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New strategic business plan for Gravenhurst Opera House

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2023 06:27 PM

The Gravenhurst Opera House, a gem in the downtown core, has a new strategic business plan that will guide operations for the next five years.

Town council approved the plan at its meeting Tuesday afternoon.

“The opera house is a valuable part of Gravenhurst – economically, socially, and culturally,” Mayor Heidi Lorenz said. “This new plan will help us make the best decisions for the opera house as we move forward.”

The plan contains a series of objectives that council and staff will work towards...

Gravenhurst observing ‘No Mow May’

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2023 09:35 AM

The Town of Gravenhurst is asking residents to hold off mowing their lawns in May.

The request is part of the ‘No Mow May’ initiative, which takes place in various communities across Ontario and elsewhere.

The intent of the month-long campaign is to allow grass and wildflowers a chance to flourish, providing bees and other pollinators a good source of nutrition.

“No Mow May is a great opportunity for all of us to play a small part in helping our environment,” Mayor Heidi Lorenz said.

At a meeting...

Flood warning in effect until April 21: MNRF

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 12:16 PM

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) says a flood warning is in effect for the area until April 21. 

Read the MNRF flood warning bulletin to learn more

The MNRF has also issued a flood outlook bulletin. 

Read the MNRF flood outlook bulletin to learn more.  

Additional resources

Ontario Flood Forecasting and Warning Program.

See our webpage for information on sand and sandbag locations.

Trent-Severn Waterway updates.

Fire Danger Rating - HIGH - April 13, 2023

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2023 08:53 AM

The Muskoka Forest Fire Danger Rating has been elevated to high.

Areas without snow have rapidly dried and the trend will continue with forecasted weather. Some Muskoka fire departments have already responded to out-of-control grass fires this week. A small fire can become a large one within minutes in these conditions.

No daytime burning is permitted. The Burning Control By-Law with the full list of prohibitions can be found on our website

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