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  1. Father's Day is 'brutal' for family of murdered boxer as killer gets day passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Toronto Star

    ... last month to do community service work within a 100 km radius of the Beaver Creek minimum security prison in Gravenhurst. He must be accompanied by either a Correctional Service of Canada worker or "a trained non security escort," according to a ...


  2. Why this 'outlaw' is fighting to keep an Ontario town darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | The Toronto Star

    "Just remember this, my girl, when you look up in the sky, you can see the stars and still not see the light." A Gravenhurst street with recessed street lights.


  3. Conflict is brewing in the craft beer industry thanks to 'virtual beer'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | CBC News

    ... beer"-a concept mostly unknown to the public. When Sam Corbeil first started Sawdust City Brewing Co. in Gravenhurst, Ontario, he planned to build a brick and mortar brewery from scratch. His partner, however, wanted to rent space first to test the ...


  4. Bracebridge temporarily shuts down 2 beaches after disturbing discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | GlobalNews

    ... sewing needles - a lot of sewing needles." On Monday, a diving team was brought in from Scuba Shack in nearby Gravenhurst. They were contacted by the town to conduct a search and cleanup of the shoreline. "The gloves that they are wearing, I believe ...


  5. Bethune Memorial House opens for 2018 in Gravenhurst, Ontario, CanadaRead the original story

    May 16, 2018 | Xinhuanet

    People visit the Bethune Memorial House in Gravenhurst, Ontario, Canada, May 16, 2018. Canada's Bethune Memorial House made the admission free for youth aged 17 and under from Wednesday, its first open day in 2018.


  6. Burning ban in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 |

    ... 3 covers 0.5 of a hectare and is located just south of Gibson River Provincial Park, approximately 30 km west of Gravenhurst. It is under control. If you are cleaning up your yard, Isabelle Chenard, Ontario Fire Information Officer suggests you ...


  7. Hwy 400 north to Parry Sound reopened at Hwy 12; driver chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 |

    ... are asked to exit the northbound lanes at Highway 12 and head east to Highway 11 at Orillia, then north to Gravenhurst, where they can use Muskoka Road 169 north to Muskoka Road 38 and then rejoin Highway 400. At 10:45 a.m. Highway 400 northbound at ... 1 comment

  8. Updates and other random Rush stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | Rush is a Band

    ... as one of the winners in the 2018 Ontario Association of Architects Awards (thanks Eric B ). Currie's Music in Gravenhurst, ON recently obtained Alex Lifeson's 1972/73 4X12 Marshall Straight cab and now have it on display at their shop as seen in ...


  9. Northern Ontario's dream to secede, reborn: 'We're treated like a colony'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | National Post

    ... routes, all the way south to luxurious Muskoka cottage country. As Holliday puts it: "Kenora to Mattawa, Gravenhurst to James Bay." It is a region that struggles under the high cost of electricity delivery, the closure of rail service, the pressures ... 1 comment

  10. Simcoe Muskoka's mobile dental unit off the road, but care still availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 |

    ... manager of oral health for the Simcoe-Muskoka District Health Unit, said. Fixed clinics operate in Barrie and Gravenhurst, but Murray said the bus allowed dentists to go where they're needed. While travel costs from the far reaches of the region to ...


  11. Local students get to experience an old time drive-in theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2018 |

    The Muskoka Drive In cement screen was built on top of Canadian Shield rock and is one of the oldest Canadian Drive-Theatres still operating. The Muskoka Drive-In Theatre located in Gravenhurst just donated over $15,000 worth of passes to area schools. 1 comment

  12. Muskoka cottage comes with 30-day 'zombie-free' guaranteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    ... ust doesn't seem like it's the right fit for us going forward," he said, adding that he owns another property in Gravenhurst. 1 comment

  13. James Laxer, 76, was one of the founders of the Waffle movement in the NDPRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Globe and Mail

    The raft began as a small affair made of scavenged logs, just enough for three siblings to float in rustic style near their family cottage in Muskoka. As James Laxer grew older and had children of his own, he continued to expand it, adding two-by-fours until it resembled an ungainly barge big enough to carry 20 adults, drinks, food and collapsible chairs on journeys along Sunny Lake, near Gravenhurst, Ont., powered by an outboard motor of indeterminate horsepower. 1 comment

  14. James Laxer, one-time NDP leadership candidate, dead at 76Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | The Toronto Star

    ... Michael said he will remember him most for their time spent at the family cottage in Muskoka near Gravenhurst. The family would go to the cottage, first owned by Michael's grandfather Robert, every summer. "He loved to tell his goofy jokes and he ... 1 comment

  15. Work out for the community at the YMCA's Move to Give eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2018 |

    On April 7, 2018, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka will host the fourth annual "Move to Give" event, a massive fundraising initiative to help community members access YMCA programs, who couldn't otherwise afford it. The Move to Give event will take place simultaneously at eight YMCAs across the region including: Barrie, Collingwood, Wasaga Beach, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia and Parry Sound, as well as all YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka child-care centres. 1 comment

  16. Woman convicted of murdering 7-year-old stepson granted temporary absence from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | CBC News

    ... management programs while incarcerated, it heard. Dooley, who is currently serving her sentence at a facility in Gravenhurst, Ont., will be allowed out for eight hours - a four hour visit with her father plus travel time - under the constant ...


  17. Escorted temporary absence granted for Ontario woman convicted in stepson's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | GlobalNews

    ... in east Toronto. It ruled that Dooley, who is currently serving her sentence in a minimum security facility in Gravenhurst, Ont., will be allowed out for eight hours, including a four hour visit with her recently widowed father plus travel time, ...


  18. Insurance broker donates $1,000 for smoke detectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Muskoka Today

    A local insurance broker is the latest to step up, with a sizable investment in this community's safety, with a donation to the Gravenhurst Fire Departments "Alarmed for Life" program. On Tuesday February 6, Stephen and Jason Darling of Stan Darling Insurance/Gidley & Associates Insurance Brokers, visited with Fire Chief Larry Brassard and Deputy Mayor Jeff Watson at the Harvie Street fire station to drop off a cheque for $1000.


  19. See Skokie drop puck Feb. 9, get half-price Shield tickets Feb. 16Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | Muskoka Today

    The Gravenhurst Winter Carnival is teaming up with the South Muskoka Shield Hockey Club February 9, at 8:30 p.m. at the Graeme Murray Arena to help promote this year's weekend winter fest Feb. 15-19. By coming out to the game with your 2018 Winter Carnival events button, you'll be able to purchase tickets to the Shield's Carnival game February 16 at half price.


  20. Snow bank removal begins overnight Thursday in GravenhurstRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2018 | Muskoka Today

    Town road crews will begin a snow lift operation starting Friday February 9 at midnight on Muskoka Rd 18 from Veteran's Way to Lofty Pines Road and Muskoka Roadd 169 from Bethune Dr to Cherokee Ln . And on Saturday February 10, beginning again at midnight , snow lift operations will continue from Winewood Avenue East at Muskoka Road N. to the CN tracks and Muskoka Rd 17 from Winewood Ave. E to the Jones Road.