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Friday night silent movie festival features Chaplin accompanied by Hutton, McCoy

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GRAVENHURST — It’s silent movies night at the United Church Friday with two Charlie Chaplin flicks accompanied by Jack Hutton on ragtime piano and Dan McCoy on ragtime organ.
The Festival of Silents celebrated the 100 years of Chaplin on…

‘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 the right police station to retieve my purse that l left…

Correctional workers hold ‘Beach Party’ near Clement’s home to protect cuts to sick leave

Correctional officers hold ‘Beach Party’ protest near Clement’s home
PORT SYDNEY — Correctional workers picked the hottest day of the summer to hold a ‘Beach Party’ protest here near the home of MP Tony Clement Wednesday.
More than 100 federal…

Bracebride mayor advocate for Muskoka on AMO small urban caucus committee

BRACEBRIDGE — Muskoka has a voice back at the provincial municipalities level.
Bracebridge Mayor Graydon Smith was elected a member of the small urban caucus at the recent annual conference of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO).
Former district…

Gravenhurst $580,000 over budget; 9 of 13 town buildings had roof collapses last winter

GRAVENHURST — A mid-year budget review shows the town almost $600,000 over budget for 2014; and rather than dip into reserves they will cut some spending and capital projects to pay for the extra snow plowing last winter.
That included…

Conversation begins (continues?) on future of Gravenhurst with ‘Stuart talk’

Stuart Morley chats with Robert Bongers after the presentation.

GRAVENHURST —… A broad discussion on “where to next” in Gravenhurst included everything from the fanciful to the simple practical truths of a local government they say has not met the test of four years.
Saturday afternoon’s presentation by Stuart

Gravenhurst cuts development charges in half for home & to zero for commercial/industrial

GRAVENHURST —… As governments around the world struggle with infrastructure costs — the province just begged the feds Thursday for more money — the local council here is cutting its nose despite its face.
Like the District of Muskoka, they’re

Woman, 22, crashes pickup in Lake Joseph, charged with impaired driving early Sunday

MUSKOKA LAKES TWP. — Police have charged a young woman with impaired driving after an early morning accident in which a pickup truck crashed into Lake Joseph Sunday.
 OPP officers arrested and charged the female driver following her crashing into…

Armed robbery attempt in Bracebridge sees man leave empty-handed

BRACEBRIDGE – A wouldbe robber left empty-handed from a ice cream store after an attempted robbery with a knife Saturday.
The OPP of say that on August 16, 2014 at 12:10 p.m. Bracebridge OPP members responded to the Ice Cream…

Man in crash charged with stealing car from garage

HUNTSVILLE — On Monday August 18, 2014 around 11 p.m. Huntsville OPP were called about a vehicle that had just been taken from a residence on West Road in Huntsville.
The owner of a 2013 Honda Civic heard noises coming…

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