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Huntsville hospital chair would leave $2 million to foundation – but only if superhospital built in Port Sydney

Les Dakens wants Muskoka's new hospital in Huntsville and he's willing to leave $2 million to the Huntsville Hospital Foundation if it it built in Huntsville.HUNTSVILLE The new chair of the Huntsville hospital foundation is putting his money where his mouth is — with strings. Les Dakens wants Muskoka’s new hospital in Huntsville and he’s willing to leave $2 million to the Huntsville Hospital…

Letter to Editor: Dear Mayor Furniss: Calling in police is not leadership; listening is, as you promised

"Armed police" were called in by Mayor Don Furniss when taxpayers wanted to address council at a special meeting Friday.Letter to the Editor: It is shocking that on July 3 local residents, wanting to celebrate Canada Day in a public park, were deprived their right to free speech at the Township of Muskoka Lakes council meeting. “Armed police” were…

Clement announced $8.4 million in federal funding for faster Internet in parts of riding to 3,740 users

PORT CARLING — News that faster Internet is coming to more parts of the federal riding is good news for users who have become accustomed to Internet Services Providers shaping traffic each summer to squeeze more traffic and money out…

Gravenhurst visioning workshop July 18at Terry Fox Room

GRAVENHURST — The next round of Gravenhurst’s revivalization plan kicks in this summer. The Town would like to hear from you as it embarks to develop an updated Community Strategic Plan. “We must think hard about where we want to…

‘VIEWPOINT’: Cottagers urged to sign two hospitals petition

‘VIEWPOINT': By Matt Sitler Two of Muskoka’s main municipalities are fighting for the future of healthcare across the district and they need your help, even if you’re here only for the summer.  ‘VIEWPOINT’With Matthew Sitler Huntsville and Bracebridge are both…

Rotary for Wheels Garage Sale July 11-12 at Gravenhurst Curling Club

GRAVENHURST - The annual giant flea market and sale for the Rotary Wheels for Learning takes place Saturday July 11-12 at the Gravenhurst Curling Club again this year. Rotarian Lisa McCoy and fellow club members will be at the curling…

Swift River threatens Canada Day celebrations with trespassing at Bala Falls park Saturday

BALA — Fifth annual Canada Day celebrations planned for Saturday night at the Bala Falls have been cancelled after organizers were threatened with arrest and charges in a letter from Swift River, the proponents of a proposed hydro plant at…

Bracebridge man claims in Facebook posting that he was assaulted by police

A Bracebridge man claims he was assaulted by police.By Matt Sitler / MuskokaTODAILY.com BRACEBRIDGE - OPP tell MuskokaTODAILY that no official complaint has been made to police about an alleged assault by an OPP officer on a Bracebridge man. A Bracebridge man claims he was assaulted by police.…

‘VIEWPOINT’ Canada, enjoy July 1 – Muskoka is celebrating your 148th birthday

‘VIEWPOINT’ By Matt Sitler Well, it’s finally arrived — the week when we celebrate our national pride and give thanks for living in the best country in the world.  ‘VIEWPOINT’With Matthew Sitler Each year Muskoka is one of the best…

Bracebridge does 180 on a single site hospital – now petitioning for 2 sites again

BRACEBRIDGE — You gotta give it to town council here, they’re certainly not sitting back on the one hospital file. They’re fighting tooth and nail. And while it may have something to do with the devastating blow in the future…

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