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Spring Reveals Pothole Season - Town Crews Actively Repairing Local Roadways

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2022 10:05 AM

Pothole Season Repair

Gravenhurst, ON – As we make the transition from winter to spring, with periods of fluctuating temperatures, mixed precipitations, and melting conditions, potholes unfortunately are a typical seasonal occurrence.

In response, the Town – with guidance from Provincial legislation – ensures our roadways are maintained in a good state of repair for all motorists as directed by the Minimum Maintenance Standards for Municipal Highways. Under this legislation public works crews regularly inspect and maintain...

Town Notices - March 24, 2022

Posted on Thursday, March 24, 2022 08:00 AM

Changes to waste facilities - Muskoka

No Time To Waste - Taking Action on Garbage, Muskoka’s Roadmap to 60% Waste Diversion

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 10:32 AM

[DISTRICT OF MUSKOKA COMMUNICATIONS]

March 21, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) - As part of the District of Muskoka’s Waste Strategy, a reduction in no-charge weekly garbage bag limits at Waste Facilities starts the week of April 4, 2022. 

The changes were approved by District Council in December 2021 as part of the Waste Strategy and Roadmap to 60% Diversion. Reducing garbage is critical to extend the life of Muskoka’s one remaining landfill and ensure a secure, long-term way to manage our garbage. In...

Terence Haight 2022

2022 Terence Haight Funding Announcements

Posted on Friday, March 18, 2022 03:15 PM

Gravenhurst, ON – During this week’s virtual Town Council meeting, Mayor Paul Kelly introduced this year’s successful recipients of Terence Haight Community Funding. This was an opportunity to formally recognize each community group for their valuable contributions and learn more about how they intend to use the awarded grant funding for the betterment of the community.

On Wednesday, March 16th, recipients joined Mayor Paul Kelly, Deputy Mayor Heidi Lorenz, and District Councillor John Gordon...

Ice Blading Operations - Town Roads

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022 10:33 AM

Ice Blading Operations Underway

Gravenhurst, ON – Town road crews have begun ‘ice-blading’ operations on local Gravenhurst roads.

The goal of ice-blading is to remove ice build-up on the roadways caused by frequent freeze-thaw cycles that Muskoka experienced this season. This is a proactive measure that will speed up the melting process and assist in improving road quality for vehicular traffic.

Residents are reminded to exercise caution in the areas in which these operations are taking place.

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