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Santa makes 3 stops in Muskoka this weekend: Friday night in Huntsville; Saturday morning in Gravenhurst; Sunday afternoon in Georgian Bay »

Santa will have to fly this weekend, as he goes from Huntsvillle to Gravenhurst to Georgian Bay delivering good will and great cheer to one and all.

MUSKOKA — Santa’s busy this weekend. Santa will have to fly this weekend, as he goes from Huntsvillle to Gravenhurst to Georgian Bay delivering good will and great cheer to one and all. Friday night he’s in Huntsville for their……

Nov 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Who can afford to live in Simcoe-Muskoka anymore? »

Dr. Lisa Simon | SMD Health Unit Wednesday November 22 is National Housing Day, a day when awareness is raised about housing and homelessness. While the need for decent affordable housing is something we can all understand, the connection between……

Nov 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Comrade Hudson honoured as Legionairre of the Year in Gravenhurst Saturday night »

GRAVENHURST — A week after honouring world war veterans, Gravenhurst legion members honoured their own. Gravenhurst Legionairre of the Year Ted Hudson is congratulated by president Heather Schell, left, and Ladies’ Auxiliary president Sharon Dobson at Saturday night’s honours and ……

Nov 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst Beavers, Scouts out to fill-a-canoe for November food bank donation »

GRAVENHURST – Some eager young Gravenhurst Beavers and Scouts are out to fill-a-canoes ahead of Christmas, when the annual demand peaks. They’ve got a canoe in their John Street South Scout Hall (at the intersection of Philip Street) and already……

Nov 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Lest we forget … the 44 Gravenhurst men who sacrificed their lives at war »

Photos by Lois Cooper | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — Remembrance Day. An hour or two once a year (11/11/11) to reflect on war. Granite Ridge residents, Bill Stoddard, left, and Jack Davies, two of the last Second World War Veterans still……

Nov 13 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Santa makes first stop in Bala SUNDAY Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. »

BALA – The first Santa Claus Parade of the season kicks off this Sunday, November 12 in Bala at 1 p.m. Santa will arrive a day later than normal this year – on Sunday Nov. 12 in Bala. The 41st……

Nov 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

MCB presents Voice of a Nation, a First Nation tribute with Mnjikaning school choir Nov. 19 »

GRAVENHURST — The Muskoka Concert Association presents Voice of a Nation, a collaborative family concert featuring Indigenous artists, Nov. 19, at the Gravenhurst Opera House in the second of their four-concert series this season. Dancers Mayumi Lashbrook and Syreeta Hector ……

Nov 9 2017 / Comments Off on MCB presents Voice of a Nation, a First Nation tribute with Mnjikaning school choir Nov. 19 / Read More »

We Remember MCB Concert Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. features student bursary winner Gabby White with Essay in Blue »

GRAVENHURST — Remembrance week begins with the annual Muskoka Concert Band music service Sunday afternoon at Trinity United Church. Wartime music and memories, with the Muskoka Concert Band Nov. 5. We Remember is on Nov. 5 at 2 p.m., at……

Nov 3 2017 / Comments Off on We Remember MCB Concert Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. features student bursary winner Gabby White with Essay in Blue / Read More »

Compost & blue box every week – garbage every 2 weeks till May 4 »

MUSKOKA – Monday was the start of bi-weekly garbage pickup by the district. The District of Muskoka transitions to bi-weekly (every other week) garbage collection the week of October 30, 2017, until May 4, 2018. The District of Muskoka provides……

Oct 30 2017 / Comments Off on Compost & blue box every week – garbage every 2 weeks till May 4 / Read More »

French immersion open house Monday, Oct. 30, at Gravenhurst Public School at 6:30 p.m. »

GRAVENHURST — Parents, families and community members here interested in a bilingual future for local kids — and a helping hand for the future of the Gravenhurst Public School should attend an information meeting Monday, Oct. 30, about returning French……

Oct 30 2017 / Comments Off on French immersion open house Monday, Oct. 30, at Gravenhurst Public School at 6:30 p.m. / Read More »
District News

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 / No Comment / 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 »

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…

Oct 17 2017 / Comments Off on St. James’ classical music series continues Oct. 22 at 2 p.m. / Read More »

Rotary Club of Gravenhurst Food Drive collects 8,200 lbs from generous community donors with help of young volunteers »

Beechgrove students were on the job at the legion for a barbecue and to pick up their routes before the fourth annual Rotary food drive.

Barb McCabe | Rotary PR Volunteer runners Paige LaHay and Nikita Benson fill a pickup with food donations Tuesday night. GRAVENHURST — On Tuesday our…

Oct 6 2017 / Comments Off on Rotary Club of Gravenhurst Food Drive collects 8,200 lbs from generous community donors with help of young volunteers / Read More »

Driver asks girls to get in car; they call police in Huntsville »

HUNTSVILLE On Wednesday October 4, 2017 just after 3:15 p.m. three young girls were walking home after school. Police say they were approached on Caroline…

Oct 6 2017 / Comments Off on Driver asks girls to get in car; they call police in Huntsville / Read More »

Tax town halls hosted by MP Clement, with BDO Canada guest speakers Oct. 6 &12 »

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — Tory MP Tony Clement is hosting a couple of town halls to on the Liberal government`s proposed tax changes. The first is Friday…

Oct 4 2017 / Comments Off on Tax town halls hosted by MP Clement, with BDO Canada guest speakers Oct. 6 &12 / 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…

Oct 3 2017 / Comments Off on Sugar Plum Market Nov. 4 Gravenhurst Anglican Church / Read More »
Events

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 »

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 »
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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