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Muskoka Bay Park remains closed, extensive clean-up required

Posted on Friday, October 20, 2023 12:36 PM

Muskoka Bay Park remains closed to the public. 

The park has been closed since Sunday, Oct. 1 when a food truck exploded. 

Since the incident occurred, the Town of Gravenhurst has been working on a plan to ensure the proper clean-up of the park. This will be an extensive project that requires several weeks to complete given all the debris from the blast. 

As a result, with winter just around the corner, the park will remain closed until spring 2024. 

Once the clean-up plan is finalized – anticipated in...


Gravenhurst Council Highlights - Oct. 17, 2023

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023 10:15 AM

Council reviews hybrid meeting policy practices

Council began its meeting by holding a working session to discuss the possible creation of a hybrid meeting policy. 

Kayla Thibeault, director of legislative services, provided council with an overview of hybrid meeting practices, including approaches the town took to hybrid meetings during the pandemic. 

Council members indicated an interest in having a policy allowing remote participation.

Thibeault will consider the comments from the discussion and prepare a...

Muskoka Bay Park closed due to explosion

Posted on Sunday, October 01, 2023 02:11 PM

Muskoka Bay Park is closed to the public until further notice. 

The closure is due to a food truck explosion at the park just before 11 a.m. today. 

The Gravenhurst Fire Department, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Office of the Fire Marshal are investigating. 

The explosion destroyed the food truck and spread debris throughout the park. No injuries are reported, however, at least one home has suffered damage. 

People are asked to avoid the area. 

Watch our website and social media channels for further...

Winewood Avenue East road closure

Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023 12:48 PM

Location of Emergency: Winewood Avenue East will be temporary closed to through traffic between civic address 350 Winewood Avenue East (Crispy House) and Muskoka Road North (MR18). 

Road Closure Start Date: 10/3/2023 - Starting at 9 a.m.  

Road Closure End Date: 10/3/2023 - Anticipated to re-open at 3 p.m.  

CLOSURE DETAILS: To undertake the installation of a new water service for the Gravenhurst YMCA in a safe and efficient way, the road closure on Winewood Avenue East will be temporary extended to include...

Monthly Update - September 2023

Posted on Thursday, September 28, 2023 12:21 PM

Our latest edition of The Monthly Update e-newsletter is now available. 

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