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Police Apprehend Prisoner Escaped From Beaver Creek
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 


The OPP reported that a 47-year-old man had escaped from Beaver Creek Institution

 



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Aitchison Asks MAHC If They Will Have The Courage To Say "No More Cuts"
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 


Prior to the vote to dissolve the MAHC, council and residents were still hearing "no" from the MAHC board about taking a one hospital model off the table.

 



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Huntsville Votes To Dissolve MAHC
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 


Council struggled last night deciding on whether to pass the motion to ask the province to dissolve Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare. 

 



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Pick Up Truck Rollover Sends Three To Hospital
Monday, April 23, 2018 


On Saturday just after 1am Huntsville OPP along with Muskoka EMS attended a serious motor vehicle collision on Canal Rd. at Swallowdale Rd. in the town of Huntsville.  

 



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Miller Calls On Province to Offer Incentives To Company's To Who Develop Compostable Packaging
Monday, April 23, 2018 


Last week, Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller, moved a motion calling upon the government to make Ontario a leader in the emerging field of compostable packaging. 

 



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Yard Waste Pick Up Postponed Until May
Monday, April 23, 2018 


Due to weather conditions, the District has postponed Leaf and Yard Waste collection until May, to accommodate yard clean-ups. 

 



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Pair Arrested After Drug Bust
Monday, April 23, 2018 


On Friday, Police (OPP) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a home on First Street in Gravenhurst .

 



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Council Meets Tonight To Decide On Whether To Call For Dissolution Of MAHC
Monday, April 23, 2018 


Huntsville Council will holding its monthly meeting that will feature presentations by officials of Muskoka  Algonquin Healthcare tonight.

 



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It Wasn't Lucky's Lucky Day
Friday, April 20, 2018 


Yesterday, shortly before 5 p.m. Police (OPP) responded to multiple complaints of a south-bound vehicle driving at very high speeds and driving erratically on Highway 69 near Parry Sound. 

 



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Miller Congratulates Riding For Having The Highest Organ Donor Registration Rates
Friday, April 20, 2018 


Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller congratulated Parry Sound and other towns in the riding for their high organ donor registration rates in the Legislature and recognized Sandra Holdsworth for her efforts to raise awareness of organ donation: 

 



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District To Spend $1 Million on Homelessness in the Region
Friday, April 20, 2018 


The District is using just over $1 million over the next year to help combat homelessness.

 



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Victims of Domestic Violence To Get More Access To Affordable Housing
Friday, April 20, 2018 


A new project aims to help victims of domestic assault in Muskoka find affordable housing.

 



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Road Work Season Kicks In To High Gear Next Month in Bracebridge
Friday, April 20, 2018 


The District recently signed off on major roadworks for the town of Bracebridge totalling just over $1.7 million.

 



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Town Invites Residents To Public Meeting on Healthcare
Friday, April 20, 2018 


The Town of Huntsville is inviting members of the public to attend the Monday's Town Council Meeting and the subsequent public meeting for the Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare discussions.

 



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Police Respond to Reports of Man Barricaded Inside House
Thursday, April 19, 2018 


Yesterday Police,  Canine Unit and Parry Sound EMS responded to reports of an irate man yelling and screaming outside a residence on Broadway Street in South River. 

 



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Health Hubs Get Permanent Funding
Thursday, April 19, 2018 


Four Community Health Hubs across Muskoka have been approved for permanent funding from the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. 

 



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District Wants To Buy Vacant Schools For $1
Thursday, April 19, 2018 


The District of Muskoka wants the chance to buy back schools that are no longer being used for $1. 

 



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Weed Crackdown Underway
Thursday, April 19, 2018 


The District is upping the ante when it comes to invasive species and noxious plants.

 



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Bracebridge Celebrates Earth Week
Thursday, April 19, 2018 


Earth Week (April 22-29), is a time when more than a billion people in 190 different countries raise awareness of environmental challenges and solutions. The Town of Bracebridge will joining in....

 



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Lake Of Bays Hosts Rebranding Session Tonight & Tomorrow
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 


Lake of Bays Township will be holding the first of two public engagement sessions on the rebranding of the township tonight.

