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‘The Bin’ to be honoured with Municipal Heritage Plaque Saturday night, Oct. 1 »

The Albion Hotel is the latest building to receive a Municipal Heritage Plaque. Last April the post office building on the opposite side of Muskoka Road was also honoured.

GRAVENHURST — An iconic landmark of downtown Gravenhurst is about to be honoured for its longstanding history and contribution to the community. The Albion Hotel is the latest building to receive a Municipal Heritage Plaque. Last April the post office……

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Last call for YWCA ‘Women of Distinction’ award nominees »

MUSKOKA — With just day to go to nominate deserving women of Muskoka for the prestigious annual, the YWCA is awaiting your suggestions for “unsung heroes.” The 15th annual Women of Distinction Awards Gala is less than a month away,……

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Driver hospitalized after hitting rock cut on Hwy. 11 in Huntsville Monday »

HUNTSVILLEA driver who left the highway and struck a rock cut was taken to hospital here Monday night. Provincial police say that on Sepember 26, just after 8 p.m., Huntsville OPP, Huntsville Fire and Muskoka EMS were dispatched……

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Bracebride welcomes tourism, community group grant applications for 2017 »

BRACEBRIDGE — Can your community group or tourism initiative use a financial boost? The Town of Bracebridge has two grant programs that are now open for applications for 2017.  Each grant program has specific eligibility criteria that are explained on……

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Foodies flocking to Muskoka for ‘What’s Cooking Bracebridge’ gourmet weekend »

BRACEBRIDGE — Food, glorious food! This weekend, renowned celebrity chefs, cookbook authors and food writers will be in the Heart of Muskoka to tempt local palates and share their tips at this year’s ‘What’s Cooking Bracebridge.’ Foodies will remember last……

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Lakeland Neworks offers rural customers 1Gigabit fibre optic service »

BRACEBRIDGE-HUNTSVILLE — Rural internet users no longer have to complain about slow speed. Lakeland Networks says it is changing lives by rolling out 1 Gigabit fibre service to rural homes and businesses. The municipally-owned company was first out of the……

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

MAHC adds 5 new board of directors members for Bracebridge, Huntsville hospitals »

MUSKOKA — Five new members have joined the Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s board of directors. They were appointed earlier this month following a recruitment drive this summer. Rhonda Lawson joins the board for a one-year term, bringing a wealth of board……

Sep 26 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Muskoka Discovery Centre lets you get down, dirty with science of sand in ‘Shaping Watersheds Sandbox’ exhibit »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Sand is the new water. Fears about water levels, mercury contamination and Americans tapping the Great Lakes are finding competition from another natural resource. The Muskoka Discovery Centre display ‘Shaping Watershed Sandbox’ is a……

Sep 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Park assault on dog-walker in Gravenhurst has police looking for tips »

GRAVENHURST — Provincial police are seeking the public’s help after a person walking their dogs in Gull Lake Rotary Park was assaulted Thursday evening. Police say the OPP and Muskoka Crime Unit are investigating the assault that occurred at a……

Sep 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Where is Huntsville after the G8 and where is it going in 2021? »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com HUNTSVILLE What’s the future of Huntsville in 2021? Muskoka’s norther town is looking ahead with a pair of public visioning exercises the next two Tuesdays. Town council and staff are setting the table for that……

Sep 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

‘Don’t Wait, Check the Date!’ Bracebrdige fire department open house Oct. 5 promotes smoke/carbon detector checks »

BRACEBRIDGE — Spring ahead, fall back — those are the traditional times each year to change your smoke and carbon detectors’ batteries. But on Wednesday, October…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Break-in at Wasaga Beach municipal office »

WASAGA BEACH Provincial police are investigating an odd break-in at the municipal office here. Huronia West OPP are asking the public for their assistance in…

Sep 27 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Natural home tour Oct. 2 includes two Muskoka homes »

This wooden beauty in Baysville is one of two Muskoka homes on the Natural home tour.

BAYSVILLE — Experience the look and feel of some unique green homes during the popular annual Ontario-wide Natural Homes self-guided tour, Sunday Oct. 2 from…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Health units call for movie scenes to be smoke-free »

SIMCOE-MUSKOKA — What do the movies “101 Dalmatians,” “Ant-Man” and “Superman Returns” all have in common? They were all made for youth audiences and they all…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Free clothing giveaway Oct. 1 St. James Anglican Church, Gravenhurst »

GRAVENHURST — Free Clothing Event – Saturday, Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon at St. James Anglican Church, Gravenhurst 191 Hotchkiss St. Please use basement…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Orillia Terry Fox runs raised $31,000 with almost 600 participants »

ORILLIA – Terry Fox Week in the City of Orillia culminated at the annual Terry Fox Run along the shore of scenic Lake Couchiching with hundreds…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Sprucedale woman wins almost $200,000 in LOTTO MAX draw »

Judy Mulligan shows off her LOTTO MAX cheque for almost $200,000 at the OLG offices in Toronto. (OLG photo)

SPRUCEDALE — A Sprucedale woman is a “Big Winner” with LOTTO MAX. Judy Mulligan shows off her LOTTO MAX cheque for almost $200,000…

Sep 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Toronto man, 61, drowns in Georgian Bay »

TINY TOWNSHIP — The body of a missing 61-year-old Toronto man who went missing from his cottage Monday morning has been found. Provincial police says that…

Sep 14 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Chili Supper’ Sept. 24 at Trinity United to aid ‘Accomplish Today Fund’ for disabled kids camp »

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GRAVENHURST — Trinity United Church Gravenhurst is hosing a ‘Chili Dinner’ Saturday Sept. 24 to support Graeme Murray’s “Accomplish Today Fund,” to…

Sep 9 2016 / Comments Off on ‘Chili Supper’ Sept. 24 at Trinity United to aid ‘Accomplish Today Fund’ for disabled kids camp / Read More »

Muskoka Lakes Twp. woman charged with impaired after ditching car in fiery crash »

MUSKOKA LAKES TWP. — A Muskoka Lakes Township woman faces a couple of drinking and driving charges after the vehicle she was behind the wheel…

Aug 30 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More »
Events

Bala legion celebrates 70th anniversary with ‘Nashville Opry Stars’ Friday night

Bala music fans can't wait to hear 'Grand Ole Opry: Jukebox Jamboree' Friday night, Sept. 23.

BALA — The second of three amazing concerts celebrating the 70th anniversary of the Bala Legion takes place Friday night. Bala music fans can’t wait to…

Sep 22 2016 / Read More »

‘Chili Supper’ Sept. 24 at Trinity United to aid ‘Accomplish Today Fund’ for disabled kids camp

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GRAVENHURST — Trinity United Church Gravenhurst is hosing a ‘Chili Dinner’ Saturday Sept. 24 to support Graeme Murray’s “Accomplish Today Fund,” to enable disadvantaged children…

Sep 9 2016 / Read More »

Kala’s House of Colour celebrates move Friday with ‘party’ in Bracebridge

Look for Kala's new shop at 54 Manitoba Street this Friday for 20 per cent off all day.

Look for Kala’s new shop at 54 Manitoba Street this Friday for 20 per cent off all day. BRACEBRIDGE — They’re “having a party” at Kala’s…

Aug 30 2016 / Read More »

Port Carling Curling Club Lobsterfest July 2nd

PORT CARLING — Help celebrate Canada Day and young curlers in the ‘Hub of Muskoka.’ The July 2 annual Lobsterfest is a fundraiser to allow our curlers to continue…

Jun 17 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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