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SnowFall Warning In Effect
Saturday, November 18, 2017 


A Snowfall warning in effect for:
Huntsville - Baysville
Burks Falls - South River

 



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Winter Storm Watch In Effect
Friday, November 17, 2017 


Environment Canada has issued a Winter storm watch  for:
•    Huntsville - Baysville
•    South River - Burks Falls
And a Special Weather Statement for South Muskoka

 



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Stunt Driving Becoming a Concern For Police
Friday, November 17, 2017 


During the period of June to November 2017, Members of the OPP stopped 24 people for Stunt Driving - Travelling at 50 km./hr. over the posted speed limit.

 



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Port Carling Santa Claus Parade Saturday
Friday, November 17, 2017 


Muskoka Road 118 between Ferndale Road and Bailey Street will be closed on Saturday November 18, at 6pm for the Port Carling Santa Claus Parade.

 



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100 Customers Without Power This Morning
Friday, November 17, 2017 


About 100 customers are still without power this morning after a massive outage was reported yesterday in Lake of Bays and Haliburton areas.

 



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Miller Asks Residents to Sign Petition To Ban Disposable Plastic Coffee Pods
Thursday, November 16, 2017 


Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller launched a petition yesterday and invited people who support his Reducing Waste One Pod at a Time Act to sign the petition either on paper or online.

 



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Bethune House Breaks Record Attendance
Thursday, November 16, 2017 


Parks Canada says they welcomed a record number of visitors to the Bethune Memorial House National Historic Site in Gravenhurst this season. 

 



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Driver Faces Multiple Alcohol Related Charges
Thursday, November 16, 2017 


On Thursday, November 9th, Police received a call for a traffic complaint on Highway 400 near Healy Lake road in Seguin Township.

 



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Special Weather Statement In Effect For The Weekend
Thursday, November 16, 2017 


There’s a Special weather statement in effect for:
Huntsville - Baysville
Bracebridge - Gravenhurst
Port Carling - Port Severn
South River - Burks Falls

 



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Firefighters Ask You To Bring Toy Donations To Gravenhurst Santa Claus Parade
Thursday, November 16, 2017 


Firefighters from Gravenhurst are hoping that everyone who attends this year’s Gravenhurst Santa Claus Parade will be in the giving spirit on Saturday November 25th.

 



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Bracebridge Receives Rebate For Sportsplex Lighting Upgrades
Thursday, November 16, 2017 


Last week, Bracebridge Deputy Mayor Rick Maloney was presented with a cheque for $5,280.00 from the Save on Energy Retrofit Program Rebate

 



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Water Advisory For Penn Lake Lifted
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 


Charles Gardner, the Medical Officer of Health for Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit is advsing that the public health notice regarding precautions for blue green algae issued on September 20, 2017 by the Health Unit (SMDHU) for Peninsula Lake has been lifted.

 



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Comic Con Coming to Bracebridge This Summer
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 


The first ever Muskoka Comic con is coming to Bracebridge next summer.

 



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Renovations Underway At Huntsville Hospital
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 


Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) says the Emergency Department at the Huntsville District Memorial Hospital (HDMH) Site is undergoing a much-needed flooring replacement

 



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Huntsville Celebrates GIS Day On Wednesday
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 


Tomorrow from 11am-2pm, the Town of Huntsville is inviting residents to the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) day celebration hosted in Partners Hall

 



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Girlfriends Getaway Weekend a Huge Success
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 


Huntsville was once again painted pink as the 11th annual Girlfriends’ Getaway Weekend returned in full force on the weekend.

 



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OPP Warn of CRA Scam
Monday, November 13, 2017 


Bracebridge OPP want you to confirm who you're dealing with before sending any money anywhere for any reason.

 



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Barrie Nearest Location For New Pot Stores
Monday, November 13, 2017 


The province announced the first wave of municipalities that we be getting Pot Stores operated by the LCBO in stand alone stores.

 



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OPP Continue With Community Bear Program
Friday, November 10, 2017 


The OPP, the OPP Youth Foundation (OPPYF) and TD have together launched a new partnership that will enable OPP officers to continue the OPP Community Bear Program. 