 



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OPP Gun Amnesty Continues Until The End Of The Month
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 


Police say they have safely secured dozens of weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition midway through a month-long Gun Amnesty campaign

 



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Scheduled Flights To Muskoka On Hold Until 2019
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 


There will be no regular air service touching down at the Muskoka Airport this year.

 



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MAHC Can't Commit To Timeline For Hospital Planning
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 


A contingent from Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) attended Tuesday evening’s District of Muskoka council meeting to provide an update on future planning for hospital sites in the region.

 



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Bracebridge Driver Stopped In Chapleau With Cocaine & Weed
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 


On Saturday OPP  in Chapleau, Ontario Detachment stopped a speeding vehicle on Highway 129, near Sudbury.

 



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Thieves Steal Power Hoist From Construction Site
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 


Police (OPP) are investigating the theft of a shingle power hoist valued at over $4000.00

 



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MNRF Warns of High Water
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 


The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry – Parry Sound District has released a Watershed Conditions Statement

 



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Miller Introduces Bill for Compostable Packaging
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 


Norm Miller, MPP for Parry Sound-Muskoka has introduced a Private Member’s Motion calling on the government to make Ontario a leader in the field of compostable packaging

 



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Police Warn Sledders Of The Danger of Snowmobiling On Ice
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 


On Saturday, Police (OPP) responded to a snowmobile collision on the French River. 

 



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Overdoses On The Rise Due To Bootleg Fentanyl
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 


The OPP is urging residents to be aware that using illicit drugs could result in a deadly outcome.

 



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Freezing Rain To Transition To Rain Today
Monday, April 16, 2018 


Freezing rain warning in effect for the listening area

 



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Bus Cancellations
Monday, April 16, 2018 


All buses to schools in Muskoka for Trillium Lakelands District School
Board have been cancelled for Monday April 16, 2018

 



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Freezing Rain Warning In Effect For Sunday
Saturday, April 14, 2018 


Freezing rain warning in effect for:

Huntsville - Baysville
Town of Parry Sound - Burks Falls

 



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Huntsville Woman "All In" To Win $180,000
Friday, April 13, 2018 


A Huntsville area woman is celebrating her win of over $180,000 on a scratch card.

 



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Mother Of Two Air Lifted After Wrong Way Crash
Friday, April 13, 2018 


On Wednesday, Police and other first responders attended a crash site on Hwy 11 that was a result of a wrong way driver.

 



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Police Find Seven Children Unbuckled In Vehicle At RIDE Stop
Friday, April 13, 2018 


On Thursday, the Huntsville OPP were conducting R.I.D.E. on Highway #60 in Huntsville when they stopped a white van.

 



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Special Weather Statement Remains In Effect
Friday, April 13, 2018 


A Special Weather Statement remains in effect for the listening area

 



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Healthcare Petitions Available in Bracebridge
Thursday, April 12, 2018 


The Town of Bracebridge says that  petitions launched by Parry Sound– Muskoka MPP Norm Miller... 

 



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Alleged Wrong Way Driver Hits Oncoming Vehicles
Thursday, April 12, 2018 


The Northbound lanes of Hwy 11 were closed last night as police investigated a collision near Orillia that shut down the Highway.

 



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MNR Holding Info Sessions on Wildlife Collisions
Thursday, April 12, 2018 


The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry along with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be holding an information session on wildlife collisions.  

 



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Clement Congratulates Stakeholders For Broadband Funding
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 


MP Tony Clement, congratulated local stakeholders for their hard work in helping to bring federal investments in broadband and business development to the region yesterday

 



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First of Three Safe Roads Forums To Be Held Tonight
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 


The first of three forums on creating safer roads in Muskoka will be held tonight in Gravenhurst.

 



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Muskoka Brewery To Invest $5 Million In Upgrades
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 


Bracebridge Mayor, Graydon Smith congratulated Muskoka Brewery on the announcement that the Brewery planned to invest $5 million in new, cutting edge technology and equipment 

 



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Bracebridge Plans Vigil For Humbolt Broncos
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 


The Town of Bracebridge has lowered flags at the municipal office to half mast to recognize the victims of the tragic bus crash in Humboldt, Saskatchewan

 



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Huntsville Plans Week of Events To Celebrate Earth Week
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 


The Town of Huntsville unveiled an entire week of activities yesterday for their annual Earth Week celebration, taking place April 20-28.

