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Posted Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Town of Gravenhurst Public Works officials have authorized the temporary closure of Muskoka Rd. #20 from 2405 to 2432 (extension of Doe Lake Road) to vehicular traffic. This will be in effect from April 15 until further notice.
The temporary road closure is the result of culvert failure.
For additional information please contact:
R. Geoff Carleton, Director of Infrastructure Services
705-687-2230 Ext. 243 or gcarleton@gravenhurst.ca

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Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Town of Gravenhurst public works crews have delivered 500 sand bags and 10 tonnes of sand to Joseph Place, off Talbot Trail and Graham Rd. on April 14th, as water levels rise on the Black and Severn Rivers. The water levels have risen about 25.4 cm. (10 inches) overnight to a point where the water will breach the banks of the rivers if the current flow volumes continue. It is assumed that the flows will continue and the banks will be breached by tomorrow as the volumes at Vankoughnet...
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Posted Friday, April 11, 2014

The Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) - Midhurst District is advising area residents that a Flood Watch is in effect in the Midhurst District, specifically the flows on the Black and Severn Rivers covering the townships of Severn, Ramara and the Chippewas of Rama First Nation as well as watersheds within the townships of Tiny and Tay.
Residents of these townships should take necessary action to protect property and monitor developing conditions closely. People are asked...

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Posted Friday, April 11, 2014

The Ministry of Natural Resources - Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Flood Watch is in effect within the District.Residents along rivers and lakes within the Parry Sound-Muskoka area are advised to keep a close watch on conditions, regularly check for updated messages and exercise caution around waterbodies as river flows and water levels continue to rise in the coming days. A significant potential exists for flooding due to current conditions and forecasted...
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Posted Friday, April 11, 2014

Gravenhurst Mayor Paisley Donaldson confirmed today that the Downtown Revitalization project has received the requested funding from the Ontario Government to carry out the two-year Strategic Action Plan approved by Council last fall. The Town of Gravenhurst as the project lead will receive $141,768 from the Ministry of Rural Affairs.
In addition to the Town of Gravenhurst and Province of Ontario the other financial partners are Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce, Gravenhurst...

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