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Chinese developers coming to Gravenhurst on Feb. 28 to talk about plans to buy old Muskoka Centre, build school, dorms, homes, public park »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Details about a proposed Chinese-run high school at the former Muskoka Centre will be spelled out at a public meeting Tuesday Feb. 28 at noon at the Opera House. And right after at a……

Feb 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Huntsville tackling snowfall that’s two-and-a-half times last winter’s total »

HUNTSVILLEPublic Works at the Town of Huntsville has prepared a plan to deal with what is by all accounts an unusually large quantity of snow this winter. “To date we have received two-and-a-half times more snow this winter……

Feb 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst draft budget would make your total tax bill go up 2.1 per cent, including District, education portions »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Total taxes on a home here could go up just over 2 per cent this year. The town portion of your taxes (about a third) could go up about 5.5 per alone — partly……

Feb 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Embracing end of life: Muskoka Chaplaincy hosts renowned guest speaker on attending the dying »

By Rev. GailMarie Henderson  As a society, our approach to palliative care has taken on sharper focus with the recent legislation on assisted death. Palliative care conversations touch us all: ethically, medically, religiously, legally and not least personally.  How we……

Feb 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst Rotary completes successful 2016, looks forward to great 2017 »

Barb McCabe | Gravenhurst Rotary Club PR GRAVENHURST — “We thank you.” And with that the Gravenhurst Rotary Club begins 2017, with a recap of another busy and very successful 2016. Following Monday’s update on the Rotary Wheels For Learning……

Feb 16 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Bracebridge United Church Coffee House raises $775 for Muskoka Chaplaincy »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com BRACEBRIDGE — Karen Hamra, the Muskoka Chaplaincy’s new spiritual care practitioner, missed a great night of music and community Saturday. Muskoka Trio members Steve Richards, left, Kathy Smith and Mark Grimstead opened the program. She was……

Feb 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Liberal cuts hurting Barrie’s Royal Victoria Hospital, says MPP Brown »

BARRIEIn the wake of RVH announcing its eighth straight balanced budget, the MPP for the area says that’s not good enough. Simcoe North MPP and Leader of the Official Opposition Patrick Brown said in a release Wednesday: “Yesterday,……

Feb 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

RVH balances budget without cutbacks or bed closures »

BARRIE With a wider coverage area and greater demand for more and improved services, Barrie’s Royal Victoria hospital is meeting those health care challenge — at least financially this year. Without cuts or bed closures. Royal Victoria Regional Health……

Feb 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

2017 census figures show Muskoka populations up and down »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODDAILY.com MUSKOKA — The census figures — which MP Tony Clement killed when he was in government — are in for 2016. And populations-wise, Muskoka has grown since the last count in 2011. According to Statistics Canada,……

Feb 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Fine Films hosts fundraiser for movie screen at new home, Peter’s Players, April 4 »

GRAVENHUST — A fundraiser for a new movie screen next month at the new home of Fine Films will pave the way for their first movie just a week later. In its latest, following its departure with the Opera House,……

Feb 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

Northwood Brass offer respite for ‘loggers, backwoods wannabees’ in St. James Anglican Church concert series Feb. 18 »

Neil Barlow, left, Karen Richardson, Merrill Perrett, Fran Harvey and Paul Minnoch are Northwood Brass. They'll bring their unique brand of brass plus one to St. James Anglican Church Saturday afternoon, Feb. 18. Freewill offering.

Lois Cooper | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST – The Northwood Brass, in a tongue-in-cheek review, describes itself as: “Hailing from the backwoods of Muskoka, these lumberjacks and jills…

Feb 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

MP Clement lashes out in House at Wynne, Liberals after Gravenhurt butcher says he’s forced to sell off meat to pay soaring hydro bill »

OTTAWA Parry Sound-Muskoka MP, Tony Clement, highlighted today in the House of Commons the hydro rate horrors of Gravenhurst business owner, Dave Purdon, who…

Feb 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Police looking for missing Severn Township teen, last seen at Patrick Fogarty school in Orillia »

