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Resident leaves home with pot on stove, causing fire in Gravenhurst »

GRAVENHURST – Another case of an unattended stove has Gravenhurst Fire urging homeowners to “Look while you cook.” They say that at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday night, firefighters from stations 1 and 2 were called to a possible structure fire……

Aug 25 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Missing Seadoo operator being sought on Georgian Bay »

GEORGIAN BAY TWP. — Police are asking shoreline property owners in the areas of Beausoliel Island, Roberts Island, and Present Island are to search their shorelines for any pertinent evidence a Seadoo operator who may have drown Monday. If so,……

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Jackson, Dodington certain to meet all taste expectations at final August Organ concert Thursday at Trinity United Church »

GRAVENHURST — The August Organ wraps up its fourth season Thursday, with what program co-ordinator Dan McCoy promises will be one of the series’ best concerts ever. Ryan Jackson on organ and soprano Amy Dodington are expected to fill Trinity……

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Ride the Wave,’ Bracebridge to launch new daily transit bus service around town Aug. 29 »

BRACEBRIDGE — Move over Rudolph, there’s a new ride in town. Join the Town of Bracebridge in celebrating the launch of the Bracebridge Transit Service on Monday, Aug. 29 at 9:50 a.m. at the McVittie Place stop (102 Pine St,……

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

West Nile virus confirmation in Barrie prompts health unit to urge avoidance of mosquito bites »

SIMCOE MUSKOKA — Confirmation of a positive West Nile virus (WNv) mosquito pool in Barrie has been confirmed. As a result, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is reminding residents to protect themselves against mosquito bites. “Finding positive mosquitoes is……

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Gun call at Huntsville apartments leads to charges against local man »

HUNTSVILLEA gun injury Sunday morning that led to a police ERT investigation, has led to charges. Provincial police here say just before 1 p.m. on Sunday Aug. 21, 2016, Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment members were made……

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Muskoka Farms Matter’: Get the dirt on farmers and enjoy free BBQ, family day Sun., Aug. 28 »

BRACEBRIDGE — With summer waning and weather a hot topic around tables filled with fresh corn and ripe tomatoes, it’s a good time to think about those who put food on your plates. Call it from farm to fork. The……

Aug 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Arrest made after male injured in firearm altercation ends up in hospital »

HUNTSVILLE — Police called out their emergency response team here Sunday afternoon at an apartment building after a male injured with a firearm was taken to hospital. Police say just before 1 p.m. Aug. 21 Huntsville OPP officers were called……

Aug 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Sexual assault suspect being sought apprehended in Huntsville »

HUNTSVILLEA suspect sought last week in a sexual assault in a parking lot has been apprehended. Provincial police here say that on Wednesday Aug. 17, 2016, at about 9:40 p.m. a female was riding her bicycle in the……

Aug 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Muskoka Springs rebranding with new drinks, including joint launch of ‘Old Tomorrow Honey Ginger Shandy’ craft beer »

By Mark Clairmnt | Muskoka GRAVENHURST — Muskoka’s oldest drink company is rebranding itself and has gotten in on the growing local craft beer market. The limited edition beers – including Honey Ginger Shandy made with Muskoka Dry Ginger……

Aug 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

YWCA Women of Distinction gala seeks silent auction items »

MUSKOKA — If you’re the glass is half full, not half empty kind of person, the YWCA wants you. They say summer isn’t almost over; but…

Aug 24 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst to present 5 goals, 53 action/tactics priorities in September »

GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Community Based Strategic Plan, approved by Council in December 2015, is moving along in a productive and positive manner, as the…

Aug 23 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Letter Editor: Protect rare Algonquin Park wolves from Ontario bill to allowing hunting »

By Hannah Barron and Sadie Parr Since the Algonquin Provincial Park Public Wolf Howls started in 1963, more than 150,000 people have travelled from all over…

Aug 20 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Water scare prompts health unit to issue ‘precautionary warning’ for Three Mile Lake in Muskoka Lakes Township: Don’t drink »

MUSKOKA LAKES TOWNSHIP – A water safety alert by the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit warns people on Three Mile Lake to not use the…

Aug 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Female riding bike ‘touched inappropriately’ in parking lot, police man in 30s »

HUNTSVILLE Provincial police here are looking for a white male in his 30s, with red hair and a neatly-trimmed beard, about 5-foot-9, with a…

Aug 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst workshop fire causes $25,000 to $30,000 damage on Jones Road Thursday »

GRAVENHURST — A workshop fire caused $25,000 to $30,000 damage here late Thursday night. Gravenhurst Fire says that at about 11:30 p.m. last night, Aug. 18,…

Aug 19 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Horticultural Society flower & vegetable show Aug. 10 ‘Celebration of Gardens’ »

GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society is heading into a spectacular annual flower and vegetable show on Aug. 10. The public is invited to attend from…

Jul 26 2016 / Comments Off on Horticultural Society flower & vegetable show Aug. 10 ‘Celebration of Gardens’ / Read More »

Kitten tossed from truck in Collingwood last night »

COLLINGWOOD — Police are searching for a newer burgundy Ford pickup truck after a kitten was tossed out the window of the vehicle last evening. Provincial…

Jul 15 2016 / Comments Off on Kitten tossed from truck in Collingwood last night / Read More »

Gravenhurst offers cooling centres, heat avoidance tips »

Gull Lake Rotary Park is a good option on hot days; if not the YMCA pool and gym are free during the heat alert.

GRAVENHURST — In light of the Environment Canada Heat Advisory, the Town of Gravenhurst is urging the public to stay cool in air conditioned…

Jul 14 2016 / Comments Off on Gravenhurst offers cooling centres, heat avoidance tips / Read More »

Tenant fined $360 for disabling smoke alarm in Huntsville kitchen fire »

HUNTSVILLE A tenant who left a stove unattended causing considerable damage in resulting fire has has been fined $360 for disabling a smoke alarm…

Jul 14 2016 / Comments Off on Tenant fined $360 for disabling smoke alarm in Huntsville kitchen fire / 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 »

Bala United Church ‘Bizarre Bazaar’ July 2

BALA — The much anticipated Annual Bizarre Bazaar will take place at Bala United Church on July 2, 8am to 1pm. Treasures, clothing, collectibles, furniture, books, white elephants, linens and…

Jun 16 2016 / Read More »

Yard, bake, plant sale June 25 Trinity United Gravenhurst

2016 yard sale copy (Small)

GRAVENHURST — Yard Sale at Trinity United Church, Gravenhurst, Saturday June 25. Includes a bake table and plant sale, with lots of interesting items at great prices. Jun 14 2016 / Read More »

St. Paul’s Catholic Church pie, bake sale July 2 Gravenhurst

GRAVENHURST — St. Paul’s Catholic Church, 235 John St., Gravenhurst, is holding its annual pie and bake sale on Sat. July 2nd., from 8:30 till noon, or while…

Jun 7 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 »

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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