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Posted On Thursday, August 22, 2019

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August 22, 2019
District Launches Engagement Sessions and Online Survey to Inform Waste Management Strategy for Muskoka
In partnership with Area Municipalities, the District of Muskoka is developing a Waste Management Strategy to explore options to reduce the amount of waste produced in the region.  Some activities being considered include enhanced reduction, reusing, recycling, and composting programs.  ...

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Posted On Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Special-Events-Information-Sign Special Event Parking Restrictions
 
Order to be in effect:             August 24 th , 2019
Event:                                      Muskoka Craft Beerfest    
Location of the event:           ...

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Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019

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Swim Advisory LIFTED - Gull Lake Rotary Park Beach
Gravenhurst, ON –  Please be advised the Swimming Advisory issued for Gull Lake Rotary Park Beach on Tuesday August 13, has now been LIFTED effective immediately.
The Town in partnership with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit will continue to monitor all municipal beaches and water quality and advise the public should there be any further concerns.
We...

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Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019

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August-19-19
 
Town Examining Burning By-law Regulations
Requesting Public Input
 
Gravenhurst, ON - The Town of Gravenhurst is reminding residents in Ward 1 and the in-town portions of Ward 5 to share their feedback on the current burn prohibition as defined in the Open-air Burning By-law through an online survey available through www.gravenhurst.ca until September 2.
This past July, Council directed staff...

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Posted On Monday, August 19, 2019

Catch Basin Cleaning NEWS RELEASE
August 19, 2019
Catch Basin Cleaning Program
Gravenhurst, ON – Area residents are being advised that the Town will begin its annual catch basin cleaning program this week.  Catch basins must be cleaned periodically to maintain their ability to trap sediment and provide drainage for storm water. The removal of sediment, decaying debris, and associated pollutants from catch basins also has aesthetic and water quality benefits. The benefits...

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