Muskoka To-DAILY
Archive for: October, 2017

Don’t Stop the Beat hospital fundraiser Friday at Rene Caisse assembles Muskoka’s best actors, musicians, comedians for good cause

BRACEBRIDGE — Don’t tell the producers, because it may start costing audiences more money for admittance. But the local theatre shows just keep on getting better each outing with all the talent in Muskoka. Friday night’s third and final showcase of all the great singers, dancers, musicians and comedians is a prime example. Don’t Stop […]

Bernie Bowins celebration of life Nov. 17, after his pickup truck hit hydro pole Monday night

GRAVENHURST — Police are investigating a fatal accident Monday night on Bethune Drive in Gravenhurst. Police say Bernie Bowins, 65, died just after 8 p.m. after his pickup truck left the road and hit a hydro pole somewhere north of Winewood Avenue, between the Laker’s and Carrey’s Pub restaurants. The OPP say Muskoka paramedics found […]

Paddling while intoxicated will still be illegal, say Liberals

HUNTSVILLE — Tony Clement is glad to hear the Liberal government is backing down from excluding paddling while intoxicated from impaired driving laws. The Parry Sound-Muskoka MP has been working with members of Thomas Rancourt`s family. Thomas was an eight-year-old Huntsville boy who died after he fell out of a tipped canoe on the Muskoka […]

Clement claims federal Liberal spending ‘out of control’

OTTAWA – An economic update from the federal government confirms its spending is “out of control,” claims Parry Sound-Muskoka’s MP. Tony Clement says Ottawa now needs to borrow $20 billion this year alone to pay for its “bloated agenda.” In email Tuesday, Clement wrote: “The Liberals promised a deficit of $10 billion.  Today, it is […]

Rotary’s ‘End Polio Now’ walk Tues. Oct. 24 in downtown Gravenhurst

GRAVENHURST — Polio is all but gone. Thanks to Rotarians worldwide, it is but a sad, forgotten part of the past. But one that could rise up and strike millions of children globally if not for the efforts of the service club and its great friends Bill and Melinda Gates. Tuesday, Rotarians across Muskoka and […]

Clement calls for state funeral for Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie, while also promoting anti-radicalization funding bill

OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Tony Clement called for a state funeral for the late Gord Downie, who died Tuesday, Oct. 17. Clement, who has a music program on the Hunter’s Bay internet radio station, said the death of the Tragically Hip lead singer deserves a national celebration of his life. The call comes a […]

OPP detachment at Bracebridge now official ‘community safe zone’ for exchange of online sales

BRACEBRIDGE – Online traders now have a safe location to exchange goods. The  OPP have launched an online buy and sell exchange zone at the Bracebridge OPP detachment in an effort to make online transactions safer for buyers and sellers. That is if a coffee shop or other public place are unavailable or not convenient. […]

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 […]

Older man in grey/silver vehicle sought after girls asked to get in car in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE — Police are looking for an older man in a grey or silver-coloured sedan after a second incent this month in which a female student and some young girls were approached and asked to get into a car. Police say that on Friday October 13 at approximately 8:50 a.m. a female student was walking […]

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 […]

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