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Farmers’ lives matter, too, aggie day corn roast goes to show in rural Muskoka »

Kids gather round to pet baby goats and ask questions about farm life.

By Mark Clairmont, Photos by Lois Cooper | MuskokaTODAILY Kids gather round to pet baby goats and ask questions about farm life. BRACEBRIDGE — ‘Muskoka Farms Matter’ and ‘Farmers Feed Cities.’ That was the message and the roots of a……

Aug 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Bethune House – ‘Birthplace of a Hero’ – opened 40 years ago today in Gravenhurst »

Parks Canada worker Colin Old tends to gardens at Bethune House this week at they mark their 40th anniversary of their opening in 1976. GRAVENHURST — Forty years ago today, on Aug. 30, 1976, Bethune Memorial House opened to the……

Aug 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

The real reason(s) prime minister Trudeau came to Gravenhurst to visit Bethune House »

Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com GRAVENHURST — As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau prepares to land in China today for the G20 Summit, the real reasons for his visit to Gravenhurst become clear. Falun Gong protesters were in Gravenhurst Monday morning calling……

Aug 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Bracebridge Transit launches ‘Ride the Wave,’ free bus rides for first month along 47-stop, hour-long route »

BRACEBRIDGE — hey were “Riding the Wave” this morning as the town launched its new bus transportation service for the 47-stop, hour run-long route. After much contemplation, the town says in a release today they officially launched its new transit……

Aug 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Missing Muskoka Lakes boy, 11, found Monday after spending overnight outside »

MUSKOKA LAKES TWP. — A young child who went missing Sunday night Muskoka Lakes Township has been safely found after spending overnight outside. Provincial police at Bracebridge were seeking public’s assistance in locating 11–year-old Quintin Reid who walked away……

Aug 29 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

UPDATE: Missing native girl from Huntsville found in good health »

HUNTSVILLE  —  A missing native teen has been found in good health after being reported missing to police Tuesday. The OPP at Huntsville were asking over the weekend for assistance in locating a missing female teen from Huntsville. Leslieann Aysanabee……

Aug 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Opera Muskoka making name for itself with Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” »

By Daniel Brooks, Special to MuskokaTODAILY.com BRACEBRIDGE — Muskoka Chautauqua, which wrapped up its seventh annual Opera Muskoka Festival season Thursday with “Stars of Tomorrow,” began with an exhilarating production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” Tuesday night to an appreciative audience……

Aug 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police believe missing boater’s body found in Georgian Bay »

GEORGIAN BAY TWP. — The body of a 56-year-old missing Mississauga boater is believed to be the body police pulled from Georgian Bay Friday. Provincial police at Southern Georgian Bay say that on Aug. 22 at 3:15 p.m. they……

Aug 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Garage dehumidifier may be to blame for $12,000 fire in Lake of Bays Saturday »

LAKE OF BAYS – A garage dehumidifier may be the cause of $12,000 fire on Buck Island Road early Saturday afternoon.   When firefighters arrived, there was light smoke coming from the roof. The remained on the scene checking for any……

Aug 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Opera Muskoka’s annual ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ shine at Rene Caisse Theatre showcase »

Photos and story by Mark Clairmont | MuskokaTODAILY.com BRACEBRDIGE — Emily Lux and Samantha Skelding were just two of the seven ‘Stars of Tomorrow’ Thursday night at the Opera Muskoka concert finale. Samantha Skelding sang Rosina and Schubert pieces. And……

Aug 26 2016 / 1 Comment / Read More »
District News

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 / No Comment / 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…

Aug 30 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Fundraising phone scam involving Huntsvlle/Lake of Bays Fire reported »

HUNTSVILLE The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department is warning the public of a fundraising scam currently being conducted over the phone. Local residents have contacted…

Aug 28 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »
Events

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 »

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 »

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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