO Canada guest speakers Oct. 6 &12 »

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — Tory MP Tony Clement is hosting a couple of town halls to on the Liberal government`s proposed tax changes. The first is Friday…

Oct 4 2017 / Comments Off on Tax town halls hosted by MP Clement, with BDO Canada guest speakers Oct. 6 &12 / 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…

Oct 3 2017 / Comments Off on Sugar Plum Market Nov. 4 Gravenhurst Anglican Church / Read More »

Community future town halls Oct. 3 in Bracebridge; and on Oct. 4 in Gravenhurst »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com MUSKOKA — Bracebridge and Gravenhurst are both holding town halls the next two days planning for the future of their towns. On Tuesday,…

Oct 2 2017 / Comments Off on Community future town halls Oct. 3 in Bracebridge; and on Oct. 4 in Gravenhurst / Read More »

Gravenhurst Horticultural Society welcomes herbalist Laura Gilmore to speak on edible plants Oct. 17 »

Lois Cooper | Gravenhurst Horticultural Society GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society is looking forward to the next meeting on Tues., Oct. 17, when they will…

Oct 2 2017 / Comments Off on Gravenhurst Horticultural Society welcomes herbalist Laura Gilmore to speak on edible plants Oct. 17 / Read More »

Driver accused of speeding 144 km/h in a 60 zone »

TINY TOWNSHIP — A teen driver caught doing 84 km/h over the speed limit has been charged with stunt driving. Provincial police report that on Sunday,…

Sep 27 2017 / Comments Off on Driver accused of speeding 144 km/h in a 60 zone / Read More »

Federal offender sought around Orillia, Barrie »

Robert Jones, 61, is wanted for breaching parole. He is serving 16 years for manslaughter.

TORONTO Residents around Orillia and Barrie are asked to keep an eye out for a missing federal offender. Robert Jones, 61, is…

Sep 27 2017 / Comments Off on Federal offender sought around Orillia, Barrie / Read More »

Local LHIN working to ensure health services also available in French »

Kirsten Parker, NSM LHIN board chair, left, chats with Ontario Minister of Francophone Affairs Marie-France Lalonde, centre, and  Estelle Duchon, executive director of Entitle 4.

The North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM LHIN) recognized the 7th annual Franco-Ontarian Day, Sept. 25, as it works to ensure Francophones in…

Sep 25 2017 / Comments Off on Local LHIN working to ensure health services also available in French / Read More »
Events

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 »

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 »
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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