 



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Feds Announce $7.1 Million In Funding
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 


Fednor announced just over $7.1 million in funding to area businesses and organizations this afternoon.

 



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Province Refuses To Publicly Support Two Hospitals In Muskoka
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 


During today’s Question Period Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller asked the Minister of Health to support two hospitals in Huntsville and Bracebridge

 



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Miller Launches Petition To Keep Two Hospitals In Muskoka
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 


Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller launched a petition this past weekend calling upon the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care to commit to maintaining core services at both Huntsville Memorial Hospital and South Muskoka Memorial Hospital. 

 



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Feds Invest $400,000 To Help Local Food Producers Grow Business
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 


The Federal government announced it is investing nearly $400,000 in Muskoka North Good Food Co-operative

 



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Drug Bust Nets Charges For Five Gravenhurst Residents
Monday, April 9, 2018 


On Thursday, Police (OPP) executed a search warrant in Gravenhurst that resulted in drug charges against 5 people. 

 



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Construction Starts To Replace South Lancelot Bridge
Monday, April 9, 2018 


Starting today, residents in the South Lancelot Rd area will have to detour around the South Lancelot Rd Bridge as the Town of Huntsville begins replacement of the aging structure. 

 



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Ministry Of The Environment Investigate Oil Spill
Monday, April 9, 2018 


Officials are investigating an oil spill on that occurred on Lake Joseph.

 



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Huntsville Man Charged In Connection With School Bus Collision
Friday, April 6, 2018 


A Huntsville man has been charged in connection with a collision involving a school bus and farm tractor.

 



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YMCA Asks You to Move To Give on Saturday
Friday, April 6, 2018 


The fourth annual YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka fundraiser called “Move to Give” will take place simultaneously in Gravenhurst and seven other communities in our region. 

 



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Group Asks For Donations For Soldiers Serving in Latvia
Friday, April 6, 2018 


MP Tony Clement’s office will be hosting an event next week to collect supplies for Canadian Troops serving in Latvia on a NATO mission.

 



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Gravenhurst Looking For Ambassadors To Represent Town
Friday, April 6, 2018 


The Town of Gravenhurst is looking for volunteers to be ambassadors for our community.

 



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Police Continue to Investigate Bus/Tractor Collision
Friday, April 6, 2018 


Yesterday at approximately 8 a.m., Police (OPP) responded to a collision involving a school bus and a farm tractor on Highway 141 in Seguin Township, Ontario.

 



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Starting Today, Emergency Alerts Will Be Broadcast To Your Phone
Friday, April 6, 2018 


Starting today you’ll be able get emergency alerts on your mobile phone.

 



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Town Celebrates Iconic Tree At Indian Landing
Friday, April 6, 2018 


The Town of Huntsville is inviting the public to attend a plaque unveiling in recognition of an iconic and much-photographed tree located in Port Sydney at Indian Landing.

 



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Minor Injuries Reported After School Bus Crash This Morning
Thursday, April 5, 2018 


OPP responded to reports of a school bus crash early this morning on Hwy 141 in Sequin Township.

 



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Work On South Lancelot Rd Bridge Replacement Starts April 9th
Thursday, April 5, 2018 


The Town of Huntsville is advising that the South Lancelot Bridge is being replaced. Construction will begin on Monday April 9th. 

 



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Police Advise You To Be Bear Wise
Thursday, April 5, 2018 


At this time of year more bears come into urban areas in search of food

 



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OPP Seatbelt Blitz Result In 41 Charges in Bracebridge Area
Thursday, April 5, 2018 


Bracebridge OPP were focusing on seat belt law enforcement and education during the Easter Weekend Seatbelt Campaign

 



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Hydro One Continues to Repair Downed Power Lines
Thursday, April 5, 2018 


Hydro repair crews continue working to restore electricity to thousands of homes and businesses affected by a powerful wind storm that raked Ontario and western Quebec on Wednesday.

 



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