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Spring Maintenance for Hamlet Swing Bridge

Posted on Thursday, May 05, 2022 08:51 AM

PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO, May 4, 2022 – On Tuesday, May 10, 2022 starting at 9:30 am, Parks Canada will be conducting spring maintenance at the Hamlet Swing Bridge, in preparation for the 2022 navigation season. This includes preventative maintenance tasks like washing and greasing as well as a number of test swings.

In addition to several normal bridge swings, longer test swings will also take place, resulting in temporary closures of about 10 to 15 minutes each.

In the event of an emergency resulting...

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Emergency Preparedness Week 2022 - Additional Thoughts

Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2022 09:29 AM

Some last minute thoughts to being prepared for an emergency.  Be it a freezing rain storm, prolonged hydro outage or flood keeping you isolated.

The Town of Gravenhurst urges every homeowner to gather up an put together a basic Emergency Kit which includes:

  • Two litres of water per person/per day
  • Canned food, energy bar and dried food (replace once a year).
  • Manual operated can opener
  • Battery powered flashlight and radio (including extra batteries).
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Candles with sturdy containers...

Muskoka VOTES - Interactive Mapping

‘Muskoka Votes’ Interactive Mapping System Visual Tool to Assist Voters

Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2022 09:31 AM

Muskoka, ON – The 2022 Municipal Election nomination period has officially begun and Muskoka municipalities, including the Town of Bracebridge, Town of Gravenhurst, Township of Muskoka Lakes, Township of Lake of Bays and the Township of Georgian Bay are excited to present the Muskoka Votes Map, a new interactive visual mapping tool that allows constituents to view their local races in their specific communities and wards.

The mapping application, created by the District of Muskoka Geographic Information...

Emergency Preparedness Week 2022

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 03:04 PM

Gravenhurst, ON - This year, Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) is May 1-7, 2022.

Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness initiative that has taken place annually since 1996. It is a collaborative event undertaken by provincial and territorial emergency management organizations supporting activities at the local level, in concert with Public Safety Canada and partners. EP Week encourages Canadians to take three simple steps to become better prepared to face a range of emergencies:

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