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Huntsville Council Wants a More Natural Look to Lion's Lookout
Friday, April 28, 2017 


The town is looking to redevelop Lion's Lookout.  Saying it looked like "crap," Mayor Scott Aitchison said that it is one of the most visited places in Huntsville and council needs to decide what to do with the area that's seen better days.

 



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Town Asked to Sell Land for New Development
Friday, April 28, 2017 


A new multipurpose development could be coming to downtown Huntsville.  A new 48 unit apartment building with a parking garage and some retail space is being proposed for High Street.

 



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Muskoka Builders Homeshow This Weekend
Friday, April 28, 2017 


The 26th Annual Muskoka Builders’ Association Home & Cottage Show will be taking place at the Gravenhurst Centennial Centre today thru Sunday.

 

 

 



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Swing Bridge Gets New Master's Cabin
Friday, April 28, 2017 


A new master's cabin was lowered into place yesterday atop of the swing bridge in Huntsville.

 



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Miller Says Budget Does Not Address the Provincial Debt
Friday, April 28, 2017 


Muskoka Parry Sound MPP Norm Miller says the Liberals have delivered an election budget yesterday based on socialist principles, spending lots of money that Ontario doesn't have. 

 



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More Charges Laid in Human Trafficking Case
Thursday, April 27, 2017 


Additional charges have been laid after OPP issued an appeal for potential human trafficking victims to come forward.

 



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Muskoka Maple Festival Kicks Off on Saturday in Huntsville
Thursday, April 27, 2017 


The Muskoka Maple Festival kicks off in Downtown Huntsville on Saturday.  Event organizers promise all things liquid gold

 



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Community Clean Up in Gravenhurst Today
Thursday, April 27, 2017 


Gravenhurst’s Communities In Bloom Committee is inviting residents to join them during Pitch-In Week by participating in a Community Clean Up today.

 



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Huntsville Looks at Expanding Transit Service in 2018
Thursday, April 27, 2017 


Huntsville Councilors decided to look into the costs and feasibility of expanding Huntsville Transit at yesterday’s General Committee Meeting.

 



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Firefighter's Camp Registration Open For Young Women
Thursday, April 27, 2017 


The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Dept is accepting registrations for Camp FFIT – a young women’s firefighter training camp to be held in August.

 



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Councilors Ponder Keeping Existing Washrooms At River Mill Park
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 


Huntsville Council heard from Scott Morrison from Coldwell Banker on Monday night at their council meeting offering to enter into negotiations to continue to provide year round washroom facilities at River Mill Park.

 



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Its Curtains For Relationship Between Lions & Theatre Company
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 


In a follow-up to yesterday's story about the Huntsville Theatre Group moving on from their home at Chaffey Hall,  the Huntsville Forester is reporting that the Lions club is demanding that the HTC honour their lease. 

 



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Huntsville Theatre Club to Leave Chaffey Hall After Disagreement With Lions Club
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 


The Huntsville Theatre Company is looking for a new home after announcing that it will end its relationship with the Huntsville Lions Club at Chaffey Hall after the productions of Mending Fences and Reel Music next month.

 



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Councilors Un-impressed By Proposed Coat of Arms
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 


Huntsville Mayor Scott Aitchison said his nieces could have done it, referring to the town’s proposed Coat of Arms which was presented to council on Monday night.

 



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Councilor's Motion Asks Port Sydney Chamber to Re-imburse Funds
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 


Huntsville Councilor Bob Stone served notice that next month an item would be placed on the agenda asking that council consider asking the Port Sydney Chamber of Commerce to re-imburse $2500...

 



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Flood Warning Remains In Effect for Moon River/Bala Reach
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 


Yesterday the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Parry Sound District is advised area residents that a Flood Watch remains in effect for the District

 



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Swing Bridge Gets New Master's Cabin - Expect Delays
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 


Construction is expected to continue around Huntsville's Swing Bridge today and both pedestrians and motorists will find that the area is closed to traffic for a period of time

 



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Mayor's Employer Appointed Realtor of Record For Huntsville
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville appointed Coldwell Banker as its Realtor of Record at last night's council meeting

 



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Kyle "The Monster" Nelson Fights in Romania This Afternoon
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 


Huntsville's Kyle "The Monster" Nelson will be fighting in Romania this afternoon. 

 



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Two Families Ready to Move In To New Habitat Builds
Monday, April 24, 2017 


Two young families were given the keys to their new homes on Saturday following a key turning ceremony organized by Habitat for Humanity.

 



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Lake of Bays Approves Funding to Help Kids to Go To Summer Camps
Monday, April 24, 2017 


The Township of Lake of Bays Youth Programming Fund has approved funding to send children of residents or property owners in Township of Lake of Bays to their Wild Things Day Camp or Red Wolf Overnight Camp.

 



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"Big Four" Factors Linked to Increase in Vehicle Fatalities in 2016
Monday, April 24, 2017 


The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has firmed up its 2016 traffic data, which revealed increases in many fatality categories, including the most tragic snowmobile season in 14 years.  

