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District Issues RFP For Study On Council Composition
Thursday, June 22, 2017 


The ongoing debate over changes to the composition of District council added another chapter Monday during a lengthy discussion in the council chambers.

 



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District Supports Renaming Hwy 60 Tom Thomson Parkway
Thursday, June 22, 2017 


Muskoka District council is getting behind a proposal to change the name of a portion of Highway 60 to Tom Thomson Parkway. 

 



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Bracebridge Social Housing Project Comes In At A Quarter Million Over Budget
Thursday, June 22, 2017 


The anticipated cost of a new senior’s housing unit in Bracebridge will be slightly higher than first expected, Muskoka District council heard on Monday.

 



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Lake Of Bays Announces Senior Citizen Of The Year
Thursday, June 22, 2017 


At the monthly meeting of the Township of Lake of Bays Council held in Dwight on Tuesday, chairperson Nancy Tapley presented the 2017 Ontario Senior Citizen of the Year Award

 



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Speeding "An Issue" on Muskoka Rd 117
Thursday, June 22, 2017 


Lake of Bays Council heard that speeding was an issue on Muskoka Rd 117 at Tuesday's Council meeting.

 



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Motorcyclist Air Lifted After Losing Control of His Ride
Thursday, June 22, 2017 


Hwy 400 South just north of Quarry Road in Tay Township was closed yesterday while a motorcycle rider was airlifted to a Toronto area Hospital.

 



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Clement Says Liberals Have Left a Trail of Reckless Spending As They Break For Summer
Thursday, June 22, 2017 


As the House of Commons rises for the summer, Parry Sound-Muskoka MP and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, said the Liberal government at mid-mandate has left a trail of reckless spending, broken promises, and ethical breaches that have no end in sight.

 



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Judge Orders Restaurant Closed For Fire Code Violations
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 


A Superior Court Judge in Bracebridge has ordered the closure of a Gravenhurst Restaurant almost 3 years after the restaurant was cited by the Gravenhurst Fire Department for fire code violations.

 



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MAHC Doles Out Excellence Awards
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 


The recipients of the 10th annual Board Award of Excellence were announced at Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare’s (MAHC) Annual General Meeting on Monday.

 



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OPP Pull 41 Trucks Off The Road
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 


Speeding and faulty equipment led the list of charges laid by the OPP during last week's 24-hour Operation Corridor commercial motor vehicle safety blitz last week.

 



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Get Tested for Hep C And HIV
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 


The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is inviting the public to come out to River Mill Park, get tested and know your status.

 



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Final Tax Bill "In the Mail"
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is advising area residents that the 2017 property tax bill is in the mail and is expected to arrive in mail boxes in the next two weeks

 



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Huntsville Announced Lineup for Concerts on The Dock
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville announced its summer line up for their "Concerts on the Dock" yesterday.

 



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OPP Answer Questions on Opioid Use & "Unfounded" Sexual Assaults At District Council
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 


There is no opioid crisis in Muskoka.
That was the word from the OPP on Monday, when the heads of the local detachments were in front of District council.

 



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District Prepares Process To Elect District Chair in Next Municipal Elections
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 


Muskoka District heard more information on the impending election of the District Chair in 2018.

 



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Miller Recognizes Paramedics Bravery At District Council
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 


MPP Norm Miller was on hand at Monday night’s District council meeting to help present a pair of paramedics with the Chief's Commendation Certificate.

 



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Police Warn About Military Flares
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 


The Southern Georgian Bay OPP is warning area residents what to do if they locate what is known as a military marker flare. 

 



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SMMH Gets New Digital X-Ray Machine
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 


The final piece of imaging equipment funded by the Get Better capital campaign is fully operational at the South Muskoka Memorial Hospital (SMMH) Site.

 



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Missing Huntsville Woman Located
Monday, June 19, 2017 


A Huntsville area woman was found safe and sound  yesterday after OPP conducted a search of the area. 56 year old Susan Fisher was last seen on Friday.

