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Huntsville’s Swing Bridge to get new Master’s Cabin Thursday »

HUNTSVILLE Who knew the captain was still alive or that bridge even still swings. But, apparently one if not two of the above is true.  The Town of Huntsville is notifyig residents that there will be temporary road and……

Apr 22 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

MAHC wins silver for redcution in waste generation, greenhouse gas emissions »

MUSKOKA — Waste reduction efforts at the local hospital are getting better, but there’s room for improvement. Just ahead of Earth Day, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s environmental performance has earned a silver recognition through the Ontario Hospital Association’s 2016 Green Hospital……

Apr 21 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

‘Death Trap’ a killer play in these right hands »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com REVIEW BRACEBRIDGE — The great thing about hit plays is they are deceptively simple — and satisfying. Earl Sacrey, left, Emma Phillips and James Fairburn will entrap you. Almost anyone can do them. That’s why small……

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Magnetawan man shot across road to kill deer, then dumped it over bridge into river »

SUNDRIDGE — A Magnetawan man has been fined $4,500 for reckless and carless deer hunting offences. Thomas D. Tilson pleaded guilty and was fined $1,500 for hunting deer during the closed season, $1,500 for abandoning and permitting the flesh of……

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

School board survey asks Gravenhursdt parents if they want French immersion programming »

GRAVENHURST – Gravenhurst could have two bilingual school systems soon. The future of three elementary schools and the one high school in Gravenhurst are on the line, as the Trillium Lakelands District School Board explores the feasibility of French immersion……

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Commercial vehicle safety inspection blitz removes 10 trucks from roads; 50 charges laid »

BRACEBRIDGE — A commercial vehicle inspection crackdown last week in Gravenhurst pulled 10 vehicles off the road and more than 50 charges were laid. Provincial police from OPP detachments in Bracebridge, aided by the Collingwood OPP Traffic Unit, Huronia West……

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Huntsville police pick up arson suspect in Toronto-area church fire »

HUNTSVILLE A suspect in a Toronto-area church fire has been arrested here. Provincial police say that on Monday April 17, 2017, OPP at Huntsville learned of an investigation into a suspicious church fire in the Toronto area. They learned ……

Apr 19 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst bylaw to tackle ‘sign pollution’ at April 20 public meeting; live on Facebook »

GRAVENHURST — A long overdue attempt to control wanton signage of all types is underway here. Signs like the ones last week for a concert at the Opera House are being targeted in new sign bylaw being debated. Complaints about……

Apr 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Muskoka Flying Club hosts Transport Canada safety seminar Saturday at Lake Central Airways »

GRAVENHURST — The Muskoka Flying Club is hosting a Transport Canada-approved and certified safety seminar on Saturday, April 22 at Lake Central Airways at the Muskoka Airport (CYQA) at 1016 Sabre Lane, just off the Gravenhurst Parkway in Gravenhurst. Former……

Apr 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst fire service offers scholarship for girl to attend female firefighter recruitment camp in Huntsville this summer »

GRAVENHURST — Female firefighters are growing in numbers and while the Gravenhurst Fire Department currently has five women firefighters on staff, they’d like to add even more. Alisha Dawes, left, and Katie Allen. “We are constantly recruiting our next crop……

Apr 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

Free clothing giveaway on April 22 at St. James Anglican Church »

GRAVENHURST — St. James Anglican Church, in Gravenhurst, is holding a free clothing giveaway Sat. April 22, at 191 Hotchkiss St. Please use basement entrance off…

Apr 15 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Oro-Medonte man charged with human trafficking »

ORILLIA An Oro-Medonte man has been charged with human trafficking. Provincial police say in a release Friday the Orillia OPP detachment’s Crime Unit under the…

Apr 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Body of missing worker on snowmobile found in Lake Joe »

BRACEBRIDGE – Police are investigating after the body of a missing worker who went through the ice on a snowmobile was found a month after…

Apr 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

DEATH NOTICE: Marianne Clairmont, former VON nurse in Gravenhurst »

Marianne Clairmont, former VON nurse in Gravenhurst.

