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Watershed bulletin - May 18

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 01:32 PM

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry –Bracebridge Minden Parry Sound District is advising area residents that a Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety Bulletin is in effect in the district until Friday, May 26, 2023.

This message will affect residents within the MNRF Bracebridge Minden Parry Sound District for portions of the District of Parry Sound, District of Muskoka, County of Haliburton and City of Kawartha Lakes within the Black River, Burnt River, French River, Gull River...

Muskoka Beach Park reopening June 1

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 10:59 AM

Muskoka Beach Park, at 1141 Muskoka Beach Rd., is scheduled to reopen on June 1, 2023. 

The park has been closed due to capital improvements (#2021-710011).

The capital improvements include the reconstruction of a retaining wall and general enhancements to the park and beach amenity.

For more information, call:

Caroline Kirkpatrick

Manager of Operations

705-687-3412, ext. 2213

Mike Gennings

Communications Specialist

705-687-3412, ext. 2239

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - May 16, 2023

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 09:52 AM

Council receives two deputations

Council received two deputations on Tuesday.

One was regarding residents’ concerns about the Starboard proposal.

The other presentation was about blasting concerns near Lookout Park. The blasting took place last year.

Watch the presentations.

First quarter financial update received for information

Council received for information the 2023 First Quarter Financial Update Report.

“The purpose of the 2023 First Quarter Financial Update Report is to lay out a quarterly...

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada awards grant to Gravenhurst Fire Department

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 09:19 AM

Gravenhurst Fire Department members are now better equipped to handle emergencies and keep the local community of Gravenhurst safe thanks to a grant from Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada. The Foundation recognized our critical need and awarded us $29,791 to purchase one 30lb washer/extractor and one 40lb washer/extractor.

“We are extremely grateful to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation of Canada and our local Firehouse Subs in Orillia for providing us with this grant and...

Happy Victoria Day weekend

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 08:30 AM

Council and town staff wish everyone in our community a safe and happy Victoria Day weekend. 

The municipal office is closed Monday, May 22 and will re-open on Tuesday, May 23. 

Please note that starting Tuesday, May 23, our summer hours take effect, meaning we are open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday. Summer hours continue through to Oct. 6, after which we switch to fall/winter hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. 

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