 



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HFA Looking For Proposals For Annual Musical
Monday, June 19, 2017 


The Huntsville Festival of the Arts is calling on individuals interested in the performing arts for proposals for future productions of their annual spring community musicals.

 



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District Community Services Office Relocating Today
Monday, June 19, 2017 


Next Monday, June 26, the new Bracebridge Community Services Office will be relocating to 169 Pine Street East,

 



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Fireworks On The Agenda At Lake of Bays
Monday, June 19, 2017 


The Township of Lake of Bays meets tomorrow for their regularly scheduled meeting 

 



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Police Searching For Missing Huntsville Woman
Saturday, June 17, 2017 


OPP are asking for the public's help in locating a missing woman from Huntsville.

 



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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect
Saturday, June 17, 2017 


A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for:

Bracebridge - Gravenhurst
Huntsville - Baysville
Port Carling - Port Severn
Burks Falls - South River & Parry Sound

 



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Tina Turley's HOOT Comes To Stisted Fairgrounds Saturday
Friday, June 16, 2017 


The 11th Annual Family Traditions Hoot returns to Huntsville this Saturday for a full day of entertainment at the Stisted Fairgrounds.

 



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Man Charged in 2016 B & E
Friday, June 16, 2017 


On Monday the Southern Georgian Bay Community Street Crime Unit arrested a male for a break, enter and theft that had occurred in August 2016. 

 



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Ontario 55+ Winter Games Coming to Huntsville in 2019
Friday, June 16, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville has successfully secured the bid for the 2019 Ontario 55+ Winter Games

 



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Missing Truck Located in Alliston
Friday, June 16, 2017 


A Huntsville area couple have been charged with Fraud after bouncing a cheque for a pickup truck they purchased.

 



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Paddle For Fairvern Fundraiser Set To Go on August 12th
Thursday, June 15, 2017 


The 5th Annual Paddle for Fairvern fundraiser is scheduled to go on August 12th this summer to help raise funds for the redevelopment of nursing home.

 



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Huntsville Offers Opportunities To Learn About Building Permit Process
Thursday, June 15, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is offering two building information sessions this summer.

 



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Portion Of Hunters Bay Trail Closed on Monday
Thursday, June 15, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is advising area residents that a portion of the Hunters Bay Trail will be closed on Monday.

 



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Three Charged With Drug Offences After Traffic Stop
Thursday, June 15, 2017 


On Friday June 9, at approximately 12:00 a.m. the Almaguin Highlands OPP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11.

 



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Sixteen Students Hurt in School Bus Collision
Thursday, June 15, 2017 


Sixteen students were transported to hospital after one school bus rear ended another on Monday.  

 



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Search Warrant Ends in Drug Charges
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 


Two people have been charged with a variety of drug related charges after a search warrant was executed on June 6th.

 



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Fire Dept Urges Farmers To Make Plans In Case of Emergency
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 


Firefighters in Gravenhurst have been busy over the last couple of weeks visiting area farms in an effort to share emergency planning and fire safety information to help prevent a disaster from occurring. 

 



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Muskoka Novel Marathon Funds English Language Classes For Refugees
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 


YMCA Literacy and Employment Services in Huntsville is now offering a service unavailable anywhere else in Muskoka: a class in English as a Second Language (ESL).

 



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TLDSB Receives Funding To Upgrade Area Schools
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 


Yesterday the Province announced funding for Trillium Lakeland District School Board (TLDSB) that will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from schools.

 



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Truck Fire Causes Bush Fire
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 


On Monday, June 12, police responded to a call for service on Highway 69, approximately 1km north of Wood Duck Trail, involving a fire. 

