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2022 Municipal and School Board Election - Last Call for Nominations

Posted on Monday, August 15, 2022 11:21 AM

Gravenhurst, ON –Nominations for the 2022 Municipal and School Board Election close on Friday, August 19, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.

“There are still some offices that need candidates”, said Kayla Thibeault, Director of Legislative Services/Clerk.

Nominations have yet to be filed for the following offices:

  • Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board Trustee(Area 5) – representing the following municipalities (nominations to be filed with theClerk, Town of Bracebridge for all represented...

Swim Advisory Updates - August 12, 2022

Posted on Friday, August 12, 2022 01:46 PM

Gravenhurst, ON - Based on beach water samples collected on August 10, the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit is recommending that Bass Lake Park (1015 Loft Ln.) and Franklin Park (1615 Kilworthy Rd.) be posted with swim advisory signs.

The geometric mean of samples collected from Bass Lake Park was 206 E. coli per 100 ml, while water samples at Franklin Park were 284 E. coli per 100 ml. Both samples exceeded the provincial standard of 200 E. coli per 100 ml.

The Town, in partnership with the Simcoe...

Fred Schulz

Council Supports Motion to Forever Recognize Fred Schulz

Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2022 03:59 PM

Walkway to be Named in Honour of ‘Music on The Barge’ Coordinator

Gravenhurst, ON - Gravenhurst Council unanimously supported a motion today which intends to recognize and forever memorialize long-time volunteer, employee, and community champion Fred Schulz for his years of hard work, volunteerism, and dedication to the Town.

“I’m obviously honoured by Councillor Penny Varney’s motion to have a walkway in Gull Lake Rotary Park named “Fred Schulz Walkway,” said Fred Schulz, who is best known in the...

Road Closure - Muskoka

Emergency Culvert Repair – Full Closure of Southwood Road (Muskoka Road 13) Planned for Next Week

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 08:44 AM


Monday, August 8, 2022 (Muskoka, ON) –An emergency full road closure of Southwood Road (Muskoka Road 13) is required next week. A failed culvert, located approximately 1 km from Muskoka Road 169 will cause Southwood Road to be fully closed in both directions for four days, during the week of August 15, 2022, with a significant detour in effect.

  • Southwood Road (Muskoka Road 13) fully closed starting at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 15, 2022 until 5:00 p.m. on...

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