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Muskoka Area Business Owner Calls on Government To Abandon Tax Changes
Friday, September 22, 2017 


Parry Sound-Muskoka MP, Tony Clement, visited Sawdust City Brewery in Gravenhurst this morning to highlight the serious concerns local business owners have with the Liberal government’s proposed tax grab.

 



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Three People Hurt After Early Morning Crash
Friday, September 22, 2017 


This morning at 1:00 a.m. Bracebridge OPP were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Highway 11 South near Kirk Line West in Bracebridge. 

 



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Huntsville Musicians Nominated For Vocal Group Of The Year
Friday, September 22, 2017 


The Canadian Folk Music Awards were announced yesterday and Huntsville's The Big East was nominated in the category of Vocal Group of the Year.

 



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Its Official - Bracebridge Public Library On The Move
Friday, September 22, 2017 


Bracebridge Council voted to move the Bracebridge Public Library from its downtown location to the new arena being built on Salmon Drive at this week's council meeting.

 



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Manna Food Drive Takes Place on October 3rd
Friday, September 22, 2017 


Now that it's autumn, the Muskoka Oldtimers Hockey Club is getting ready for its other well-known event, the annual Fall Food Drive for the Manna Food Bank in Bracebridge.

 



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Water Advisory - Blue Green Algae Bloom Confirmed in Penn Lake
Thursday, September 21, 2017 


Lab results this week have confirmed the presence of a blue-green algae bloom in Peninsula Lake in Huntsville.

 



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District Lowers Septic Disposal Rates
Thursday, September 21, 2017 


Councilors voted at the September 18th District Council meeting to reduce the hauled sewage rate

 



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Lake Of Bays Brewery Announced New Brew Pub in Huntsville
Thursday, September 21, 2017 


After a year of speculation and months of intensive planning, Lake of Bays Brewery announced the opening of The Huntsville Brewhouse in Downtown Huntsville.

 



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TLDSB Reports Improvements in 3 R's
Thursday, September 21, 2017 


Trillium Lakelands District School Board is seeing improvement in a number of areas across all grade levels, according to results released yesterday by the Education Quality and Assessment Office (EQAO).

 



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Gravenhurst Hosts Public Session on Economic Development
Thursday, September 21, 2017 


The Town of Gravenhurst is inviting residents to join the Gravenhurst Economic Development department for a Community Engagement session to chat about current projects and initiatives

 



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Bracebridge Starts Work On A New 10 Year Strategic Plan
Thursday, September 21, 2017 


Yesterday the Town of Bracebridge announced the start of a process to set new priorities for the community through the development of a new ten-year strategic plan. 

 



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Local Woman Charged With Trafficking Oxycodone & Fentanyl
Thursday, September 21, 2017 


On Monday the Bracebridge Community Street Crime Unit, along with Bracebridge OPP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11 North near Sparrow Lake Route

 



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Huntsville Fall Fair Organizers Say Midway Rides Are Safe
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 


The Huntsville Fall Fair hits town this weekend and organizers are addressing concerns about the safety of the rides at the midway.

 



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Three Future Hospital Options On The Table In MAHC Survey
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 


Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare (MAHC) wants to hear what is important to you when considering future hospital care. 

 



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The Loop Bus Service Getting Good Ridership in Gravenhurst
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 


The Gravenhurst Loop Pilot Project will move into its second phase beginning Tuesday, October 3rd.

 



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District Plans To Have Advisory Board in Place For Airport Next Spring
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 


Muskoka Airport is one step closer to having an advisory board following Monday night’s District council meeting. 

 



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Lake of Bays Council Hears About Economic Development Strategy
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 


Lake of Bays councilors heard a presentation by Ian Duff, the Vice President of Economic Development for McSweeney and Associates on the Lake of Bays Draft Economic Development Strategy yesterday.

 



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Police Ask For Help Finding Outboard Motor & Generator
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 


Police (OPP) are investigating the theft of a boat motor and generator

 



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Water Advisory For Penn Lake
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 


The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has is advising that a blue-green algae bloom may be present in Peninsula Lake

 



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Charges Laid In The Deaths of Two Motorcyclists
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 


Police have laid charges in connection with a tragic accident that took the lives of  two motorcyclists in July.

