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Gravenhurst Horticultural Society honors greenest thumbs in town »

From left: Betty Franklin, Margaret Terry, Helen Waters, Lois Cooper, Tina Stone, Pat Wright, Jeannette Wilcox. Carol Hunter, Iva Hodge, Cathie Loucks, Laurie Dixon.

Lois Cooper | Horticultural Society GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society held their 2017 awards ceremonies Tuesday evening at the Gravenhurst Seniors Centre, following their Aug. 19 Flower Show. It was a truly celebratory gathering as they celebrated an increase……

Sep 25 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Narrows lighthouse in Gravenhurst torn down – will be replaced by aluminum replica soon »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — An iconic Muskoka landmark is no more — for now. The federal government’s Oceans and Fisheries removed “The Narrows” Lighthouse this week and according to John Miller of the Muskoka Navigation Company, it may ……

Sep 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

3 people hospitalized after Hwy. 11 S. crash Friday at Kirk Line West in Bracebridge »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com BRACEBRIDGE — Two of three people hospitalized after a car that went off Hwy. 11 here early this morning were airlifted to Toronto for more care. Provincial police report that on Friday, Sept. 22, at 1……

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Clement recruits Sawdust City Brewing owner in fight against Liberal ‘tax grab’ »

GRAVENHURST – There was no cheers this morning at Sawdust City in Gravenhurst. Parry Sound-Muskoka MP, Tony Clement, visited Sawdust City Brewery in Gravenhurst Friday to “highlight the serious concerns local business owners have with the Liberal government’s proposed tax……

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Health unit issues don’t drink water warning for residents on Peninsula Lake hit with blue-green algae bloom »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com HUNTSVILLE Warms weather may have its drawbacks for a major Muskoka Lake, says the health unit. Lab results this week have confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in Peninsula Lake, said Thursday (Sept.……

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Clement goes after government Day 1 for proposed ‘tax grab on small business, farmers’ »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com OTTAWA Tony Clement wasted no time going after the federal government as the House of Commons resumed Monday. Conservative MP Tony Clement asks a question during question period in the House of Commons on Tony ……

Sep 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Huntsville woman $100,000 Big Spin lotto winner »

TORONTO A Huntsville woman is one of the first big winners of the OLG’s new lottery game. Lisa Osmond starts the fall off with a $100,000 Big Spin game prize in Toronto. Lisa Osmond won a $100,000 prize with……

Sep 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Elderberries Choir welcomes new director Jardine at new location at Presbyterian Church ~ new members always welcome »

GRAVENHURST – Arts groups continue soar to new levels. The Elderberries Choir, in Gravenhurst, has a new director and a new location. The Elderberries Choir in performance at St. James Anglican Church, has a new director and welomes new members.……

Sep 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst woman charged with break-ins, police recover stolen goods in raid Wednesday »

GRAVENHURST — A 26-year-old Gravenhurst woman faces a number of break and enter charges following a police raid Wednesday. Provincial police say that on September 13, 2017, the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit executed a Criminal Code search warrant at……

Sep 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

71-year-old man dies in ATV rollover in Minden Township »

HALIBURTON — A 71-year-old Scarborough man has died after  his ATV rolled on a logging road near here Wednesday. Provincial police say that on september 13, 2017, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP detachment, along with……

Sep 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

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 / No Comment / Read More »

James Street traffic slowed 6 weeks for rebuild in Gravenhurst »

Traffic will be slowed to one lane during the next six weeks as the west end of James Street is reconstructed.

GRAVENHURST — Drivers looking to detour downtown Gravenhurst are in for a rough ride to early November. Traffic will be slowed to one…

Sep 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Books For Brunch, Sat. Sept. 23, family reading event at BB Public School »

GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Public Library and partnering Muskoka Family Literacy Group members would like to invite area families to attend their free ‘Books…

Sep 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Buy a Hortons Smile Cookie to help Ryde Community Co-op Sept. 11-17 in Gravenhurst »

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GRAVENHURST — Smile if you support the Ryde Community Co-op. This week — Sept. 11-17 — at the two Tim Hortons in Gravenhurst (in town and…

Sep 11 2017 / Comments Off on Buy a Hortons Smile Cookie to help Ryde Community Co-op Sept. 11-17 in Gravenhurst / Read More »

All animals welcome for ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at St. James Anglican Church Oct. 1 in Gravenhurst »

By Mary Leger, Special to MuskokaToDaily.com GRAVENHURST — All creatures great and small will be blessed at 3 p.m. on October 1, 2017 at St. James…

Sep 11 2017 / Comments Off on All animals welcome for ‘Blessing of the Animals’ at St. James Anglican Church Oct. 1 in Gravenhurst / Read More »

Third theft of bikes from Wye Marsh has police asking the public for help »

MIDLAND — A third theft of bikes from the Wye Marsh has provincial police asking for the public’s help. They said Wednesday the Southern Georgian Bay…

Sep 6 2017 / Comments Off on Third theft of bikes from Wye Marsh has police asking the public for help / Read More »

ATV theft suspects sought in Wabaushene »

TAY TOWNSHIP Four suspects caught on security video have police on the lookout for ATV thieves. Southern Georgian Bay OPP are investigating the theft of…

Sep 3 2017 / Comments Off on ATV theft suspects sought in Wabaushene / Read More »

EZ Load boat trailer stolen from Driftwook Cove Marina »

GEORGIAN BAY TOWNSHIP — Police are searching for a stolen boat trailer taken from a marina late last month. They are investigating a theft of a…

Sep 3 2017 / Comments Off on EZ Load boat trailer stolen from Driftwook Cove Marina / Read More »

Huntsville asks citizens affected by Aug. 22 rains to assist in disaster relief funding from province »

HUNTSVILLE After the disastrous fallout from flooding previously, the Town of Huntsville is jumping onto Ontario relief funds. They have contacted the province with respect…

Sep 3 2017 / Comments Off on Huntsville asks citizens affected by Aug. 22 rains to assist in disaster relief funding from province / Read More »

Local golf tournaments top $1 million for SMHH Foundation; $110,000 in 2017 alone »

Local golf tournaments raised $110,000 this summer for the SMMH Foundation. Tournament representatives are, from left, Lori Reynolds (Freed Charity Golf Classic), Dave Bacon (Dave Ellis Pro-Am Golf Tournament), and Jodie Evans (South Muskoka Golf Classic).

BRACEBRIDGE — The weather hasn’t been great for golfing this season. Local golf tournaments raised $110,000 this summer for the SMMH Foundation. Tournament…

Aug 24 2017 / Comments Off on Local golf tournaments top $1 million for SMHH Foundation; $110,000 in 2017 alone / Read More »
Events

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 »

Gravenhurst Horticulture Society flower & vegetable show Aug. 9

GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society is heading into a spectacular annual flower and vegetable show Aug. 9 at the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Centre, on First Street North. Local businesses…

Jul 31 2017 / Read More »

Gary and Gayle’s Muskoka Chautauqua starts busy summer with big bang at Minett Marriott

MINETT — Gayle Dempsey and Gary Froude are off to another summer-packed Muskoka Chautauqua season. The Port Carling arts entrepreneurs are back with two months of activities that keeps…

Jul 12 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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