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School’s out … play, walk and drive safe »

HALIBURTON — Members of Haliburton Highlands OPP want to remind motorists that Friday Dec. 19, marks the beginning of winter break and that road safety is a shared responsibility. Driver and pedestrian safety should be on everyone’s mind. Driver and……

Dec 19 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst History Week #5: New chapter begins for Mickle family’s Rosehurst home on Bay Street »

Looking for great Christmas gift that will provide hours of enjoyment and teach you a lot you don’t know about Gravenhurst, then Gravenhurst: Early Days and Early Ways would be perfect under the tree for old and — young. A……

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Software creator seeks partners with eye on free educational software prize »

GRAVENHURST — A local educational software creator is crowdsourcing to find financial partners with an eye on a prize to take his project to the next level. Thumbprint Educational Software entrepreneur Graham Porter, who has his office and a handful……

Dec 18 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst History Week #4: Robinson began tourism industry in south Muskoka »

Looking for great Christmas gift that will provide hours of enjoyment and teach you a lot you don’t know about Gravenhurst, then Gravenhurst: Early Days and Early Ways would be perfect under the tree for old and — young. A……

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Injured firefighters hailed for ‘heroic’ efforts in trying to save victim in mobile home fire »

GRAVENHURST — Volunteer firefighters injured while trying to save a victim of a home fire Tuesday morning at the Mobile Homes park are out of hospital and recovering from burns and a fall And their chief is calling their efforts……

Dec 17 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst History Week #3: You know you’re local when you can locate old landmarks on maps »

Looking for great Christmas gift that will provide hours of enjoyment and teach you a lot you don’t know about Gravenhurst, then Gravenhurst: Early Days and Early Ways would be perfect under the tree for old and — young. A……

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

One person dead, three firefighters taken to hospital in Mobile Home fire south of Gravenhurst »

GRAVENHURST — One person is dead and three firefighters were taken to hospital as a result of a mobile home fire south of Gravenhurst Tuesday morning. Police say that on Dec. 16., just after 10 a.m. emergency crews were dispateched……

Dec 16 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst History Week #2: Getting to Muskoka from Washago was hell in 1871 »

Looking for great Christmas gift that will provide hours of enjoyment and teach you a lot you don’t know about Gravenhurst, then Gravenhurst: Early Days and Early Ways would be perfect under the tree for old and — young. A……

Dec 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Opera House announces summer season of mid-week plays »

GRAVENHURST — On the heels huge house for the Barra MacNeils, the Gravenhurst Opera House announces their comgin summer season. They say winter may be just around the corner but the Gravenhurst Opera House is already looking ahead to music……

Dec 15 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Gravenhurst History Week #1: Fire destroys 83 businesses in 1887 »

Looking for great Christmas gift that will provide hours of enjoyment and teach you a lot you don’t know about Gravenhurst, then Gravenhurst: Early Days and Early Ways would be perfect under the tree for old and — young. A……

Dec 14 2014 / No Comment / Read More »
District News

Orillia resident loses $8,000 in ‘cash transfer’ scam »

ORILLIA An Orillia resident is out $8,000 and an Etobicoke man remains in custody charged in an elaborate and unusual “cash transfer” scam. The OPP…

Dec 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

$50,000 in stolen heavy equipment recovered »

TAY TOWNSHIP - Police investiagating a piece of stolen heavy equipment stumbled onto a larger cache of stolen goods here. They say that members of the Southern Georgian Bay…

Dec 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

Snowmobile accident results in power outage »

PETERBOROUGH— A snowmobile accident resulted in a power outage near here Friday. Members of the Peterborough OPP were called to investigate a collision on Providence Line…

Dec 13 2014 / No Comment / Read More »

5 new snowmobiles stolen in Oro Medonte »

ORA MEDONTE — The snow may be gone — but so are five snowmobiles. Simcoe County OPP report that sometime between Friday Nov. 28 and Saturday…

Dec 2 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Donation box thieves sought in Tiny Township »

TINY TOWNSHIP — Police in Georgian Bay are looking for a couple more people who have been dipping into donation boxes. OPP have been investigating the…

Nov 27 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

2 snowblowers stolen in Stayner »

STAYNER — An early snowfall has thieves working overtime. Police say two snowblowers were stolen in an overnight break-in in ClairviewTownship. The Huronia West OPP are asking…

Nov 21 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Fine Films movie postponed to Nov. 28 »

GRAVENHURST — Due to the snowy weather Tuesday night, November’s Fine Films offering was postponied a week. They will be screening The Lunchbox next Tuesday (November…

Nov 20 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Haliburton OPP looking for lost dog »

HALIBURTON — Police here are looking for a lost dog. They say that on Wednesday Haliburton Highlands OPP were contacted regarding a dog that went missing…

Nov 20 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Huntsville Sally Ann Food Drive Dec. 3 »

HUNTSVILLEFollowing food drives in Bracebridge and two Gravenhurst recently, the Town of Huntsville hosts its 26th Annual Salvation Army Food Drive Wednesday, December…

Nov 18 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »

Kid’s Christmas Workshop Dec. 6 »

Knox Presbyterian Church, Gravenhurst

Kid’s Workshop (Ages 4-12)

Sat., Dec. 6 from 10 a.m..-12:30

Build a Christmas Tree ornament

FREE

NO SKILLS OR TOOLS REQUIRED

HOT DOGS AND DRINK PROVIDED

SIGN UP…

Nov 18 2014 / Comments Off / Read More »
Events

Huntsville Sally Ann Food Drive Dec. 3

HUNTSVILLEFollowing food drives in Bracebridge and two Gravenhurst recently, the Town of Huntsville hosts its 26th Annual Salvation Army Food Drive Wednesday, December 3, starting at…

Nov 18 2014 / Read More »

Kid’s Christmas Workshop Dec. 6

Knox Presbyterian Church, Gravenhurst

Kid’s Workshop (Ages 4-12)

Sat., Dec. 6 from 10 a.m..-12:30

Build a Christmas Tree ornament

FREE

NO SKILLS OR TOOLS REQUIRED

HOT DOGS AND DRINK PROVIDED

SIGN UP BY SAT., NOV.…

Nov 18 2014 / Read More »

Fine Films’ Nov. 18 flick ‘The Lunchbox’

GRAVENHURST — Fine Films is pleased to present “The Lunchbox” on Tuesday, November 18, at 7 pm. The film is a romantic drama directed by Ritesh Batra. A mistaken delivery in…

Nov 13 2014 / Read More »

Gravenhurst legion TGIF monthly dinner Nov. 14, prime rib

TGIF-Prime Rib (Small)

GRAVENHURST — Dinner is served — again — at the Royal Canadian Legion. Join hosts Caralene and Bob Clement for their monthly TGIF dinner, Friday, November…

Nov 13 2014 / Read More »
Letters

‘Gravenhurst has best service fellow cottager could ever ask for’

LETTER TO EDITOR: I would like to thank Mr.Sub in Gravehurst for contacting the police, and the young woman from the fire department that help my brother inlaw find…

Aug 28 2014 / Read More »

Pecoke byproduct of tar sands new threat to environment

Dear  Editor: Petcoke? What is it and why should I care? Petcoke or petroleum coke is a powdery by-product of heavy oil refining.  Recently, an expanded refinery on the Detroit River in…

Feb 13 2014 / Read More »

Scott Greer’s passing big loss for Bent River

Dear Editor:

I was working on a letter to the editor regarding “federal budget planning.” But my thoughts were elsewhere. Today my family and I attended a church service in Windermere…

Jan 25 2014 / Read More »

 

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