 



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Clement Says Tax Hikes Bad For Local Economy
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 


As the House of Commons resumed sitting yesterday the Conservative Party took the government to task for the "tax grab" it is set to impose on small business owners and farmers.

 



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OPP Come Before District Council To Update Them on "Unfounded" Sexual Assaults
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 


Several members of the OPP were in front of District council Monday to talk about the large number of sexual assault cases that have been labeled as “unfounded”.

 



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Protesters At Bala Falls Should Not Put Themselves in Harm's Way - Harding
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 


Councilor Phil Harding said protesters at Bala Falls should focus their attention on the province, and not District council or the company building the power plant.

 



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Huntsville Woman Wins $100,000
Monday, September 18, 2017 


Lisa Osmond of Huntsville is one of the first big winners with a $100,000 prize in OLG’s newest lottery game – THE BIG SPIN. 
   

 



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One Person Dead After Head On Collision
Monday, September 18, 2017 


On Sunday, Police OPP investigated a fatal collision that occurred on Highway 69 just north of Site 9 Road at approx. 9pm.

 



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Salvation Army Food Bank Calls for Donations to Help Keep Up With Demand
Monday, September 18, 2017 


The Salvation Army in Huntsville is asking for help from the community.  Major Darren Wiseman says that the food bank is experiencing a shortage of food. 

 



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Police Ask the Public Not to Post Collision Pictures Online
Monday, September 18, 2017 


The OPP are asking how would you like it, if you found out that your loved one was involved in a motor vehicle collision through social media? 

 



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Police Respond to 911 Call As Caller Was Being Attacked
Monday, September 18, 2017 


On September 14th, Police responded to an address in Parry Sound where the caller was being attacked.

 



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Huntsville To Stream Council Meetings
Monday, September 18, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville announced that regular Council Meetings will be streamed live online at Huntsville.ca. starting in September.

 



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OPP Launches #KnowWhenToCall Campaign
Monday, September 18, 2017 


The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received more than 142,130 9-1-1 calls from January 1 to June 30, this year and nearly 300,000 in 2016.

 



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OPP Adopt Philadelphia Model To Better Investigate Sexual Assaults
Friday, September 15, 2017 


The OPP will be rolling out new training for officers that respond to reports of sexual assaults

 



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Second Dealership Hit by Wheel Thieves
Friday, September 15, 2017 


Workers at the Festing Toyota dealership in Huntsville came to work to find several cars were stripped of their wheels overnight.

 



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District To Webcast All Meetings Starting in This Month
Friday, September 15, 2017 


The District of Muskoka announced that webcasting of District Council and Standing Committee meetings will launch next week

 



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Gravenhurst Wants Feedback on The Loop
Friday, September 15, 2017 


Gravenhurst's Economic Development Team is looking for feebback from area businesses on the Loop transit service trial program,

 



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Bracebridge To Spend $3 Million on James Street Overhaul
Friday, September 15, 2017 


James Street in Bracebridge is getting ready for a $3 million overhaul.

 



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Japanese Knotweed A Concern in Bracebridge
Friday, September 15, 2017 


Invasive species have become a cause of some concern on municipal property - and in particular Japanese knotweed.

 



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Man Dies In ATV Roll Over
Friday, September 15, 2017 


On Wednesday the Haliburton Highlands OPP responded to a logging road near Black River Road in Minden Hills for the report of a single ATV rollover collision.

 



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Bracebridge Councilor Takes Leave of Absence
Thursday, September 14, 2017 


Bracebridge Councilor Barb McMurray, who represents Oakley Ward and the village of Vankoughnet took a leave of absence until 2018, due to medical reasons.

 



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Snowplowing To Cost A Lot More in Bracebridge
Thursday, September 14, 2017 


Having the roads, plowed, salted and sanded will cost considerably more this winter.

 



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Monarch Butterfly Thriving In Muskoka
Thursday, September 14, 2017 


The Monarch butterfly is apparently thriving in Muskoka.

 



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Georgian College Celebrates 50 Years
Thursday, September 14, 2017 


2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Georgian College and students, staff and community members will be gathering at the Bracebridge campus today to celebrate the milestone

 



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Install Carbon Monoxide Alarms - Its The Law
Thursday, September 14, 2017 


Ontario’s third annual Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1st-7th, and the Muskoka Lakes Fire Department asks you not to wait and install carbon monoxide (CO) alarms in your home

 



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Deadline Tomorrow For Ordering Native Trees & Shrubs From The Town
Thursday, September 14, 2017 


The Town of Gravenhurst is reminding residents not to miss this opportunity to purchase trees and shrubs suitable to the local environment with their annual fall tree and shrub program.

