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Sunday Aug 24 | Muskoka Today

Conversation begins (continues?) on future of Gravenhurst with 'Stuart talk'

A broad discussion on "where to next" in Gravenhurst included everything from the fanciful to the simple practical truths of a local government they say has not met the test of four years.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

CottageCountryNow.ca

Neighbours fight over beautiful Muskoka views

A recent controversial application to Muskoka Lakes council for bylaw exemptions brought to the forefront the seemingly never-ending stream of such requests heard at that council.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Muskoka Today

Gravenhurst cuts development charges in half for home & to zero for commercial/industrial

As governments around the world struggle with infrastructure costs - the province just begged the feds Thursday for more money - the local council here is cutting its nose despite its face.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Citizen

The Humble Beginnings of The Blyth Festival - Aug. 21

This past weekend, the Blyth Festival celebrated its 40th season by welcoming home company members from previous seasons.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Muskoka Today

Grand ideas for Gravenhurst meeting Aug. 23 Dock on the Bay

Is it no cars downtown? A Muskoka Wharf Wonderland? Muskoka Centre movie studio? A traffic circle at the entrance to town? It's not just politicians, wouldbe politicians, average citizens and movers and shakers who are scratching their heads for answers to the age old question all small towns face.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Muskoka Today

Jackson's touch, tone add new dimensions to the organ

The guest soloist and the Trinity choir master Dan McCoy compared hands for a fun photo-op in the vestry.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

CottageCountryNow.ca

Cottage shed transformed for cancer fundraising

Elizabeth Broxterman has converted a portion of a shed to a pop-up store to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society.

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Muskoka Today

The Wild, Wild Quest political satire Friday night at Op, Aug. 22-23 Huntsville United

Rotarians got a sneak peak at Friday night's theatre production of The Wild, Wild Quest when stars Roger Bird and Robin Clipsham made an impromptu pitch to guest speaker Dragon's Den investor Jim Treliving.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Canada NewsWire

Bobby Genovese's Miss Canada IV at Ontario's Lake of Bays Antique &...

The recently-restored Miss Canada IV, built by Greavette Boats in 1948 -1949 in Gravenhurst and powered by a Rolls-Royce V 12 Griffon engine, will be at the Lake of Bays Antique & Classic Boat and Car Show on Sunday, August 17, 2014.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Muskoka Today

Doug, Ann Tanner and family add $9,000 to Gravenhurst Rotary Club's Education Bursary fund

Rotary fund chair Ken Little, left, accepts Tanner family cheque for $9,000 from Gordon Tanner, left, and his parents Doug and Ann.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Muskoka Today

Prime Minister Borden playing golf in Gravenhurst when First World War broke out

A century ago, the start of the First World War was a distant thought for most in Muskoka and those holidaying here.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

Muskoka Today

Muskoka Concert Band in Orillia Sunday night at Aqua Theatre on Lake Couchiching

In addition to regular Wednesday dates in Dwight, Dorset, Gravenhurst and Huntsville this past week, the 45-member concert band returns to the shores of Orillia's LakeCouchiching and their band shell for a 7 p.m. show.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Muskoka Today

Mention Tony Clement - and CN jumps on crossing repairs in downtown Gravenhurst

After years of driver complaints about rail crossing in Gravenhurst, it took less than two days to get action - and less than a day do a quick fix.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Northern Life

Craft beer festival on tap for second year

Paul Loewenberg, manager of The Townehouse Tavern, invites Sudburians to the second annual Elgin Street Craft Beer Festival, which takes place Aug. 9. Photo by Heidi Ulrichsen.

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