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$30,000 damage in wildfire caused by trespasser illegally burning »

A wildfire in Huntsville Monday afternoon caused $30,000 damage to a vehicle and workshop.

HUNTSVILLE Another wildfire, caused by a trespasser burning during restricted hours, has consumed a vehicle and a workshop here Monday. A wildfire in Huntsville Monday afternoon caused $30,000 damage to a vehicle and workshop. (Huntsville Fire photo) The Huntsville/Lake……

May 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Health unit survey asks parents how, what they feed their babies the first two years »

SIMCOE MUSKOKA — The first years of a baby’s growth are essential to his or her wellbeing. So, staring today, May 24, public health nurses at the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit are contacting parents with babies ages six to……

May 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Huntsvile christens gorgeous new band shell in River Mill Park thanks to community donors »

HUNTSVILLEThere’s a new band shell in town. Neil Barlow conducts the Muskoka Concert Band in the first concert in the new band shell at Rivermill Park in Huntsville Saturday, May 22. (Photos by Lois Cooper | MuskokaTODAILY) Thanks……

May 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

First Nations First World War hero Pegahmagabow to be honoured with statue »

PARRY SOUND — The most decorated First Nations soldier for bravery in Canadian history is about to be immortalized with life-size statue. A young Francis Pegahmagabow was highly decorated as marksmen in the First World War. Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony……

May 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Robber gets away with prescription drugs in Orillia Sunday »

ORILLIA — Police here are seeking a male in his late 20s who got away with prescription drugs in a robbery at local pharmacy just after noon Sunday. A robber wearing a hoodie is being sought by police in Orillia……

May 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘The Hankie — Louis buck-naked?’: Hutton welcomes Louis Armstrong ringer on Wednesday at Opera House. »

By Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Jack Hutton didn’t move to Bala until 1966, but the talented piano player and impresario has won the hearts of music lovers across Muskoka for his keyboard skills, his bushy eyebrows and his……

May 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Elmer Iseler Singers stunning in perfect Opera House setting »

GRAVENHURST — Dan Hill has a tough act to follow at a July 30 fundraiser, after the Muskoka Concert Association wrapped up its 69th season. Dircector and conductor Lydia Adams had her charges fully charged Saturday night at the Opera……

May 20 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Former Gravenhurst man charged with wearing military medals not awarded to him, and possession of child porn »

ORILLIA A former Gravenhurst resident, Clayton Donoghue, 62, who went into a career with the Canadian Forces reserves faces charges of wearing medals not awarded to him, and charges of accessing and possessing child pornography. Clayton Donoghue, 62, grew……

May 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Get rid of old meds at Bracebride OPP detachment Sat. May 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. »

BRACEBRIDGE — The public is being urged to get their unused and expired prescription medications out of their homes and out of the hands of those the drugs are not prescribed for. The OPP detachment at Bracebridge (690 Cedar Lane)……

May 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Fort Mac should hear about generosity of Bifcals Band and fan who could raise $3,650 for rebuilding »

GRAVENHURST — The power of music and compound interest means residents of the Fort McMurray fire could be in for a winfall of $3,650, thanks to the generosity of one young woman, her love for her mother and the Bifocals……

May 18 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

Driver caught with 44 pounds of marijuana in vehicle »

ORO-MEDONTE — A random police traffic stop has landed a St. Catharines man with major drug charges after he was found with 44 pounds of…

May 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst Horticultural Society plant & bake Sale May 21 at Op »

Giant Plant & Bake Sale The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society’s Annual Plant and Bake Sale takes place on Sat. May 21 at 8:15 a.m. at the Opera…

May 16 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Missing man’s body found near Village of Haliburton »

HALIBURTON — Provincial police have found a missing Bowmanville man whom investigators believe disappeared as the result of foul play.  David Palmer, 47, was last seen…

May 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Fine Films presents the Oscar nominee ‘Room’ May 17 »