 



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Broken Licence Plate Light Leads To Alcohol Charges
Friday, November 10, 2017 


On Friday November 3, Police on general patrol when an officer observed a vehicle with no licence plate light. A traffic stop was conducted.

 



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Motorists Should Take Extra Time If Traveling South
Friday, November 10, 2017 


Muskoka got its first taste of winter weather overnight, with icy roads and some snow, which is expected to slow down the Friday morning commute.

 



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Huntsville Makes Top 10 In Canada For Culture Days Activities
Thursday, November 9, 2017 


Culture in Huntsville continues to earn attention at a national level, according to data released for 2017 by Culture Days Canada.

 



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Changes to Bracebridge Transit on Remembrance Day
Thursday, November 9, 2017 


The Town of Bracebridge are advising that bus stop at the Shier Building will be out of service on Saturday to make way for the Remembrance Day Parade.

 



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Free Skating For National Child Day
Thursday, November 9, 2017 


The Muskoka Home Child Care Agency and the District of Muskoka are sponsoring a free public skate in each community in Muskoka to commemorate National Child Day,

 



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Town Of Gravenhurst Withdraws From Negotiations on Muskoka Regional Centre
Thursday, November 9, 2017 


Yesterday Gravenhurst Council received an update and heard further recommendations from staff on the best course of action to move the Muskoka Regional Centre (MRC) redevelopment project forward.

 



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Freezing Weather On The Way
Thursday, November 9, 2017 


There is a Weather advisory in effect for:
•    Bracebridge - Gravenhurst
•    Huntsville - Baysville
•    Port Carling - Port Severn
•    Burks Falls - South River
•    Town of Parry Sound - Rosseau - Killbear Park

 



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OPP Anti-rackets Branch Invesigate Bracebridge Condo Funding
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 


The Globe & Mail are reporting that the OPP Anti-rackets branch is investigating fraud allegations involving the property formerly home to the Bracebridge and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School.  

 



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Survey Calls For Restoration Of Passenger Rail Service To Toronto
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 


The Committee Promoting Muskoka Rail Travel (CPMRT)  believe that improving and expanding passenger rail service is a good, cost effective and efficient option for reliable passenger travel

 



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Gravenhurst Expected To Conclude Discussions With Province On Purchase of Muskoka Regional Centre
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 


Gravenhurst Council will be holding a Special Council Meeting to discuss the next steps in the MuskoKa Regional Centre purchase impasse.

 



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Huntsville Council Holding Special Council Meeting To Discuss Sale of Land
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 


Huntsville Town Council will be meeting today in a special closed session to discuss a peice of land that is for sale that was once the location of the Allensville Hall.

 



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OPP Reminds Drivers To Get Ready For Winter Driving
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 


The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are reminding motorists that winter is fast approaching and that driving conditions can change rapidly and unexpectedly.

 



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Paws To Read Coming to Gravenhurst
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 


The Gravenhurst Public Library and Therapeutic Paws of Canada are partnering to bring the Paws To Read® program to Gravenhurst this November and December. 

 



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Huntsville Public Library Offer SAD Therapy
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 


The Huntsville Public Library is offering use of a Light Therapy Lamp at the Library. 

 



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Police Arrest Trio After Going The Wrong Way On Hwy 11
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 


Bracebridge OPP officers responded to a report of a vehicle travelling the wrong way on Highway 11 in Gravenhurst, on Saturday, 

 



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Clement Appointed To National Security & Intelligence Committee
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 


Muskoka Parry Sound MP  Tony Clement, has been named to the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians,

 



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Mayor's Charity Golf Tourney Raises Record Amount
Monday, November 6, 2017 


The Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament Committee announced that the 2017 tournament has raised a record $56,036.79 for local healthcare organizations in Huntsville. 

 



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District Asks For Input on Web Mapping System
Monday, November 6, 2017 


The District has launched a survey to collect user feedback to help design the future of its web mapping system.

 



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Nearest Pot Store Will Be in Barrie
Monday, November 6, 2017 


The province announced the first wave of municipalities that we be getting Pot Stores operated by the LCBO in stand alone stores.