 



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Reward Offered For Info on Missing Men
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 


The Province is offering a reward of $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the disappearance of Grant Ayerst and Norman Whalley

 



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Gravenhurst Car Show Promises Hundreds of Vintage Autos
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 


The fine tuning is finished and it’s finally time to roll out the 2017 edition of the Gravenhurst Car Show this weekend at Gull Lake Park in Gravenhurst.

 



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Man Charged With Uttering Threats and Assaulting a Police Officer
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 


On Saturday morning police (OPP) were called to investigate a threatening incident in Strong Twp

 



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Beaver Creek Inmates Contribute to Habitat Builds
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 


Habitat for Humanity homebuilding projects are about engaging the community and a big part of that work is often thanks to crews from the Beaver Creek Institution in Gravenhurst.

 



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Patient Ombudsman Keynote Speaker at MAHC's AGM
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 


Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare is inviting members of the community to attend the MAHC's Annual General Meeting which will feature guest speaker Christine Elliott, Ontario’s Patient Ombudsman.

 



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Lane Reductions on Centre Street Bridge Starts Wednesday
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville says that the Centre Street Bridge will be reduced to one lane starting Wednesday June 14th for repairs.

 



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Huntsville Celebrates Ontario's 150th With Free Concert
Monday, June 12, 2017 


Huntsville will be celebrating the Province's 150th birthday with a free concert on August 16th.

 



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OPP Installs New Detachment Commander
Monday, June 12, 2017 


There will be a changing of the guard so to speak in Bracebridge.

 



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Third Man Wanted For Orillia Murder
Monday, June 12, 2017 


A Canada Wide Arrest Warrant for First Degree Murder has been issued for 28 year old Brian Quesnel, following an investigation into a murder in Orillia.

 



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Huntsville Wants to Hear From Baseball Players
Monday, June 12, 2017 


This Wednesday, the Town of Huntsville is inviting residents and sport organizations to a public meeting that have an active interest in the baseball diamonds located at McCulley Robertson Recreation Park.

 



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Miller Takes On Added Role of MNRF Critic
Friday, June 9, 2017 


Patrick Brown, Leader of the Ontario PC Party, has asked Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka, to take on an expanded role and serve as critic for the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry

 



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Abandoned Building Goes Up in Flames In Gravenhurst
Friday, June 9, 2017 


At approximately 11:30 pm last night, the Gravenhurst Fire Department responded to a fire at 570 John Street near the dog park in Gravenhurst.

 



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Public Invited to The Bay's Grand Opening at Sawdust City
Friday, June 9, 2017 


This afternoon, Hunters Bay Radio will officially launch its new studio in Gravenhurst at Sawdust City Brewery. 

 



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Local LHIN Announces New Board Members
Friday, June 9, 2017 


The North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) announced the appointment of Kirsten Parker, as the chair of its board of directors effective today.

 



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Clement Votes Against Marijuana Law
Friday, June 9, 2017 


Muskoka Parry Sound MP, Tony Clement, voted against the Liberals` marijuana law yesterday at second reading,

 



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Missing African Cat Has Been Found
Thursday, June 8, 2017 


OPP are reporting that a missing African Serval Cat is no longer missing.  

 



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Missing Man Could Be In The Region
Thursday, June 8, 2017 


Police are asking for the public’s help locating a man reported missing on June 6th.

 



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Centre & Minerva Streets Closed on Monday
Thursday, June 8, 2017 


The intersection of Centre Street and Minerva Street in Huntsville will be closed Monday, June 12 as crews perform maintenance on a sanitary sewer manhole.  

 



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Mayor's Bike Ride Rolls on Thursday
Thursday, June 8, 2017 


Huntsville Mayor Scott Aitchison is inviting area residents to join him for his annual Mayors Bike Ride, taking place tomorrow.

 



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Tale Of A Town In Gravenhurst Today
Thursday, June 8, 2017 


The Tale of a Town is visiting Gravenhurst today and is aiming to capture the collective community memory of Canada’s main streets, one story at a time.

