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Con man pull money switch on Metro grocer cashier in Huntsville »

Police say this man pulled a money switch on a cashier in Huntsville.

HUNTSVILLE — Police are looking for a suspect involved in a “quick change” at a grocer here. Police say this man pulled a money switch on a cashier in Huntsville. They say that on January 5, at around 4 p.m.,……

Jan 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Canada Revenue Agency phone scam growing – police say several people have fall prey to it »

HALIBURTON — Haliburton Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has received several complaints from residents of Haliburton County regarding a common fraud that involves a fraudster impersonating a representative of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Police are reminding residents that this……

Jan 20 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Lakeland Networks answering need for speed with 1 gig internet service in Gravenhurst »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Your need for speed has just been answered. Lakeland’s Bill Gispen and Chris Litschko, along with Mayor Paisley Donaldson and councillor Randy Jorgenson stop traffic to cut the ceremonial ribbon Wednesday on super fast……

Jan 17 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Police look for man after woman flagged down by driver, assaulted »

SEVERN TOWNSHIP — Provincial police are looking for male in his 20s after a woman was flagged down by a driver and assaulted. Police say that On Sunday January 7, 2018 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)……

Jan 13 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Hospitals get $815,500 in one-time funding from province, but it won’t be enough to balance budget »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com MUSKOKA — It won’t balance the books, but $815,500 from the province will help Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s (MAHC) red hole. Friday, MAHC announced that, through the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (NSM LHIN), Muskoka’s……

Jan 12 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Wash up! It’s peak flu season right now, warn health unit »

SIMCOE MUSKOKA – Simcoe Muskoka Medical Officer of Health Dr. Charles Gardner has issued a declaration of widespread influenza activity in Simcoe Muskoka. We are at or near the peak of influenza activity in our region, which can last for……

Jan 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Chambers of commerce ask government to help offset wage increase »

Dear editor: More help needed to offset impact of minimum wage hike There has been much discussion in recent weeks about the unintended consequences of Bill 148, the legislation that introduced a higher minimum wage in Ontario and extended many……

Jan 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Dewey College to replace Nipsissing University in Bracebridge »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com BRACEBRIDGE — Residents here got almost what they wanted. While not another university — a private college. Nipissing University’s former Muskoka Campus will now be Dewey College as of March.Monday afternoon, Nipissing University representatives announced they……

Jan 8 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

Nipissing University sells its Muskoka Campus, and new ‘good news’ educational use anticipated »

Nipissing University has sold its Muskoka Campus and a new educational use for the property is anticipated.BRACEBRIDGE — Nipissing University has sold its Muskoka Campus, which closed at the end of June 2016. And that’s “good news” for the……

Jan 6 2018 / Comments Off on Nipissing University sells its Muskoka Campus, and new ‘good news’ educational use anticipated / Read More »

Manitoba Street in Bracebridge to officially end at four corners »

BRACEBRIDGE — Bracebridge is shortening its main street – by a 150 metres or so. The four corners at Ontario Street, Entrance Drive will be the southern terminus point starting this year. That means Bird Mill Mews is moving —……

Jan 6 2018 / Comments Off on Manitoba Street in Bracebridge to officially end at four corners / Read More »
District News

Buy a bed – help the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital mini-campaign »

Deare Editor: A comfortable and functional bed may be the most basic of all patient needs during a hospital stay – but it is also…

Jan 11 2018 / No Comment / Read More »

3 vehicles in crash on Hwy. 12 in Orillia Wednesday »

RAMARA TWP. — One driver remains in serious condition after three-vehicle collision on Hwy. 12 Wednesday. Provincial plice in Orillia are investigating the serious accident Wednesday…

Jan 5 2018 / Comments Off on 3 vehicles in crash on Hwy. 12 in Orillia Wednesday / Read More »

Grave robber stole tractor from cemetery in Bracebridge »

BRACEBRIDGE — Police are looking for a grave robber. The thief stole a tractor parked in a cemetery last month. OPP at Bracebridge say the theft of…

Dec 22 2017 / Comments Off on Grave robber stole tractor from cemetery in Bracebridge / Read More »

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 / Comments Off on Man charged with impaired driving in Gravenhurst Thursday / 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 / Comments Off on Repeat offender squad looking in Bancroft, Minden for walkaway / 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…

Oct 30 2017 / Comments Off on Halloween safety tips for kids, parents, homeowners, drivers / Read More »

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 »
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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