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Posted On Wednesday, February 19, 2020

DISTRICT LOGO VIA: District of Muskoka
February 19, 2020
Council approves 2020 District of Muskoka Tax Supported Operating and Capital Budget and Forecast
The average resident will see an overall 1.90 per cent tax increase on the District portion of their municipal property taxes in 2020, which translates into an impact of approximately $16.26  for a property valued at $300,000 in Muskoka.  
District Council approved a $128,222,683 million tax-supported...

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Posted On Tuesday, February 18, 2020

CN Rail Logo VIA: Public Affairs/CN RAIL
Please Note:
CN Rail continues to experience blockades on its Eastern Canadian network and are continuing to service their customers where possible. Over the coming days as we coordinate detours to move customer goods, there may be an increased volume in train traffic as a result.
Safety remains a core value at CN and we are working to ensure our operations remain safe for our neighbours and employees.
If there are inquiries from...

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Posted On Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Author Trevor Cole_Gravenhurst Library ‘The Whiskey King’ Author Joins ‘Lit for Lunch’
Free Chat Series at Gravenhurst Public Library
Gravenhurst, ON – Award winning journalist and novelist, Trevor Cole will be featured at the Gravenhurst Public Library ‘Lit for Lunch’ author talk series on Friday February 28 , for a free event beginning at noon in the Meeting Room.
Cole will be speaking about his book “ The Whiskey King ”, the true...

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Posted On Friday, February 14, 2020

Hamlet Feb 2020 VIA: PARKS CANADA
February 14, 2020 –The Hamlet swing bridge is now open to vehicular traffic. Parks Canada would like to thank the public for their patience and support throughout the project to replace the Hamlet Fixed and Swing Bridges. This work contributes to the long term sustainability of the Trent-Severn Waterway’s public assets and will ensure the safety of Hamlet Bridge users today and in the future.
What to expect
Intermittent closures...

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Posted On Thursday, February 13, 2020

IMG_4354The 2020 Spring & Summer Rec Guide is here! Copies will be mailed out but should you not receive one in your mailbox, they will be available to pick up at the following locations: 
Town Office
Gravenhurst Public Library
Gravenhurst Chamber of Commerce
Centennial Centre
Muskoka Tourism on HWY 11
Muskoka Discovery Centre
There is a ton of programming including some new and exciting opportunities such as Field Lacrosse, Outdoor Ball...

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