Clairmont, Marianne, 87 Peacefully at the Simcoe Manor in Beeton on Friday, March 31, 2017 in her 88th year. Marianne Clairmont, former VON nurse…

Apr 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Repeat offender picked up in Barrie by ROPE squad »

BARRIE A repeat offender who fled on parole has been apprehended here. Ryan Hamelin was arrested in Barrie Tuesday. The Repeat Offender Parole…

Mar 29 2017 / Comments Off on Repeat offender picked up in Barrie by ROPE squad / Read More »

Barrie police on the lookout for escaped offender »

Ryan Hamelin was arrested in Barrie Tuesday.

TORONTO A Canada-wide warrant for federal offender has police in Barrie on the lookout. Ryan Hamelin may be in Barrie, the GTA…

Mar 27 2017 / Comments Off on Barrie police on the lookout for escaped offender / Read More »

OPP launch strategic plan to 2020 in wake of concerns, criticisms »

The OPP promise better service in the next three years.

ORILLIA In the wake of rural complaints about cost of policing and wider reported concerns about service regarding sexual assaults, Ontario’s provincial police force…

Mar 15 2017 / Comments Off on OPP launch strategic plan to 2020 in wake of concerns, criticisms / Read More »

Learn how to build a bird cage planter Mar. 21 at Hort mtg. »

GRAVENHURST — The next meeting of the Gravenhurst Horticultural Society takes place on Mar. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Activity Centre. Learn how…

Mar 8 2017 / Comments Off on Learn how to build a bird cage planter Mar. 21 at Hort mtg. / Read More »

Cellar Singers present Brahms Requiem Friday in Orillia »

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ORILLIA – The Cellar Singers, central Ontario’s premier choir, present a Brahms Requiem Friday night at St. James Church here. Ein deutsche Requiem Johannes Brahms features soprano…

Mar 2 2017 / Comments Off on Cellar Singers present Brahms Requiem Friday in Orillia / Read More »

‘Young offender’ charged with second-degree murder in second death in youth facility fire »

CITY OF KAWARTHA LAKES A charge of second-degree murder has been laid following the fiery death of a second person at youth detention centre…

Feb 27 2017 / Comments Off on ‘Young offender’ charged with second-degree murder in second death in youth facility fire / Read More »
Events

Free clothing giveaway on April 22 at St. James Anglican Church

GRAVENHURST — St. James Anglican Church, in Gravenhurst, is holding a free clothing giveaway Sat. April 22, at 191 Hotchkiss St. Please use basement entrance off of John Street. For…

Apr 15 2017 / Read More »

Learn how to build a bird cage planter Mar. 21 at Hort mtg.

GRAVENHURST — The next meeting of the Gravenhurst Horticultural Society takes place on Mar. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Gravenhurst Seniors’ Activity Centre. Learn how to make a…

Mar 8 2017 / Read More »

Muskoka Chaplaincy’s ‘Freshly Brewed Music’ concert Feb. 11 fundraiser for hospitals chaplain

BRACEBRIDGE – You are invited to the Muskoka Chaplaincy’s Coffee House Night: Freshly Brewed Music, featuring, FOG; The Muskoka Trio and Rick Lamoureux Flute & Sax on Saturday,…

Jan 31 2017 / Read More »

Bev McMullen explores art from around the world with camera

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PORT CARLING — Local photographer Bev McMullen does more than take news photos. She’s also a night and weekend artist who goes beyond the lens with…

Jan 30 2017 / Read More »
Letters

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 »

Conservatives and Liberals two peas in same pod

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: In the days following their 1995 election win, Norm Miller’s chosen political party, the Ontario Progressive Conservatives, started gutting income security programs in Ontario. The current Liberal…

Jul 23 2012 / Read More »

 

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