ORILLIA Police here are asking the public’s help in locating a missing male youth from Severn Township. They are trying to find…

Feb 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Severn quarry worker dies in workplace accident »

SEVERN TWP. — A 31-year-old quarry worker died on the job here Monday. Provincial police were called Monday, Feb. 6, to the workplace accident at a…

Feb 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Skier, 48, dies after accident at Blue Mountain Resort near Collingwood Saturday night »

THE BLUE MOUNTAINS A 48-year-old skier who was injured while skiing at Blue Mountain Resort Saturday night has died. Provincial police says officers from the…

Feb 5 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Hidden Valley ski patrollers to break record for snow angels Saturday »

HUNTSVILLEOn February 4, skiers and ski patrollers at Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area will take part in an attempt to break the Guinness…

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Muskoka Chaplaincy’s ‘Freshly Brewed Music’ concert Feb. 11 fundraiser for hospitals chaplain »

BRACEBRIDGE – You are invited to the Muskoka Chaplaincy’s Coffee House Night: Freshly Brewed Music, featuring, FOG; The Muskoka Trio and Rick Lamoureux Flute &…

Jan 31 2017 / Comments Off on Muskoka Chaplaincy’s ‘Freshly Brewed Music’ concert Feb. 11 fundraiser for hospitals chaplain / Read More »

Bev McMullen explores art from around the world with camera »

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PORT CARLING — Local photographer Bev McMullen does more than take news photos. She’s also a night and weekend artist who goes beyond…

Jan 30 2017 / Comments Off on Bev McMullen explores art from around the world with camera / Read More »

Paddlers donate $4,000 to Watershed council »

GMPE organizer Sandy Schofield presented MWC chair Lou Guerriero and vice-chair Kevin Trimble with a $4,000 cheque at the MWC meeting held on Friday.

BRACEBRIDGE – Muskoka Watershed Council (MWC) received a much needed boost in funding from the Great Muskoka Paddling Experience (GMPE). GMPE organizer Sandy…

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Unlock mystery of saving seeds, Gravenhurst Hort mtg. Feb. 21 »

GRAVENHURST – The next meeting of the Gravenhurst Horticultural Society takes place on Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m., at the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Activity Centre, 480…

Jan 29 2017 / Comments Off on Unlock mystery of saving seeds, Gravenhurst Hort mtg. Feb. 21 / Read More »
Events

Muskoka Chaplaincy’s ‘Freshly Brewed Music’ concert Feb. 11 fundraiser for hospitals chaplain

BRACEBRIDGE – You are invited to the Muskoka Chaplaincy’s Coffee House Night: Freshly Brewed Music, featuring, FOG; The Muskoka Trio and Rick Lamoureux Flute & Sax on Saturday,…

Jan 31 2017 / Read More »

Bev McMullen explores art from around the world with camera

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PORT CARLING — Local photographer Bev McMullen does more than take news photos. She’s also a night and weekend artist who goes beyond the lens with…

Jan 30 2017 / Read More »

Unlock mystery of saving seeds, Gravenhurst Hort mtg. Feb. 21

GRAVENHURST – The next meeting of the Gravenhurst Horticultural Society takes place on Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m., at the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Activity Centre, 480 First St. N. Learn…

Jan 29 2017 / Read More »

Tall Trees poker rally for Lions Camp Dorset dialysis Feb. 11

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DORSET The Tall Pines Snowmobile Club and the Lions Camp Dorset Dialysis facility are once again holding their annual poker rally on Feb 11. The…

Jan 28 2017 / Read More »
Letters

Tuesday evening food drives in Gravenhurst and Bracebridge for local food banks

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GRAVENHURST-BRACEBRIDGE – Don’t forget Tuesday night’s annual food drives. Volunteers in Bracebridge and Gravenhurst will be going door-to-door in both towns seeking donations for their respective…

Oct 3 2016 / Read More »

‘Saint Ford’ funeral uplifting and sad

Dear Editor: Carol Ann Pershyn, who attended Rob Ford’s funeral in Tornoto last week, put up this little memorial to Rob Ford on tree at her…

Apr 4 2016 / 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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