 



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Fire Dept Discourage Use of Flying Lanterns
Thursday, June 8, 2017 


The Gravenhurst Fire Dept is warning area residents of the potential fire hazard that flying lanterns can pose.

 



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Gravenhurst's Donaldson Calls on Community to Stand Behind Offer to Purchase of Muskoka Regional Centre
Thursday, June 8, 2017 


Gravenhurst Mayor Paisley Donaldson penned an open letter to community yesterday calling on residents to rally behind the offer to purchase the former Muskoka Regional Centre.

 



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Public Invited to Grand Opening of HBR's New Gravenhurst Studio Friday
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 


This Friday, Hunters Bay Radio will officially launch its new studio in Gravenhurst at Sawdust City Brewery. 

 



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Music on the Barge Kicks Off June 18th For Another Season
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 


“Music on the Barge” Gull Lake Park, in Gravenhurst will be continuing the tradition of Sunday night concerts in the picturesque waterfront setting of Gull Lake Park

 



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Road Closures in Huntsville This Weekend
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 


The Band on the Run hits town this weekend and besides the concert, athletes will be on the streets competing and that means road closures on Saturday.

 



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Operator Charged After Losing Control Of His Motorcycle
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 


Two people are lucky to have escaped a motorcycle crash without injuries.

 



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Huntsville Hosts First Nations Celebrations
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is inviting residents to a First Nations, Metis and Inuit Celebration at River Mill Park.

 



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Bracebridge Hosts Community Recognition Awards Tonight
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 


Tonight, the Town of Bracebridge will host its annual Community Recognition and Sport Awards Celebration

 



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Lake of Bays Asks Residents to Give Input on Economic Strategies
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 


With the goal of exploring opportunities to further strengthen and diversify the local economy, the Township of Lake of Bays is crafting its first Economic Development Strategy

 



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Toronto Residents Charged in Bracebridge Fraud
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 


On June 2nd, OPP executed a Criminal Code search warrant at a residence on Thorncliffe Park Drive in Toronto.

 



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Miller Urges Provnice to Support Muskoka Regional Centre Sale
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 


Norm Miller, MPP for Muskoka Parry Sound is asking the province to support the sale of the Muskoka Regional Centre in Gravenhurst to Maple Leaf Schools.

 



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Three Youths Charged in Break In
Monday, June 5, 2017 


Three youths have been charged following a break and enter at McCulley Robertson Sports Park in Huntsville.

 



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Fire At Bush Company Causes $15,000 Damage
Monday, June 5, 2017 


Fire crews from Lake of Bays responded to an alarm at the ‎Bush Company Bar and Grill on Hwy 35 in Dwight at 3am this morning.

 



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Bracebridge Supports Non Profits With $8,000 in Grants
Monday, June 5, 2017 


Last week, Bracebridge Mayor Graydon Smith presented twelve local non-profit agencies with over $8,000 in grants through the Town’s annual Community Grant Program.

 



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Police Looking For Shooter in Orillia Murder
Monday, June 5, 2017 


On Sunday at approximately 3:50 a.m. the Orillia OPP responded to a report of a shooting at a home on Franklin Street in Orillia.

 



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Police Identify Victims of Hwy 11 Plane Crash
Monday, June 5, 2017 


Two men are dead after a plane crashed near Hwy 11 on Friday. 

 



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Gravenhurst Recruiting Firefighters
Monday, June 5, 2017 


The Gravenhurst Fire Department is kicking off its annual recruiting efforts, looking to recruit new volunteer firefighters to help fill its ranks.

 



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Miller Hosting Seniors Seminar
Monday, June 5, 2017 


MPP Norm Miller will be hosting his 4th Annual Seniors’ Seminar and luncheon in Huntsville this June.

 



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Kareen Burns 1945-2017
Friday, June 2, 2017 


Hunters Bay Radio volunteer and community arts supporter Kareen Burns passed away this morning, while listening to her last show entitled Death Music.

 



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