GRAVENHURST — Fine Films is pleased to present 2016 Oscar nominated film, “Room,” on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Gravenhurst Opera House. For…

May 12 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst Lions Club marks ‘Day of Service’ with free hot dogs at YIG on May 7 »

GRAVENHURST — On May 7 the Gravenhurst Lions will be participating in the annual Lions Day of Service.   Thata day, each club in its zone does…

Apr 27 2016 / Comments Off on Gravenhurst Lions Club marks ‘Day of Service’ with free hot dogs at YIG on May 7 / Read More »

Orillia hospital board recommends candidates to fill board vacancies »

ORILLIA The Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital (OSMH) board of directors has released their list of recommended candidates to fill the anticipated vacancies on the…

Apr 26 2016 / Comments Off on Orillia hospital board recommends candidates to fill board vacancies / Read More »

Back to the garden basics with Linda Potts April 19 »

GRAVENHURST — Linda Potts, of Brackenrig Nursery, will take you through the basics for gardening at the next meeting of the Gravenhurst Horticultual Society. She will…

Apr 13 2016 / Comments Off on Back to the garden basics with Linda Potts April 19 / Read More »

Wartime boat building in Orillia, OMAH history series talk topic »

Q 060, named the "Mariposa Belle" (the only Fairmile with a name), was the first Hunter Boats Ltd. Fairmile built; completed in early fall, 1941; It is hown in the Trent Canal, Lakefield.

ORILLIA — When the Second World War penetrated Canada with German submarines entering the St. Lawrence River, patrol boats built in Orillia quickly came to…

Apr 6 2016 / Comments Off on Wartime boat building in Orillia, OMAH history series talk topic / Read More »

Daphne’s Drop-In events this spring »

BRACEBRIDGE – The Women’s Resource Centre here offers the following free events on Mondays at DAPHNE’S DROP IN the next few months. They are located at 29 Manitoba…

Apr 5 2016 / Comments Off on Daphne’s Drop-In events this spring / Read More »

Back to basics in the garden on April 19 with Linda Potts »

GRAVENHURST — Linda Potts, of Brackenrig Nursery, will take you through the basics for gardening at the next meeting of the Gravenhurst Horticultual Society. She will…

Apr 5 2016 / Comments Off on Back to basics in the garden on April 19 with Linda Potts / Read More »
Events

Gravenhurst Horticultural Society plant & bake Sale May 21 at Op

Giant Plant & Bake Sale The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society’s Annual Plant and Bake Sale takes place on Sat. May 21 at 8:15 a.m. at the Opera House Heritage Square…

May 16 2016 / Read More »

Fine Films presents the Oscar nominee ‘Room’ May 17

GRAVENHURST — Fine Films is pleased to present 2016 Oscar nominated film, “Room,” on Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Gravenhurst Opera House. For a trailer and…

May 12 2016 / Read More »

Gravenhurst Lions Club marks ‘Day of Service’ with free hot dogs at YIG on May 7

GRAVENHURST — On May 7 the Gravenhurst Lions will be participating in the annual Lions Day of Service.   Thata day, each club in its zone does a different service…

Apr 27 2016 / Read More »

Wartime boat building in Orillia, OMAH history series talk topic

Q 060, named the "Mariposa Belle" (the only Fairmile with a name), was the first Hunter Boats Ltd. Fairmile built; completed in early fall, 1941; It is hown in the Trent Canal, Lakefield.

ORILLIA — When the Second World War penetrated Canada with German submarines entering the St. Lawrence River, patrol boats built in Orillia quickly came to the country’s defence. Apr 6 2016 / Read More »

Letters

‘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 »

End speed limit for light vehicles

Letter to Editor: Re: End This Speed Limit Our freeway speed limits are set for tractor trailers, cement mixers and school buses. Meanwhile automobiles, light trucks, SUVs and motorcycles are…

Dec 11 2013 / Read More »

 

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