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Open Air Burn By-law Reminder

Posted on Wednesday, October 05, 2022 08:35 AM

Open Air Burning and Fires are Regulated Throughout the Town

Gravenhurst, ON – The Town of Gravenhurst By-law Division would like to remind visitors and residents that recreational fires are permitted within the urban centre of Gravenhurst with the following requirements in place.

A maximum 61 cm by 61 cm (2 ft by 2 ft) is permitted. When starting an open-air fire please ensure that it does not adversely affect neighbouring properties and individuals. Only charcoal, briquettes, or clean dry seasoned...

Fire Prevention Week – October 9th to15th

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 12:28 PM

“Fire Won’t Wait – Plan Your Escape” is this Year’s Education Theme

Gravenhurst, ON – October 9th to 15th is Fire Prevention Week across North America, this year’s theme is “Fire Won’t Wait – Plan Your Escape”.

Working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are the first defense to notify occupants should a fire occur in the home. Knowing what to do when the alarm sounds could mean the difference between life or death. The various sounds the alarms make can make a difference; the difference being,...

SwedeTown Heritage Unveiling Event - New Date

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 10:12 AM


Gravenhurst, ON – Please join Mayor Kelly, members of Council and the Gravenhurst Municipal Heritage Committee (MHC) on Phillip Street East in the heart of Swedetown at the eastern most entrance to Gull Lake Park as they unveil an interpretive panel that celebrates this wonderful heritage.

Between 1880 and 1910 over 40 families came to Gravenhurst from the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Iceland. They built their homes near each other...

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