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Temporary road closure notice

Posted on Friday, November 24, 2023 12:18 PM

Town of Gravenhurst

Date(s) Closure: Saturday, November 25, 2023

Reason for Closure:  Special Event –Gravenhurst Santa Claus Parade

Temporary Road Closure:  

  • Temporary intermittent closure at intersection of Muskoka Road 169 (Bethune Drive, Town of Gravenhurst) and Pinedale Road.
  • Temporary Road Closure of Muskoka Road 18 (Muskoka Road North, Town of Gravenhurst) from Peter Street to Veterans Way on Saturday, November 25, 2023 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm for the Gravenhurst Santa Claus Parade.

Gravenhurst Council Highlights - Nov. 21, 2023

Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2023 12:18 PM

Gravenhurst-based Provincial Open Water Swimming Championships reports successful event

Al Shaw, representing the Provincial Open Water Swimming Championships, appeared before council.

Shaw thanked the town for its support of the championships, which took place July 15 and 16 at Gull Lake Rotary Park.

Specifically, he recognized staff for their help navigating the special event permit process.

He said the event this past summer marked the best year ever.

Shaw said they had close to 500 participants.  

ADVISORY - Stairs removed at Lookout Park for safety reasons

Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023 03:30 PM

ADVISORY - The stairs at Lookout Park have been removed for safety reasons. The Town of Gravenhurst believes the stairs were vandalized. 

The town is reviewing the feasibility of replacing the stairs. Currently, there is not a Town of Gravenhurst maintained trail off where the stairs were located. 

Please watch the town's social media channels and website for updates.  

Holiday Lights Road Map returns

Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023 11:58 AM

The Town of Gravenhurst’s Holiday Lights Road Map is back and with it is a chance to win some cool prizes. 

Residents and business owners with festive lighting and seasonal decorations on their properties can add their location to the road map by visiting Engage Gravenhurst

“The map is a fun way for people to show off their holiday decorating talents,” Mayor Heidi Lorenz said. “And the map is a great tool for people to use if they are planning a walk or drive to see festive decorations and lights...

Muskoka Bay Park clean-up starting

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 01:53 PM

The clean-up of Muskoka Bay Park is starting.

The work is in relation to a food truck explosion at the site on Oct. 1.

Since the incident occurred, the Town of Gravenhurst has been working on a plan to ensure the proper remediation of the park. Extensive rehabilitation work is required given all the debris from the blast.

The town has been in talks with the food truck operator’s insurance company, which is paying for the clean-up. Discussions have also taken place with Winmar, a property restoration...

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