 



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Man Airlifted After ATV Crash
Monday, November 6, 2017 


Officers from the Haliburton Highlands OPP are investigating a single ATV collision on a remote trail south of Miserable Lake in Minden Hills Township.

 



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Police Arrest Gravenhurst Man In Connection With Multiple B&E's
Monday, November 6, 2017 


The Muskoka Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant on Friday at a residence on Bethune Drive in Gravenhurst,

 



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Miller Introduces Private Members Bill to Help Keep Plastic Coffee Pods Out Of Landfills
Friday, November 3, 2017 


On Wednesday, Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller introduced the Reducing Waste One Pod at a Time Act,

 



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Milk Tankard Coming to Canada Summit Centre in January
Friday, November 3, 2017 


The Milk Ontario Men's Tankard is coming to Huntsville early next year.  The event was launched on Saturday at the Huntsville Curling Club.

 



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Man Charged With Impaired After Finding Police in His Driveway
Friday, November 3, 2017 


A man has been charged with impaired after he pulled into his driveway, as the police were knocking on his front door.

 



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Don't Forget to Set Your Clocks Back This Weekend
Friday, November 3, 2017 


Everyone must “fall back” this weekend, as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end for another year.

 



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Overnight Parking Bylaw Comes Into Effect in Gravenhurst
Thursday, November 2, 2017 


With winter fast approaching, the Gravenhurst By-Law Department is reminding the public that parking overnight on municipal roadways is prohibited until April 30th.  

 



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Chicken Strips Recalled
Thursday, November 2, 2017 


Maple Leaf Foods has recalled a brand of frozen chicken strips because they may contain the toxin produced by staphylococcus bacteria.

 



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Hwy 400 Closed in Both Directions
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 


Hwy 400 is closed between Hwy 88 and 89 in both directions this morning as police deal with the aftermath of a fiery multivehicle crash.

 



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Health Unit Urges Residents To Get Their Flu Shots
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 


Flu shots are now available to the general public at many pharmacies and from health care providers throughout Simcoe Muskoka. 

 



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Trans Canada Starts Pipeline Installation Next Week
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 


The Town of Gravenhurst is advising that TransCanada expects to start Direct Pipe Installation (DPI) under the Severn River and Canal Road starting the week of November 6. 

 



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OPP Asking For Help Solving Rash of B&E's
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 


Bracebridge OPP is asking for the public's assistance with information regarding ongoing investigations into a number of Break and Enters that occurred in Gravenhurst

 



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Watch For Trick or Treaters Tonight
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 


The OPP are reminding drivers to be observant for youngsters participating in Halloween as they may be difficult to see due to their costumes. 

 



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Downtown Huntsville Merchants Honour WWII Soldiers
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 


The Huntsville BIA will be honouring the memory of 14 fallen World War II vets from Huntsville.

 



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Smoke Alarm Alerts Nieghbour of House Fire
Monday, October 30, 2017 


The Huntsville/Lake of Bays Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire on Gouldie Street in Huntsville at approximately 7:30am.

 



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Great Pumpkin Trail Offers A Safe Environment For Trick or Treaters
Monday, October 30, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville is inviting residents to Trick or Treat at the 29th Annual Great Pumpkin Trail at Muskoka Heritage Place.

 



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Overnight Parking on Town Streets Prohibited In Bracebridge
Monday, October 30, 2017 


Bracebridge residents are once again being reminded that the overnight parking on any municipal road and most Town parking lots is prohibited. 

 



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User Fee Increases To Be Adopted By District For 2018
Monday, October 30, 2017 


The District of Muskoka served notice on Thursday of their intention to adopt the 2018 Rate Supported Budget at an upcoming meeting.

 



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Missing Hunter Found Safe & Sound
Monday, October 30, 2017 


Police were called out shortly after 9:45 p.m. on Saturday to search for a missing hunter.

 



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Couple Charged With Trafficking Marijuana & Cocaine
Monday, October 30, 2017 


On Thursday, Bracebridge OPP conducted a traffic stop on Muskoka Road 169 near Lake Joseph Road in Muskoka Lakes Township

 



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