 



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Swing Bridge to Get New Master's Cabin This Week
Monday, April 24, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is advising area residents that there will be temporary road and sidewalk closures affecting the Main Street Bridge for the installation of the new Swing Bridge Master’s Cabin.

 



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Construction On Ecclestone Drive Starts Today
Monday, April 24, 2017 


Starting today, the District of Muskoka will begin infrastructure upgrades and road reconstruction in Bracebridge. The District says the projects affect traffic.

 



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Province Rejects Gravenhurst's Offer on Muskoka Regional Centre
Friday, April 21, 2017 


Gravenhurst CAO Glen Davies told District Council that the Town of Gravenhurst and the Province have not yet come to an agreement to purchase the former Muskoka Regional Centre. 

 



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Georgian College Muskoka Campus Offers Carpentry Courses
Friday, April 21, 2017 


Carpenters and the construction industry play a crucial role in the Muskoka economy. A new Georgian College program launching in May aims to help more local residents gain the skills they need to start an apprenticeship.

 



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Late Night Door Knocker Charged With Disturbing the Peace
Friday, April 21, 2017 


Police say that on Thursday April 13th they received a call for service at an apartment building on Forest Street in Parry Sound.

 



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TLDSB Explores Option of Offering French Immersion in Gravenhurst
Friday, April 21, 2017 


Trillium Lakelands District School Board wants to know if there is sufficient interest to implement French Immersion programming in the Gravenhurst area.

 



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Feds Announce Funding for Shawanga First Nation
Friday, April 21, 2017 


The Federal Government announced funding of $27,000 to help Shawanaga First Nation determine the feasibility of a multi-use business centre to service its members.

 



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MAHC Awarded Silver For Green Initatives
Friday, April 21, 2017 


Just ahead of Earth Day, Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s (MAHC) environmental performance has earned a Silver recognition through the Ontario Hospital Association’s 2016 Green Hospital Scorecard.

 



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Officials Cut Ribbon On Bracebridge Transit
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


The Ontario Minister of Transportation, Steven Del Duca was in Bracebridge yesterday to join local dignitaries in officially launching Bracebridge Transit and Bracebridge Mobility. 

 



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Flood Warning Remains In Effect
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


Yesterday the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District advised area residents that a Flood Watch remains in effect

 



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Flooding Causes Road Closures in Bracebridge
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


The Town of Bracebridge is advising area residents Temporary Road Closures due to flooding.

 



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Lake of Bays Looking For Volunteers for Economic Development Plan
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


The Township of Lake of Bays is embarking on an economic development strategic planning process

 



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Gravenhurst Offers Residents Native Trees & Shrubs
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


The Town of Gravenhurst is giving area residents the opportunity to purchase trees and shrubs suitable to the local environment, to plant on private property. 

 



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Seat Belts Save Lives - OPP
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


The Almaguin Highlands OPP say that 10 seat belt charges were laid during the Easter Weekend Traffic initiative that concluded on Monday.

 



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Town of Gravenhurst Warns of Service Interupitons This Morning
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


You may have trouble getting through to the Town of Gravenhurst this morning.  The town is advising residents that today,

 



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OPP Take 10 Trucks Off The Road During Blitz
Thursday, April 20, 2017 


OPP conducted a one day commercial motor vehicle enforcement campaign in Bracebridge and Gravenhurst areas last week.

 



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Conservative Leadership Candidate Meets With Area Party Members
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 


Muskoka Parry Sound MP Tony Clement used Twitter to express his frustration with the OPP after they cancelled a meeting at the last minute to discuss unfounded sexual assaults in the region - the highest in the country.

 



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Clement Frustrated With OPP Response to Unfounded Sexual Assaults
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 


Muskoka Parry Sound MP Tony Clement used Twitter to express his frustration with the OPP after they cancelled a meeting at the last minute to discuss unfounded sexual assaults in the region

 



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Bracebridge Offers Free Sandbags To Help Deter Flooding
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 


The Town of Bracebridge is warning that water levels on the North Branch of the Muskoka River are expected to increase as water from the upstream watershed progresses through Bracebridge.

 



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Free Compost At Madill Yard on Friday
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 


During Earth Week Celebrations the District of Muskoka is urging area residents to compost deadfall instead of burning it.

 



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First Look at New Multi-use Curling Facility
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 


Huntsville residents will get a first look at plans for a new multi-use sports facility which will be home to the Huntsville Curling Club tomorrow. 

 



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Huntsville OPP Arrest Man Wanted in Connection With Toronto Church Fire
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 


Yesterday, Huntsville OPP located a man who was known to frequent the area that was a suspect involved in a suspicious fire in a Toronto church.

 



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Clement Has Spirited Exchange Over Pot "Cronyism"
Monday, April 17, 2017 


Muskoka Parry Sound MP Tony Clement had a spirited exchange Thursday over the “integrity” of the former Liberal justice minister who advised the government on marijuana legalization..