 



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Thieves Steal Pickup Truck Parts
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 


The Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating the theft of truck tailgates

 



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Fire Crews Fight Excavator Fire
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 


Fire Crews from Port Carling were summoned to an excavator on fire on Scarcliffe Road, near Port Carling yesterday. 

 



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Head On Collision Results In Driver Being Airlifted To Toronto
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 


Yesterday at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Township of Muskoka Lakes Fire Department, Muskoka Paramedic Services and the Bracebridge OPP all responded to a head-on collision on Muskoka District Road 118 W, just east of Mildford Bay Road. 

 



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Bracebridge Library On The Move
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 


It appears the Bracebridge Public Library is headed for a new home on Salmon Avenue alongside the proposed new Bracebridge Arena.

 



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Men Charged In Home Invasion
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 


Bracebridge OPP responded to an address on Bay Street in Gravenhurst early Saturday morning in response to a home invasion. 

 



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Huntsville Holds Open House on Official Plan on Sept 28th
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 


Huntsville  is reviewing its Official Plan a document which considers the Town’s unique circumstances and identifies a vision as well as policy direction to guide future land use change and development.

 



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Post Secondary Funding Available for Almaguin Students
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 


Muskoka Community Foundation announced a new education fund available for students living in the South and Central Almaguin region.

 



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Huntsville's Peggy Peterson Arrested At Bala
Monday, September 11, 2017 


A Huntsville area activist has been arrested in connection with a protest at the Bala falls.

 



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Ultralight Pilot Suffers Serious Injuries in Plane Crash
Monday, September 11, 2017 


Police (OPP) responded to a report of a plane crash yesterday involving an ultralight aircraft.

 



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Huntsville Mayor Says He's Lucky To Be Alive - Saving Hospitals Now a Personal Issue
Friday, September 8, 2017 


Saying that healthcare is a much more personal issue following his heart bypass surgery,  Huntsville Mayor Scott Aitchison said that he will fight to make sure that Huntsville and Bracebridge keep their hospitals.

 



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Aitchison Returns To Make Important Speech Tonight
Thursday, September 7, 2017 


The Town of Huntsville announced that Mayor Scott Aitchison will be making an important speech tonight, in his first public appearance since his heart by-pass operation last month.

 



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Local Business Warn Labour Law Changes Will Cause Job Losses - Miller
Thursday, September 7, 2017 


Parry Sound-Muskoka MPP Norm Miller says that local business owners agree with the independent economic analysis showing that the Wynne Government’s proposed labour law changes will hurt Ontario businesses and could cost many workers their jobs. 

 



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Man Sent to Hospital After ATV Collision
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 


Police (OPP) are investigating an ATV collision that occurred on Rodeo Road at South Horn Lake Road in Strong Twp on Wednesday August 30. 

 



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Impaired Driver Faces List of Charges
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 


On Sunday August 27, the Almaguin Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to investigate an intoxicated male at a local business in Sundridge. 

 



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OPP Advises Residents To Be Cautious of Door To Door Salespeople
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 


The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding residents that if an unknown person attends your door and either tries to sell something....

 



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Motorcyclist Caught Doing 60 Over
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 


On Monday an officer from the Southern Georgian Bay OPP observed a motorcycle travelling at a high rate of speed on Hwy 400.

 



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Huntsville Councilors Vote To Re-open Hughes Road
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 


Huntsville councilors voted to re-open Hughes Rd at last week's council meeting after hearing from area residents. 

 



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Mark's Ride Set To Spin The Lakes on September 10th
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 


The 3rd Annual Mark’s Ride – an “in and out” ride to through the lakes of Dorset, Township of Algonquin Highlands and Algonquin Park takes place on September 10th,

 



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Huntsville Transit Passes Available At Library
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 


Huntsville Public Library announced that beginning today Town of Huntsville bus passes may be purchased at the Library.

 



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Police Remind Drivers To Stop For School Buses
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 


The OPP is reminding drivers that today marks the beginning of a new school year. This is a busy time of year for everyone and the OPP wants everyone to keep safety in mind.

 



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