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Gliddon returns home after 2012 motorcycle accident to new home and beaming family

It was thumbs up all around from Danny and his family who never thought this day would come.GRAVENHURST — A happy homecoming took place here Thursday on the Beach Road. It was thumbs up all around from Danny and his family who never thought this day would come. Danny Gliddon, 68, who was injured in a motorcycle…

Security surrounds million-dollar cottage fire site on Lake Muskoka Tuesday

A security guard walks toward the Service Master SUV at the site of a million-dollar cottage fire Tuesday.GRAVENHURST — While cleanup continues at the site of a million-dollar cottage fire Tuesday afternoon, a security guard isn’t letting any unauthorized people on the property. A security guard walks toward the Service Master SUV at the site of a…

Fire destroys million-dollar cottage at north end Gravenhurst on Lake Muskoka

GRAVENHURST — Clean-up continued Wednesday after a late afternoon million-dollar cottage fire at the north end of Gravenhurst on Lake Muskoka yesterday. Gravenhurst firefighters stood guard overnight Tuesday to make sure the smouldering embers didn’t re-ignite at the property off…

Man fined $1,500 for careless hunting

PARRY SOUND — A Southern Ontario man has been fined $1,500 for careless hunting. Terrence Cook, of Oakville, pleaded guilty to carelessly hunting moose. In addition to the fine, Cook is not allowed to hunt for one year and must…

Parks Canada offering early bird two-for-one coupons for locks

PETERBOROUGH — Parks Canada is encouraging more use of the Trent-Severn Waterway with an early bird two-for-one coupon. Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, made the announcement Monday. Parks Canada is offering boaters a…

2 more snowmobiles stolen on weekend – bringing total to 6 since November

GRAVENHURST — Police are investigating the fifth and sixth snowmobile thefts of this season. OPP at Bracebridge say are investigating two separate thefts of motorized snow vehicles reported over the weekend, both from addresses in Gravenhurst and both taken sometime…

Less rain and snow in Muskoka in December

MUSKOKA — Less snow and less rain, that was December Geoff Coulson, warning preparedness meteorologist at Environment Canada, says in his monthly missive that Muskoka was below norms for the month past. We had 34 milimetres less rain, coming in…

Federal budget roundtables with local business people

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — With federal Finanance Minister Joe Oliver delaying his budget forecast, MP Tony Clement has been meeting with stakeholders to hear what Parry Sound-Muskoka business people want in a possible spring election budget. Over the past week, Clement…

Clement announced $8 million for Georgian Bay and Lake Simcoe Watersheds

PARRY SOUND — In what seems like a pre-election announcement, MP Tony Clement was here Friday to announce $8 million in funding for 32 environmental projects “that will improve the ecosystem health of the Lake Simcoe and South-eastern Georgian Bay…

Luring and sexting charges laid against 3 people

BRACEBRIDGE — Three people have been charged with luring and sending sexually explicit pictures (sexting) to childern under 16 in separate incidents in the area recently. OPP in Bracebridge and Orillia say a young offender and two adult males have…

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