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Posted Thursday, October 30, 2014

GarbageA reminder that Muskoka transitions to bi-weekly garbage collection beginning November 2, 2014.
Remember that blue box recycling (and green bin in the urban areas) continues to be collected weekly , year-round. Please refer to Muskoka’s Waste Management Guide for your particular collection schedule. Questions or concerns can be directed to The District of Muskoka Public Works Department at 705-645-6764    

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Posted Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Gordon Henderson_file2 A Commemorative Shadow Box to be Unveiled
Gravenhurst, ON –    On Wednesday November 5, at 2 pm, members of the public are encouraged to attend the Trillium Court at the Gravenhurst Opera House, as the Gravenhurst Library recognizes the outstanding efforts of its brigade of dedicated volunteers.  In addition to celebrating the outstanding contributions of volunteers, the event will pay tribute to the late Gordon Morrison Henderson and unveil a commemorative...

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Posted Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Gravenhurst, ON –Unofficial results for the 2014 Gravenhurst Municipal Election are now available. The following candidates have been unofficially declared. Full details for all candidates including vote counts can be found at:
http://www.gravenhurst.ca/en/yourtownhall/2014-Election-Results.asp
Office of Mayor - Paisley Donaldson
Office Ward 1 Councillor – Heidi Lorenz
Office Ward 2 Councillor – Erin Eiter
Office Ward 3 Councillor...

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Posted Monday, October 27, 2014

carbon monoxide Gravenhurt Fire Department looks to educate the Community
 
Gravenhurst, ON –    On October 15, a new law in Ontario passed which will require Carbon Monoxide alarms in all buildings where people sleep.  This law will be gradually phased in over the next year.
The Gravenhurst Fire Department would like to address some of the questions received from the public regarding these changes.
How does the new law apply to me? If there is...

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Posted Monday, October 27, 2014

Fire Ashes Firefighters offer Tips on Safe Wood Burning
Gravenhurst, ON – Two recent fires have Gravenhurst firefighters issuing a reminder to properly dispose of fireplace and wood stove residue. Late Saturday afternoon, firefighters were summoned to a North Muldrew Lake Road address after ashes disposed of outside, ignited a brush fire.  Alert neighbours saw the smoke and started to extinguish the fire while the fire department was being called. Strong gusty winds most...

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