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Health unit’s Cent$less campaign calls for more money basics, like food, housing

By SMDHU staff SIMCOE MUSKOKA — About one household in eight in Simcoe Muskoka is struggling with a shortage of money to put food on the table — a situation that has seen little change for more than a decade. The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit’s May 2017 survey of food and rent costs revealed […]

St. James’ classical music series continues Oct. 22 at 2 p.m.

GRAVENHURST – In the continuation of their 150th anniversary music series, on Sunday, October 22, at 2 p.m., St. James Anglican Church Gravenhurst presents another Muskoka classical concert. Members of the local septet include Karen Richardson and Jeff Robertson on flutes; Phillip Morehead at the piano; Patricia Morehead and Jill Pulchar on oboes; Neil Barlow on […]

Rotary Club of Gravenhurst Food Drive collects 8,200 lbs from generous community donors with help of young volunteers

Barb McCabe | Rotary PR GRAVENHURST — On Tuesday our Rotary Club — along with wonderful assistance from students at Beechgrove and GPS, Scouts, fellow Rotarians and friends — walked the streets of our town picking up donations of food to assist the Salvation Army’s Food Bank. Door knockers were hung one week prior to remind […]

Driver asks girls to get in car; they call police in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — On Wednesday October 4, 2017 just after 3:15 p.m. three young girls were walking home after school. Police say they were approached on Caroline St W. in the town of Huntsville by a male in a car asking them to get in. The girls did not engage in conversation with this male and […]

Tax town halls hosted by MP Clement, with BDO Canada guest speakers Oct. 6 &12

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA — Tory MP Tony Clement is hosting a couple of town halls to on the Liberal government`s proposed tax changes. The first is Friday October 6, in Partnership  with the Parry Sound Area Chamber of Commerce Parry Sound Community Hub. It’s on from 10 a.m. to noon, at 82 Gibson St. The second […]

Sugar Plum Market Nov. 4 Gravenhurst Anglican Church

GRAVENHURST — Got a sweet tooth? Or are you hungering for Christmas early. Well, St. James Anglican Church, Gravenhurst, 191 Hotchkiss St., can help. They present their Sugar Plum Market Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will consist of chili, roll and dessert and will be served from 11 a.m. to […]

Community future town halls Oct. 3 in Bracebridge; and on Oct. 4 in Gravenhurst

Mark Clairmont | MUSKOKA — Bracebridge and Gravenhurst are both holding town halls the next two days planning for the future of their towns. On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Bracebridge Bracebridge invites you to participate in their 2018-2028 Strategic Planning Process. The Strategic Plan is a guiding document for council and town staff that reflects […]

Gravenhurst Horticultural Society welcomes herbalist Laura Gilmore to speak on edible plants Oct. 17

Lois Cooper | Gravenhurst Horticultural Society GRAVENHURST — The Gravenhurst Horticultural Society is looking forward to the next meeting on Tues., Oct. 17, when they will host speaker Laura Gilmore, who will be speaking on wild edible plants. Gilmore has always lived a life connected to nature. She was born in the Niagara Region in […]

Driver accused of speeding 144 km/h in a 60 zone

TINY TOWNSHIP — A teen driver caught doing 84 km/h over the speed limit has been charged with stunt driving. Provincial police report that on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2017, at approximately 12:44 p.m., an OPP officer from the Southern Georgian Bay detachment was doing a radar check on Baseline Road in Tiny Township. They say […]

Federal offender sought around Orillia, Barrie

TORONTO — Residents around Orillia and Barrie are asked to keep an eye out for a missing federal offender. The Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (R.O.P.E.) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a man wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant as a result of his breach of parole. Robert Charles Jones is described as […]

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