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Jason.harnett@gravenhurst.ca 

Posted On Monday, April 06, 2020

District Waste Management Update District of Muskoka - Waste Collection Update
Residents in Muskoka are advised of waste collection changes due to COVID-19. The District of Muskoka’s priority is to maintain waste collection services, while taking extra precautions to protect the health of essential workers and the needs of our community.
Although waste facilities remain open, the District is requesting that residents postpone non-essential trips and only drop off waste when absolutely necessary....

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Posted On Friday, April 03, 2020

Muskoka Association of Fire Chiefs Logo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - MUSKOKA ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS   THE MUSKOKA FIRE CHIEFS REMIND US THAT MUSKOKA IS NOW UNDER A TOTAL FIRE BAN   Muskoka – April 3, 2020 - The Muskoka Fire Chiefs would like to remind residents that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has implemented a Restricted Fire Zone (RFZ) for Muskoka due to impacts related to the COVID-19 outbreak.   At this time, we ask that residents adhere to the TOTAL FIRE...
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Posted On Friday, April 03, 2020

Total Fire Ban Gravenhurst Muskoka MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2020
OPEN FIRES PROHIBITED THROUGHOUT COTTAGE COUNTRY
MNRF Implements Fire Ban
Gravenhurst,ON - Though there may still be a small amount of snow cover on the ground in some areas, fire officials from across Muskoka are welcoming the TOTAL FIRE BAN imposed by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry as of 12:01 AM today . With the fire season officially underway and the risk of grass, brush and forest...

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Posted On Thursday, April 02, 2020

MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release
April 2, 2020
Annual Spring Sidewalk / Street Sweeping Program Begins in Gravenhurst
Gravenhurst, ON – Road Operations crews will begin  the Town’s annual spring street sweeping program Monday April 6 . The goal of this program is to clean all urban sidewalks / streets of sand and other debris deposited over the winter.
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Posted On Wednesday, April 01, 2020

Muskoka Association of Fire Chiefs Logo FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Muskoka Fire Chiefs remind us that “NO DAYTIME BURNING” rules are NOW in effect
Muskoka – April 1, 2020 - The Muskoka Fire Chiefs would like to remind residents that the “NO DAYTIME BURNING” rules take effect from April 1 st to October 31 st each year. Though there may still be a small amount of snow cover on the ground in most areas, conditions can change rapidly at this time of year.
Although the...

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