 



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Oro-Medonte Man Charged With Sex Crimes
Monday, April 17, 2017 


The OPP Crime Unit is currently conducting an investigation into several sexual related offences which also involve human trafficking.

 



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Flood Warning Remains in Effect
Monday, April 17, 2017 


On Saturday, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District advised area residents that conditions for Flood Watch Advisory continue to be effect.

 



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Huntsville Man Charged With Murder
Friday, April 14, 2017 


A Huntsville man has been charged with murder following an assault on Thursday.

 



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Miller Voices Disapproval Of School Closures In Legislature
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


This afternoon Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound – Muskoka rose in the House to voice his disapproval of rural school closures.   

 



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Huntsville Man Faces Three Counts of Possession of Child Porn
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


A Huntsville man has been charged with child porn offences following an investigation that swept up 4 other men in the region earlier this month. 

 



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Huntsville Warns of Possible Flooding as Waters Peak
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is advising local residents in the downtown core that water levels are expected to rise gradually over the next 24 – 48 hours as the spring run off waters pass through the system.

 



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Crews Working To Repair Watermain Break In Hidden Valley
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


The District of Muskoka is advising that emergency watermain repairs on Skyline Drive in Hidden Valley are scheduled for today due to a watermain break. 

 



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Flood Watch & Warning Remains In Effect
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is reporting that West Fox Lake Road and Lindgren Rd East have re-opened after repairs were completed yesterday.

 



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Gravenhurst Offers Scholarship For Female Firefighter Camp
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


Female firefighters are growing in numbers and while the Gravenhurst Fire Department currently has five female firefighters on staff, they’d like to add even more. 

 



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Bracebridge Seeking Photos For New Website
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


The Town of Bracebridge is inviting photographers of all ages and experience to submit their favourite photographs of the Town to be entered in the Town’s Photo Contest. 

 



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Province Helps Fund New Stephenson Road 1 Bridge
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


The Towns of Bracebridge and Huntsville have been approved for funding in excess of $1.1 million for the replacement of the Stephenson Road 1 Bridge which was recently completed. 

 



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Missing Snowmobiler's Body Recovered
Thursday, April 13, 2017 


Police reported yesterday, that they have located the body of a missing snowmobiler.

 



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Flood Warning in Effect For Moon River/Bala Reach
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 


The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Flood Watch is in effect for the District, which includes the District Municipality of Muskoka, the Territorial District of Parry Sound and a north-west portion in the County of Haliburton.

 



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Watermain Break in Hidden Valley
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 


The District of Muskoka is advising that emergency watermain repairs on Skyline Drive in Hidden Valley are scheduled for tomorrow due to a watermain break.  

 



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Police Launch Seat Belt Blitz This Weekend
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 


The OPP are reporting a 20-year low and a steady decrease in seat belt-related deaths as they get set to conduct their Seat Belt Campaign over the Easter Long Weekend.

 



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Gravenhurst Crafts Draft Sign By-law
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 


The Town of Gravenhurst is developing a Sign By-law to address concerns about inappropriate signage in the community.

 



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Huntsville Roads Experiencing Washouts
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 


The District of Muskoka has advised that they have re-opened Muskoka Rd 25 in Muskoka Lakes Twp after a washout yesterday.

 



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Manna Food Bank Asks For Support
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 


The Manna Food Bank is appealing to Bracebridge area residents to check this week's Bracebridge Examiner and look for a brightly coloured envelope. 

 



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Tip Results In Impaired Charges
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 


On Friday April 7, 2017 at approximately 3:36 p.m. Police (OPP) responded to a complaint of an impaired driver from a concerned citizen.

 



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Police Seek Help Finding Perpetrators of Armed Robbery
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 


OPP are asking for the public's assistance after a robbery in Oro-Medonte.  

 



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Muskoka Rd 26 Closed Due to Flooding
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 


The District of Muskoka is advising that a portion of Muskoka Road 26 (Foreman Road) south of Trillium Road in Muskoka Lakes Twp is closed due to flooding until further notice.  

 



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MAHC Launches Facebook Page
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 


Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) announced that they joined the social media world with the launch of their own Facebook page.

 



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Clement Makes Donation To Muskoka Victim Services
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 


MP Tony Clement recently donated the proceeds of his charity golf tournament to Muskoka Victim Services. 

 



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Legion Holds Drumhead Service to Honour The Battle of Vimy Ridge
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 


The community came out to support veterans and remember those who paid the ultimate price on Sunday at the Huntsville Royal Canadian Legion.

 



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Area Doctors Chip In To Buy New Equipment At Huntsville Hospital
Monday, April 10, 2017 


The Huntsville Hospital has some new equipment that will aid in the delivery room.  The new pieces of equipment - Panda Baby Warmers help newborns keep warm after birth.

 



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Flood Watch in Effect
Monday, April 10, 2017 


The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry - Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Flood Watch is currently in effect for the Moon River/Bala Reach.

 



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